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‘Egyptian courts used to settle political scores’
It’s clear that charges against Muslim Brotherhood members are politically motivated since there is a vendetta between the military-backed authorities and the Muslim Brotherhood and it’s playing out in courts, journalist Shahira Amin told RT.

22.04.2014 11:30

Ancient wrestlers caught match-fixing by scientists
Modern-day professional wrestling has encountered its fair share of criticism for its questionable authenticity...but a newly revealed document shows that ancient athletes weren't so honest about their competitions, either.

19.04.2014 19:01

​Egypt: Violence & the struggle for power
As Egypt prepares for the first post-coup presidential elections, there is no sign to show that political violence is abating.

15.04.2014 11:58

Has Egypt learned the lesson of electing military leaders?
The predicted election as president of Field Marshal al-Sisi will lead to a new decade of rule by the country’s military junta, setting back again the will of the people and making the sacrifice of the victims of the 3-year-revolution meaningless.

10.04.2014 15:44

Muslim Brotherhood strikes back against Saudi link in UK probe
The Muslim Brotherhood urged the UK not to be swayed by “non-democratic” and hostile forces in the Middle East backing the military government in Cairo following Downing Street’s decision to launch a probe into the group over possible extremist links.

03.04.2014 09:29

Series of explosions kill 3 outside Cairo University (VIDEO)
A third blast has gone off near Cairo University, killing at least one. It follows two explosions which killed a police brigadier-general and a civilian during student protest.

02.04.2014 11:17

​UN hammers US human rights record on spying, torture, drones and death penalty
A UN report hammers the United States’ human rights record, denouncing vast surveillance, ongoing unaccountability for torture, deadly drone strikes, one of the world’s highest death penalty counts, and mass incarceration, among other black marks.

28.03.2014 01:29

Death sentences for Muslim Brotherhood members is an eye-opener for Egypt
Recent events in Egypt provide incontrovertible evidence that revolutions are pregnant with the potential for both progress and regress – and oftentimes end up harnessing both.

27.03.2014 05:59

‘This is no longer about the Muslim Brotherhood, it’s repression against all Egyptians’
The option for people is to go back onto the streets, to call for democracy and for criminals to be brought to justice for the crimes they’ve committed against all Egyptians, Alaa Mohamed, a spokesperson for British Egyptians for Democracy, told RT.

25.03.2014 12:28

Two huge pharaoh statues unveiled in Egypt
Archaeologists have revealed two massive statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III in the famous Egyptian city of Luxor, at their original sites in the funerary temple of the king, on the west bank of the Nile.

24.03.2014 12:29

Egypt court sentences 529 Muslim Brotherhood supporters to death
The Upper Egypt court has issued a death penalty to 529 supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood on charges of murder and inciting violence. Only 153 of those sentenced are currently in custody, the rest were tried in absentia.

24.03.2014 08:04

Blast hits tourist bus in Egypt's Sinai near Israeli border
An explosion has struck a tourist bus in Egypt's Sinai near the Israeli border. At least four people have been killed and 24 injured, the country’s Interior Ministry said.

16.02.2014 12:54

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