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Egypt's Addameer National Front refutes claims Al-Qaradawi will be deported from Qatar

Yusuf Al-QaradawiEgypt's Addameer National Front spokesperson Amr Abdel Hadi refuted media claims that the head of the International Union of Muslim Scholars Sheikh Yusuf Al-Qaradawi has been banned from speaking in Qatar and will be deported. Abdel Hadi said Al-Qaradwi will give the Friday sermons in a mosque in the Qatari capital Doha.


Mauritanian president to run for new term

Mohamed Ould Abdel AzizMauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz announced yesterday his intention to run in the presidential elections scheduled for this summer.


Morsi's lawyer: trial deadline and verdicts already determined by coup leaders

Mohamed Al DamatyOn the sixth session of the "Jailbreaks" trial, ousted president Mohamed Morsi reiterated that the "coup will fail" and that "the coup authorities have turned against the judiciary itself."


Jailed Al-Jazeera journalist: I hope to be released by my birthday

#FreeAJStaffAbdullah AlShamy, one of the jailed Al-Jazeera reporters, wrote from his prison that he wishes to be reunited with family by his birthday on the 5th of May.


Egypt presidential candidate Sabbahi criticises raising prices of household gas

Hamdeen SabahiEgyptian leftist presidential candidate Hamdeen Sabahi lashed out at the latest court decision to raise household gas prices, dismissing it as unjust towards the poor.