June 21, 2013
by Julie Deisher-Edwards
The Giza Criminal Court on Thursday ordered the release of former Egyptian prime minister Ahmed Nazif. Nazif was convicted of corruption in July 2011 and sentenced to one year in jail. In September Nazif was sentenced to three years in jail on charges of corruption for allegedly embezzilng $10.5 ...[read more]
June 14, 2013
by Jaimie Cremeans
Egypt's Court of Cassation, its highest court, on Thursday overturned the jail sentence of former prime minister Ahmed Nazif and ordered a retrial on charges of illicit gains. The court overturned his sentence pursuant to Article 166 of Egypt's 2012 Constitution, which states that charges can ...[read more]
September 14, 2012
by Rebecca DiLeonardo
An Egyptian court on Thursday sentenced former Egyptian prime minister Ahmed Nazif to three years in prison after finding him guilty of corruption charges. Nazif was accused of embezzling $10.5 million while in office. This most recent conviction will add to a previous corruption conviction in ...[read more]
April 17, 2012
by Garrett Eisenhour
On April 17, 2011, Egyptian prosecutors charged former prime minister Ahmed Nazif, former finance minister Yousef Boutros and former interior minister Habib el Adly with corruption. The charges stemmed from allegations that the three officials granted a no-bid contract to a German business to sell ...[read more]
July 12, 2011
by Maureen Cosgrove
An Egyptian court on Tuesday convicted former prime minister Ahmed Nazif and two Cabinet officials of corruption and sentenced them to various prison terms. Nazif was sentenced to one year, while former interior minister Habib el Adly, who is already serving a 12-year prison sentence, was ...[read more]
April 18, 2011
by Dwyer Arce
Egyptian prosecutors charged former prime minister Ahmed Nazif, former finance minister Yousef Boutros and former interior minister Habib el Adly with corruption on Sunday. The charges stem from allegations that the three former officials, all of which served under former Egyptian president Hosni ...[read more]
March 15, 2010
by Hillary Stemple
Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court ruled Sunday that female judges can serve on the State Council (Maglis id-Dowla), an administrative court system with jurisdiction over cases involving the state. In its ruling, the court emphasized the equality of all citizens. Last month, the general assem... ...[read more]
December 9, 2006
by Joshua Pantesco
Egypt officials announced Saturday that they will release from prison two leaders of the banned Muslim Brotherhood who were jailed in May for their involvement in pro-judicial independence protests. Essam el-Erian and Mohamed Mursi were previously arrested in 2005 for protesting a constitutional ...[read more]
December 5, 2006
by Lisl Brunner
Egyptian Prime Minister Ahmed Nazif has announced an 18-month timetable for lifting the state of emergency that Egypt has lived under since 1981. The administration of President Hosni Mubarak will present proposed changes to the Egyptian Constitution to parliament this year, with a referendum on ...[read more]
March 24, 2006
by Krystal MacIntyre
Egyptian Prime Minister Ahmed Nazif has said that he plans to replace the country's 25-year-old emergency laws with anti-terror legislation. The emergency laws, renewed every three years, are set to expire in May. They were adopted in 1981 in response to the assassination of former President Anw... ...[read more]

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