Less than third of voters turn out in Egypt election

2015-11-25 23:45

Less than one third of voters cast ballots in the second phase of Egyptian parliamentary elections held across almost half of the country's provinces at the weekend.

Islamist candidate in Egypt elections shot dead in Sinai

2015-10-24 22:03

Gunmen have shot dead an Islamist candidate in Egypt's parliamentary elections in North Sinai, where jihadists are waging an insurgency against the government.

Rights groups criticise Egypt crackdown

2015-08-14 21:01

Rights groups say Egypt has failed to hold officials accountable 2 years after the deadly rally crackdown.

Clashes at Islamist march in Egyptian capital kill 5

2015-07-17 15:59

Egyptian security forces and Muslim Brotherhood supporters have traded gunfire that killed at least five people after clashes erupted during a demonstration in Cairo, a security official says.

Civilian killed at Cairo protest on anniversary of Morsi ousting

2015-07-03 22:11

A civilian has been killed during a protest rally in Cairo in support of Egypt's former president Mohamed Morsi, security sources say, on the second anniversary of the army's overthrow of the Islamist leader.

Police raid in Cairo kills 9 Muslim Brotherhood members

2015-07-01 22:00

An Egyptian police raid on an apartment in Cairo has killed nine wanted men, including senior Muslim Brotherhood leader Nasser al-Houfi, security officials and the Brotherhood say.

Brotherhood leader dies in detention in Egypt

2015-05-13 23:21

An imprisoned leader of Egypt's banned Muslim Brotherhood has died with supporters claiming his death was caused by authorities' failure to provide proper medical attention.

Morsi just Brotherhood puppet

2015-04-21 17:11

Ousted Egyptian leader Mohammed Morsi, who has been sentenced to 20 years in jail was a figurehead for his Muslim Brotherhood who was not the Islamist movement's first choice to run for president.

Egypt to try another 379 Brotherhood members

2015-04-08 20:25

Egypt's public prosecutor has referred a further 379 alleged members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood to court over sit-ins in August 2013.

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.


Sisi says Muslim Brotherhood can play role

2015-11-04 18:37

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has suggested the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood could again play a role in public life if Egyptians would welcome that.

Brotherhood missing from ballots as Egypt readies to vote

2015-10-17 10:54

One party - the banned Muslim Brotherhood - will be conspicuously absent from ballot papers when Egypt's voters head to the polls for long-delayed parliamentary elections.

Egypt rejects Qatar offer to mediate with Muslim Brotherhood

2015-08-09 21:08

Egypt has rejected an offer by Qatar to mediate with the banned Muslim Brotherhood group, focus of a government crackdown since the ouster of Egypt's Islamist president in 2013.

Egyptian army kills 25 militants in North Sinai

2015-07-05 18:24

Egypt's military has launched air strikes and ground operations that killed 25 Islamist militants in North Sinai, as the country grapples with an increasingly ambitious insurgency based in the region.

Egypt denies Spanish reporter claim he fled to avoid arrest

2015-07-03 17:55

Egypt has denied as "false" a claim by a Spanish reporter who said he fled the country to avoid arrest after writing a book on the blacklisted Muslim Brotherhood.

WikiLeaks reveals Saudi intrigue

2015-06-20 19:13

Iran, intrigue and unpaid limo bills: leaked files offer insight into Saudi diplomats' world

Egypt militants killed while making bombs

2015-04-25 17:14

Egyptian police say that four Islamists were killed in an accidental explosion while preparing bombs south of the capital.

Death sentence confirmed for Brotherhood chief

2015-04-11 17:49

An Egyptian court has confirmed death sentences for Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie and 11 other defendants.

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.

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