John Baird flies to Egypt to seek Mohamed Fahmy's release
Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird left for Egypt late Monday evening to push for the release of Canadian-Egyptian journalist Mohamed Fahmy, CBC News has learned. Baird, who has since arrived in Egypt, is expected to discuss the issue with government ...
Canada's foreign minister on way to Egypt to push for journalist's release
Canada's top envoy to go to Egypt to free journalist
Baird to push Egypt to release journalist
Egypt: Hosni Mubarak fraud conviction overturned
A court in Egypt has overturned the convictions for embezzlement of former President Hosni Mubarak and his two sons and ordered a retrial. Mr Mubarak was jailed for three years in May after being found guilty of fraudulently billing the government for ...
Egypt's high court overturns last conviction against Mubarak
Egypt's judicial politics
Egypt's ex-President Mubarak set to go free?
Britain Opens Egypt Trade Mission, Largest in Over a Decade
Britain launched its largest trade mission to Egypt in over a decade on Tuesday, involving more than 40 companies from the top foreign investor in the Arab world's most populous country. The meeting in a palace-turned-hotel focused on developing the ...
Shock ruling in Egypt "bathhouse" trial
CAIRO -- A Cairo court acquitted 26 men on Monday who had been accused of "debauchery" in a rare victory for Egypt's gay community that has of late faced an increasingly oppressive police crackdown. The defendants had faced between 1-9 years in ...
Egypt's crackdown on gays includes disturbing medical exam
Egypt court clears men accused of bathhouse 'debauchery'
Egypt Acquits Men in Gay Bathhouse Raid Trial
Egyptian Muslim Group Warns Charlie Hebdo: Don't Publish New Issue
CAIRO — An influential Muslim institution in Egypt has warned the French satirical magazine that was attacked by Islamist militants last week against publishing its new issue, which features a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad on its cover. Egypt's ...
Egypt's Grand Mufti warns Charlie Hebdo against publishing new Mohammad ...
Egypt's Grand Mufti Warns Charlie Hebdo Not To Publish 'Racist' Muhammad ...
Egypt clerics warn French journal over planned cartoon
The Rise And Fall Of Egypt's Democracy
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Morsi's background was from the Muslim Brotherhood, a group which also won parliamentary seats in the new Egyptian Parliament. During Morsi's brief tenure, Egypt experienced freedoms it had never seen, from freedom of press and the ability to criticize ...
Watchdog: Student jailed in Egypt's crackdown on atheism
"Atheists are one of Egypt's least-protected minorities, although the constitution ostensibly guarantees freedom of belief and expression," said Sarah Leah Whitson, HRW's Middle East and North Africa director. "Egyptian authorities need to be guided by ...
Egypt: 3-Year Sentence for Atheist
Student is given jail sentence in Egypt for declaring himself an atheist on ...
Egyptian student gets 3 years in jail for coming out as atheist on FB
Egyptian Authorities Release a Morsi Adviser
New York Times
CAIRO — Egyptian authorities on Sunday released, for the first time, one of the advisers to ousted President Mohamed Morsi who were detained with him at the time of the military takeover on July 3, 2013. The reasons for the release or its timing were ...
Khaled Al-Qazzaz reportedly released from custody in Egypt
Adviser of Egypt's Ousted Islamist President Released
Egypt Muslim authority slams new Charlie Hebdo Mohammed cartoon
Cairo (AFP) - Egypt's state sponsored Islamic authority on Tuesday denounced as a provocation the planned publication of another cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed in the new issue of French magazine Charlie Hebdo. "This action is an unjustified ...
Egypt's Top Islamic Cleric Warns 'Charlie Hebdo'
Human Rights Watch
Egypt: 26 Acquitted of Homosexual Conduct
Human Rights Watch
Government prosecutors have appealed the decision, the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR), a nongovernmental group, reported, but authorities released all 26 men. This is the first time since 2011 that a trial court is known to have handed ...