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Rights groups blast renewed detention of Egypt blogger

Others | 14 November 2010
Two human rights groups said on Wednesday that an Egypt's blogger who served his prison term is still under detention and being beaten by Egyptian security officers.. More

7,000 civil society members apply for permits to monitor elections

Others | 14 November 2010
CAIRO: Sixty-three civil society organizations have applied to the National Council for Human Rights Council (NCHR) for authorization to monitor the upcoming parliamentary elections on Nov. 28, NHRC vice chairman said on Wednesday... More

New York Museum to return Egypt King Tut artefacts

Others | 14 November 2010
Egypt's antiquities authority and New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art announced that the museum will return 19 artefacts taken from the tomb of the famed boy-pharaoh Tutankhamen.. More

Egyptians hold vigil for Baghdad church victims

Others | 11 November 2010
CAIRO: Egyptian Copts and Muslims held a candlelight vigil Monday night in memory of the victims of the horrific Oct. 31 attack on a Catholic church in Baghdad that killed 58 people... More

Brotherhood supporters in Alexandria say beaten by police

Others | 11 November 2010
CAIRO: Five supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) were attacked by security forces in Alexandria late Monday while hanging posters of MB-affiliated independent candidate Mahmoud Attia, the group said... More

ICLD workers entitled to LE 400 minimum wage, says NGO

Pope Shenouda III | 11 November 2010
CAIRO: Information Center for Local Development (ICLD) workers are entitled to receive the recently set LE 400 minimum monthly wage, according to the Egyptian Center for Economic and Social Rights (ECESR)... More

NDP's decision to let its members vie for the same seats is sign of weakness, say analyst, opposition

Others | 10 November 2010
CAIRO: Just a few hours before the nomination application deadline on Sunday.. More

Activists to resort to 'political blackmail' to raise minimum wages

Others | 10 November 2010
CAIRO: A number of labor activists said they would resort to “political blackmail” using the parliamentary and presidential elections as pressure to push for a higher minimum wages... More

Foreign election monitoring insults national sovereignty, says Sorour

Others | 10 November 2010
CAIRO: People's Assembly Speaker Ahmed Fathi Sorour reiterated Egypt’s rejection of foreign monitoring of the upcoming parliamentary elections, saying that it is a domestic issue and that foreign intervention would be considered an insult to national sovereignty... More

Egypt duo to hold Washington talks on peace process

Others | 9 November 2010
CAIRO: Egypt's intelligence chief and foreign minister are to travel to Washington on Tuesday for talks with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on the floundering Middle East peace process, the state-owned daily Al-Ahram reported... More

Protests as MB candidates face obstacles registering for PA elections

Others | 9 November 2010
CAIRO: Thousands of Muslim Brotherhood (MB) members held a demonstration on Thursday at Al-Mansheya square in Alexandria while dozens protested in front of the city’s security directorate, spurred by the prevention of MB-affiliated candidates from submitting their registration papers for the parliamentary elections... More

Egypt Mubarak vows to protect Copts after Qaeda threat

Others | 8 November 2010
Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak condemned Saturday threats by the Al-Qaeda franchise in Iraq against Coptic Christians in Egypt and promised to protect them, according to official MENA news agency.. More

Egypt court orders media air time for all political parties

Others | 8 November 2010
Egypt's Supreme Administrative Court issued a ruling requiring that Egypt's Minister of Information Anas al-Fiqqi should allocate broadcasting time on state-run Egyptian Television to all political parties in order to allow them to present their election platforms.. More

Egypt campaigner: Gamal popularity high enough to challenge father

Others | 8 November 2010
A coordinator for the popular coalition for the support of Gamal Mubarak in the 2011 presidential election Magdi al-Kurdi said that Gamal Mubarak would win the presidential election even if he ran against Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak, according to Egypt's paper almasri alyoum .. More

Egypt ranks 101 in the Human Development Report

Others | 7 November 2010
The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) released a report on Thursday said that Egypt ranks as a medium development country, coming 101 out of 169 countries on the human development index.. More

Electoral process, media regulations announced for PA elections

Others | 7 November 2010
CAIRO: Regulations for public media coverage guidelines and the electoral process of the People’s Assembly elections taking place in November were announced by the Ministry of Information and the Supreme Electoral Commission, respectively... More

Egypt holds blogger past deadline

Others | 7 November 2010
Abdul Kareem Nabeel Suleiman, an Egyptian blogger serving a four-year prison term for inciting unrest and antipathy to Islam, has not been released despite serving out the end of his sentence, journalists and activists close to Suleiman say.. More

ElBaradei will not run in Egypt upcoming presidential elections

Others | 4 November 2010
Former International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) director Mohamed ElBaradei said Monday that he would not run in Egypt's presidential elections slated for next year, according to the German press agency (DPA).. More

Electoral process, media regulations announced for PA elections

Others | 4 November 2010
CAIRO: Regulations for public media coverage guidelines and the electoral process of the People’s Assembly elections taking place in November were announced by the Ministry of Information and the Supreme Electoral Commission, respectively... More

Egyptian activist Hossam Bahgat receives HRW award

Others | 4 November 2010
CAIRO: An Egyptian activist has been awarded the Alison Des Forges Award for Extraordinary activism by Human Rights Watch (HRW) in recognition of his work defending civil rights and personal freedoms in Egypt... More

Electoral process, media regulations announced for PA elections

Others | 3 November 2010
CAIRO: Regulations for public media coverage guidelines and the electoral process of the People’s Assembly elections taking place in November were announced by the Ministry of Information and the Supreme Electoral Commission, respectively... More