Monthly Archives: August 2014

Jailed Activists to Attend Funeral of Their Father – Prison Authority

Egypt’s Interior Ministry has decided to allow jailed political activists Alaa Abdel Fattah and Sanaa Seif temporarily out of prison to attend their father’s funeral, Mohamed Rateb, director of the Prison Authority, told Aswat Masriya on Thursday.

Father of the …

KUWAIT AMIR FULLY DESERVES U.N.’S HUMANITARIAN LEADER AWARD – EGYPTIAN ENVOY

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait, Aug 28 – The UN’s honouring of Kuwait’s Amir, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, as a ‘humanitarian leader’ is in “recognition of his huge and non-stop support of humanitarian work,” said the Egyptian ambassador to Kuwait.

An …

EGYPT ACCUSES FORMER PRESIDENT MORSI OF LEAKING CLASSIFIED DOCUMENTS TO QATAR

CAIRO, Egypt, Aug 28 – The Egyptian prosecution ordered on Wednesday, to temporarily detain former Islamist president, Mohamed Morsi, for 15 days, over charges of leaking “national security documents” to Qatar, official MENA news agency reported.

According to the report, …

EGYPT, ETHIOPIA AGREE ON CONTROVERSIAL DAM’S MECHANISMS

CAIRO, Egypt, Aug 28 – Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia have agreed on a mechanism, to carry out recommendations by the international experts committee, on the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, which caused tensions with Egypt, over its historic share of the Nile …

Egyptian Renowned Human Rights Lawyer Dies At 63

Ahmed Seif Hamad, an acclaimed human rights lawyer and leftist activist, passed away on Wednesday in a Cairo hospital. He was 63.

His family issued a statement on Facebook saying he died this afternoon after struggling with illness.

Hamad was …