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PHOTO GALLERY: Azhar Students Protest Security Presence, Amidst Watchful Eyes of Police
Ahram Online publishes photos of Azhar University protest on Sunday.
Jahd Khalil on the constitutional writing process.
109 of Those Killed in Violence since June 30 Remain Unidentified
All those unidentified remain is Cairo’s Zeinhom Morgue, according to report.
Islamist Leaders` Trial to start December 9
The trial of Brotherhood Supreme Guide, Mohamed Badie, in addition to other MB leaders will commence on 9 December.
Egypt in the Balance: What the Blogs are Saying 1 - 7 November
Rana Messim compiles reactions of Egyptian bloggers on the first week of November.
Observations on the Identity Amendments to the Egyptian Constitution
Nader Bakkar writes on the articles in the constitution that refer to identity.
Rosemary Bechles and Rana Nessim interview leading member of the Revolutionary Socialists in Egypt, Sameh Naguib, who discusses “Al-Sisi, the new alliance, the challenges facing opposition parties and movements, and the future of Tahrir Square”.
Microphone to Megaphone: Egyptian Rappers and Cultural Diplomacy
Emily Goldman writes on the rise of Egyptian rappers and international support they receive.
Kerry’s Words not Enough to Recast US-Egypt Ties
Wael Nawara argues Egypt- US ties are on different path now despite reassurances from both countries.
Egypt-Ethiopia Nile Talks End on Sour Note
Ayah Aman writes: “Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan held tripartite talks on the Renaissance Dam in Khartoum, failing to make progress on their dispute over the Nile.”
Five Reasons Brotherhood will Continue to Lose in Egypt
Alfred Raouf argues: “The Muslim Brotherhood’s recent history of miscalculation has cost the Egyptian revolution and limited the Brothers’ future options.”
Egyptian Media Heading Down Dangerous Path
Naila Hamdy argues freedom of press faces restricts in post-30 June Egypt.
One killed, Dozens Injured in Clashes Between Morsi Supporters and Opponents
One child killed in limited clashes.
Egypt`s Prosecutor Orders Release of 25 Ultras Ahlawy
“Twenty-five detained Ahly fans are to be released after nearly a month in detention following clashes at Cairo International Airport early October.”
Egypt Women Ride Bikes to Defy Sexual Harassment
“Tomorrow” is the name of the organized cycling female group, in the city of Suez.
280 Members Resign from Egypt`s Socialist Popular Alliance Party
The 280 members issued joined statement “citing internal conflicts” as reason of resigning.
Egypt`s Nour Party Slams Muslim Brotherhood`s `Defamation Campaign`
Salafi Islamists vs. Muslim Brotherhood Islamists… trouble in paradise.
Pro-Morsi Alliance Plans Week-Long Protests Against Arrests
“The National Alliance to Support Legitimacy to kick off a week of protests Saturday at the High Court in Downtown Cairo.”
In Pictures: Morsi Supporters Protest at the Qubba Palace
Daily News Egypt publishes photos of pro-Morsi protest at the Quabba Palace.
In Pictures: Morsi Supporters March in Nasr City
Daily New Egypt publishes photos of pro-Morsi protest in Nasr City.
Editor’s letter: Egyptians Between the Two Gamals (4 of 5): Mubarak’s fall, Just a Beginning
Editor of Daily New Egypt, Maher Hamoud, writes on the economic situation in Egypt following the downfall of Mubarak.
Top Russian Delegation Expected in Cairo
Russia’s Foreign and Defense Ministers to meet with Egyptian counterparts on Wednesday.
Two Dead and 19 Arrested in Friday Protests
Pro-Morsi activists held protests under the banner “Egyptian women are a red line”.
Draft ‘Terrorism Law’ Criticized
Twenty NGOs signed a statement criticizing “Terrorism Law.
Jama`a al-Islamiya Plans to Protest New Protest Law
According to Al-Shorouk newspaper Jama’a al-Islamiya will demonstrate against protest law on Thursday.
The Coal War
Louise Sarant focuses on the hazardous waste resulting from the coal fuel industry based in the port of Alexandria.
In Wednesday Meeting, Constitutional Committee Can`t Find Middle Ground
No agreement in sight as deadline of constitutional draft approaches.
UAE Begins Trial of Egyptians, Emiratis Over Brotherhood Ties
Thirty Emiratis and Egyptians went on trial Tuesday on charges of forming an illegal branch of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood in the United Arab Emirates.
Egypt Listed One of Worst Countries for Expats - Study
“Egypt listed as the worst of thirty-four countries for expatriates to live in”.
