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Egypt News Update (1 September 2013) "UPDATED"

[Adly Mansour, Egypt's interim president. Image originally posted to Wikimedia Commons]

[This is a collection of news updates on Egypt compiled from multiple sources by the editors.]   Egypt Presidency Announces Names of Fifty-Member Constitution Committee Presidential spokesman Badawi announces names of fifty-member committee to amend suspended 2012 constitution. Presidential spokesman Ihab Badawi has announced on Sunday afternoon the names of the fifty member-committee tasked with amending the suspended 2012 constitution. Below is the fifty members ...

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Egypt News Update (31 August 2013)

[6 June 2011, protesters gathered in front of Ministry of Interior in Cairo to demonstrate against the continued brutality of the police (post-January 25 Revolution) and to bring those responsible of torturing and killing Khalid Said to justice. In this photo graffiti of Khalid Said is drawn on the wall of Ministry of Interior especially that 6 June marks the day Khalid Said was beaten to death by the police. Image originally posted to Flickr by Nora Shalaby]

[This is a collection of news updates on Egypt compiled from multiple sources by the editors.]   Khaled Said Case Adjourned to 1 October The retrial of policemen accused of torturing to death Khaled Said, a case that helped spark the January 2011 uprising, is postponed until October. The Alexandria Criminal Court adjourned Saturday to 1 October the retrial of policemen accused of torturing to death twenty-eight-year-old Khaled Said in 2010. The retrial, which began ...

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Egypt News Update (30 August 2013)

[1 September 2013, Morsi supporters arranged protests in different parts of the world and this photo is

[This is a collection of news updates on Egypt compiled from multiple sources by the editors.] Egypt's Friday Rallies Show Weaker Pro-Morsi Mobilization A wave of arrests of Muslim Brotherhood leaders and the deadly violence that has surrounded recent protests could account for the relatively low numbers on Friday. For the second week in a row, Friday protests in support of ousted president Mohamed Morsi showed a relatively low turnout compared with previous rallies ...

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Egypt News Update (29 August 2013)

[28 July 2013, pro-Morsi protest in Rabea Al-adwiya Square, Egypt. Image originally posted to Wikimedia Commons]

[This is a collection of news updates on Egypt compiled from multiple sources by the editors.] On Al Jazeera, Brotherhood Leaders Call Supporters to Take to Streets In the third appearance of a Muslim Brotherhood leader on the Qatari Al Jazeera channel after the dispersal of the Brotherhood sit-ins on 14 August, Essam al-Erian, vice president of the group's political arm, has called on supporters to take to the streets on Friday. In the recorded ...

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Egypt News Update (28 August 2013)

[Khairat El-shater. Image originally posted to Alarabiya.net/English]

 [This is a collection of news updates on Egypt compiled from multiple sources by the editors.]   Shater’s Son Arrested in Dawn Raid Saad Khairat al-Shater, the twenty-three-year-old son of the Muslim Brotherhood’s deputy leader, was arrested from his home in Nasr City in a dawn raid early Wednesday, state-run Al-Ahram reported. At around three am, his brother Hassan al-Shater said on his Twitter account that “Saad has been arrested today from our home ... ...

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Egypt News Update (27 August 2013)

[Egyptian military in Al-Arish, Sinia, Egypt. Image originally posted to Ahram Online/Reuters]

 [This is a collection of news updates on Egypt compiled from multiple sources by the editors.] Several Attacks On Police Stations in Sinai Militants attacked a police station in Arish, North Sinai, eye witnesses reported on Tuesday. Security sources told privately-owned Al-Masry Al-Youm that an armed group attacked a police station in Arish, as well as the Traffic Authority and the local prison. An exchange of fire between the two sides left residents in the area ...

