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Thousands of protesters gathered in Talaat Harb Sqaure in Down Town Cairo, rejecting the way president Mohamed Morsy is currently leading Egypt. The protest, which was held on Friday – August 30, was called for by Kamal Khalil, the famous leftist activist. Many socialist and communist parties and coalitions participated in the protest.
Following President Mohamed Morsy’s visit to China, several investment initiatives and trade deals were struck with the Asian production giant, and possibilities of a ‘Syrian Quintet’ were discussed. In all, seven lucrative co-operation deals aimed at developing Egypt’s industrial and technological sectors were signed, a $200 million loan from China geared at investment projects was …
As some political actors called for a “million-man protest” against the Muslim brotherhood and president Mohamed Morsy, dozens of protesters gathered at Nasr City Podium, Roxy Square and Al Etihadiya Presidential Palace on August 24 2012, calling for dissolving the Muslim brotherhood and criticising the way president Mohamed Morsy is currently leading Egypt.
As a truce is established between the warring Alawite and Sunni neighbourhoods in Tripoli, tensions remain high. Tripoli has been gripped by violence over the past week, as Sunni Muslims and Alawite Muslims have been engaged in street battles, killing a dozen people and prompting the involvement of the Lebanese army. Lebanon’s clashes are believed …
Violent clashes broke out at the Fairmont Nile City Towers in the Boulaq area near downtown Cairo today. The interior and emergency doors to the towers were sealed off until Central Security forces arrived to disperse the crowd. In the ensuing violence approximately ten cars were burned, as well as several motorcycles in the Nile City …
How will Muslims celebrate Ramadan in a year when Muslim minorities are suffering oppression in a number of countries worldwide?
Tens of non-contract Railway maintenance and workshop workers protested in Nagaa’ Hamady Railway station today. The protesters demanded better monthly salaries based on contracts, rather than the daily income they earn, which leaves them in danger of being fired from their jobs anytime.
A number of politicians, state officials and public figures attended the funeral of Omar Suleiman, the former vice president and spy-chief of Egypt, which was held at Al Nozha Mosque yesterday – 22 July. (Photos By Mohamed Omar)
On the 60th anniversary of the Egyptian revolution of July 23rd – 1952, arrived Hamdeen Sabahy to the grave of Gamal Abdul Nasser, in a Commemoration of his history and achievements. Hamdeen was surrounded by many of his supporters, who chanted for him and called him the true successor of Abdul Nasser. He also received an honorary shield from the …
Once again, the clash of the two football giants, Al Ahly and Al Zamalek, has ended in favor of Al Ahly; through a decisive header by Abu Treka.
Thousands gathered to bid farewell to the body of former intelligence chief and vice president Omar Suleiman on Saturday as his coffin draped with the Egyptian flag was drawn by horse carriage to outside of the Al-Rashdan Mosque in Nasr City.
Following the Supreme Constitutional Court’s rejection of the presidential decree last Tuesday –which had, briefly, re-instated the People’s Assembly– Islamist parties holding the majority of seats called for protests in Tahrir.