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Following elections, Brotherhood loosens grip on Doctors Syndicate

Doctors’ Syndicate elections on Friday ended the Muslim Brotherhood’s nearly three decade-long monopoly of the syndicate, with candidates opposing the...

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Eyewitness website disputes military narrative of Maspero violence

Following 9 October’s deadly violence near the state television building, also known as Maspero, the state-owned media has only presented...

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Army is responsible for Maspero bloodshed, says human rights lawyer

The autopsies of 17 people killed in Sunday’s violence near the Maspero TV building show the army is entirely responsible...

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Eyewitnesses claim military threw protesters' bodies into the Nile

Angry Copts at the Cathedral of St. Mark in Cairo claim that the military threw the bodies of dead protesters...

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Copts congregate at cathedral ahead of victims' funeral

Thousands of Copts protested against the ruling military council on Monday, after violence Sunday night left 24 killed during a...

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Recent amendments may fail to ensure fair elections

Egypt’s ruling generals on Saturday agreed to cancel a controversial provision barring members of political parties from running as independents....

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Recently amended anti-NDP law could target revolutionaries

The military backed interim government has approved recent amendments to the controversial Treachery Law, which aims to prevent remnants of...

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Monday’s papers: The king is dead. Long live the king

It’s nearly eight months now since a popular uprising toppled former President Hosni Mubarak, but Monday’s newspapers show that some...

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Political parties divided after some sign document in support of military council

Political parties and movements across the spectrum are deeply divided over the meeting on Saturday that gathered Armed Forces Chief...

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Military seeking to hamstring parliament through elections law amendments, say politicians

The new amendments to the electoral law, approved on Sunday by the military-backed cabinet, will enable Egypt’s military rulers to...

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Amnesty International urges Egypt to release detained blogger

International human rights watchdog Amnesty International has urged Egypt’s military rulers to immediately release a detained blogger who has been...

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Jounalists defy gag order on Tantawi's secret court testimony

A number of national and international news outlets, as well as several bloggers, have published reports on the testimony of...

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Martyrs' lawyers request new judge in Mubarak trial

A group of lawyers representing the families of those killed in the 25 January uprising have filed a request with...

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Judicial reform hits a bump as judges propose conflicting draft laws

As a pivotal draft law regulating Egypt’s judiciary is debated, judges face a crucial challenge in agreeing on its nuances...

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