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Anger rose over the removal of Egypt from the International Labor Organization’s freedom blacklist amid ongoing complaints by laborers over deteriorating conditions, according to interviews conducted Saturday by The Cairo Post.

Hosni Mubarak’s trial: One of the defense lawyers claimed that the public prosecution manipulated the records of the victims and the martyrs of the January 25 Revolution, saying that the number of victims did not exceed 45 people.

Giza Criminal Court adjourned the trial of the Supreme Guide of the Muslim Brotherhood Mohamed Badie and 13 MB other defendants, accused of the violent incidents which took place at Istiqama Mosque in Giza, to 14 June to continue hearing the witnesses.

The National Alliance to Support Legitimacy called Saturday for demonstrations throughout the week across Egypt’s governorates in rejection of the results of the presidential election.


The High Presidential Election Commission announced Saturday morning it would consider the appeal submitted by presidential candidate Hamdeen Sabbahi against the decision to extend voting by one more day

Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc said Saturday on Al-Jazeera that the “current undemocratic atmosphere” does not allow for normal relations between Turkey and Egypt.”


EGX shrugs off Sisi victory, loses 21.6B EGP in election week.


Two men in Alexandria have been detained without charges in an ongoing trend of using police remand as punishment.

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Voided votes as third candidate in elections: The number of voided votes in Egypt’s 2014 presidential election exceeded the votes of the left-wing contender Hamdeen Sabbahi.

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