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Egypt News Update (26 August 2013)

[Osama Yassin, Muslim Brotherhood member and former minister of youth. Image originally posted to Ahram Online/Ikhwanweb]

[This is a collection of news updates on Egypt compiled from multiple sources by the editors.]   Brotherhood's Ex-Youth Minister Arrested in Cairo Muslim Brotherhood leading member and former minister of youth Osama Yassin arrested in Cairo along with Kahirat El-Shater's secretary Mohamed Hafez. Egyptian security forces in Cairo arrested on Monday former minister of youth and Muslim Brotherhood leading member Osama Yassin, who faces multiple charges of murder and ...

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Egypt Media Roundup (August 26)

[US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel (center) meets with former President Mohamed Morsi (right) and General Abdul Fattah El-Sisi (left) on 24 April 2013. Image originally posted to Wikipedia]

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating on Egypt and reflects a wide variety of opinions. It does not reflect the views of the Egypt Page Editors or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to egypt@jadaliyya.com by Sunday night of every week.]  “Prosecutor refers espionage allegations against political activists to State Security” Asmaa Mahfouz and Esraa Abdel-Fattah are accused of spying for ...

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Egypt News Update (25 August 2013) "UPDATED"

[14 December 2011, microbus offers to transport people for free to the polling stations sponsortered by Nour Part. Image originally posted to Flickr by Lilian Wagdy]

[This is a collection of news updates on Egypt compiled from multiple sources by the editors.]  Nour Party to Participate in Amending Constitution The Salafi-led Nour Party will push for the inclusion of five of its members in the fifty-person committee tasked with amending the constitution, officially announcing its participation in the process, Al-Ahram reported. Abdullah Badran, a member of the party’s supreme council, reiterated that ...

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Egypt News Update (22 August 2013)

[Coptic church in Minya, Egypt. Image originally posted to Flickr by Hannah Pethen]

 [This is a collection of news updates on Egypt compiled from multiple sources by the editors.] MENA: More Sectarian Violence in Minya Sectarian clashes have erupted in a village in Minya, upper Egypt, the state-run Middle East News Agency reported on Thursday.  The clashes led to the burning of four houses, MENA reported, following a dispute between Christian and Muslim families in which gunfire was exchanged.  The agency reported that security ...

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Egypt News Update (21 August 2013)

[20 May 2011, protesters demanding the prosecution of Hosni Mubarak. The caricature shows Mubarak carrying on his back a bag of

 [This is a collection of news updates on Egypt compiled from multiple sources by the editors.] Mubarak May Be Out By Week’s End An Egyptian court ordered the release of ousted President Hosni Mubarak as his lawyer told reporters that he may be out of prison by the end of the week. The court gave the prosecution forty-eight hours to appeal the release order, but a judicial source at the general prosecutor’s office told Mada Masr that they may decide not to appeal, ...

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Egypt News Update (19 August 2013)

[28 July 2013, pro-Morsi protest in Rabea Al-adwiya Square, Egypt. Image originally posted to Wikimedia Commons]

 [This is a collection of news updates on Egypt compiled from multiple sources by the editors.] Morsi Detention Renewed For Murder Charges The prosecutor general extended former President Mohamed Morsi’s detention on Monday for fifteen more days, pending investigations into charges of murder and attempted murder related to clashes in November 2012 that claimed eleven lives. Violent clashes were ignited between pro-and anti-Morsi forces when opposition protesters ...

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Egypt Media Roundup (August 19)

[Image originally posted to Wikimedia Commons]

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating on Egypt and reflects a wide variety of opinions. It does not reflect the views of the Egypt Page Editors or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to egypt@jadaliyya.com by Sunday night of every week.]  “What Algeria 1992 can, and cannot, teach us about Egypt 2013” Hicham Yezza compares the Algerian situation of 1992 and the current events in Egypt ...

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Egypt Media Roundup (August 12)

[1 February 2011, protesters paints their faces with the Egyptian flag. Image originally posted to Flickr by Ahmad Hammoud]

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating on Egypt and reflects a wide variety of opinions. It does not reflect the views of the Egypt Page Editors or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to egypt@jadaliyya.com by Sunday night of every week.]  “Abu Ismail referred to Criminal Court” Hazem Abu-Ismail is charged with “forgery” for stating that his mother does not bear US ...

