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Shafiq accuses Brotherhood of killing protesters during Battle of Camel

Others | 6 June 2012
Ahmed Shafiq on Monday evening speaking in a televised interview on the private channel CBC, sustained his attacks on the Muslim Brotherhood accusing them of sectarianism and divisiviness. .. More

Mubarak in 'poor health,' says prisons official

Others | 6 June 2012
Former President Hosni Mubarak is in poor health, said the head of public relations for the Interior Ministry’s Prisons Department. .. More

ElBaradei to take stance on presidential council in press conference

Others | 6 June 2012
Constitution Party co-founder Mohamed ElBaradei will hold a press conference upon returning to Egypt Tuesday to declare his stance on the formation of a presidential council, privately owned Al-Shorouk newspaper reported. .. More

Former candidates Abul-Fotouh, Ali and Sabbahi to lead Egypt protest marches Tuesday

Others | 6 June 2012
Eliminated presidential candidates Abdel Moneim Aboul-Fotouh, Khaled Ali and Hamdeen Sabbahi will each lead a march to Tahrir Square as part of the nationwide protests scheduled for Tuesday. .. More

Foreign Ministry: Kuwait tops expat voting in last 2 days

Others | 6 June 2012
Nearly 50,000 Egyptian expatriates voted in the last two days, with the Gulf nation of Kuwait recording the most voters, Egypt’s Foreign Ministry said on its website. .. More

After Mubarak trial verdicts, Parliament opens fire on judiciary

Others | 5 June 2012
Egypt's judicial authorities fell under unprecedented criticism by the People's Assembly – the lower house of Egypt's Islamist-dominated Parliament – in a stormy session on Sunday morning. The assembly, led by Muslim Brotherhood MPs, decided to draw up a committee tasked with investigating judicial corruption and discussing legislation required to do so. .. More

Free Egyptians Party 'shocked' at Mubarak case rulings

Others | 5 June 2012
The Free Egyptians Party said Sunday it is “shocked and frustrated” with the verdicts in former President Hosni Mubarak’s criminal trial, warning of their serious impact on the revolution and aspirations of Egyptians for establishing justice and cleansing the country of corruption. .. More

Lawmakers slam Mubarak verdict as too soft

Others | 5 June 2012
Parliamentary lawmakers lashed out at the judiciary Sunday, devoting that day’s session to commenting on the life sentence verdict issued against former President Hosni Mubarak. .. More

Moussa: Proposed presidential council 'step back' from democracy

Others | 5 June 2012
Eliminated presidential candidate Amr Moussa on Sunday said that the idea of establishing an unelected presidential council – as has been called for by certain political groups – would represent a "step backwards" in Egypt's post-revolution democratic transition. .. More

Prisons Department refuses Mubarak his personal physicians

Others | 5 June 2012
The Interior Ministry’s Prisons Department has refused former President Hosni Mubarak’s request for his two personal physicians to follow up on his health condition and supervise his treatment inside the Tora Prison hospital. .. More

Protests erupt across Egypt on Saturday after surprise Mubarak verdict

Others | 4 June 2012
22:30 Nationwide Egyptians are still in the streets: reports are coming in of a huge march in Sinai on 23 July street and sit-ins in Al-Qaed Ibrahim Mosque in Alexandria, meanwhile thousands are still occupying Tahrir Square. As of yet no official sit-in has been called but numbers are not waning. And so, this live update team bids you good night, we are signing off – follow Ahram Online's coverage of events as they continue to develop. .. More

Acquitted general to try to return to work at Interior Ministry

Others | 4 June 2012
Major General Omar al-Faramawy, former head of 6th October Security Directorate, told Al-Masry Al-Youm that he hopes to return to work at the Interior Ministry after being acquitted Saturday by Cairo Criminal Court in the case of killing protesters during the 25 January revolution. .. More

Human Rights Watch welcomes Mubarak conviction and slams acquittal of Egypt police chiefs

