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529 morsi supporters get death

An Egyptian court sentenced 529 supporters of deposed Islamist President Mohamed Morsi to death on Monday after just two hearings, in the largest mass sentencing in the country’s modern history.

Noah faces ban in Arab world

Three Arab countries have banned the Hollywood film Noah on religious grounds even before its worldwide premiere and several others are expected to follow suit, Paramount Pictures told Reuters on Satu

Egypt’s Morsi faces spying charges as third trial to begin


Deposed Islamist President Mohamed Morsi was Sunday facing charges of espionage and carrying out “terror attacks” in Egypt, as a third trial against him was due to get under way.

Morsi trial for murder resumes in Egypt court


The trial of Mohamed Morsi over the deaths of protesters resumed Saturday, days after he shouted from the dock in a separate case that he was the legitimate Egyptian President.

Egypt’s Army chief who led coup gets top rank

State television says Egypt’s interim President has promoted the country’s powerful Army chief who led the July 3 coup that ousted the nation’s Islamist President to the top military rank of marshal.

Nearly 50 killed as Egypt marks revolt anniversary

Nearly 50 people died in weekend clashes between supporters and opponents of Egypt’s military, as media outlets on Sunday hailed rallies urging the army chief to run for the Presidency.

Rival rallies for Egypt anniversary clouded by bombings

A spate of deadly bombings put Egyptian police on edge Saturday as supporters and opponents of the military-installed government prepared rival rallies for the anniversary of the 2011 Arab Spring uprising.

Egypt: car bomb hits Cairo police HQ, killing 4


A car bomb struck the main Egyptian police headquarters Friday in the heart of Cairo, killing at least four people in a hugely symbolic attack on the eve of the third anniversary of the 2011 uprising that toppled longtime autocratic ruler Hosni Mubarak.

Egypt sets January 28 for ousted Morsi’s third trial


An Egyptian judge says Jan. 28 has been set as opening day for the third trial of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi, this one on charges of organizing prison breaks with the help of foreign militants.

After 25 yrs, Indian films return to Egypt

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s blockbuster Chennai Express is all set for a trip to Egypt in October thus marking the return of Bollywood in the country after a gap of 25 years.

Of late, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has been thoughtlessly and in a hurry jumping into every available situation, without verifying basic facts, to criticise the Bharatiya Janata Party.

Madhu Kishwar, as the editor of Manushi, set the feminism agenda for many Indian women decades ago. Madhu Kishwar as chief media admirer of prime ministerial hopeful Narendra Modi is another story completely. The first Kishwar has been declared missing, never to be found.