Author Archives: Expat Cairo

Egypt arrests Khairat al-Shater’s son

Egyptian authorities arrested the son of the Muslim Brotherhood supreme guide’s deputy, Khairat al-Shater, from his Nasr City residence on Wednesday. Saad Khairat al-Shater, 23, did not resist when the authorities arrested him, a security source told the state news … read more

At least two killed in southern Egypt clash

At least two supporters of Egypt’s deposed Islamist President Mohamed Mursi were killed in clashes with residents and security forces in the southern city of Beni Suef late on Tuesday, a security source said. Dozens were wounded when locals started … read more

Egypt economic troubles might lead to chaos

Egypt’s former justice minister Ahmed Mekki warned on Wednesday that the volatile economic situation in the country might plunge the country into chaos. “The situation in Egypt is tragic due to the difficult economic conditions and it could lead to … read more

Civilians still face military trials

A civilian doctor is facing trial at the North Cairo Military Prosecution on Wednesday after getting into an altercation with military personnel from an Ain Shams security checkpoint last week. The doctor, Abdel Rahman Khamis, is accused of insulting the … read more