Interim President Adly Mansour announced on Sunday the formation of a fact-finding committee to investigate violent events following 30 June protests.
The head of Egypt's constitutional drafting committee, Amr Moussa, said that he is not willing to run in upcoming presidency elections, expressing his support for Egypt's military chief, Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi, if he runs.
Egyptian Interim President Adly Mansour hinted Sunday that the country's army chief, Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi, is still deciding whether or not to run for the presidency amid the soaring popularity of the general following Mohamed Morsi's ouster.
Egyptians may be revving up to vote on the constitutional referendum, but many political activists say that what follows is just as important. Will voters choose their new president first or will begin by voting in parliamentary representatives?
CAIRO: Ibn Khaldun Center for Development Studies is going to monitor the constitution referendum process in France, U.S., and Saudi Arabia, Ibn Khaldun executive director Dalia Zeyada told Youm7 on Monday
Catherine Ashton, the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President of the Commission, has expressed concern about the sentencing of three activists to three years in prison in Egypt.
The Burg Al-Arab Misdemeanour Court referred ousted president Mohamed Morsi’s case involving the deception of the Egyptian people back to the prosecutor’s office, citing its lack of jurisdiction on Monday, according to state-run Al-Ahram.
CAIRO, Dec 23 (Aswat Masriya) Police forces and a number of civilians teamed up to disperse a protest organized by students sympathetic to the Muslim Brotherhood at Ain Shams University on Monday, the state news agency said.
Interim President Adly Mansour has called on Egyptian women to take part in the referendum on the newly amended Constitution.
CAIRO: Toppled president Hosni Mubarak expressed happiness following a Cairo Criminal Court verdict freeing his sons Alaa and Gamal of charges filed against them in the pilots’ housing corruption case, sources close to Mubarak said.
A number of Egyptian political groups have made renewed calls on the authorities to push for the release of Egyptian lawyer Ahmed El-Gizawi, who has been imprisoned in Saudi Arabia since 2012.
CAIRO: Interim President Adly Mansour will hold sessions to discuss the transitional roadmap set out following the ousting of former President Mohamed Morsi, a presidency source told Youm7.
Two liberal Egyptian political parties, the Free Egyptians Party and the Democratic Front Party, announced their merger on Saturday afternoon.
An Egyptian misdemeanour court sentenced on Sunday three leading Egyptian activists to three years in jail and an LE50,000 fine each for charges including organising illegal protests, judicial sources told Ahram Online.
CAIRO: Interim President Adly Mansour is scheduled to start a dialogue with different political parties to discuss the roadmap.
Ten human rights organizations denounced the raid of the Egyptian Center for Economic and Social Rights headquarters in the early hours of Thursday, and arresting head of the documentary films’ unit in addition to other employees.
CAIRO: The Egyptian people are unable to reclaim Mubaraks’ “looted” funds due to a recent Swiss government decision to renew the freeze 700 million franks, said constitutional jurist Essam al-Islamboly.
CAIRO: Members of the Reform and Development Party (RDP) criticized the presidency for not inviting them to the social dialogue conference held Thursday, said the Deputy Head of the party in a press release, Thursday.
The State Commissioners Authority on Thursday recommended not to accept the lawsuit depriving members of the dissolved National Democratic Party (NDP) from practicing politics for 10 years.
The deposed leader and thirty five co-defendants – including prominent members of his Muslim Brotherhood and former presidential advisers – will face trial for "collaborating with foreign organisations to commit terrorist acts in Egypt, revealing defence secrets to a foreign country, funding terrorists and military training to achieve the purposes of the international organisation of the Brotherhood," a statement by the prosecutor-general's office said.
If Minister of Defence Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi decides not to run for the presidency, “we will make him run,” said former presidential candidate and Constituent Assembly head Amr Moussa.
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