Mubarak’s Trial and Errors

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is expected to go on trial tomorrow for corruption and for ordering police to shoot unarmed protesters in January. By pushing the case forward, Egypt's

IGA Chief: Mubrak and Suzanne to Be Summoned for Probe Very Soon

Assem al-Gohary, head of the Illicit Gains Authority (IGA), said the deposed president Hosni Mubarak, his wife Suzanne and other family members, as well as former prime minister Ahmed Nazif,

Travel ban and freeze slammed on former PM and 20 others

A new list from Egypt’s Prosecutor General with names of 23 persons banned from travelling or trading their assets was issued to the Stock Market.

Former Agriculture Minister and Businessmen Banned from Traveling

Egypt imposed travel bans and froze the assets of another former cabinet minister and two more businessmen: Amin Abaza, who was Minister of Agriculture under deposed president Hosni Mubarak, Mohamed

Media Men Denied Access to the IDSC Silver Jubilee Celebration

Journalists, newspapers and TV channels were blocked from attending the celebration of the Egyptian Cabinet's Information and Decision Support Center Silver Jubilee, after 25 years of its establishment.

Sadat, Mubarak and Beyond

One day, Egypt will enter the post-Mubarak era, and until then uncertainty remains. The last transition of power was nearly 30 years ago and not much has changed since then:

Leading NDP Figure: Prime Minister Ahmed Nazif’s Government Failed

Dr. Alia Al-Mahdi, Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Political Science at Cairo University and Member at the Policies Secretariat-NDP, has entered the realm of speculation amid talks about

German Parliamentarians Condemn Egypt’s Human Rights Abuses

The HR committee in parliament asserted that Egyptian authorities engaged in targeting political opposition groups and carrying out random arrests and torture noting that an election is due in three

University guards assault campaigners ahead of student elections

The University students' body election scheduled to take place in a few weeks. Normally the elections are rigged in favour of the pro-government students and security bodies.

The heat is on

I am spending this Ramadan outside of Egypt, in cooler climes. I suppose I should be grateful to have avoided both the blistering August heat and the power cuts that