Egypt's election lacks candidates
Cairo, Egypt - With presidential elections fast approaching, Egyptian Field Marshal Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has officially declared his candidacy. But the field of potential candidates is thinning out as senior political figures and even candidates ...
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529 Reasons to Doubt Egyptian Justice
New York Times
CAIRO — It was the kind of mass death sentence that seems to come from another time and place. But the news on Monday that an Egyptian judge had handed down a verdict condemning 529 people to execution was all too real, even as the particulars of the ...
Egypt detainees 'routinely tortured'
Brutal beatings, sexual abuse, and electric shocks are being carried out on detainees, including teenage children, in Egypt, according to testimonies gathered by the BBC. As many 20,000 people are estimated to have been held since last July in a ...
Morsi's overthrow helps Egypt's pork farmers get their sizzle back
Five years ago, the Egyptian government culled most of Egypt's pig population, leaving Samir's family with nothing to serve. "It was very rare to find something to cook," Samir says. "We used to work one week on, one week off." But five months ago ...
Release Peter Greste: Tony Abbott appeals to acting Egyptian President Adly ...
Sydney Morning Herald
Mr Greste and his colleagues - bureau chief Canadian-Egyptian Mohamed Fadel and their Egyptian producer Baher Mohamed Fahmy - have been accused of conspiring with the Muslim Brotherhood to smear Egypt's reputation. He is also alleged to have ...
Egypt's Sisi quits army to run for president
Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, the general who ousted Egypt's first freely elected leader last July, has declared his candidacy for a presidential election he is expected to easily win. Wearing military fatigues and speaking in a nationally televised address ...
Sedki Sobhi sworn in as Egypt's new military chief
Egypt's new armed forces chief and defence minister has been sworn in, a day after Abdul Fattah al-Sisi resigned so he could stand for the presidency. Interim President Adly Mansour confirmed Gen Sedki Sobhi's appointment at the weekly cabinet meeting ...
Sisi's Replacement in Egypt Sworn In
Gen. Sedki Sobhi Sworn In As Egypt's New Military Chief
SCAF meeting tackles security situation in Egypt
Australia PM urges Egypt to free journalist
Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott has spoken to Egypt's interim President, Adly Mansour, and called for the release of Al Jazeera English correspondent Peter Greste. Greste is one of three Al Jazeera Englishstaff members who has been held in a ...
Egypt election build up amid rights crackdown
PM Abbott raises Greste's case with Egypt's President
Hundreds of Muslim Brotherhood supporters face death sentence: Will Egypt ...
(CNN) -- A court in Egypt has sentenced to death more than 500 supporters of the now-banned Muslim Brotherhood following violence that broke out in the southern city of Minya last August. The Egyptian Foreign Ministry puts the number of those sentenced ...
Muslim Brotherhood Trial: Egypt Court Sentences 529 Morsi Supporters To Death
Egypt: More than 500 sentenced to death in 'grotesque' ruling
Egypt court sentences 529 Muslim Brotherhood supporters to death
Christian Science Monitor
One dead, 529 convicted: a story of judicial revenge in Egypt
Christian Science Monitor
One resident of the dusty Upper Egypt town of 50,000 joked on Facebook this week: "Will anyone not sentenced to death in Mattay please like this status update so we can figure out how many of us are left?" The mass sentencing has prompted a furious ...