Peaceful sit-in of the supporters of European integration on Kyiv’s iconic Independence Square was violently dispersed by special units of riot police in early hours of Saturday, 30 November.
On 4 October 2013 significant changes happened in the case of Yulia Tymoshenko, Ukrainian ex-Prime Minister accused for her gas deals with Russia and being currently held in prison.
Egypt’s ousted President Mohamed Morsy being currently detained by army and held at an undisclosed location has received another 30 days of detention pending investigations.
Ex-Prime Minister of Ukraine was arrested on 5 August 2011 in Kyiv Pechersk Court after she was declared guilty in the so called “gas case” and accused of abuse of authority during her term as a head of Ukrainian government and signing the unpopular gas contracts between Russia and Ukraine in 2009.
Amid the ongoing protests and sit-ins of the supporters of Egypt’s deposed President Mohamed Morsy, Islamists showed their readiness for the reconciliation and the talks with the current government and oppositional political forces.
The US administration declared there will be no details of those talks at the moment due to the sensitivity of the issue and as the secrecy of the process at the initial stage is inevitable. But both the negotiating sides are positive about the future talks.
Amid the ongoing attacks of the armed militants against Egypt’s army and police in Sinai Egypt’s Armed Forces have launched the new military operation “Desert Storm” in order to fight the terrorist elements in Sinai and restore security and stability in the area.
Egypt’s Defense Minister and Head of the Armed Forces Abdel Fattah El-Sissi has called Egyptians to hold the nationwide protests on Friday, 25 July, in order to support the military’s fight against the terrorism in the country.
Egypt’s national reconciliation session aimed to gather the representatives of different political forces, social factions and intellectuals of Egypt and discuss the current political situation in the country in order to find the solution and unity started on Wednesday, 24 July.
The new interim government has been finally formed in Egypt after several discussions over the candidacy of interim Prime Minister and the members of the government.