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Agyptens Militar im 'Krieg gegen Terrorismus'

[In this image released by the Egyptian Presidency, Egypt's interim President Adly Mansour, center, Prime Minister Hazem al-Beblawi, left, and Defense Minister General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi attend a ceremony at a military base east of Cairo, Egypt, on 22 July 22, 2013. Photo Sherif Abd El Minoem via Associated Press]

[This article was originally written by Jadaliyya Egypt Editors, and published by Jadaliyya in English. It was translated/published in German by Kommunisten.]  Ägyptens Militär im 'Krieg gegen Terrorismus' Seit dem Sturz von Präsident Hosni Mubarak wurde Ägypten zu einem Schlachtfeld der Geschichtsinterpreten. Jeder von ihnen versuchte, die Revolution vom 25. Januar 2011 für sich in Anspruch zu nehmen und darzustellen. Die Machthaber, vor allem die ...

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Egypt Monthly Edition on Jadaliyya (July 2013)

[14 December 2012, pro-Morsi rally, the Arabic reads:

This is a monthly archive of pieces written by Jadaliyya contributors and editors on Egypt. It also includes material published on other platforms that editors deemed pertinent to post as they provide diverse depictions of Egypt-related topics. The pieces reflect the level of critical analysis and diversity that Jadaliyya strives for, but the views are solely the ones of their authors. If you are interested in contributing to Jadaliyya, send us your post with your bio and a ...

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Egypt Media Roundup (August 5)

[14 August 2013, Rabea Al-Adawiya during the aggressive dispersal of the pro-Morsi set-in. Image originally posted to Wikipedia]

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating on Egypt and reflects a wide variety of opinions. It does not reflect the views of the Egypt Page Editors or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to egypt@jadaliyya.com by Sunday night of every week.]  “El-Beblawi meets party heads” During meeting Hamdeen Sabahy says the police has to impose a security blockade on pro-Morsi sit-ins. “The Great ...

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Egypt Media Roundup (July 29)

[11 February 2011, Egyptians celebrating following the announcement of Mubarak's stepdown, similar situation is taking place post the disposition of Mohamed Morsi by General Abdul Fattah El-Sisi. Image originally posted to Flickr by Ramy Raoof]

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating on Egypt and reflects a wide variety of opinions. It does not reflect the views of the Egypt Page Editors or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to egypt@jadaliyya.com by Sunday night of every week.]  “Interior Ministry reinstates department to monitor religious activity” Interior Minister Mohamed Ibrahim says that a unit responsible for “extremist ...

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The Officers’ War of Terror

[In this image released by the Egyptian Presidency, Egypt's interim President Adly Mansour, center, Prime Minister Hazem al-Beblawi, left, and Defense Minister General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi attend a ceremony at a military base east of Cairo, Egypt, on 22 July 22, 2013. Photo Sherif Abd El Minoem via Associated Press]

Since the toppling of President Hosni Mubarak, Egypt has become a battlefield of narratives. Each narrative has sought to appropriate and define the January 25 Revolution. The wielders of power, most notably the army, along with its allies, advanced a narrative claiming that the revolution succeeded—thanks to the intervention of the officers. The time had come, this narrative went, for protesters to vacate the streets and the squares, and for workers to end their strikes and ...

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Egypt Media Roundup (July 22)

[19 August 2011, army tank stops protesters from heading to the Israeli Embassy, Cairo, Egypt. Image originally posted to Flickr by Nora Shalaby]

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating on Egypt and reflects a wide variety of opinions. It does not reflect the views of the Egypt Page Editors or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to egypt@jadaliyya.com by Sunday night of every week.]  “UN concerned about the legality of detentions” United Nations Human Rights High Commissioner Navi Pillay requests a detailed list of those detained ...

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Jadaliyya Egypt Editors

  

The Egypt Page is edited by Jadaliyya Co-Editor Hesham Sallam and Reem Abou-El-Fadl.

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