Egypt's new breed of hijab-clad superheroine
She's got comic strip superpowers, fights for justice and gives bad guys a hard time. If this makes you think of Catwoman, then think again - for this is a new kind of superheroine with a visible difference. Meet Qahera - the hijab-wearing Egyptian ...
Egypt Court Cuts Sentences on Islamist Women
(CAIRO) — Egyptian authorities released Saturday two dozen Islamist women and girls convicted for staging a street protest after an appeals court reduced their harsh penalties, including prison terms of 11 years, to suspended sentences. The initial ...
Egypt Releases 21 Female Protesters
Egyptian court overturns sentences of 14 women jailed for pro-Morsy protest
Women pro-Morsi protesters freed in Egypt
Egypt's Sinai: Trafficking, torture and fear
North Sinai, Egypt - Puckered flesh has knitted across Idriss' shoulder, masking the deep gash below. Four months earlier, his captors had scooped the skin out with a blade. The back of his Eritrean companion, Birikti, is seared with scars. The men had ...
Pro-Morsi protest women freed after Egypt court ruling
Fourteen women jailed in Egypt over a protest in support of ousted President Mohammed Morsi have been freed after an appeal court ruling. Seven juveniles jailed over the protest last month in Alexandria have also been released, on three months' probation.
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Egypt court reduces controversial sentences against female protesters
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Saad said the lawyers will still appeal the decision before Egypt's highest appeals court, the court of Cassation, asking that the convictions be overturned completely. The women and girls, who belonged to a newly established group called the "7 am ...
Egypt stops Morsi prison visits over 'incitement' messages
Egypt's interior ministry says it will no longer allow visits to Mohammed Morsi, who has been detained since being deposed as president in July. Ministry spokesman Col Gamal Mokhtar said Mr Morsi had delivered messages "inciting violence" to a team of ...
NO WONDER the traffic in Egypt is permanently clogged. In the three years since a revolution ended the 30-year rule of Hosni Mubarak, the country's prisons have been bustling way-stations. Restless politics keeps incarcerating new batches of ...
Egypt may need Islamist support for new way forward
Icons of Egypt's 2011 Revolution Sent to Trial
Egypt police brutality 'unchecked'
How Egypt's Gen. al-Sisi Won TIME's Person of the Year Poll
When TIME announced on Thursday that Egypt's Defense Minister, Gen. Abdul Fattah al-Sisi, had topped TIME's 2013 Person of the Year poll with more than 440,000 votes his supporters were triumphant. Ahmed Abu Hashima, an Egyptian steel magnate and ...
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Twerk this! Egypt's Sisi tops Miley in Time readers' poll
Egypt's General El-Sisi voted Person of the Year by 'Time' readers
Egypt: sentences overturned for 21 women accused of sabotage
An appeals court in Egypt has overturned sentences given to 21 women, accused of taking part in a protest in support of deposed President Mohamed Mursi in November. The group, which includes seven minors, appeared in court inside a cage, some ...
Egypt: Sentence of "7 Am" Girls Reduced to One-Year - State TV
Egypt appeals court releases 21 pro-Morsi female protesters
An appeals court in Egypt has ordered the release of 14 women and seven girls who were jailed over a protest in support of ousted president Mohammed Morsi. The women had initially been sentenced to 11 years' imprisonment for taking part in the ...