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New Egyptian constitution to be voted on in November

A new Egyptian constitution replacing the one suspended on president Mohamed Morsi’s ouster will be put to a referendum by November’s end, a spokesman for the panel drafting the charter said Sunday. The new charter would lead to parliamentary and then presidential elections by mid-2014 according to a timetable set…

Egyptian farmer arrested for naming donkey after top general

An Egyptian farmer has been arrested for putting the name of the country’s military chief General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and an army cap on his donkey, state media said Saturday. Omar Abu al-Magd Ali al-Saghir, 31, was arrested late on Friday in the central province of Qena for allegedly insulting…

Egypt’s interim authorities extend state of emergency

Egypt’s interim authorities on Thursday extended a state of emergency in force since mid-August by another two months because of the country’s continued insecurity. President Adly Mansour had initially announced a month-long state of emergency on August 14, at a time when deadly unrest swept Egypt as police dispersed two…

Egyptian military court jails 51 members of the Muslim Brotherhood

An Egypt military court Tuesday gave a life sentence to a Muslim Brotherhood member and sentenced 51 more to jail for attacking soldiers in Suez following Mohamed Morsi’s July ouster. The sentences come as army helicopters killed eight militants and wounded 15 in intensive air strikes in the restive Sinai…

Palestinian activist arrested for selling ‘Morsi perfume’

Palestinian security services have arrested an Islamist sympathiser in the West Bank for selling perfume named in honour of Egypt’s ousted president Mohamed Morsi, family members said on Thursday. Islambuli Badir, a 36-year-old member of Islamist movement Hamas, was arrested during a raid on his perfume shop in the town…

Egypt’s media line up behind state against Muslim Brotherhood

Egypt’s media, both public and private, have lined up behind the government in portraying its fight against the Muslim Brotherhood as a “war on terror” and vilifying foreign journalists. As police and troops chase down members of the Islamist group, from which ousted president Mohamed Morsi hails, the media have…

Senators call for Egypt aid cut after this week’s ‘massacre’

US lawmakers on Sunday called for cutting off military aid to Egypt after its security forces killed hundreds of supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi in a four-day “massacre.” US Senator John McCain, who called for suspending the $1.3 billion in annual aid to the military after it overthrew Morsi…

Islamists kill two Egyptian police officers

Supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi launched attacks on police posts in two provinces on Thursday, killing at least two policemen, security officials said. A 21-year-old policeman was fatally shot in the chest and arm in the North Sinai town of Al-Arish after gunmen attacked the Police Club. Another…

Muslims celebrate Eid amid threat of violence

Muslims marked the Eid al-Fitr festival Thursday with feasts and prayers, even as bombings killed dozens of people in Asia and the threat of fresh violence loomed in the Middle East. A suicide bomber killed 38 people and wounded 50 others, most of them policemen attending the funeral of a…

Seven killed, 261 wounded in Cairo clashes

Egyptian security forces clashed with supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi overnight, leaving seven people dead, health officials said on Tuesday, overshadowing a visit by a senior US envoy. The clashes in the heart of Cairo and in adjacent Giza were the first to rock the Egyptian capital since dozens…

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