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Eight lawyers sentenced to life for assaulting judge
The clash occurred in 2013 after the judge had engaged in a verbal altercation with a lawyer.
Jamaa Islamiya urges pro-Morsi coalition to run for parliament
A source at Jamaa al-Islamiya said the group is thinking about withdrawing from the Muslim Brotherhood-led alliance and competing in the polls.
Security sources: Prominent radical Islamist cleric dies in Egypt jail
Morgen Salem was a leading member of Salafiya Jihadiya, a militant group founded by Mohammed al-Zawahiri, the brother of Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri.
ECHR: 658 violations against journalists in one year
The Egyptian Commission for Human Rights (ECHR) has released a report saying that at least 658 violations against journalists took place during the first year in office of Egyptian president Abdel Fatah al-Sisi.
Ten people died while working on new Suez Canal: Health minister
The most common medical issues on site were scorpion stings, sun stroke, burns, fractures, cuts and chest infections
Mubarak-era interior minister Habib El-Adly referred to court over corruption charges
The defendants are accused of using their influence to acquire illicit gains amounting to one billion Egyptian pounds (close to 128 million USD).
Egyptian newspaper editor Qandil stopped from leaving the country due to court case
Qandil has been banned from travelling because he is facing the charge of insulting the judiciary, a case that has been ongoing since 2014.
Morsi says will abstain from eating, cannot trust food offered to him in prison
Morsi, who said that his life is in danger inside prison, also requested that he be referred to a medical team, explaining that he is suffering from low blood pressure.
Leading member of Islamist group Al-Gamaa Al-Islamiya dies in Egyptian prison
The group said on its website that Derbala was "denied medicine, which caused him to fall into a deep coma that resulted in his death."
Egyptian court issues ten preliminary death sentences in `El-Zawahiri cell` case
The brother of Al Qaeda leader Ayman El-Zawahiri will be sentenced along with fifty-eight remaining defendants on 27 December.
US delivers five M1A1 Abrams tank turrets to Egypt
The delivery is part of the annual 1.3 billion USD in military aid that the United States provides to Egypt annually.
Saudi-Egypt ties at their best: Ambassador Qattan
Saudi Arabia`s ambassador to Egypt played down media reports suggesting that ties between both countries were strained.
Who is attending the new Suez Canal inauguration ceremony?
Ahram Online reports.
Sisi to meet Russia`s Putin: Egyptian presidency
The date is yet to be set, an Egyptian presidency spokesman reported.
Egypt `rejects Qatari interference` after call for political dialogue
Qatari foreign minister suggested in an interview that Qatar could act as a mediator in talks between Egypt`s opposing political groups.
What do US politicians really think of Sisi?
Local newspapers omitted to show the full scope of US statements regarding Sisi.
Labor rights campaign backs protests against civil service law
Towards A Fair Labor Law campaign says it backs protests by workers at the Finance Ministry outside the Journalists Syndicate on Monday, which is voicing discontent with several articles in the civil service law.
Neither a Gift to the World nor a Money Pit
Timothy Kaldas examines dominant portrays of the New Suez Canal project.
Survey: Business conditions deteriorate in July
The country’s Purchasing Manager’s Index slipped to 49.2 during the month, dropping below the neutral 50.0 mark.
Thou shalt celebrate
Mada Masr reports on the highly anticipated and hyped celebration of the inauguration of the New Suez Canal.
What Sisi did not say about labor conditions in constructing the New Suez Canal
Ten workers died and 145 were injured while working on the New Suez Canal project from August 2014 to August 2015.
Mubarak-era tycoons sponsor canal opening ceremony
Among them are Ahmed Ezz, the Talaat Mostafa family, and Mohamed Aboul Enein.
Policeman killed, three injured in attack on Cairo-Fayoum desert road
One policeman has been killed and three others injured after unknown assailants fired shots early Saturday at a prisoners transfer truck on the Cairo-Fayoum desert road.
Roadside bomb kills two policemen in North Sinai
The men killed included a police officer and a police conscript. Three other police conscripts were injured in the incident.
Deputy head of police station killed in Egypt`s Suez
Walid El-Sadek, second in command of Feisal Police Station in Suez, was gunned down near Badr market in Salam City, located in the canal city.
Blast outside Cairo courthouse injures two policemen, civilian
Militant group Ajnad Misr (Soldiers of Egypt) claimed responsibility for the attack.
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