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.

Egypt attacks toll climbs to 40

2015-01-30 12:08

The death toll in a string of attacks targeting soldiers and police in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula has climbed to at least 40, a health official says.

Egypt: Release of Mubarak's sons caps weekend of violence

2015-01-27 12:47

The release of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak’s sons after almost four years in prison capped the weekend of violence and dealt a latest blow to the 2011 uprising.


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 is covering up protester deaths: AI

2015-02-02 05:00

Rights group Amnesty says Egyptian authorities are covering up protester deaths and also accused them of intimidating witnesses.

UN rights chief deplores killing of protesters in Egypt

2015-01-27 13:59

The UN human rights chief has voiced deep concern over the killing of at least 20 people in clashes between demonstrators and security forces in Egypt in recent days.

Mubarak sons released from prison

2015-01-26 19:26

The sons of deposed Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak have been released from prison .

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