Egyptian Opposition Seeks to End Violence

The National Salvation Front met with the Salafi Nour Party in an effort to end recent spates of violence.


  • Egypt Violence Worries UN

    SABC Digital News
    SABC Digital News
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    29 January 2013

    The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has expressed alarm at the spreading violence and increasing death toll in Egypt. Navi Pillay ... see more »

  • Egypt:  Cabinet Discusses Current Political Situation

    Egypt State Information Service, 30 January 2013

    The Cabinet held a meeting on Wednesday 30/1/2013 to discuss the latest political, security and economic developments in Egypt. read more »

  • Egypt:  Morsi Assigns Canal Governors to Decide On Curfew

    Egypt State Information Service, 30 January 2013

    President Mohamed Morsi decided on Tuesday 29/1/2013 to assign the governors of Port Said, Suez and Ismailia to set the hours of curfew or cancel it in line with the security ... read more »

  • Egypt:  Mursi Says Suez Governors May Reduce or Cancel Curfew

    Aswat Masriya, 30 January 2013

    President Mohamed Mursi on Tuesday authorized governors of three Suez Canal cities to cancel the curfew imposed on these cities or reduce it, al-Jazeera Mubasher Misr channel ... read more »

  • Egypt:  Presidency - We Are Committed to Dialogue Regulations and Proposals to Ensure Fairness and Transparency

    Egypt State Information Service, 29 January 2013

    Presidential Spokesman Yasser Ali said in a press conference on Tuesday 29/1/2013 that the national dialogue session held on Monday, 28/1/2013 stressed the importance of ... read more »

  • Egypt:  Thousands March to Defy Curfew in Suez

    Aswat Masriya, 28 January 2013

    Around 3,000 protesters in Suez organised on Monday night a protest to march from al-Arba'een Square to al-Geish Street to demand ending the 30-day curfew President Mohamed Mursi ... read more »


  • Egypt:  Security Forces Shoot Indiscriminately At Protesters in Cairo

    Aswat Masriya, 28 January 2013

    An eyewitness told Aswat Masriya on Monday that the security forces fired indiscriminately at protesters, injuring dozens. read more »

  • Egypt:  Police Fire Shots to Disperse Protesters At Cairo City Council

    Aswat Masriya, 29 January 2013

    Police forces on Monday night fired shots in the air to scare away protesters who were trying to break into Cairo's city council near Abdeen Palace downtown. read more »

  • Egypt:  Protesters Form Human Shield to Protect Semiramis Hotel

    Aswat Masriya, 28 January 2013

    Protesters in Tahrir Square formed on Monday a human shield around the Semiramis Hotel to protect it, an eyewitness told Aswat Masriya. read more »

Egyptian protesters clash with riot police (file photo).

  • Egypt:  Armored Vehicle Runs Over Protester in Qasr Al-Nil

    Aswat Masriya, 28 January 2013

    An eyewitness reported to Aswat Masriya that one of the Central Security Forces armored vehicles ran over one of the protesters who was participating the march heading from Sayeda ... read more »

  • Egypt:  Shura Council Approves Law That Allows Military Arrest

    Aswat Masriya, 28 January 2013

    Egypt's Shura Council (upper house of the parliament) approved on Monday a draft law that grants the Armed Forces the right to arrest citizens. read more »

  • Egypt:  Opposition Threatens to Hold Early Presidential Elections

    Aswat Masriya, 28 January 2013

    Egypt's main opposition coalition, the National Salvation Front, threatened on Monday to hold early presidential elections if President Mohamed Mursi failed to respond to its ... read more »

  • Egypt:  Govt Gives Army Authority to Arrest Civilians

    Aswat Masriya, 28 January 2013

    The Egyptian government gave the armed forces the authority to arrest civilians on Monday, Reuters has reported a source from the cabinet as saying. read more »

  • Egypt:  National Salvation Front to Boycott Elections

    Aswat Masriya, 26 January 2013

    Egypt's National Salvation Front announced on Saturday that it will boycott the upcoming parliamentarian elections if the president does not respond to their demands of forming a ... read more »