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Ibrahim Eissa found not guilty of contempt of religion

Ibrahim Eissa found not guilty of contempt of religion

Journalist and television host Ibrahim Eissa (AFP File Photo)

Journalist and television host Ibrahim Eissa
(AFP File Photo)

TV presenter and Editor-in-Chief of El-Tahrir newspaper Ibrahim Eissa has been found not guilty of contempt of religion by the Dokki Misdemeanour Court.

The issue dates back to November 2012, when …

Abu Islam’s prison verdict reduced

Abu Islam’s prison verdict reduced

Egyptian cleric Ahmed Abdullah also known as Abu Islam speaks to the press as he arrives at court for the opening session of his trial in Cairo, on September 30, 2012 (AFP File/ Khaled Desouki )

Egyptian cleric Ahmed Abdullah also known as Abu Islam speaks to the press as he arrives at court for the opening session of his trial in Cairo, on September 30, 2012
(AFP File/ Khaled Desouki )

The Nasr City Misdemeanour …

Foreign Minister discusses issues facing Muslim World in OIC address

Foreign Minister discusses issues facing Muslim World in OIC address

Minister of Foreign Affairs Nabil Fahmy outlined Egypt’s position on several regional and international issues relating to the Muslim World during his speech at the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation’s (OIC) 40th Council of Foreign Ministers. (Photo courtesy of Ministry of Foreign Affairs)

Minister of Foreign Affairs Nabil Fahmy at the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation’s (OIC) 40th Council of Foreign Ministers.
(Photo courtesy of Ministry of Foreign Affairs)

Minister of Foreign Affairs Nabil Fahmy outlined Egypt’s position on several regional and international issues …

Contempt of religion verdict criticised

The continued trying if citizens who express their opinions regarding religious matters is a consecration of the “huge” restrictions imposed against freedom of expression in Egypt, the Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression (AFTE) said on Monday.

AFTE released …

Egyptian authorities recapture Islamist-held town

Morsi supporters had held Delga since his overthrow in July and unleashed a campaign of terror against Christian minority

Egyptian authorities have finally recaptured a town in central Egypt that had been under the control of hardline supporters of ex-president …