National Alliance Supporting Legitimacy (NASL) has expressed rejection toward the new constitution saying it instead supports the 2012 constitution. It has refused to participate in the referendum to approve the new amended constitution.
Muslim Brotherhood figure Mohamed Zidan said a partnership will soon develop between revolutionary groups, the Brotherhood and the National Alliance Supporting Legitimacy (NASL), which supports deposed President Mohamed Morsy, to confront what he described as “the regime’s oppressive practices.”
CAIRO: The National Alliance to Support Legitimacy will keep on protesting and refusing the roadmap, even if the constitution is passed in the referendum, Islamic Party general secretary Mohamed Abo Samra said Tuesday.
Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy said on Tuesday, that the issue of Assem Abdel Magued, a leading member of Jama’a al-Islamiya, who is on the run in Qatar, would be dealt with through the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol), since it is a judicial matter at the end of the day.
CAIRO: Mohamed Abdel Salam, legal advisor to the Grand Sheikh of Al-Azhar, said he did not participate in drafting a constitution that is against religion, adding that people who think that the new constitution is against religion are delusional.
The pro-Mohamed Morsy National Alliance to Support Legitimacy meets on Tuesday with a delegation from the European Union, which has arrived in Cairo on Sunday evening, in a three-day visit, during which they meet many officials, to discuss the latest developments of the situation in Egypt .
CAIRO: Youm7 and The Cairo Post will publish Tuesday the first in a series of exclusive Muslim Brotherhood private records, including the confessions of Mohammed Badie, Khairat el-Shater and Mohamed Morsi during the first transition period, the Brotherhood’s pressuring of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF), and their secret relationship with United States and the European Union.
CAIRO: Shaaban Abdel Alim, assistant secretary general of the Nour Party, ruled out running a referendum on the constitution in the coming period, referring to students’ protests.
FAYOUM, Egypt: Dozens of Muslim Brotherhood students in Fayoum University formed Tuesday a human chain in front of the faculty of science inside the campus and another one at the entrance to the Faculty of Archaeology, carrying banners condemning last week’s court ruling sentencing 14 young girls in Alexandria to 11 years in prison.
During his year as president, Egypt's Mohamed Morsi cultivated ties with Islamic radicals, making them a key support for his rule by pardoning dozens of jailed militants, restraining the military from an all-out offensive against jihadis in Sinai and giving their hard-line sheiks a platform to spread their rhetoric.
Hundreds of Cairo University students staged a march on Sunday against the violence that took place on Thursday and the killing of an Cairo University engineering student.
CAIRO: The Nour Party spokesperson said on Sunday that the approved constitution articles satisfy the party.
Egypt's prosecutor general called Sunday on the Egyptian Interpol to contact its international counterpart to request the arrest of hard-line Islamist Al-Gamaa Al-Islamiya's leading figure Assem Abdel-Maged, a judicial source stated.
Boulaq Aboel Ela Misdemeanor Court acquitted, Sunday, 16 defendants belonging to the Muslim Brotherhood from charges of assembling, thuggery, and disrupting public transport on the anniversary of the 6 October War victory.
Hundreds of Brotherhood students marched to Tahrir Square on Sunday afternoon in the complete absence of security forces. They prayed in the square and chanted slogans against the military. They also protested the killing of a fellow student.
CAIRO: A court in the Egyptian city of Alexandria is to hear an appeal on December 7 from 14 Islamist women protesters sentenced to 11 years in jail, their lawyer said Saturday.
The finished draft of Egypt's new constitution, which was opened to final voting Saturday, includes an article that will oblige the coming parliament to issue a law regulating the building and restoration of churches.
The National Alliance Supporting Legitimacy has called for a million-man demonstration titled “Egypt’s Liberals Are Stronger” for a week in solidarity with the Brotherhood girls of the so-called 7am Movement who were sent to prison.
CAIRO: The prohibition of religiously-based parties is a return to an article in the 1971 constitution, and may cause an appeal to the draft, according to Magdy Hemdan, a leader in the Democratic Front Party and National Salvation Front executive office member.
Scuffles broke out Saturday afternoon between hundreds of Muslim Brotherhood and Revolutionary Socialist students at the University of Alexandria.
Two judges deemed to be supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood are facing disciplinary action.
Judge Mohamed Sherine Fahmy, head of the committee interrogating Cairo Court of Appeal chief Ayman al-Wardany and Cairo Criminal Court chief Yehya Ismail, said both would face discplinary action over allegations they joined the Rabaa al-Adaweya sit-in in support of Islamist President Mohamed Morsy.
Activists take to the streets in downtown Cairo on Wednesday against a new protest law enforced with a string of arrests and the use teargas against crowds a day earlier