Egypt under President Abdul al-Sisi is repressing dissent of all kinds. In the latest move Egyptian State Radio banned a popular singer Hamza Namira from broadcasting since some of his songs criticize authorities.
Muslim Brotherhood's Supreme Guide and other Islamist leaders had their assets frozen on Sunday as part of investigations into alleged incitements of violence at protests. Army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi defended the decision to remove Morsi from power.
The US government has called on Egyptian army to free the ousted Mohamed Morsi amid the ongoing protests on the first Friday of Ramadan, while the deposed president and several Muslim Brotherhood leaders are being accused of killing protesters.
Millions of protesters swarmed in Cairo’s Tahrir Square and in cities around Egypt Sunday, launching an all-out push to evict the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi from office on the first anniversary of his inauguration.
Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari and Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi discussed the Syrian situation after the Egyptian leader arrived to Pakistan as the first Egyptian leader to do so since Gamal Abdel Nasser back in the 1960's.
In his first trip abroad since he became Secretary of State, John Kerry has been working to convince both President Mursi, the Muslim Brotherhood, and the opposition to collaborate so that an IMF loan can be approved.
Leader of Fatah and president of the Palestinian authority Mahmoud Abbas, and Hamas head, Khaled Meshal, met separately with Egyptian President Morsi in Cairo. They then held reconciliation talks with president Morsi mediating.
Now that the dust seems to have settled with the end of hostilities between the Israelis and Palestinians, reached through a brokered ceasefire led heavily by the Egyptians, we turn our attention to who actually came out of this conflict as the winners.
President Mohammed Morsi announced yesterday that protesters arrested or convicted of crimes between January 25, 2011 and June 30, 2012 in support of the Egyptian Revolution would be granted a general pardon.