ALEXANDRIA - Fourteen Islamist women jailed for 11 years for demonstrating in Egypt will be released after a court slashed their sentences in a case that had outraged opposition groups and human rights campaigners, judicial sources said on Saturday. | Video
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CAIRO - An Islamist party that backed the army's ouster of President Mohamed Mursi urged Egyptians to vote in favour of a new constitution in an upcoming referendum, saying that would spare the country more turmoil.
CAIRO - Egypt's second largest Islamist party on Thursday said it would support a new constitution in an upcoming referendum in order to spare the country "more anarchy".
CAIRO - Egypt ordered on Thursday three prominent political activists to stand trial on protest-related charges, judicial officials said, in another sign of growing intolerance of dissent.
CAIRO - Egypt's most popular television satirist, Bassem Youssef, who was pulled off the airwaves last month after mocking the army chief, said on Wednesday the move showed the military-backed rulers were intolerant of opposing views.
LONDON - Egypt has postponed any decision on taking a $4.8 billion (2.9 billion pounds) loan from the IMF as financial aid from Gulf states has given Cairo some breathing space as it starts to conduct economic reforms, Deputy Prime Minister Ziad Bahaa El-Din said on Tuesday.