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CirCairo 2012 opened with dazzling performances in front of the Abdeen Palace last Thursday.
Demanding social justice, a rally of hundreds of university workers gathered outside the Cairo University dome
Political activist Alber Saber’s trial for contempt of religion postponed to 17 October
Following attempts by striking AUC students to lock the gates of the campus to prevent people from entering, the university’s administration elected to completely remove the gates to allow free traffic. Later on, it closed its campus and subsequently announced the university would suspend all operations until further notice. Photos by Hassan Ibrahim
March organized by 15 different movements in Tal’at Harb Saturday evening demanding the resignation of the ministry of interior and a new constitutional committee
Colour returns to Mahmoud Street
Workers are cleaning, paving and planting Tahrir square following the orders of Prime Minister Hisham Qandil who declared his intention to turn the square into a global tourist attraction. According to Qandil, the plans aim to upgrade the square that was the epicenter of the revolution against Mubarak’s rule at the beginning of 2011. Tahrir …
Protesters hurled rocks and the occasional Molotov cocktail while CSF forces replied with tear gas and charges with armoured trucks to force the crowds back.
Violent clashes broke between Central Security Forces (CSF) protecting the United States embassy in Garden City and protesters enraged the anti-Islamic film.
Protesters scaled the US Embassy walls and pulled down the American flag
Daily News Egypt takes a tour through the Beautiful Egyptian city “Al-Fayoum”
Only one block away from Tahrir square, a huge pink building is found. Racks of motherboards and other computer parts are scattered on the walls of the small shops of the four-floor building. Computers, mp3 players, and flash drives are only few examples of the products found there, in Al-Bustan Commercial Centre.
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.