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Mixed reaction to pro-Gamal move

Others | 2 September 2010
CAIRO-An Egyptian-American dissident and an outspoken critic of alleged hereditary succession in Egypt has signed a petition backing Gamal Mubarak, the son of President Hosni Mubarak, as a potential presidential contender, saying he supported Gamal's right as a citizen to run but he does not endorse him... More

Egypt detains Shiites under emergency law: rights group

Others | 2 September 2010
An Egyptian rights group on Tuesday scoffed at a government pledge to limit use of its emergency law as an illusion, after the interior ministry ignored a court's request to release seven Shiite Muslims.. More

Zaki, Shikabala out of Egypt's squad

Others | 2 September 2010
CAIRO--Zamalek duo Shikabala and Amr Zaki were dropped from Egypt's squad for next week's 2012 African Cup of Nations qualifier against Sierra Leone... More

Egypt Mubarak to travel to US after Sarkozy talks

Others | 1 September 2010
Security arrangements are being made by the Egyptian embassy in Washington in preparation for the Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak’s visit to the US to attend direct negotiations among Palestinians and Israelis .. More

Egyptian activist nominated to position of UN Special Rapporteur on Torture

Others | 1 September 2010
CAIRO: The United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council has selected prominent activist Aida Seif El-Dawla among four nominees for the position of the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture, the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) said in a statement Sunday... More

Egypt Ahli stumble gives Ismaili hope

Others | 1 September 2010
Egypt's club of Ismaili chairman Nasr Aboul-Hassan believes that his side's Champions League chances were revived with Ahli's 1-1 draw against group leaders JS Kabylie.. More

Dissident Saad Eddin Ibrahim signs pro-Gamal Mubarak petition

Others | 31 August 2010
CAIRO: An Egyptian-American dissident and former advocate against heredity succession in Egypt has signed a petition backing the president's son to run in next year's elections... More

Military Court acquits 3 civilian workers, suspends sentences of 5

Others | 31 August 2010
CAIRO: The Military Court acquitted Monday three workers of eight accused of leading a strike to protest poor safety conditions inside an army-affiliated factory... More

Egypt technicians receive nuclear training in Russia

Others | 31 August 2010
Sources at Egypt's Ministry of Electricity and Energy said that a second group of Egyptian nuclear technicians will travel to Russia for training for three weeks in October.. More

Anti-Pope protest outside Cairo mosque

Others | 30 August 2010
CAIRO- Dozens of angry Muslims Saturday night demonstrated outside a major mosque in Cairo, demanding the country's top.. More

Opposition parties alliance to hold expanded meeting Sunday

Others | 30 August 2010
The Egyptian opposition parties alliance will hold an expanded meeting on Sunday. The meeting is planned to tackle preparations for entering the next People's Assembly's elections... More

Mubarak to visit Paris before heading to Washington peace summit

Others | 30 August 2010
Cairo - Egyptian President Hosny Mubarak will visit Paris next week before heading to Washington for the relaunch of direct Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations, the official Gomhuriya newspaper reported Saturday... More

Wheat prices fall as Egypt looks elsewhere

Others | 29 August 2010
CAIRO - Police said they had dispersed hundreds of protesters who blocked a northern Egyptian highway on Friday for two hours and attempted to set fire to a private car after it struck and killed a Government employee, security sources said Saturday... More

Police disperse rioters after road accident

Others | 29 August 2010
CAIRO - Police said they had dispersed hundreds of protesters who blocked a northern Egyptian highway on Friday for two hours and attempted to set fire to a private car after it struck and killed a Government employee, security sources said Saturday... More

Van Gogh theft prompts Egypt museum pledge

Others | 29 August 2010
Egypt is pledging strict measures to protect its cultural and archeological treasures after the theft of a Vincent Van Gogh painting on Saturday.. More

Ahly drop more points in Masri draw

Others | 26 August 2010
CAIRO - Egyptian league titleholders Al-Ahly continued losing points after being held at home to a 1-1 draw by a combative El-Masri side in a pulsating Egyptian Premier League match on Tuesday night... More

Egypt announces site of planned nuclear plant

Others | 26 August 2010
CAIRO: Egypt announced on Wednesday it would build its planned nuclear powerplant on the Mediterranean coast of el-Dabaa which it hopes will start production in 2019, the state news agency MENA reported... More

Activists, opposition groups protest military trial of workers

Others | 26 August 2010
CAIRO: A military court on Wednesday adjourned the trial of eight workers to Aug. 28, while about 20 activists from different opposition groups and movements protested outside the High Court of Justice in downtown Cairo against trying the workers in a military court... More

Egypt to dig a parallel channel to Suez Canal by 2012

Others | 25 August 2010
A President of Egypt's Port Said Port Authority Ibrahim Seddiq a tender for the construction of a navigation channel parallel to Egypt's Suez Canal will be offered before the end of this year.. More

Prime-time TV show hits Egypt Muslim Brotherhood

Others | 25 August 2010
A prime-time TV show charting the rise of Egypt's main opposition movement the Muslim Brotherhood is gripping audiences and angering leaders of the group, who see an attempt to tarnish its name before elections this year.. More

Egypt culture chief sleepless over painting theft

Others | 25 August 2010
CAIRO - Egypt's culture minister blamed "incompetent" security staff for the theft of a $55 million Van Gogh painting from a Cairo museum and .. More