ISIS’s Egypt affiliate urges attacks on judges

2015-05-21 08:04

Islamic State’s Egypt affiliate has urged followers to attack judges, declaring a new front in an Islamist militant insurgency in the world’s most populous Arab state.

Mubarak sentenced to 3 years for corruption

2015-05-09 16:46

An Egyptian court has sentenced ousted president Hosni Mubarak and his two sons to three years in prison after a retrial for embezzlement.

Egypt sentences 5 to death for police killings

2015-05-04 14:17

An Egyptian court has sentenced to death five men convicted of killing 13 policemen in a town near Cairo during a deadly security crackdown on ousted president Mohammed Morsi’s supporters in 2013.

Egypt to destroy torched building of Mubarak's party

2015-04-15 22:18

Egypt's government has ordered the army's corps of engineers to demolish the headquarters of ousted president Hosni Mubarak's now-defunct party.

Egypt try policeman over death of female protester

2015-03-18 06:33

Egypt's state prosecutor has referred a police officer to trial for allegedly shooting dead a leftist female protester during a peaceful rally in central Cairo.

Policeman killed woman activist -prosecutor

2015-03-17 15:22

Egypt’s public prosecutor says a police officer shot and killed woman protester Shaimaa Sabbagh, whose death in January caused an international outcry when footage of it spread online.

Egypt court ruling halts parliamentary polls

2015-03-03 14:02

Egypt’s administrative court has issued a ruling that effectively halts the March/April parliamentary election process, judicial sources say.

Sisi issues decree widening scope of security crackdown

2015-02-24 15:42

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has signed off on an anti-terrorism law that gives authorities more sweeping powers to ban groups on charges ranging from harming national unity to disrupting public order.

Libya raids turn Egypt's Sisi into key anti-ISIS ally

2015-02-17 07:43

By targeting the ISIS group with airstrikes in Libya, Egypt’s president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, having crushes Islamist opponents at home, has become a key ally of the West against jihadist, experts say.

Seeking unity, Egypt flies the flag in symbolic Tahrir

2015-02-09 11:19

After weeks of digging, workers have put up a 20m pole carrying the national flag in Tahrir Square, something officials say they hoped would help to unify a country torn by political turmoil since the revolt that ousted Hosni Mubarak.


Egypt media criticism of Sisi raises questions on allies' support

2015-05-14 10:45

Unprecedented media criticism of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi suggests he may no longer enjoy unquestioning support from the diverse groups that helped him to stage an army takeover two years ago.

Egypt court to decide on Mubarak trial appeal

2015-05-07 19:12

An Egyptian court says it will decide on a prosecution appeal against lower court’s ruling that dropped murder charges against ex-president Hosni Mubarak.

After tasting power, Morsi awaits sentencing

2015-04-21 09:47

Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohammed Morsi is set to stand in a court cage, as a judge announces his fate nearly three years after he was declared Egypt’s first freely elected president.

Obama unblocks delivery of F-16s to Egypt

2015-04-01 12:10

US President Barack Obama has approved the delivery of a dozen F-16 aircraft to Egypt that had been frozen after a military-led takeover.

Egypt prosecutors blame Brotherhood for stadium disaster

2015-03-17 19:46

Egyptian prosecutors say the banned Muslim Brotherhood was behind the deaths of 21 football fans at a Cairo stadium last month.

Egypt upholds police sentence over death that stirred Mubarak revolt

2015-03-04 16:51

An Egyptian court has upheld a 10-year prison sentence imposed on two policemen for torturing an activist to death in 2010, judicial sources say.

4 years after Egypt uprising, patronage politics dominate still

2015-02-26 11:16

Four years after Egypt's 2011 popular uprising that toppled Mubarak and raised hopes for an end to patronage politics, many desperate citizens will cast their vote in next month's parliamentary poll in accordance with the same old system.

Egyptian acquits top Mubarak officials on graft charges

2015-02-24 12:24

An Egyptian court has acquitted two top Hosni Mubarak-era officials of graft charges at a retrial, judicial sources say, a day after a prominent activist was sentenced to five years in jail.

Egypt 1st foreign buyer of French Rafale fighters

2015-02-13 08:47

Egypt will become the first foreign buyer of Rafale fighter jets, French officials say, purchasing 24 of the multi-role French-made aircraft as part of a $5.93bn defence deal that will strengthen Cairo’s military.

Egypt sentences 230 anti-Mubarak activists to life

2015-02-05 10:19

An Egyptian court Wednesday sentenced to life 230 secular activists from the 2011 revolt against long-time strongman Hosni Mubarak, including leading campaigner Ahmed Douma, an official said.

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