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Arbitration my be sought on Nile

Others | 13 March 2011
Egypt would not abandon its legal and historical right to Nile waters, local media quoted Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Hussein el-Atfi as saying Saturday... More

Rights groups accuse military police of torturing, detaining activists

Others | 13 March 2011
CAIRO: A number of human rights groups accused the military police of torturing as well as arbitrarily detaining protesters and activists over the past two weeks... More

Egypt Islamists back vote on constitution

Others | 13 March 2011
CAIRO - Egypt needs to start functioning again and prevent army rule from dragging on too long, the Muslim Brotherhood said, calling for the swift implementation of constitutional amendments to restart political life. .. More

Moussa: Presidential poll must come 1st

Others | 10 March 2011
CAIRO - Outgoing Arab League chief Amr Moussa said late on Tuesday he wanted Egyptian presidential elections to come before people vote for a new parliament and said he would run for president for only one term, Reuters reported Wednesday... More

Feminist march in Cairo draws protesters

Others | 10 March 2011
CAIRO - A Million Woman March in Cairo drew a few hundred people Tuesday and a significant group of anti-feminist demonstrators. The march on International Women's Day aimed to celebrate the role played by women in the protests that brought down President Hosni Mubarak and to call for "fair and equal opportunity for all Egyptian citizens - .. More

Egypt's spies dragged from shadows

Others | 10 March 2011
CAIRO – New evidence of spying and torture by an Egyptian security agency has piled pressure on military rulers to abolish a hated and feared symbol of Hosni Mubarak's era. that appeared to be designed to put detainees in stress positions and testing a stun gun disguised as a mobile phone .. More

Ministers sworn in amid support from opposition

Others | 9 March 2011
CAIRO: Ministers in the new Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Essam Sharaf were sworn in by the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces on Monday... More

Egypt's new PM vows to rebuild economy

Others | 9 March 2011
CAIRO - New Prime Minister Essam Sharaf said on Monday he would work to get Egypt's economy back on its feet after weeks of protests and political turmoil, speaking after a ceremony to swear him and his new cabinet into office... More

Military prosecution releases 27 detained at Lazoghly

Others | 9 March 2011
CAIRO: The military prosecution released on Monday 27 protesters who were detained by the army on Sunday following clashes outside the state security building in Lazoghly near downtown Cairo... More

Egypt gets new foreign minister

Others | 8 March 2011
CAIRO - Egypt on Sunday named Nabil al-Arabi foreign minister to replace Ahmed Abul Gheit, Egypt's official Middel East News Agency (MENA) reported, in the latest move to purge the cabinet of members of toppled president Hosni Mubarak's regime. .. More

Egypt's Army ask protesters to submit security files

Others | 8 March 2011
CAIRO - Egypt's armed forces on Sunday asked protesters to hand over files which were taken when demonstrators forced their way into various State Security Investigations Service offices. .. More

Egypt's youths to form new political party

Others | 8 March 2011
CAIRO - A group of youths who took part in the Egyptian anti-government protests announced Sunday to form a new political party... More

Post-Mubarak interior minister appointed

Others | 7 March 2011
CAIRO (Updated) - Egypt on Sunday named General Mansour el-Essawi as its new interior minister in a further sign that ousted President Hosni Mubarak's old guard were being removed from the cabinet. Pro-democracy activists have demanded a purge of a cabinet where the key portfolios of defence, justice, interior and foreign affairs have been run by appointees of Mubarak, who was swept from power by mass protests on February 11... More

State security building torched in Cairo

Others | 7 March 2011
CAIRO - A state security building on the outskirts of the Egyptian capital was set alight on Saturday, a security source said, one day after some 200 protesters stormed state security headquarters in the coastal city of Alexandria. .. More

Intense debate on post-Jan 25 Egypt

Others | 7 March 2011
CAIRO - A heated debate about the post-revolution roadmap in Egypt has erupted. Ordinary citizens are jostling and shoving to climb on the podium and voice their visions and suggestions. Supporting the birth of a new era in Egypt after the uprising on January 25, influential figures of the intelligentsia are joining in. .. More

Alex state security building evacuated

Others | 6 March 2011
ALEXANDRIA - Officers and employees were evacuated from the headquarters of the state security services in the northern Egyptian city of Alexandria, after overnight clashes involving protesters who had surrounded the building. .. More

Army sets March 19 for referendum on constitution

Others | 6 March 2011
CAIRO: A referendum on the constitutional amendments will take place on March 19, cabinet announced Friday on its Facebook page, citing the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces. The voting process will kick off at 8 am and end at 7 pm, the statement added... More

One thousand turn out to Support Ahmed Shafiq

Others | 6 March 2011
HELWAN, Egypt: Inside the gated compound of Katameya Heights, where ex- Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq lives, around 1,000 people gathered to express their gratitude and support for him. Chanting “We love you Shafiq” and “Shafiq for president,” the supporters, also residents of the upscale Katameya Heights and nearby compounds, were vehement in their assertion that the protesters in Tahrir do not represent them... More

Thousands fleeing Libya cause chaos at border

Others | 3 March 2011
RAS JDIR: Tunisian border guards fired into the air on Tuesday to try to control a crowd of people clamoring to get through a border crossing to escape the violence in neighboring Libya. Border guards were letting people, mostly foreigners who had been working in Libya, through the crossing at Ras Jdir but could not process them through immigration fast enough to keep up with the numbers arriving. .. More

Army in talks with ElBaradei, Mussa

Others | 3 March 2011
CAIRO - Egypt's military leaders met a group including opposition figure Mohamed ElBaradei and Arab League chief Amr Mussa late on Tuesday to discuss upcoming reforms, state media said. The goal was to listen to their views on the current political, economic and social system following the resignation of president Hosni Mubarak on February 11 after weeks of protests, the state news agency MENA said... More

Egypt delays expected reopening of stock market

Others | 3 March 2011
CAIRO: Egyptian officials have again delayed the restart of the country's stock exchange, a move that brokers said Tuesday would likely only undercut investor confidence in a market many expect to take a hammering as the country struggles to regain footing after massive protests that ousted its longtime president... More