Interim President Adly Mansour has called on Egyptian women to take part in the referendum on the newly amended Constitution.
CAIRO: Toppled president Hosni Mubarak expressed happiness following a Cairo Criminal Court verdict freeing his sons Alaa and Gamal of charges filed against them in the pilots’ housing corruption case, sources close to Mubarak said.
A number of Egyptian political groups have made renewed calls on the authorities to push for the release of Egyptian lawyer Ahmed El-Gizawi, who has been imprisoned in Saudi Arabia since 2012.
CAIRO: Interim President Adly Mansour will hold sessions to discuss the transitional roadmap set out following the ousting of former President Mohamed Morsi, a presidency source told Youm7.
Two liberal Egyptian political parties, the Free Egyptians Party and the Democratic Front Party, announced their merger on Saturday afternoon.
An Egyptian misdemeanour court sentenced on Sunday three leading Egyptian activists to three years in jail and an LE50,000 fine each for charges including organising illegal protests, judicial sources told Ahram Online.
CAIRO: Interim President Adly Mansour is scheduled to start a dialogue with different political parties to discuss the roadmap.
Ten human rights organizations denounced the raid of the Egyptian Center for Economic and Social Rights headquarters in the early hours of Thursday, and arresting head of the documentary films’ unit in addition to other employees.
CAIRO: The Egyptian people are unable to reclaim Mubaraks’ “looted” funds due to a recent Swiss government decision to renew the freeze 700 million franks, said constitutional jurist Essam al-Islamboly.
CAIRO: Members of the Reform and Development Party (RDP) criticized the presidency for not inviting them to the social dialogue conference held Thursday, said the Deputy Head of the party in a press release, Thursday.
The State Commissioners Authority on Thursday recommended not to accept the lawsuit depriving members of the dissolved National Democratic Party (NDP) from practicing politics for 10 years.
The deposed leader and thirty five co-defendants – including prominent members of his Muslim Brotherhood and former presidential advisers – will face trial for "collaborating with foreign organisations to commit terrorist acts in Egypt, revealing defence secrets to a foreign country, funding terrorists and military training to achieve the purposes of the international organisation of the Brotherhood," a statement by the prosecutor-general's office said.
If Minister of Defence Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi decides not to run for the presidency, “we will make him run,” said former presidential candidate and Constituent Assembly head Amr Moussa.
Security authorities at Cairo International Airport prevented former Justice Minister Ahmed Suleiman from leaving the country on Wednesday. Suleiman had been placed on the watch list by the Prosecutor General.
The Egyptian Revolutionary Socialists have called for a “no” vote on a draft constitution set to be put to a referendum early next year.
Tribesmen should hand over their unlicensed weapons to the authorities, Egyptian army chief Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi said on Tuesday.
Interim Prime Minister Hazem El-Beblawi announced on Monday that preparations for the referendum on the draft constitution have started nationwide.
CAIRO: The Egyptian Union for Human Rights (EUHR) will hold a conference on Tuesday to announce its campaign to vote “yes” in the new constitution.
In statements made on Monday, former Grand Mufti Ali Gomaa has urged citizens to vote for the constitution, saying that “God will support them.”
CAIRO: Spokesperson of Kammel Gemeelak, or “Fulfill Your Role” Campaign Abdel Nabi Abdel Satar said campaign coordinators in different governorates are collecting signatures to push Minister of Defense Abdel Fatah al-Sisi to run for president.
Education Minister Mahmoud Abul Nasr has said that 2014 will be the year illiteracy would be eradicated, targeting three million illiterates.
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