Political opposition


2010 Records Highest Number of MB Arrests Totalling over 6000

According to the latest count the Muslim Brotherhood’s lawyer Abdul Monem Abdul Maqsoud has maintained that 2010 has proved to have harvested the largest number of MB detainees so far.

Eight Protestors Trial Postponed as Activists Cry Foul

Eight protestors arrested earlier this week were released by a Misdemeanor Court in Cairo after they were detained on the backdrop of protests against the church blast in Alexandria on

Opposition Groups Issue Statement Calling for Interior Minister’s Resignation

A statement was issued by political opposition and national group’s calling for the resignation of Habib al-Adly, the Interior Minister.

23 dead in latest Alexandria Bomb Toll as Protests escalate Across Egypt

The number of victims of the Alexandria church bombing has climbed to 23. According to Church sources the number of victims of the church blasts in Alexandria has reached 23

Investigation Underway as Egyptian Government Blames Foreign Actors in Bombing

Seven people are being held for questioning over the New Year's bombing of the church in the city of Alexandria while 10 others have been released, according to officials.

NDP Has Challenges Cut Out for It

Egypt's parliamentary elections that ended on December 5 could be described as unprecedented not because the ruling National Democratic Party won the majority of votes and monopolized the chamber but

ElBaradei: Egypt’s democracy needs less talk more action

Egypt urgently needs a new beginning. Dissent is escalating as political opposition become vocal. Those from many different ideological orientations, parts of society, and faiths unite with a single voice

MB leader ascertains group will voice dissent over poll peacefully, legally and constitutionally

Following the farcical parliamentary poll held in Egypt opposition groups have highlighted that it may take its political struggle to the streets in an attempt to expose the ruling regime

El-Baradei Discusses Reform Strategy, Addresses Criticisms and Collaborates with Opposition

In a recent interview with Almasry al Youm former IAEA chief Dr. Mohamed ElBaradei highlighted a number of the pressing questions concerning the National Association for Change.

Rights group urges Egypt’s prosecutor to investigate edict against ElBaradei

A recent religious edict issued by Mahmoud Amer, head of Egypt's Al-Sunna al-Mohamadiya religious group, calling on former IAEA chief Dr. Mohamed ElBaradei, to "repent" for inciting civil unrest and