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SCAF: Attacking 1952 revolution is 'delusional'

Others | 23 July 2012
The Supreme Council of the Armed Forces said on Facebook Sunday that intentionally smearing and attacking the 1952 revolution is “delusional.”.. More

Constituent Assembly discusses position of military in new constitution

Adel Ateya | 23 July 2012
The Constituent Assembly discussed the role of the military in the new constitution at its meeting Monday, Al-Masry Al-Youm reported. .. More

Zamalek 0-0 Ahly African Champions League

Others | 23 July 2012
The referee blows his half-time whistle, Zamalek 0-0 Ahly 45 The referee adds two minutes as stoppage time. 42 Zamalek striker Abdoulaye Cisse squanders a golden opportunity!! he is found unmarked by a low cross from Ahmed Hassan but his scooped shot goes over the bar. 39 Ahmed Samir is exploiting the gaps on Ahly's left side, but his finishing touch always lets him down. 37 Zamalek might pay for the wasted effort, given the constant pressure of Ahly. 35 Zamalek create their first chance!! Right-back Ahmed Samir breaks clear and finds himself one-on-one with Ahly keeper Ekramy following a superb long ball from Alexis Mendomo, but he dithers on the ball while attempting to round the keeper to allow the defence to clear the danger. 30 Another chance for Ahly!! Abou-Treika is unlucky to have his close-range blocked by a defender following a goal-mouth scramble. Zamalek's defence is struggling to keep at bay Ahly's skilful forwards. 28 Ahly appeal for a handball for an alleged handball on Zamalek left-back Mohamed Abdel-Shafy but the referee waves play on. 25 The lively Walid Soliman, the best performer on the pitch so far, skilfully skips past a challenger on the left but his cross goes begging. 22 Ahly are moving the ball around smoothly, just outside Zamalek's penalty area, but they are still struggling to find a way through. 19 The game is still very dull. The absence of the fans is clearing taking toll on both sides. 16 Soliman and left-back Sayed Moawad are causing menace to Zamalek's defence, thanks to their frequent exchange of passes. 13 First real chance in the match!! Ahly's forward Walid Soliman is picked out unmarked inside the area but he sends his low shot wide of the post, poor effort from the fleet-footed player. 12 Ahly's talented attacking midfielders are still finding it difficult to make their presence felt. They are contained by Zamalek's three defensive midfielders. 11 Zamalek's veteran midfielder Ahmed Hassan is dictating play, trying to send long balls behind Ahly's backline. 10 No threats so far. Both sides remain cautious in front of an empty stadium. 8 Ahly's right-back Ahmed Fathi receives a yellow card for a foul on an opponent. 5 Zamalek have the better possession in the first five minutes. They used to make the better start in recent Cairo derbies, only to lose at the end. 4 Zamalek midfielder Nour El-Sayed, best known for his cannon-like shots, lets fly from distance but his effort goes high over. 3 Zamalek are awarded the first corner kick of the game but Ahly keeper Sherif Ekramy palms away the ensuing cross. 2 Ahly's left-back Sayed Moawad falls to the ground under a reckless challenge from Zamalek right-back Ahmed Samir, who is lucky to escape a yellow card. The match is underway 21:50 Zamalek opted for a cautious strategy, unlike Ahly who deployed three attacking midfielders and a lone striker in Emad Meteb. 21:30 Both sides stepped onto the pitch for the routine warm-up. 21:30 Zamalek's newly-signed defender Hamada Tolba, who arrived from Maqassa on a season-long loan, will make his debut to replace injured defender Salah Soliman. 21:20 Ahly's starting line-up: Sherif Ekramy, Ahmed Fathi, Sherif Abdel-Fadil, Mohamed Naguib, Sayed Moawad, Hossam Ashour, Hossam Ghaly, Mohamed Barakat, Mohamed Abou-Treika, Walid Soliman, Emad Meteb. 21:20 Zamalek's starting line-up: Abdel-Wahed El-Sayed, Ahmed Samir, Mahmoud Fathallah, Hamada Tolba, Mohamed Abdel-Shafy, Ibrahim Salah, Alexis Mendomo, Nour El-Sayed, Ahmed Hassan, Mohamed Ibrahim, Abdoulaye Cisse. 21:10 Zamalek have given coach Hassan Shehata a vote of confidence before the game after rumours suggested he might be sacked if the team failed to beat their arch-rivals. 21:10 It is the second game for Ahly under the guidance of coach Hossam El-Badry, who took over at the team for a second spell following the resignation of highly-successful coach Manuel Jose. 21:05 Zamalek, on the other hand, were dearly affected by lack of domestic action, surrendering their lead twice to lose 3-2 to Ghana’s Chelsea after conceding a stoppage-time goal. 21:05 Ahly are in a buoyant mood, having opened their Group B campaign with a convincing 2-1 home victory over TP Mazembe of the DR Congo. 21:03 The anticipated game will be played behind closed doors due to ongoing security concerns in Egypt, depriving both teams of the enthusiastic support of their die-hard fans. 21:00 Welcome to Ahram Online’s live coverage of the African Champions League clash between Ahly and Zamalek at Cairo’s Military Academy Stadium... More

