Egypt carries out first hanging over pro-Morsi violence

2015-03-07 16:00

Egypt has carried out the first death sentence handed down over the violence that erupted after the army overthrew Islamist president Mohamed Morsi in 2013, the interior ministry says.

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.

Sinai caught in the middle of Egypt's 'war on terror'

2014-11-18 13:01

With soldiers firing warning shots to herald the nightly curfew and jihadist militants beheading informants, Sinai's residents find themselves caught in the middle of Egypt's "war on terror".

Decapitated body found in Egypt's Sinai

2014-09-19 19:01

The decapitated body of a man has been found in a town in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, security officials say, the latest in a series of beheadings allegedly carried out by jihadists.

Egypt urges US restraint over Missouri unrest

2014-08-19 14:26

Egypt has urged US authorities to exercise restraint in dealing with racially charged demonstrations in Ferguson, Missouri.

Egypt army says 11 militants killed in Sinai

2014-08-04 14:50

Egyptian troops have killed 11 militants in shoot-outs in the restive Sinai Peninsula where security forces have battled an insurgency since President Mohamed Morsi's overthrow.

Egypt's Morsi salutes Palestinian 'resistance'

2014-07-28 16:24

Ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi has praised the Palestinian "resistance" over the 21-day conflict with Israel in Gaza that has killed more than 1 030 people.

Defiant Egypt workers to challenge next president

2014-04-23 10:40

Egypt's next president will have to contend with frustrated workers who have threatened a new wave of nationwide strikes if their demands are not met by the cash-strapped government.

Violent clashes flare up in Egypt

2014-03-08 09:29

Three people have been killed and 28 wounded in Egypt as Islamist protesters clashed with security forces and civilian opponents.

Bruised Brotherhood fails to show power

2013-08-23 19:03

Mass protests called by Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood mostly failed to materialise as the movement reels from a bloody army crackdown on followers of ousted President Mohamed Morsi.


Egypt's Morsi faces military trial

2015-02-17 19:04

An Egyptian military court will try deposed president Mohamed Morsi and 198 Islamist leaders and supporters over a deadly protest in 2013 following his overthrow.

EU slams Egypt for mass death sentence

2015-02-03 05:42

The European Union says a court in Egypt violated the country's international human rights obligations by sentencing 183 men to death for killing 13 policemen.

Egypt signals March parliament election

2014-11-11 18:48

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi says a parliamentary election will be held by March.

Egypt charges Mursi with passing secrets to Qatar

2014-09-06 14:05

An Egyptian prosecutor has charged ousted president Mohamed Morsi and several of his aides with endangering national security by leaking state secrets and sensitive documents to Qatar.

Egypt cop killed, another wounded in shooting attack

2014-08-18 11:40

A policeman was killed and another seriously wounded in northern Egypt when gunmen in a parked car fired at patrolling officers.

3 dead in Egypt as planned bomb attack fails

2014-07-30 14:52

Three people have been killed when two bombs they were carrying in a pick-up truck went off prematurely, Egyptian government and security forces say.

World pushes for truce as Israel batters Gaza

2014-07-22 12:05

UN chief Ban Ki-moon and US Secretary of State John Kerry are in Cairo in a bid to broker a truce between Israel and Hamas after weeks of fighting which has left over 570 Palestinians dead.

US lifts freeze, will deliver choppers to Egypt

2014-04-23 08:40

The US will lift a suspension on the delivery of Apache helicopters to Egypt after concluding Cairo has upheld its peace treaty with Israel, US officials say.

Eleven killed in Brotherhood clashes

2014-01-03 22:25

Eleven people have been shot dead as supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood clashed with police across Egypt.

LIVE UPDATES: Egypt clashes

2013-08-14 11:12

See all the latest from clashes in Egypt where security forces are taking on pro-Morsi demonstrators. WARNING: Some images are of a graphic nature and may be disturbing.

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