Key anti-Mubarak group banned in Egypt

2014-04-28 13:22

A Cairo court has banned the opposition April 6 Youth Movement that was a catalyst in the uprising to oust former president Hosni Mubarak in 2011.

Egypt to probe election complaints

2013-06-22 16:24

An Egyptian election commission will look into complaints by presidential candidate Ahmed Shafiq alleging irregularities in last year's vote, which he narrowly lost.

Egypt orders arrrest of last Mubarak PM

2012-09-11 22:25

Egyptian authorities have ordered the arrest of ousted strongman Hosni Mubarak's last prime minister Ahmed Shafiq on suspicion of corruption, judicial sources said.

In divided Egypt, US plays all sides

2012-06-28 07:44

The ambiguous outcome of Egypt’s revolution leaves US no choice but to deal with the country’s major players, the military and the Muslim Brotherhood, despite its disagreements with each.

Egypt's loser Shafiq leaves country

2012-06-26 14:12

A Cairo airport official says Hosni Mubarak’s last prime minister who was defeated by an Islamist in the race for Egypt’s new president has left the country for the United Arab Emirates.

US takes first steps with new Egypt

2012-06-26 07:53

The United States is reaching out carefully to Egypt's newly elected Islamist president as US officials predict a more complicated and less predictable relationship with the key Arab nation.

Morsi: I'll be leader for all Egyptians

2012-06-25 09:05

Egypt's Mohammed Morsi has pledged to be a leader for all Egyptians after becoming the first Islamist to be elected president of the Arab world’s most populous nation following a divisive election.

Egypt army talks tough

2012-06-22 22:03

Egypt's military rulers have dismissed complaints from protesters that it was entrenching its rule and have blamed the Muslim Brotherhood's presidential candidate for stirring up emotions.

Egypt president result may be delayed

2012-06-20 19:51

Egypt's announcement of a winner in presidential race may be delayed because of complaints from both sides.

Egyptian military moves to retain power

2012-06-18 23:11

The Egyptian military has moved to retain power, undermining the presidential election claimed by Islamists.


Key events in Egypt's revolution

2013-07-03 14:36

Egypt's military has disclosed details of its plan for replacing Islamist President Mohammed Morsi if he does not reach agreement with protesters.

Egypt freezes assets of ex-PM Shafiq

2012-10-22 07:49

Egyptian authorities say they are freezing the assets of presidential candidate and former prime minister Ahmed Shafiq and his daughters as part of the investigation into his wealth.

Morsi reconvenes dissolved parliament

2012-07-09 10:46

Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has called on the Islamist-dominated parliament to reconvene despite a military-backed court ruling that dissolved it.

Egypt's Morsi moves toward unity govt

2012-06-27 07:53

President-elect Mohammed Morsi is trying to ease the turmoil that has rocked Egypt since the uprising 16 months ago, reaching out to Christians, women and secular revolutionaries to join his new Islamist-led government.

Egypt: West recognises growing Islamist role

2012-06-26 12:51

The willingness of Western powers to work with Egypt's Islamist president-elect Mohammed Morsi recognises the growth of the Muslim Brotherhood and shows a concern for regional stability, analysts say.

Obama congratulates Mohammed Morsi

2012-06-25 10:20

US President Barack Obama has congratulated Egyptian President-elect Mohammed Morsi by phone and also called the Islamist’s defeated rival, Ahmed Shafik, to encourage him to stay active in Egyptian politics.

Morsi's win 'a small step ahead for Egypt'

2012-06-25 08:01

The presidential election victory of Islamist candidate Mohammed Morsi in Egypt is a step forward but much more needs to be done to secure a full transition to democracy, reports say.

Tahrir Square protests as Egypt awaits result

2012-06-22 07:53

Thousands of protesters have filled Cairo's Tahrir Square as Egypt's rival presidential candidates, an Islamist and former general, accused each of trying to steal an election whose result is still not known.

Tahrir packed again after army power grab

2012-06-19 22:18

Thousands of Egyptians have packed into Tahrir Square to protest the ruling military's bid to grab new powers, as both presidential candidates claimed victory in the country's historic vote.

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood claims victory

2012-06-18 07:28

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood has claimed a victory for its candidate Mohammed Mursi in the country's first presidential vote since its uprising, but his rival Ahmed Shafiq has disputed the announcement.

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