Morsy's children reject giving up American nationality

Others | 23 July 2012
President Morsy’s children that were born in the United States, will not give up their US citizenship because it is their personal freedom, his son Osama told Al-Masry Al-Youm. .. More

Alcohol banned for Egyptians on religious occasions other than Ramadan

Others | 23 July 2012
Tourism Minister Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour Tourism has modified the rules for tourist facilities, such as restaurants, nightclubs and hotels, by banning the sale of alcohol beverages to Egyptians on all religious occasions and not just during Ramadan, in respect for Muslims. .. More

Administrative court recuses itself from controversial cases

Others | 20 July 2012
The State Council Administrative Court ruled Thursday that it does not have the jurisdiction to consider legal challenges to the supplement to the Constitutional Declaration or the president’s decision to reinstate the People’s Assembly, state TV reported. .. More

Khan al-Khalili shop owners protest lack of business

Others | 20 July 2012
Bazaar owners in the Khan al-Khalili area blocked Al-Azhar Street on Wednesday in protest against the lack of business due to a stymied tourism industry. .. More

Egypt's Morsi meets EU's Catherine Ashton

Others | 20 July 2012
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi discussed with European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton possible economic cooperation between Egypt and the EU during their meeting in the Presidential Palace in Cairo Thursday. .. More

Egypt's ex-spy chief Omar Suleiman dies, military funeral Friday

Others | 20 July 2012
Egypt's former spy chief Omar Suleiman died early on Thursday aged 76 whilst undergoing medical tests in the United States. .. More

Search for Mubarak's ill-gotten gains continues

Others | 20 July 2012
Nearly a year and a half after protesters mocked former President Hosni Mubarak’s luxurious lifestyle from the sidewalks of Tahrir Square, Egypt has yet to see a cent of the funds he allegedly funneled abroad. .. More

Egypt’s Omar Soliman flees to UAE, activists fear helping anti-change crackdown

Others | 19 July 2012
After news reports mentioned on Friday that Egypt’s Omar Soliman’s family flew to the United Arab Emirates to be by his side, Egyptian activists expressed worries that this is a masked political asylum for the much-hated former intelligence chief and Vice-President, whom many describe as a war criminal... More

Nubian protesters clash with Agriculture Ministry employees over land sale

Others | 19 July 2012
Hundreds of Egyptian Nubians gathered outside the Ministry of Agriculture in Dokki Wednesday morning to protest against the sale of land which they claim is ancient Nubian property to private investors. At stake is hundreds of thousands of feddans around Lake Nasser in Upper Egypt. .. More

Court postpones judge change decision in Constituent Assembly case

Others | 19 July 2012
A court hearing on whether to change the panel of judges that would rule on the invalidity of the Constituent Assembly has been postponed to 30 July, the Administrative Court decided on Wednesday. .. More

Market Report: Egypt stocks inch up despite cabinet delay

Others | 19 July 2012
Egyptian stocks made hesitant overall gains on Wednesday as delays in the formation of the country's new government and the coming of Ramadan put the brakes on trade. .. More

Labor unrest spreads in Egypt's textile sector

Others | 19 July 2012
Strikes brought a swathe of Egypt's state textile industry to a halt on Wednesday, workers and a labor activist said, disrupting production of a key export as the country hovers on the brink of a balance of payments crisis. .. More

Don't destroy Egypt's beach tourism, industry operators tell Morsi

Others | 19 July 2012
The beanbag chair decorated with pharaonic-era rulers that Waleed displays has found another use since passing business at this Egyptian Red Sea resort slowed to a trickle. .. More

Mubarak lawyers request his return to military hospital

Others | 18 July 2012
Two members of former President Hosni Mubarak’s defense team submitted a complaint to Public Prosecutor Abdel Meguid Mahmoud against his decision to return Mubarak to Tora Prison Hospital. .. More

Egyptian textile workers in revolt; 7 companies join Mahalla textile strike

Others | 18 July 2012
Egypt's Minister of Industry and Commerce, Mahmoud Issa, is planning to visit the state-owned Mahalla Misr Spinning and Weaving Company factory as an ongoing strike wave starts to spread to a number of neighbouring governorates. .. More

Interruptions, clashes during Constituent Assembly case hearing

Others | 18 July 2012
The court reviewing the Constituent Assembly case suspended the trial session for a second time and decided to hold it in another hall due to crowds and shouting. .. More

Train derails in Egypt's Giza, no deaths confirmed

Others | 18 July 2012
A train heading from Cairo to the Upper Egyptian governorate of Sohag was derailed in the Badrasheen area of Giza on Tuesday after hitting barriers deliberately placed on the track by passengers from another train. A number of people were reportedly injured, although no deaths have been confirmed. .. More

Largest trial in Egyptian history for Mohamed Mahmoud clashes adjourned

Others | 18 July 2012
Cairo Criminal Court adjourned the trial of 379 suspects connected to the clashes on Mohamed Mahmoud Street until 13 October, state media reported Tuesday. .. More