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Christians in Pakistan are not in a beter situation than the Copts of Egypt

7 August 2011
The persecution of the Copts in Egypt cannot be separated form the persecution of all other Christians and non-Muslims who live in the Islamic states...More

Friday of unity, People's will

31 July 2011
Salafist participates in Friday of Unity and people's will, Tahrir Square, Cairo, July 29, 2011. Political forces have agreed on unifying set of demands include swift trial for Mubarak, and former regime officials, cleansing state's institutions, ending military trials for civilians, justice for families of those killed during the revolution, raise of the minimum wage. on another hand Islamists dominated the square, demanding Islamic demands...More

The 'final warning' in Suez

24 July 2011
Hundreds of Suez residents organized a protest after Friday prayers in Arbaeen Square. The protesters raised red cards to represent a final warning to the military council and Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi to respond to demands before they escalate their protests...More

Suez protesters march to revive revolution demands

17 July 2011
Hundreds of Suez residents organized a march to reassert the revolution’s demands. The march began at Arbaeen Square and ended at the guidance building affiliated with the Suez Canal Authority. The protesters called for the prosecution of those involved in the killing of protesters during the 25 January revolution. They also raised banners saying “Suez is a red line” in a clear warning to the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces...More

Protesters in Suez demand retribution

10 July 2011
Nearly 6000 protesters gathered in Arbaeen Square in Suez to protest the release on bail of officers accused of killing protesters during the 25 January revolution and the postponement of their trial to September. The protesters, who included relatives of those who were killed, announced they would hold an open sit-in until "their rights are obtained and their demands are met." The protesters criticized the ruling military council, the government and the Interior Ministry...More

Protesters and security forces clash in Tahrir Square

3 July 2011
Central Security forces re-deployed in Tahrir Square on Tuesday night, closing off all roads leading to the square. Security forces fired tear gas canisters in an attempt to disperse more than 3000 protesters while armed vehicles also headed into the center of the square...More

Awaa's presidential campaign

26 June 2011
Mohamed Selim al-Awaa, Islamic intellectual, writer and a self-nominated presidential candidate, speaks during a seminar in Smart Village, Cairo-Alexandria Road, June 22, 2011. Awaa is well known for his 'moderate' Islamic views, his nomination has been regarded as a game changer given current presidential candidates. Notably, according to political commentators, Islamists have been on the rise since ousted president Hosni Mubarak's dramatic downfall. ..More

Security releases video of alleged Israeli spy

19 June 2011
Egyptian security authorities released a video that allegedly shows an Israeli spy as he is being monitored by security. In the shots, the purported spy can be seen standing outside the Azbakiya Police Station during the events that took place outside the station, which ended in the death of a microbus driver allegedly after police tortured him...More

Bloggers protest outside military prosecution

12 June 2011
Dozens of activists demonstrated on Tuesday outside the military court complex to protest the summoning of media personality Reem Maged, blogger and journalist Hossam al-Hamalawy, and writer and journalist Nabil Sharaf al-Din by the military prosecution. The summoning came following an episode on satellite television station ONTV in which Hamalawy and Sharaf al-Din criticized the political performance of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces and the violations of the military police. The protesters said that the right to criticize the military’s political performance must be guaranteed as it now “governs the country and is not at war”. ..More

Tomb of Tutankhamun's harem overseer inaugurated

5 June 2011
Egypt's Ministry of Antiquities on Monday announced the opening of six Pharaonic tombs to tourists after restorations had been completed. In a press statement, Antiquities Minister Zahi Hawass said the tombs date back to Egypt's New Kingdom period (1569 to 1081 BCE) and include the tomb of Horemheb, a general who seized power at the end of the Eighteenth Dynasty, and the tomb Pay, who oversaw the harem under Tutankhamun...More

Nubian community refuses exclusion

29 May 2011
Egypt's Nubian community sent a petition to Prime Minister Essam Sharaf to press the government on demands that Nubians be re-settled in the area around Lake Nasser, from which they were displaced due to the construction of the Aswan reservoir and the High Dam. Nubians were displaced from their homes in Upper Egypt between 1902 and 1934, and again in the 1960s, as Egypt cleared land to build the Aswan Dam...More

Meeting with a monk in Maspero

22 May 2011
A meeting with a monk in maspero , the monk says that both regime the previous and the current one are both bad , He asked the military council to give the authority to civilian authority . ..More

Arab Revolutions in Tahrir Square

15 May 2011
'Egyptian Revolution backs Arab Revolutions' is an all-embracing slogan which Libyan and Syrian communities in Egypt pick up in iconic Tahrir Square, all shouting 'The People want the removal of the regime'...More

Obama meets bin Laden raiders, promises victory over al Qaeda

8 May 2011
Fort Campbell, Kentucky (CNN) -- President Barack Obama met Friday afternoon with members of the military team responsible for conducting the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound, and promised a war-weary nation victory over al Qaeda...More

Obama meets bin Laden raiders, promises victory over al Qaeda

8 May 2011
Fort Campbell, Kentucky (CNN) -- President Barack Obama met Friday afternoon with members of the military team responsible for conducting the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound, and promised a war-weary nation victory over al Qaeda...More

DCC at Egypt Railways Central Station, Alexandria

1 May 2011
Democratic Civil Coalition (DCC) organizes a mass rally at Egypt Railways Central Station, Alexandria, in which 30 parties, political movements and civil society organizations participate. The rally is part of a raising political awareness campaign on civil state. ..More

Flowers and uncertainty surround Mubarak in Sharm hospital

24 April 2011
Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak lies in the Sharm el-Sheikh International Hospital amid tight security, awaiting the attorney general’s decision to transfer him to a military hospital. Some residents questioned whether Mubarak was actually in the hospital, while others brought the ousted president flowers. ..More

Safwat Al-Sherif deported to Tora Prison

17 April 2011
The head of Egypt's Illicit Gains Authority (IGA) on Monday ordered 15 days in prison for former Shura Council speaker Safwat al-Sherif pending investigations. Al-Sherif was deported to Tora Prison to join a number of other icons of corruption from former President Hosni Mubarak's regime. Al-Sherif was seen coming out of the Ministry of Justice building despite tight security, his face covered with a lawyer's robe to hide from photographers. He faces allegations of amassing wealth through illegal means and abusing power during the Mubarak's rule...More

Interviews Presidential candidate ElBaradei (1-4)

10 April 2011
Egyptian reformist Mohamed ElBaradei has returned to Cairo. This time, he will not call for change or civil disobedience against former President Hosni Mubarak’s regime, but instead present himself to the Egyptian people as a presidential candidate. In an interview with Al-Masry Al-Youm, ElBaradei justified his frequent absences from Egypt. He said the only way to communicate his message -- that change is in the hands of the Egyptian people -- was by travel, since Egyptian television channels banned his appearance. He called for Mubarak to stand trial, saying that Egypt will remain ill as long as the former president's situation remains ambiguous. He went on to say that he never had a passport from a foreign country and that his wife is Egyptian...More

Al-Masry Al-Youm interviews Mansour al-Issawi

3 April 2011
Interior Minister Mansour al-Essawy said the era of constant surveillance over political opponents has ended. He said that the former state security apparatus surveillance tapes are now in the hands of the armed forces. Al-Essawy also announced that the Interior Ministry released 95 percent of political prisoners...More

Fire erupts at Interior Ministry building

27 March 2011
A fire breaks out at the communications department on the top floor of the Interior Ministry building Tuesday, emitting a cloud of smoke that billowed over downtown Cairo. Firefighters and policemen raced to extinguish the fire while the armed forces cleared the area surrounding the building...More