Others | 4 June 2012
(London, June 2, 2012) – The landmark conviction of the former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on June 2, 2012, on charges of complicity in the murder of peaceful protesters during pro-democracy protests sends a powerful message to Egypt’s future leaders that they are not above the law, Human Rights Watch said today. However, the acquittal of four assistant ministers of interior on the grounds of insufficient evidence highlights the failure of the prosecution to fully investigate responsibility for the shooting of protesters in January 2011, giving a green light to future police abuse, Human Rights Watch said. .. More

Court fails to deliver justice to martyrs' families, human rights groups say

Others | 4 June 2012
Amnesty International criticized the Cairo Criminal Court Saturday for failing to deliver justice in the trials of former officials. .. More

Anger and disappointment in the street following Mubarak case ruling

Others | 4 June 2012
Taxi driver Khaled Morsy has been crying since he heard Saturday morning that former President Hosni Mubarak and his interior minister Habib al-Adly were sentenced to life in prison, while Mubarak's two sons and six interior ministry officials were acquitted. Hiding behind dark glasses, Morsy has more questions than answers. .. More

Mubarak transferred to Tora prison for 25-year sentence

Others | 2 June 2012
The historic trial of toppled President Hosni Mubarak is set to wrap up today when the presiding judge, Ahmed Refaat, hands down a verdict. The trial began in August 2011 and was adjourned on 22 February when Refaat declared that a verdict will be pronounced on 2 June. The former president could face a variety of punishments, up to the death penalty, for charges of conspring to kill protesters during the uprising in January and February 2011. His former Minister of Interior Habib al-Adly faces the same charges in the same trial. Mubarak, along with his sons Gamal and Alaa, are also charged with corruption for involvement in selling state land at below-market prices. The trial is being held at the Police Academy in the Fifth Settlement on the eastern outskirts of Cairo. .. More

Mubarak transferred to Tora prison for 25-year sentence

Others | 2 June 2012
The historic trial of toppled President Hosni Mubarak is set to wrap up today when the presiding judge, Ahmed Refaat, hands down a verdict. The trial began in August 2011 and was adjourned on 22 February when Refaat declared that a verdict will be pronounced on 2 June. The former president could face a variety of punishments, up to the death penalty, for charges of conspring to kill protesters during the uprising in January and February 2011. His former Minister of Interior Habib al-Adly faces the same charges in the same trial. Mubarak, along with his sons Gamal and Alaa, are also charged with corruption for involvement in selling state land at below-market prices. The trial is being held at the Police Academy in the Fifth Settlement on the eastern outskirts of Cairo. .. More

Two released, another two detained in Shafiq campaign office arson

Others | 1 June 2012
The Dokki Prosecution has ordered the detention of Bahaa Bastawisi, a member of the Democratic Front Party, and Sultan Mohamed, for four days pending investigation into the arson of presidential candidate Ahmed Shafiq’s campaign offices, and ordered the release of two other suspects who proved they did not take part in the incident. .. More

Egypt motorists thirsty for fuel after third shortage this year

Others | 1 June 2012
Egyptian petrol stations are currently suffering this year's third fuel shortage, with motorists across the country frequently forced to wait in long lines to fill up their tanks. .. More

Secular forces put forward conditions for presidential candidates

Others | 1 June 2012
A number of secular forces on Wednesday presented 12 conditions for the presidential candidates to pledge to, most notably the formation of a presidential staff that is comprised of parliamentarians that the candidates would disclose before the run-off. .. More

Finance Ministry provides additional funding for wheat, petroleum subsidies

Others | 1 June 2012
Finance Minister Momtaz al-Saeed decided to provide the Ministry of Supply and Internal Trade with LE1 billion to disburse payments to wheat farmers for imported wheat, raising the sum allocated for the same purpose to about LE4.5 billion since beginning of the importing season. .. More