Egypt`s Muslim Brotherhood Loses Appeal on Group Ban
Muslim Brotherhood lost appeal to lift ban on the group.
Another Egyptian President on Trial
Bassem Sabry writes “There is now a dangerous and profound rift in the country that will not likely be healed anytime soon…”
Brotherhood`s El-Erian Sees Detention Extended on Suspicion of Torture
Tarik El-Erian’s detentions extended for fifteen more days.
Egyptian Armed Forces Kill Three Sinai Militants
Egyptian military continues its “War on Terror” in Sinai.
Leyla Doss on Egypt Freedom Party.
Morsi on His First Night in Prison
Mada Masr reports on Morsi’s first night in prison.
Mixed System in Constitutional Draft
Amr Moussa, head of fifty-member constitution committee, announced that constitutional draft will reflect a “mixed system”.
Naira Antoun argues that the economy’s return to normalcy will not depend only on lifting the curfew.
Political Commentators: Sisi Won`t Run
Sources close to Al-Sisi confirm that he will not run for office.
Facebook Campaigns Denounce Egyptian Films that Degrade Women
Walaa Hussein focuses on campaigns on social network sites that denounce the way women are produced in Egyptian films.
Three Reasons for the Egypt-Russia Rapprochement
Nervana Mahmoud rationalizes the internal and regional changes are the reason why Egypt and Russia might become closer than ever.
Egypt-Libya: Public Smiles and Hidden Disagreements
Ayah Aman and Abdel Rahman Youssef analyze the strained relations between Egypt and Libya.
`I am the President of the Republic` – Chaos in Court as Morsi Stands trial
Patrick Kingsley reacts to Morsi’s and other Muslim Brotherhood figures in court on Monday.
Mohamed Morsi, Egypt`s Ousted President, Appears in Court - Video
The Guardian publishes a thirty-second video of Morsi’s arrival to court and trial.
Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood are Pushing Egypt Deeper into the Quagmire
Magdi Abdelhadi says Morsi’ trial is “a fundamentally political affair”, and adds Mrosi was betrayed of democratic values.
Steve Bell on Mohamed Morsi in Court – Cartoon
The Guardian publishes caricature by Steve Bell on Morsi’s trial.
Egypt Agrees to Collaborate on Ethiopian Dam
Egypt and Ethiopia will work together on dam.
Of Wall Writings and Trash
Mada Masr on law banning wall writings.
Egypt`s PM Says Govt Rounds Off Disputed Protest Law
Hazem El-Beblawi says draft bill of protest law will be reviewed by legal and human rights bodies.
Nour Party Opposes Gender Equality in Egypt Constitution
Saleh Abdel-Maaboud, party members, refuses to impose women’s laws unless regulated by Sharia law.
Hamas Says Media Falsely Implicating it in Egyptian Affairs
HAMAS “responds to media allegation which claim that it set up three missile platforms in Maadi.”
FJP Leading Figure Amr Darrag Banned From Travel
Freedom and Justice Party figure, Amr Darrag, “accused of attempting to escape the country”.
Kerry and Al-Faisal Agree to Help Egypt’s ‘Economic Transformation’
US and Saudi Foreign Ministers to provide economic assistance to Egypt during Kerry’s visit to Saudi Arabia on Monday.
Powering Economic Equality: GE, Ashoka Changemakers and Social Entrepreneurs
Iris Boutros on offering equal economic opportunities for men and women to empower socioeconomic status of the people.
Rights Groups Condemn Arrest of 21 Women in Alexandria
Members of “7 am” Youth Movement arrested on Monday following demonstration on the Alexandria Corniche last Thursday.
Three Killed in Sinai During Military Operations
Instability in Sinai continue.
In Pictures: Morsi Supporters Clash with CSF, Opposing Protestors in Front of High Court
Daily News Egypt publishes photos of clashes between Morsi supporters and CSF in front of court of Morsi’s trial.
In Pictures: Morsi Supporters Demonstrate Against Former President’s Trial (2)
Daily News Egypt publishes part two of pro-Morsi protests during his trial on Monday.
In Pictures: Morsi Supporters Demonstrate Against Former President’s Trial
Daily News Egypt publishes part one of photos of pro-Morsi protests during his trial on Monday.
Morsi’s Trial Sparks Reactions in Egypt and Beyond
Aaron T. Rose on Islamists react outcry on legitimacy of Morsi’s trial across the Arab World.
Update: Morsi Sent to Prison in Alexandria, Other Defendants Transferred to Tora
Morsi headed to Borg el-Arab prison in Alexandria, while others to Tora.
