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Egypt unrest

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

‘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

Three years after revolution there is little to celebrate in Egypt
Both the Egyptian interim government and the Muslim Brotherhood have themselves to blame for the poor security situation in the country, Egyptian journalist Mohammad Sabry told RT.

26.01.2014 03:45

​‘Egypt’s draft constitution represents interests of Mubarak’s defunct regime’
Eleven people have died and 28 have been injured in violent clashes in Egypt on the first day of voting on a new constitution. The vote is likely to spawn a presidential bid by General Abdel Fattah Sisi, expert on Islamic movements, Azzam Tamimi, told RT.

14.01.2014 19:26

'Egypt returns to pre-2011 situation'
Egyptian people believe the labeling of the Muslim Brotherhood as terrorist, the imprisoning of protest leaders, and the crackdown on dissent, has returned the country to a police state worse than under Mubarak, journalist Shahira Amin told RT.

26.12.2013 10:19

Dozens of protesters arrested in clashes across Egypt (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Egyptian police have used tear gas to quash numerous protests across the country, arresting dozens of people rallying against the military rule and recently passed legislation outlawing spontaneous rallies near places of worship.

07.12.2013 00:27

US concerned with widening crackdown in Egypt
The US has expressed concern over the increased crackdown on unauthorized protests against the new law heavily restricting demonstrations, as Egypt’s police arrested nearly 200 people on Friday.

30.11.2013 02:16

UN 'seriously concerned' over Egypt's crackdown on dissent
UN chief Ban Ki-moon expressed unease Wednesday about the impact of Egypt’s new law which restricts assemblies following a crackdown and the arrest of dozens of activists angry at the new measure.

27.11.2013 23:52

US suspends hundreds of millions in military aid to Egypt
The United States has suspended a large part of its military and other cash aid to Egypt, the State Department said. The US has put on hold delivery of “large scale” military systems, such as tanks, F-16 jets and Apache helicopters, a source told Reuters.

09.10.2013 20:35

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