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Amr Moussa heads up Constitutional Panel for Egypt

Amr Moussa heads up Constitutional Panel for Egypt

Former presidential candidate and Arab League Secretary General, Amr Moussa has been appointed to head Egypt’s 50 member constitutional panel in an move by the interim government to amend the Islamist constitution put in place by ex-president Mohammed Morsi’s cabinet. Amr Moussa was also long term Foreign Minister under Mubarak’s rule and is considered by […]

Palestinians face extreme fuel shortage after Egypt destroys tunnels

Palestinians face extreme fuel shortage after Egypt destroys tunnels

Palestinians in the Gaza Strip are now experiencing extreme shortages on fuel after Egypt’s military recently destroyed dozens of underground tunnels and houses between the Egypt-Gaza border to prevent potential Muslim Brotherhood sympathizers and Islamic militants from entering the country. Fuel was previously transferred via tunnels however after the closure and destruction of most of […]

Egypt bans 4 TV stations including Al-Jazeera

Egypt bans 4 TV stations including Al-Jazeera

The Egyptian Al-Jazeera affiliate Al-Jazeera Mubashir Misr and three other TV stations that covered the pro-Morsi demonstrations extensively were banned on Tuesday due to what Egyptian courts rule as “rumors and claims which are harmful to Egyptian national security and threaten the country’s unity.” The Al-Jazeera Mubashir Misr offices were raided August 31st and confiscated […]

Egypt deports 3 Al-Jazeera journalists

Egypt deports 3 Al-Jazeera journalists

Egyptian authorities have deported three members of Al-Jazeera English, after being detained since Tuesday August 27th, and accused of working without proper permits or a license to use satellite transmitters. . An official at the Cairo airport says the Al-Jazeera correspondents were Wayne Hay, cameraman Adil Bradlow and producer Russ Finn. Last week, Egypt’s interim […]

Arrests made on Militant Attack on Ship in Suez Canal

Arrests made on Militant Attack on Ship in Suez Canal

An Egyptian army official has stated that 3 have been arrested following a rocket propelled attack on the Panamanian-registered container ship COSCO ASIA which came under fire in a northern section of the Suez Canal Saturday. “There was an attempt to disrupt security in an area called el-Qantara as they fired at a ship in […]

Baradei Charged with Breach of National Trust

Baradei Charged with Breach of National Trust

BBC and Al-Ahram have reported that a case has been brought forward charging Mohamed El-Baradei with breach of National Trust following his resignation from Vice President earlier this month. The charge is not a felony and was filed by a private citizen in the Nasr City Misdemeanor Court. The plaintiff, Dr. Sayed Ateeq, is Head of […]

Daily Beast reports US put Egypt aid on hold- Including non-delivery of Apache Helicopters

Daily Beast reports US put Egypt aid on hold- Including non-delivery of Apache Helicopters

In an exclusive today, The Daily Beast has reported that the Obama administration has already “quietly” put aid to Egypt on hold according to Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT), the head of the Appropriations State and Foreign Operations Subcommittee.  The temporary suspension accounts for approximately $585 million of the $1.3 billion worth of military equipment, Apache […]

24 Police die in Militant Ambush Attack in Sinai

24 Police die in Militant Ambush Attack in Sinai

A vicious attack on a police convoy in Sinai left 24 police officers killed and Egypt’s population even more polarized between pro-Army and pro-Morsi groups.  The Ministry of Interior announced that an armed gunman attacked a bus of police officers with a rocket propelled grenade, instantly killing those inside. No arrests have been made yet. […]

Anti-MB? Anti-SCAF? Make some noise!

Anti-MB? Anti-SCAF? Make some noise!

This video is going to make waves… or at least sound waves through out Egypt. “If you reject religious fascism and the Egyptian State’s route to civil war, stand at your window every night at 9pm and bang your drums.” #Masmou3 @Masmou3, which means ‘heard’ in Arabic, launched on Saturday August 17th and has already […]

38 Muslim Brother supporters die in Police Custody from Tear Gas

38 Muslim Brother supporters die in Police Custody from Tear Gas

The Egyptian Ministry of Interior has confirmed that approximately 38 Muslim Brotherhood supporters died in police custody Sunday from tear gas suffocation. It is unclear what events actually took place as BBC has reported that the Ministry of Interior originally stated the MB prisoner deaths resulted from an exchange of fire after an unidentified gunman […]

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