Manar Mohsen
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On International Right to Know Day, Egypt continues to grapple with freedom of information
With the right to information guaranteed in the constitution, future of laws and implementation remains uncertain
Manar Mohsen
September 28, 2013
Constituent Assembly bans formation of political parties on religious grounds
“The committee amended Article 54, which pertains to the establishment of political parties, banning the formation or activities of a party that are based on religious grounds,” Salmawy said.
Manar Mohsen
September 25, 2013
Tamarod joins calls for a mixed political system in the new constitution
Group says constitutional committee should create a parliamentary-presidential system of governance
Manar Mohsen
September 21, 2013
One dead, 34 injured nationwide during Friday’s pro-Morsi rallies
Pro-Morsi groups see small-scale clashes and turnout for Friday demonstrations
Manar Mohsen
September 21, 2013
The Grand Mufti and Al-Nour Party oppose proposed amendments to Sharia-related articles in the constitution
Controversy surrounds the 50-strong constitutional committee as its members discuss amending articles that pertain to Sharia in the suspended 2012 constitution
Manar Mohsen
September 18, 2013
Presidential decree forms Supreme Electoral Committee
President Mansour forms the Supreme Electoral Committee in anticipation of a constitutional referendum
Manar Mohsen
September 11, 2013
Case of suspected fatal torture by police reported
Many questions remain unanswered over a new case of police brutality
Manar Mohsen
September 11, 2013
Supreme Press Council moves to amend constitutional articles on freedom of speech
Supreme Press Council and the Press Syndicate rush to change a constitution that they say limits the freedom and independence of the press
Manar Mohsen
September 11, 2013
Hesham Qandil’s advisor released on bail
Omar Al-Zuhair, advisor to the former prime minister, is released on bail pending investigation
Manar Mohsen
September 7, 2013
Fahmy joins a diplomatic forum on the Middle East in Paris
FM Nabil Fahmy to meet with US Secretary of State John Kerry and French FM Laurent Fabius to discuss Palestine, Syria and Egypt
Manar Mohsen
September 7, 2013
Interior Minister sacks head of the Prisons Authority
Interior Minister reshuffles the Ministry’s leadership amid accusations of misconduct and negligence
Manar Mohsen
September 4, 2013
Al Azhar Grand Imam meets Arab Parliament delegation
Al Azhar Grand Imam Al-Tayeb and Arab Parliament President Al Jarwan discuss promoting stability and unity in the region
Manar Mohsen
September 4, 2013
FM Nabil Fahmy meets unofficial group of ‘Egyptian ambassadors’
A group dedicated to “popular diplomacy” seeks help from the Foreign Ministry
Manar Mohsen
September 4, 2013
Al-Beltagy detained for 15 days
Muslim Brotherhood leader faces a myriad of charges following his arrest on Thursday
Manar Mohsen
August 31, 2013
Morsi supporters call for civil disobedience and mass rallies on Friday
The National Alliance to Support Legitimacy announces plans for mass protests and civil disobedience with the call of “regaining the January 25th Revolution”
Manar Mohsen
August 28, 2013
Prosecutor general renews detention for 888 pro-Morsi protesters
Protesters apprehended during the dispersal of the Rabaa Al-Adaweya and Al-Nahda Square sit-ins face another 15 days of detention
Manar Mohsen
August 28, 2013
Turkey and Qatar urge Egypt to return to the ballot box, release Morsi
FMs Davutoğlu and Al-Attiyah say that “legitimacy must return to Egypt”
Manar Mohsen
August 24, 2013
Rafah border reopened five days after militant attack
Strict provisions outline which and when Palestinians can cross the Rafah border
Manar Mohsen
August 24, 2013
No reconciliation with terrorists: NCW
National Council for Women voices its support for police and armed forces crack down on Muslim Brotherhood
Manar Mohsen
August 21, 2013
Foreign minister meets with EU envoy and UN official in Cairo
Fahmy discusses situation in Egypt with EU envoy as EU-Egypt relations come under review, tells UN official that Egypt is angered by outside world “disregarding truth” of situation
Manar Mohsen
August 21, 2013
Foreign minister meets with EU envoy in Cairo
Fahmy discusses situation in Egypt with EU envoy as EU-Egypt relations come under review
Manar Mohsen
August 21, 2013
Human rights groups call for accountability for Wednesday’s violence
Amnesty International and Alkarama demand investigation of “unwarranted lethal force”
Manar Mohsen
August 17, 2013
Al-Dostour Party defends ElBaradei, NSF spokesperson resigns
Al-Dostour Party calls attacks on ElBaradei “a smear campaign,” as NSF spokesperson resigns over security crackdown on Morsi supporters
Manar Mohsen
August 16, 2013
Health Ministry raises death toll of Wednesday’s clashes to 638
Ministry spokesman says 288 of the dead were killed in Rabaa Al-Adaweya
Manar Mohsen
August 16, 2013
Security Council calls for maximum restraint in Egypt
UNSC holds a closed emergency meeting to discuss the situation in Egypt
Manar Mohsen
August 16, 2013
11 arrested for Saturday violence in Minya
Prosecutor General charges 11 suspects following attacks in Bani Ahmed
Manar Mohsen
August 7, 2013
Protesters clash with residents in Rabaa Al-Adaweya
Residents face violence after attempting to remove a blockade belonging to the Rabaa sit-in
Manar Mohsen
August 7, 2013
Morsi supporters fail to extend sit-ins
Morsi supporters clash with police and civilians as they attempt to extend protests, interior ministry offers safe exit to law-abiding Morsi supporters
Manar Mohsen
August 3, 2013
Tamarod attacks Third Square for ‘fragmenting Egyptian people
Tamarod accuses Third Square of having Islamist tendencies, criticises its stance on the military
Manar Mohsen
July 31, 2013
Brotherhood holds forces behind 30 June responsible for Saturday clashes
127 dead and 4,500 injured, 700 of which suffered gunshot wounds and 3,500 injured due to tear gas in violence on Saturday
Manar Mohsen
July 28, 2013

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