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Port Said: Violence and Economics in Egypt's port cities

Port Said, once a bustling trade and touristic hub, ... the old canal city of Port Said has suffered from increasing economic marginalisation since its notorious 2012 football disaster. Leaving over 70 Ahly fans dead in Port Said Stadium on 1 February, 2012, ...

21/02/2013 - 09:52 - comment 0

Port Said massacre trial adjourned in Egypt

in the Port Said football massacre, which left 72 fans dead, have had their trial adjourned. On Tuesday. Port Said Criminal Court adjourned the trial of eleven defendants who were given sentences ... headlines, Regional News, Egypt) On Tuesday. Port Said Criminal Court adjourned the trial of eleven ...

22/04/2014 - 15:30 - comment 0

Egypt: Morsi to reinstate Port Said free zone

to present a draft law to the Shura Council to restore the free zone to Port Said ... the free zone to Port Said . The president also decided to allocate 400 million Egyptian pounds ... All rights reserved 2013 Aswat Masriya © (port said, mohamed morsi) ...

19/02/2013 - 08:46 - comment 0

Violent clashes rage on in Port Said: security headquarters torched

An Egyptian man was shot in the head – now in a critical condition – on Monday in Port Said during ongoing ... According to Ayman Gaber, head of emergencies at Port Said's health directorate, the man who ... from Port Said to the Wadi Natroun Prison in the Beheira governorate located on the other side ...

05/03/2013 - 08:51 - comment 0

Egypt: Protesters attack electricity company in Port Said

towards Canal Company for Electricity Distribution branch in the Suez Canal area in Port Said coastal ... branch in the Suez Canal area in Port Said coastal city . One of the buildings of the company caught ... on online social networks from Port Said. The official spokesman of the electricity company affirmed ...

28/01/2013 - 04:01 - comment 0

Police accused of excessive force in Port Said and Mansoura

Violent clashes continue in Port Said and Mansoura, ... in the Egyptian city of Port Said for the second day running, AFP reported on Sunday. According ... at the police station in Port Said, where a general strike entered its third week. Police responded ...

03/03/2013 - 14:47 - comment 0

Port Said verdict in: 21 sentenced to death for football riots

of the original 73 defendents in the Port Said football riots trial have been sentenced to death, Al Arabiya ... given a 15-year sentence, including former Port Said security chief, Esam Samak . The verdict ... place port said last month) (NEWS, Main headlines, Regional News, Egypt) Twenty one ...

09/03/2013 - 09:31 - comment 0

Egyptian football enthusiasts block Cairo-Port Said train route

the Cairo-Port Said train route on Sunday in protest against a state of emergency imposed on the governorate, ... the Cairo - Port Said train route on Sunday in protest against a state of emergency imposed ... as the “ Port Said massacre ” where over 70 young football fans were killed in deadly football riots last ...

17/02/2013 - 16:07 - comment 0

After Port Said verdict, clashes leave at least 28 dead

Clashes between angry Port Said protesters ... the Port Said General Prison after a court announces a death sentence to 21 local football fans convicted ... The head of Port Said Hospital directorate, Abdel Rahman Farah, updated Ahram Online claiming: "There ...

26/01/2013 - 18:05 - comment 0

Port Said: Not just a protest city, but one with the arts in its blood

Port Said may have recently become synonymous ... Port Said has crowded headlines recently because of ongoing political instability. The numerous ... in Port Said during the time of the British colonisation, and afterwards, during the Tripartite ...

20/03/2013 - 11:41 - comment 0