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Egypt: Are foreign journalists lying? | Egypt

Foreign journalists are under attack in Egypt - they are accused of bias and of ignoring facts, and many of them have been detained, attacked and some even killed.<p>Egypt's State Information Service released a statement to journalists on Saturday, detailing what it sees as media bias.<p>"Media coverage …

A spectacular fall from grace for Egypt's Brotherhood

By Mohamad Ali Harissi (AFP)<p>CAIRO — Just two years ago, Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood won the country’s first free elections, but now many in the …

Ideological split across Arab world (AFP/Graphic)

Christian churches and properties attacked around the country

Further reports of Christian churches and properties around the country being attacked have emerged following the dispersal of the sit-ins near Rabaa …

Ministry of Interior account hacked

The Ministry of Interior’s (MOI) official twitter account (@moiegy) was hacked on Friday afternoon.<p>The first tweet indicating the hacking of the …

Tamarod aims to ban US aid and cancel Camp David peace treaty

The Tamarod (Rebellion) campaign joined the Emna’<p>Maouna (Ban the Aid) campaign to stop the US aid to Egypt, on Saturday, according to their official …

Foreign ministry to the world: Egypt is experiencing terrorist attacks

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has activated a working group to explain its version of current events in Egypt to the world.<p>The ministry has also …

Al-Jihadeya Al-Salafeya leader Al-Zawahiri captured

Mohamed Al-Zawahiri, the brother of Al-Qaeda leader Ayman Al-Zawahiri, and high-ranking leader of militant group Al-Jihadeya Al-Salafeya (The Salafi …

Armed forces condemn Brotherhood ‘lies’

The armed forces denied what it described as “lies and invalid claims” made by the Muslim Brotherhood and Al-Jazeera news channel, regarding the …

Egypt is not a weak state: Presidential press conference

The presidency held a press conference Saturday afternoon to address their stance concerning the current situation since Wednesday’s dispersal of the …

Grand Imam of Al-Azhar: Legitimacy will not be gained by blood or chaos

Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Ahmed Al-Tayeb told the Muslim Brotherhood that legitimacy could not be gained by “blood or chaos,” in a statement on Saturday …

Fahmy: Any threat to cut aid to Egypt is unacceptable

Nabil Fahmy said on Sunday that while Egypt is grateful for aid and assistance from abroad, any threat to cut this aid is unacceptable. He stressed …

Council of Egyptian Churches rejects foreign intervention

The Council of Egyptian Churches rejected foreign interference in domestic affairs in a statement issued on Saturday evening.<p>The council, which …

National Council for Motherhood and Childhood to protect all Egyptian children

By Nourhan Dakroury<p>The National Council for Motherhood and Childhood released a statement on Sunday announcing that it has presented a memo to the …

Morsi regime blew its chances: Al-Sisi

By Nourhan Dakroury<p>The military gave Mohamed Morsi’s regime multiple chances to be included in talks following his ouster, Defence Minister Abdel …

MB denies ‘justification’ for Coptic attacks

Muslim Brotherhood spokesman Ahmad Aref has denied accusations of incitement of violence against Christians by the interim presidency.<p>Presidential …

What is happening in Egypt?

For the past three weeks, most Egyptians have been living in fear; the Coptic community more than any other group.<p>Since the ousting of Mohamed Morsi …