August 22, 2013
Moktar Belmoktar, North Africa's most notorious radical jihadist, has officially joined forces with Mali-based Jihadist group MUJAO, and promised to launch attacks in Egypt.
Egypt's Interior Ministry confirms former President Mubarak has been freed from prison.
Ahmed Aref, the spokesperson for the Muslim Brotherhood, was arrested in Cairo on Thursday by Egyptian security forces.
The amendments made to the Egyptian constitution may prevent the president being removed from power by mass protests like Mohamed Morsi was.
Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak will be placed on house arrest when he is released from jail, which is expected to be in the next 48 hours.
August 21, 2013
The EU has agreed to halt all arms sales to Egypt over the 'disproportionate' force it used against supporters of Mohamed Morsi.
Egyptian presidential advisor Mostafa Hegazy on Wednesday slammed the western media for its 'missing stories' from the Egyptian crisis, saying it was not reporting the full picture of what is occurring in the country.
Cairo criminal court on Wednesday ordered former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak be freed, leading to speculation he could be out of detention as soon as Thursday.
The technical committee entrusted with deliberating over the Egyptian constitution has finished its task and given it to the Egyptian government to discuss.
After Turkish Prime Minster Erdogan accused Israel of being behind the recent Egyptian unrest, the Egyptian government has slammed the Turkish official and said it is 'running out of patience'.
The National Alliance to Support Legitimacy, an umbrella group led by the Muslim Brotherhood, has called for an escalation of violence in Egypt and widespread civil disobedience.
U.N. peacekeepers in the Golan Heights could be affected by a spillover from the Syrian conflict, a senior U.N. official said Tuesday.
A spokesman for the United States denied Tuesday media reports that military aid to Egypt had been temporarily halted.
August 20, 2013
The Muslim Brotherhood has announced Mahmoud Ezzat to be its temporary spiritual leader, following the arrest of Mohamed Badie.
The Gulf Cooperation Council has severely criticized Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah for his remarks on Syria last week, and called for Hezbollah to withdraw its fighters from the war-torn country.