Morsi Trial Adjourned Until January
Decision to postpone Morsi’s trial taken following the former president’s refusal to recognize the court, and insistence of his legitimacy.
A Lick of Paint
Mia Jankowicz argues making “cosmetic” changes to Tahrir Square will not erase “revolutionary dissent” or “gang rapes”.
Analysis: What`s in a Case
Omar Halawa says Morsi’s trial will have political implications, and “rewrite history”.
Newsmaker - Egypt`s Mursi on Trial after Short Taste of Power
Michael Georgy summarizes Morsi’s short lived president of Egypt.
Timothy E. Kaldas writes: “If Morsi falls victim to more severe convictions than those that befell deposed autocrat Hosni Mubarak it will only confirm to more neutral observers the utter lack of integrity of the judicial process”
بعد إغلاق أبواب الاستاد.. تجدد الاشتباكات بين الألتراس وقوات الأمن بمحيط "المقاولون العرب"
Clashes erupt between Ultras and security forces, Sunday.
لجنة الخمسين تقرر اعتبار الضرائب التصاعدية "إحدى أدوات العدالة الاجتماعية"
Fifty-member constitution committee passes tax law.
«البلتاجي» من محبسه: «اخترعوا حديث الانتهاكات ليشغلوا أهلنا قلقا علينا»
El-Beltagi, Muslim Brotherhood leader, says he is not facing violations in prison.
بالصور.. «بوابة الشروق» تنشر إقرار الذمة المالية لـ«المعزول» بخط يده
Al-Shorouk issues copies of Morsi’s financial declaration to the Supreme Committee of Presidential Elections.
بالفيديو.. لا للمحاكمات العسكرية تطلق شريطا مصورا «من أسوان لإسكندرية»
Al-Shorouk reports on video against military trials against civilians.
«مرسي» ردا على مخاوف «عباس» بشأن التوطين: «يا راجل احنا ناخدهم في شُبرا»
Al-Shorouk reports on Al-Sisi’s meeting with Palestinian authority, Mahmoud Abbas.
«مصر القوية»: قانون مكافحة الإرهاب الجديد «إرهاب للمجتمع»
“Egypt Strong” states new “Terror Law” is “terrorizing” of society.
!أهلاً بحكم العسكر
Salah al-Ghazali Harb argues this transitional period in Egypt is ruled by the military.
الهلباوي»: الرئاسة تتسلم الدستور قبل 3 ديسمبر.. ولا نص يحصن وزير الدفاع»
Dr. Kamal El-Helbawi says voting on constitutional laws will start in a week.
وقفة احتجاجية أمام «الشورى» ضد ترشح «السيسي» للرئاسة ومحاكمة المدنيين عسكريًا
Protests at Shura Council against nominate Al-Sisi for presidency and military trials against civilians.
الدولة التى نريدها ونرجوها
Ekram Lame’e on formulating a state that Egyptians wish and want to see in the future.
حزب النور: نعارض المساواة بين الرجل والمرأة في الدستور ويجب إضافة عبارة "بما لا يخالف الشريعة"
Al-Nour Party objects to gender equality law in constitution as long as it states “in accordance with Sharia law”.
هامش للديمقراطية.. الدولة تعرف والمواطن لا يعرف
Amr Hamzawy writes on state intervention in the public and private realms, and the rise of oppressive tactics in the name of “national security”.
فتش عن السياسة
Fahmi Huwaidi questions when will Egyptians witness trials of those who killed protesters in 2011 and 2013.
بالصور.. «بوابة الشروق» تحقق في صلة قناة السويس بشركة الأمن الإسرائيلية
Report on the link between Suez Canal and an Israeli insurance company.
تمهلوا قليلًا.. الفترة الانتقالية ستطول
Emad El-Din Hussain argues that transitional periods take a long time to settle.
مراسل إم بي سي ضحية التعذيب لـ«الضابط»: «أبوس رجلك اتعلمت الدرس».. ولست صاحب فيديو رصد
Al-Shurouk publishes further details on leaked video showing MBC correspondent getting tortured.
يسري فودة: السيسي شخص لديه قدرة على قراءة الموقف.. ومن حقه الترشح للرئاسة
Al-Shurouk interviews Yusri Fodah on the events following the 30 June uprisings.
مصادر: ضغوط خليجية لإقناع السيسي بخوض معركة الرئاسة.. وحزمة استثمارات لتشجيعه
Sources say Saudi Arabia and UAE are pressuring Al-Sisi to run for office.
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Jonathan Rashad publishes photos on pro-Morsi protest outside the Police Academy in Cairo where Morsi was being tried.