Posts Tagged: Egypt

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Majority of Egyptians undecided over presidential vote; poll

Egypt’s presidential elections are slated for May 26 and 27. The Egyptian Center for Public Opinion Research, Baseera, conducted a public opinion po...
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Gay Egyptian men get 8 years in prison, forced to undergo medical tests to confirm homosexuality

A court in Egypt sentenced four men to up to eight years in prison on Monday for practicing homosexuality, a judicial official said. Those accused of ...
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Haifa Wehbe accused of being 100% Egyptian, not Lebanese

Controversial Egyptian lawyer Nabih Al Wahsh, who’s famous for filing lawsuits against celebs, denied that he’s been taken into custody for blasph...
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Triple bombing in central Cairo

Two bombs targeting security posts near Cairo University exploded in quick succession on Wednesday killing a police general, followed by a third blast...
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Sisi Yes, Morsi No: Sisi quits military to run for President

Egypt’s army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said Wednesday he had he quit the military to run for president, in a widely anticipated move almost nin...
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Over 500 Morsi supporters sentenced to death in Egypt

Defendants’ relatives reacted with horror as the verdicts were announced A court in Egypt has sentenced 528 supporters of ousted Islamist Presid...
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3 Arab countries recall envoys from Qatar for backing MB

Three Arab countries recalled their ambassadors from Qatar over its perceived meddling in regional affairs, an unprecedented step that roiled regional...
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Sisi says 'can't ignore' public call to run for president

Egypt’s military chief gave his strongest indication yet that he intends to run for president, saying Tuesday that he can’t turn his back if Egypt...
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Egypt Names Industrialist And Minister As Premier

CAIRO — An industrialist who rose to prominence during the Mubarak era was named as Egypt’s new prime minister on Tuesday, a day after his predece...
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Egyptian cabinet resigns in surprise move

Egyptian Prime Minister Hazem el-Beblawi announced Monday that his cabinet was resigning, marking yet another abrupt shift in a nation that has been w...