Egypt's Morsi to face trial over insulting judiciary   2014-01-19 20:53:10            

CAIRO, Jan. 19 (Xinhua) -- An Egyptian investigative body referred ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi and other 24 suspects belonging to the Muslim Brotherhood group to a Cairo criminal court over insulting judiciary, official news agency MENA reported Sunday.


2 killed in Egypt clashes between police, Morsi's supporters

CAIRO, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) -- At least two people were killed on Friday in Egypt during clashes between the police and supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, official MENA news agency quoted a health ministry statement as saying.

"The two deaths occurred in the capital Cairo and Fayoum province south of Cairo," the statement said, noting the ten injured cases took place in the two governorates in addition to the nearby Giza, the Suez Canal province of Port Said and Menia in Upper Egypt. Full story

9 killed in clashes as Egypt votes on constitution

CAIRO, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) -- Nine people were killed during Egypt's first day of voting on a new constitution Tuesday, as clashes erupted between police and supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood in different parts of the country.

According to a statement issued by the Egyptian Ministry of Health, clashes between supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood and security forces led to the death of four people in Sohag, four in Giza and one in Beni Soueif. The statement added that two other people died of natural causes in Cairo and 28 people were injured during the day. Full story

Bomb explodes near court in Cairo before constitutional poll, no casualties

CAIRO, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) -- A bomb exploded outside a court in Cairo on Tuesday morning, minutes before the referendum on Egypt's new draft constitution kicks off, state-run Al-Ahram news website reported.

The explosion damaged the front wall of the court and walls nearby, the report said, adding that several cars were burnt, but caused no casualties. Full story

Editor: Shen Qing
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