Referendum on Egypt's constitution seen in December
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt will hold a referendum on an amended constitution in December, the group drafting it said on Tuesday, an important step in an army-backed roadmap meant to lead to elections. Hours before the timing of the referendum was ...
Egypt police fire water cannon to disperse rally, in first use of new anti ...
Egypt police clash with protesters in Cairo
Egypt's constitution panel members walk out over arrests
Egypt protests: New law condemned as 'repressive'
Human rights groups in Egypt have condemned a new law restricting public protests which has been signed by the interim President Adly Mansour. The law bans protests without prior police notification. Many believe the new legislation is aimed mainly at ...
The Times of Israel
Report: Egypt breaks up Mossad spy ring
Three spy networks were operating in Cairo and several other Egyptian cities gathering security and military intelligence, especially from the Sinai, according to Egyptian sources cited in a report by the Kuwaiti newspaper al-Rai on Tuesday. Egyptian ...
Egypt claims it exposed Mossad espionage ring
Arab Report: Egypt Arrests 'Mossad' Spies
Police Fire Water Cannon to Disperse Egypt Rallies
Egypt's police fired water cannons Tuesday to disperse two protests by dozens of secular anti-government activists in Cairo, the security forces' first implementation of a controversial new law forbidding protests held without a permit from authorities ...
Egypt police fire water cannons on protesters testing new law
Los Angeles Times
CAIRO -- Egypt's tough new anti-protest law got its first major test Tuesday when dozens of demonstrators gathered in the capital to protest harsh police tactics -- and were met with drenching water-cannon blasts. The anti-protest measure, which took ...
German author Abdel-Samad resurfaces in Egypt after kidnap fears
German author Abdel-Samad resurfaces in Egypt after kidnap fears. Hamed Abdel-Samad has been located in Cairo and is in the care of the German embassy. The German-Egyptian author, a recipient of death threats in the past, went missing on Sunday ...
Egypt investigates disappearance of author critical of Islam
German journalist 'kidnapped' in Egypt
Voice of America
Referendum on Egypt's Constitution Slated for December
Voice of America
CAIRO — Egypt will hold a referendum on an amended constitution in December, the group drafting it said on Tuesday, an important step in an army-backed roadmap meant to lead to elections. Hours before the timing of the referendum was announced, ...
Egypt referendum on constitution 'set for January'
A referendum on Egypt's amended constitution is likely to take place in January, the interim PM has said. Hazem Beblawi said the referendum would take place in the "second half of January" - later than expected. It is a key first step in the political ...
The Daily Star
Egypt Army Kills Leading Jihadi in Northern Sinai
Egyptian troops killed a leader of an al-Qaida inspired group in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula Tuesday, the latest blow to the myriad of militant organizations operating in the region, the military's spokesman said. Col. Ahmed Mohammed Ali said ...
Egypt army kills leading jihadist in northern Sinai Peninsula
Egypt army kills Sinai's most wanted jihadist
Soldiers Kill Leader of al-Qaida Ally in Egypt
Egypt police disperse first protest since new law passed
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian security forces on Monday fired tear-gas to disperse university students who had defied a new law that restricts demonstrations, the state news agency reported. Students of Al-Azhar University and Assiut University in Assiut ...