Interim President of Egypt Gives a Speech.. (VIDEO)

Adli Mansour, was sworn into office on Thursday

  The head of Egypt’s Constitutional Court, Adli Mansour, was sworn into office on Thursday as the country’s interim president until early presidential elections are held. Egypt’s top army commander Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Wednesday that the army has agreed with political forces to suspend the constitution and delegate the More...

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Al Jazeera television carries live the broadcast by Egypt's armed forces chief, General Abdul Fatah Khalil al-Sisi, announcing the suspension of the constitution.
By On Thursday, July 4th, 2013

Egyptian Army Overthrows Morsi, Calls New Elections

 The Egyptian military deposed President Mohamed Morsi on Wednesday night. The chief of the armed forces, General Abdul Fatah Khalil al-Sisi, announced in a live television broadcast: the suspension of the More...

Alaa (left) and Gamal Mubarak inside a cell during their corruption trial in August 2011. The two sons of ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak held $340 million in now frozen assets in Swiss bank accounts .
By On Friday, January 4th, 2013

Switzerland ‘freezes $300 million of Mubarak sons’ assets

 Swiss authorities have frozen 300 million dollars (227 million euros) sitting in Credit Suisse accounts in Geneva held by the sons of deposed Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, the newspaper Le Matin Dimanche More...

Sami al-Saadi
By On Friday, December 14th, 2012

United Kingdom in £2million settlement with Libyan man over “rendition”

 London (United Kingdom):  The United Kingdom authorities have confirmed reaching settlement agreement with a Libyan man, Sami Al Sa’adi, over his allegation against British Secret Intelligence Service (SIS) More...

Hosni Mubarak of Egypt
By On Friday, December 14th, 2012

Mubarak assets worth € 28 million impounded in Spain

 14th December, 2012 London (United Kingdom):  Spanish authorities have seized assets worth € 28 million belonging to the former president of Egypt, Hosni Mubarak, report says on Friday.  Hosni Mubarak More...

The Arab Spring
By On Monday, November 26th, 2012

“Arab Spring” or Mistaken Identity of Democracy?

 By: Abdulai Mansaray (United Kingdom) Since the volcanic eruptions in the Middle East, the attempt to transform Egypt into the political laboratory for the region’s litmus test for democracy has been fraught More...

The ICC is currently considering whether Libya is competent to try the case of Saif Al-Islam Qaddafi.
By On Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

Libya and the International Criminal Court – the issues explained

 By: Chris Stephen. Some time in the next days or weeks, three judges with black robes and white bibs sitting in a courtroom in The Hague, Netherlands, will make history. The ICC is currently considering whether More...

Egypt steel magnate Ahmed Ezz sentenced for 7 years. ( Ahmed Ezz is an Egyptian businessman and one-time politician, the former owner of Ezz Steel and the former chairman of Egypt's national assembly's budget committee.)
By On Friday, October 5th, 2012

A Cairo court sentenced the former chairman of Ezz Steel to jail for seven years on graft charges.

 CAIRO – A Cairo court sentenced the former chairman of Ezz Steel to jail for seven years on graft charges on Thursday, the second such sentence handed to the businessman and ex-official in ousted leader More...

Mohamed Mursi
By On Friday, August 3rd, 2012

The New Egypt cabinet, no quick fix for economy

 As Egypt’s first permanent government since the overthrow of Hosni Mubarak took shape on Wednesday, the first names to emerge suggest a continuity that could aid the economy after 17 months of turmoil. Egypt"s More...

Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi
By On Wednesday, July 11th, 2012

Egyptian parliament reconvenes, defying army

 Egypt’s  parliament reconvened on Tuesday in an open challenge to the generals who dissolved the assembly last month, stirring up tensions with the military just 10 days into Mohamed Mursi’s presidency. Parliament More...