Egypt's ex-VP calls campaign against him 'fascist'
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's former vice president and democracy advocate Mohammed ElBaradei lashed out Sunday against what he called a "fascist" security-organized media campaign against him because of his calls for an inclusive political process.
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The families of two Canadians staging a hunger strike in an Egyptian prison said Sunday that Egyptian authorities have extended their detention for another 45 days. Tarek Loubani and John Greyson have been held without charges in Egypt since Aug.
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Canadians on hunger strike in Egyptian jail claim they were beaten
In their statement, posted on the website of a friend, Greyson and Loubani said they were arrested after watching a pro-Morsi protest near their hotel that turned into Egypt's fourth state-led massacre since the overthrow of Mohamed Morsi in July ...
'Winter of Discontent' Picked as Egypt's Oscar Contender
Egypt has selected Ibrahim El Batout's eye-opening drama “Winter of Discontent,” about the events that led up to the Tahrir Square uprising, as its candidate for the foreign-language film Academy Award race. Get Academy Award News and alerts free to ...
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Statement from Canadians detained in Egypt: John Greyson and Dr. Tarek ...
We never planned to stay in Egypt longer than overnight. We arrived in Cairo on the 15th with transit visas and all the necessary paperwork to proceed to our destination: Gaza. Tarek volunteers at Al-Shifa Hospital in Gaza, and brings people with him ...
Egypt says transition to end by next spring
Egypt's foreign minister has said the transitional phase of government in Egypt should end "by next spring", replacing leaders appointed after the army deposed the democratically elected President Mohamed Morsi in July. The Egyptian army toppled Morsi, ...
New Egyptian government to be in place by spring, foreign minister says
Egypt's foreign minister says transitional government phase to end by spring
Egypt's transitional government to end next spring, Foreign Minister says in ...
John Greyson and Tarek Loubani: Egypt seeks to charge detained Canadians
One day after hopes were raised for the release of two Canadians detained in a Cairo jail, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said that charges were being pursued against them in a continuing investigation that could prolong their stay behind bars. Toronto ...
Egypt foreign minister: Transitional govt to end by spring
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Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy said Saturday that the transitional phase of the government in Egypt should end "by next spring," replacing leaders appointed after the army ousted President Mohamed Morsi in July. The Egyptian army, headed by Gen.
Canadians describe detention in Cairo jail, demand 'due process, not cockroaches'
Baird, who says he also broached the subject with Egypt's foreign minister in another meeting earlier in the week, said he looks forward to receiving updates on the status of the pair's detention in the "very near future." A spokeswoman for Lynne ...
2 Canadian men remain behind bars in Egypt
TORONTO Two Canadians on a hunger strike in an Egyptian prison said Saturday they were beaten and have been subjected to degrading treatment since being detained at the height of violent protests in Cairo last month. Tarek Loubani and John Greyson ...