Tag: Freedom and Justice Party

U.S. evacuate staff of embassy in Cairo

© Photo: «Voice of Russia» American authorities have advised their citizens not to visit Egypt, and are evacuating the staff of the U.S. embassy in Cairo.  Earlier, it was reported that an American citizen – a stringer, who worked for the U.S. news agency – was killed during […]

Egyptian President Mursi names a member of an Islamist group remembered for a bloody attack on Western tourists in the ancient city of Luxor over a decade ago as governor of that province on Sunday

Egypt’s Mursi tightens Islamist grip with governor appointments Sunday Jun 16, 2013   |   Reuters CAIRO (Reuters) – Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi named a member of an Islamist group remembered for a bloody attack on Western tourists in the ancient city of Luxor over a decade ago as governor […]

Egypt court rules upper house of parliament elected illegally

Supreme constitutional court ruling expected to widen rift between Egypt’s judiciary and Islamist-dominated government Louisa Loveluck in Cairo guardian.co.uk,    Sunday 2 June 2013 09.11 EDT Egyptian security forces outside the supreme constitutional court in Cairo on Sunday. Photograph: Khaled Elfiqi/EPA Egypt‘s supreme constitutional court (SCC) has ruled that […]