Tag Archives: 3 July

Egypt braces for Morsi’s trial

Egypt braces for Morsi’s trial

Ousted President Mohamed Morsi  (AFP Photo)

Ousted President Mohamed Morsi
(AFP Photo)

Ousted President Mohamed Morsi must appear in court and be granted access to a lawyer and all his defence rights, said Amnesty International in a Sunday statement.

Amnesty’s statement comes one day ahead of …

Mansour in Kuwait, ahead of UAE visit

Mansour in Kuwait, ahead of UAE visit

Interim president Adly Mansour (AFP File Photo)

Interim president Adly Mansour
(AFP File Photo)

Interim President Adly Mansour held talks with Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Wednesday, after arriving with an Egyptian delegation in Kuwait, as part of a two-stop tour.

Mansour and the …

Rafah border crossing shut again

Rafah border crossing shut again

 Palestinian children sit with their family as they wait to cross into Egypt at the Rafah crossing terminal in the southern Gaza Strip on the border with Egypt on October 22, 2013. (AFP PHOTO)

Palestinian children sit with their family as they wait to cross into Egypt at the Rafah crossing terminal in the southern Gaza Strip on the border with Egypt on October 22, 2013.
(AFP PHOTO)

Egyptian authorities closed down the Rafah …

Cabinet approves formation of 30 June investigative committee

The cabinet of ministers has approved the formation of a committee to “investigate the facts, document and collect information” regarding the events that have occurred since 30 June.

The Egyptian Council for Human Rights has been appointed to be the …

Protesters clash with residents in Rabaa Al-Adaweya

Protesters clash with residents in Rabaa Al-Adaweya

Egyptian supporters of the deposed president Mohamed Morsi carry a giant poster bearing his portrait during a demonstration against the government in Cairo on August 2, 2013.  (AFP Photo)

Egyptian supporters of the deposed president Mohamed Morsi carry a giant poster bearing his portrait during a demonstration against the government in Cairo on August 2, 2013.
(AFP Photo)

Violence broke out between Nasr City residents and supporters of ousted …