Egypt to try 16 over football stadium deaths

2015-03-17 21:03

Egypt's state prosecutor has referred to trial 16 suspects accused of clashing with police that led to a deadly Cairo football stadium stampede.

Egypt sets poll dates as Sisi cements grip

2015-01-09 11:05

Egypt says it is to hold parliamentary elections from 21 March but analysts say the new legislature will offer no meaningful opposition to President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's rule.

Bomb wounds 12 in central Cairo

2014-10-15 06:08

A bomb has exploded in the centre of the Egyptian capital Cairo wounding 12 people, security and medical officials say.

Brotherhood leader, 104 referred to trial

2014-09-22 22:30

The leader of Egypt's outlawed Muslim Brotherhood and 104 others have been referred to trial on murder charges.

Egypt closes Muslim Brotherhood political wing

2014-08-09 15:01

An Egyptian court has issued a ruling dissolving the Freedom and Justice Party, the political wing of the banned Muslim Brotherhood.

Egypt army destroys more Gaza tunnels

2014-07-27 12:45

Egypt's army says it has destroyed 13 more tunnels connecting the Sinai Peninsula to the Gaza Strip, taking to 1 639 the overall number it has laid waste to.

Muslim Brotherhood leader gets life in prison

2014-07-05 13:00

An Egyptian court has sentenced Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie to life in prison for inciting the violence that erupted after the army deposed Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.

Libya Islamist kidnapped

2014-06-30 21:13

Gunmen kidnapped a leading member of a Libyan Islamist party affiliated with the Muslim Brotherhood.

Egypt confirms 183 death sentences

2014-06-21 12:21

An Egyptian court has confirmed death sentences for 183 Islamists, including Muslim Brotherhood chief Mohamed Badie, after a speedy mass trial that sparked an international outcry.

Egypt group: Police confiscated publication

2014-06-15 14:22

An Egyptian rights group says security forces have confiscated a publication it puts out periodically, accusing it of seeking to overthrow the government.


Cairo airport on alert after bombs discovered

2015-02-03 10:18

Cairo airport authorities have tightened security after finding two bombs near the arrivals hall and a homemade explosive device exploded in central Cairo.

Egypt arrests Brotherhood leader as crackdown intensifies

2014-11-20 22:23

Egyptian police have arrested Mohamed Ali Bishr, one of the few Muslim Brotherhood leaders to escape jail after last year’s overthrow of Islamist president Mohammed Morsi.

Police arrest 40 protesters at Islamist rallies

2014-10-10 21:00

Egyptian security officials say 40 supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohammed Morsi's Muslim Brotherhood have been arrested in Cairo and Egypt's second city Alexandria during protests.

Egypt burns books promoting Brotherhood ideas

2014-08-09 21:04

Egypt has extended its crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood to include burning books it says promote violence and ideas linked to the banned Islamist group, a local official and a security source says.

Egypt military kills 7 militants in volatile Sinai

2014-07-29 12:01

An Egyptian military spokesperson says troops have killed seven suspected militants and arrested five as part of an ongoing offensive in the volatile Sinai Peninsula.

Egypt court upholds death verdict against 10 Islamists

2014-07-05 22:23

Egyptian judicial officials say a Cairo court has upheld death sentences against 10 members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood and sentenced 38 others to life.

Soldiers of Egypt claim palace blasts

2014-07-01 20:02

An Egyptian group, Soldiers of Egypt, has claimed the blasts outside the presidential palace that killed 2 police officers.

Tears, anger, joy over Egypt death sentences

2014-06-21 22:33

Some relatives have expressed joy on learning loved ones have been acquitted, while others wept after hearing theirs would be sent to the gallows.

Egypt cop killed in shoot-out with Morsi men

2014-06-16 21:39

An Egyptian police captain has been killed in a shoot-out on the southern outskirts of Cairo with alleged supporters of deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi.

Sisi gets 96.91% in Egypt's presidential election

2014-06-03 20:57

Former Egyptian army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has secured a landslide victory in the country's presidential vote last week.

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