New entry requirements for Tahrir Square

Tahrir Square filled with pro army demonstrators on 7 July

Tahrir Square filled with pro army demonstrators on 7 July

Egypt’s Ministry of Interior announced on Thursday a new set of regulations governing the entry into Tahrir Square, which has remained an icon for the 25 January revolution for the past 33 months. Continue reading

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Post 30 June glossary

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With the 30 June revolution came change. And with change, came new terms and expressions which weren’t as common to Egyptians before. In other cases, some common expressions just got new meanings. Continue reading

State of emergency extension promises booming economy: experts

Interim President Adly Mansour issued a presidential decree extending the state of emergency

Interim President Adly Mansour issued a presidential decree extending the state of emergency

Extending the state of emergency and going forward with other exceptional security measures is bound to have a positive effect on Egypt’s failing economy, experts confirmed. Continue reading

Calm restored to Egypt after dispersing pro-Morsi sit-ins;

Supporters of Egypt’s deposed president Mohamed Morsi walk past his portrait in Cairo on July 23, 2013 during a sit in outside Rabaa al-Adaweya mosque. (AFP Photo)

Supporters of Egypt’s deposed president Mohamed Morsi walk past his portrait in Cairo on July 23, 2013 during a sit in outside Rabaa al-Adaweya mosque.
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A cloud of rest and calm overshadowed Egyptian streets Friday night after two mega sit-ins set up in support of ousted President Mohamed Morsi were dispersed in a joint effort between the armed forces and the Ministry of Interior.

Pro-Morsi protesters who had been sitting-in around Rabaa Al-Adaweya mosque in Cairo and Al-Nahda Square in Giza were finally reunited with family and friends after over a month of sleeping out in the streets. Continue reading