Naguib Sawiris

By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 30th, 2012
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By Johannes Stern The misnamed Revolutionary Socialists (RS) in Egypt are working out a political alliance with billionaire tycoons, ex-Mubarak-regime officials, operatives of the United Nations, Nasserites and various liberal and pseudo-left parties. On October 18 they published a joint statement on...
By benim
In Egypt
Jul 7th, 2011
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Cairo – Egypt’s public prosecutor on Wednesday referred 25 people to trial for murder during the uprising, which included a bizarre scene when supporters of then president Hosni Mubarak charged protesters on horses and camels. Former parliament speakers and Mubarak regime stalwarts Fathi ...
By benim
In Egypt
Jul 7th, 2011
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Cairo – Egypt’s electoral commission has granted a licence to a new liberal party founded by telecom magnate Naguib Sawiris ahead of key polls in September, state media reported on Thursday. The Free Egyptians Party, which was legalised on Wednesday, said it would work for a civil state a...
By benim
In Egypt
Jun 27th, 2011
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Egyptian tycoon and politician Naguib Sawiris has come under fire for posting a picture of Mickey and Minnie Mouse in Islamic dress, sparking a torrent of condemnation on social networking sites. Several lawyers have filed complaints to the public prosecutor accusing Sawiris of “insulting Islam...
By benim
In Egypt
Jun 23rd, 2011
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Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood is exploring an alliance with 17 liberal and other parties that could lead to electoral cooperation, in an apparent move to allay liberal concerns about the Islamist group’s goals. The Brotherhood, Egypt’s most organised political force, is widely seen as ...