RABA’A MASSACRE Memorial

On August 14th, 2013, the Egyptian military and police forces under the coup government massacred more than 2600 and wounded more than 10,000 peaceful participants in a sit-in protest in Raba’a Square, Cairo Egypt. No one has been held accountable for this massacre, and no one is likely to be held accountable In a recorded … استكمال القراءة

Sisi Offered Abbas: Create Palestinian State in Sinai

Egyptian president General Abdel Fatah A-Sisi has offered Palestinian Authority chief Mahmoud Abbas to cede 160 square kilometers of the Sinai Peninsula adjoining Gaza to the PA, thus creating a Palestinian state five times the present size of Gaza. In return, the PA would stop demanding that Israel return to the 1967 borders The offer … استكمال القراءة

Rabaa is a Humanitarian Tragedy

One year passed since the evacuation of Rabaa sit-in in Egypt, where over than 2500 people were killed, 8000 were injured, 41000 were arrested or still being tracked The world did not and will not forget them The participants are from the following countries UK, Germany, Italy, Greece, Brazil, Turkey, Albania, Tunisia, Czech, France, Somalia, … استكمال القراءة

Human Rights Watch: Rabaa massacre was premeditated

Egyptian security forces intentionally killed at least 817 protesters during last August’s Rabaa massacre, in a premeditated attack equal to or worse than China’s Tiananmen Square killings in 1989, Human Rights Watch (HRW) has argued in a report The 195-page investigation based on interviews with 122 survivors and witnesses has found Egypt’s police and army … استكمال القراءة

Massacre in Gaza .. video

Many Palestinian families fled the Shujayea neighbourhood in the east of Gaza city after a sleepless night that witnessed the heaviest bombardment of the 13-day Israel assault on Gaza. Heavy tank and artillery shelling has left at least 60 people dead, most of them women and children and over 200 injured At midday, horrific images were … استكمال القراءة

Crunch Time for Egypt’s Energy Mess

 Egypt is so desperate to finally come to grips with its energy and fiscal nightmares that its new government is doing the once unthinkable: rolling back generous domestic fuel subsidies and opening the door to imported natural gas from Israel The moves are hitting ordinary Egyptians in the pocketbook and angering those who have grown … استكمال القراءة

More than 22 million Egyptians live in poverty: report

Twenty six percent of Egypt’s population lives in poverty, while forty nine percent of Upper Egypt cannot provide the basic needs of food, said Egypt’s Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics Egypt’s unemployment rate has reached 13.2 percent and that number almost doubles in women totaling at 24.2 percent, said the agency Egypt, the … استكمال القراءة

washingtonpost: The man the Israeli-Palestinian crisis needs most? Egypt’s Mohamed Morsi

Less than two years ago, the situation between Israel and the Palestinian territories seemed to be on the brink of disaster. In November 2012, Israeli airstikes pummeled the Gaza Strip while militants fired rockets back at Israeli towns. As scores of Palestinians died and Israeli families cowered, the international community seemed split and unsure about … استكمال القراءة

Egypt’s government raises fuel prices

The Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) announced on Friday the new petroleum prices depicting around 77 percent price hike in the lowest value Octane 80 and around 63 percent for diesel The price hikes, which take effect as of midnight Friday, follow a cabinet approval earlier this week The new budget managed to trim the … استكمال القراءة

Video .. Sexual Assaults in Tahrir During Al-Sisi’s Celebration

 At least seven women were attacked in mob sexual assaults in Tahrir Square Sunday night, as thousands gathered to celebrate the inauguration of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi “Unfortunately we are now witnessing another wave of sexual harassment. We don’t have accurate numbers to report but we can say many women, at least seven we … استكمال القراءة

who is abdel fattah al sisi .. video

عبد الفتاح السيسي، السيسى، العرص، Abdel Fatah al-Sisi

Abdel Fatah al-Sisi was officially confirmed as Egypt’s next president on Tuesday evening, after the country’s electoral commission announced that he had won 96.1% of last week’s presidential runoff Officials claimed that just under 47.5% of Egypt’s 53 million eligible voters participated – a respectable turnout that, if true, would compare favourably with the 52% … استكمال القراءة

Low voter turnout to Egypt’s presidential election

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The presidential election in Egypt has been extended to a third day following lower-than-expected voter turnout In a seemingly unsuccessful effort to boost low numbers, Tuesday – originally the final day of voting – was declared a public holiday  The result, however, is believed to be a foregone conclusion with army chief Abdel Fatah al-Sisi … استكمال القراءة