Move against Bassem Youssef, whose TV show enjoys wide viewership, is latest legal action against president's critic.
Muslim Brotherhood's political arm FJP accuses liberal Constitution Party of kidnapping one of its members, warning that it can control his colleagues' reaction but not that of his family or friends.
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has extended the deadline for candidates to file nomination papers across the country.
The deadline has been extended by two days and candidates will now have till March 31 to file their nomination papers.
The scrutiny of nomination papers will take place from April 1-7, while three days (April 8-10) will be set aside for appeals.
The final list of candidates will be released on April 19.
Embattled presidency now faces two-front battle against both judiciary and – according to Muslim Brotherhood claims – Egypt's intelligence apparatus.
Sudan’s First Vice President, Ali Osman Mohamed Taha, said that the final decision on President Omer Hassan Al-Bashir’s political future will be determined by the institutions of the ruling National Congress Party (NCP) and the Sudanese people.
Last week Bashir reiterated his past intentions to step down at the end of his term in 2015 saying that Sudan is in need of “fresh blood”.
Over objections of civil society organisations, upper house of Egypt's parliament approves 'in principle' new legislation – drafted by Muslim Brotherhood's FJP – regulating activities of foreign NGOs.
Opposition figures argued that the protest law is draconian and reminiscent of policies under Mubarak.
Preliminary data from the European Social Survey, ESS, released on Tuesday, reveal that more Albanians feel attached to the ruling Democratic Party than to the Socialist opposition, three months ahead of the general election.
The EU Enlargement Commissioner, Stefan Fule, on Monday called on Albania’s parties to ensure that the general elections meet a high standard in order to advance the country’s EU goals.
Amid ongoing protest outside Cairo's Media Production City against perceived anti-Islamist media bias, Press Syndicate accuses presidency of launching 'intimidation, incitement' campaign against journalists.
PM Qandil government should be replaced with new one better able to realise objectives of Egypt's 25 January Revolution, presidential advisor tells Kuwaiti press.
El mediador de la ONU efectúa una gira por el Magreb tras recibir el fuerte respaldo de Estados Unidos.
The Federation entity's ruling Social Democrats have urged the High Representative to impose a solution to the prolonged crisis afflicting the entity's government.
Al Wasat Party freezes all their calls for national dialogue and the party leader will petition to strip ElBaradei of Nobel Peace Prize for his party's responsibility in Friday's violence.
Decision on fate of parliamentary elections delayed to allow presidency, head of Shura Council and justice ministry time to show they had authorised Egyptian State Lawsuit Authority to submit appeal on their behalf.
Al menos 50 personas han resultado heridas este viernes en los enfrentamientos entre partidarios y detractores de los Hermanos Musulmanes del presidente Mohamed Morsi.
Las fuerzas de seguridad han lanzado gases lacrimógenos para intentar dispersar a los manifestantes reunidos ante la sede principal del movimiento islamista en el barrio de Mokattam, en El Cairo. Los opositores han respondido lanzando piedras y cócteles molotov, según ha informado una fuente del Ministerio de Sanidad al diario estatal 'Al Ahram'.
Assem Abdel Magued of the hardline Al-Gamaa Al-Islamiya says his group skirted a conspiracy for an army takeover.
The Council of Minister decided to postpone holding the next local elections in Anbar and Nineveh provinces for six months.
A statement by the CoM received by IraqiNews.com cited “During its tenth meeting, the CoM decided to postpone holding the next elections in Anbar and Nineveh province for six months according to the request of Anbar Provincial Council to postpone the elections due to the security situation.”