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Egypt: FJP Spokesman Remanded in Custody Pending Investigations

The prosecution ordered Thursday 22/08/2013 to remand Mourad Ali, a spokesman of Freedom and Justice Party (FJP), in custody for 15 days pending investigations in charges of jeopardizing Egypt's national security. ...

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Egypt: Washington – Mubarak’s Fate Is an Internal Egyptian Matter, Morsy Should Be Released

US Secretary of State Spokeswoman Jennifer Psaki on Thursday 22/08/2013, said that the fate of former president Hosni Mubarak is an internal Egyptian matter, stressing that president Mohamed Morsy, who was ousted in past July, should be released. ...

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Egypt: Azhar Urges Washington to Stop Backing Destructive Chaos in Egypt

Al Azhar called Thursday on the international community to recognize the real situation in Egypt as the people corrected the path of their revolution. ...

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Egypt: Pro-Mursi Protesters Stage Marches From Cairo Mosques

Supporters of deposed President Mohamed Mursi staged marches from several Cairo and Giza mosques on Friday. ...

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Egypt: Army Spokesman – 78 Dead, 203 Arrested in Sinai

Egyptian police and army forces killed 78 armed terrorist elements in Sinai, 32 of which are non-Egyptians, and injured 116 others, a statement for the Armed Forces' spokesman has said. ...

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Egypt: In the Heat of the Night – Living Under Cairo’s Curfew

At 7pm, Cairo is officially under curfew. ...

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Egypt: Living Under Cairo’s Curfew

At 7pm, Cairo is officially under curfew. ...

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Egypt: Heavy Security At Cairo Entrances Before Protests Begin

Army forces were deployed at entrances and exits of Cairo hours before protests begin on Friday. ...

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Tunisia: Tunisian Forces Guard Egypt’s Embassy After Bomb Threat

Tunisian army and police forces secured the vicinity of Egypt's embassy in Tunisia after the embassy received a bomb threat from the Amazigh Islamic Front, said Ayman Mesharrafa, Egypt's ambassador to Tunisia. ...

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Egypt: Rights Group Accuses Mubarak, Adli of Torturing Citizens

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights filed a formal complaint to Prosecutor General Hisham Barakat demanding swift investigations into complaints filed by the organization against former President Hosni Mubarak and his Interior Minister Habib al-Adli. ...

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