Quantcast
Home » Topics » cairo court

Egyptian jailed for Facebook Islam insult

An Egyptian court sentenced a man to three years in jail with hard labour on Saturday for insulting Islam in postings on Facebook, the official MENA news agency reported. The Cairo court found that Ayman Yusef Mansur “intentionally insulted the dignity of the Islamic religion and attacked it with insults…

Egypt’s ex-tourism minister gets 3-year jail term

CAIRO — A Cairo court sentenced former tourism minister Zuheir Garana on Sunday to three years in prison for illegally issuing operating licences to tourism companies, the state news agency MENA reported. Garana had been previously convicted in May on different corruption charges to five years in prison. He is…

Egypt to strip men married to Israelis of citizenship

CAIRO — A Cairo court on Saturday upheld a ruling to strip Egyptian men married to Israeli women of their citizenship in a case that has highlighted national sentiment towards Israel. Judge Mohammed al-Husseini, sitting on the Supreme Administrative Court, said the interior ministry must ask the cabinet to take…

Google+