Author Archives: Expat Cairo

Palestinian arrested for selling ‘Mursi Perfume

Palestinian security services have arrested an Islamist sympathizer in the West Bank for selling perfume named in honor of Egypt’s ousted President Mohammad Mursi, family members said on Thursday. Islambuli Badir, a 36-year-old member of Islamist movement Hamas, was arrested … read more

Egypt’s Hosni Mubarak released from prison

Egypt’s state prosecutor on Thursday cleared ousted leader Hosni Mubarak for conditional release from prison while he stands trial, judicial sources said. The prosecutor’s office informed the Interior Ministry’s Prisons Authority that Mubarak could be released after judges ruled he … read more

Sinai television building attacked by armed men

Gunmen attacked North Sinai’s television building early on Thursday and exchanged fire with security forces. Eyewitnesses said that the assailants hid in nearby residences and fired shots on the building, targeting security personnel. The attack destroyed the front gate of … read more

Friday of Martyrs

Supporters of ousted former President Mohammad Mursi on Wednesday called on Egyptians to hold protests against his removal on “Friday of Martyrs.” “We will remain steadfast on the road to defeating the military coup,” said a statement from The National … read more