Egypt court sentences 7 to hang for shooting officer

2016-09-24 20:00

An Egyptian court has sentenced seven men to hang for killing a police general in the unrest following the 2013 military overthrow of Islamist president Muhammadu Morsi.

Al-Jazeera condemns Egypt death sentences

2016-06-19 11:37

Al-Jazeera has strongly condemned the death sentence for espionage against two of the network's journalists by an Egyptian court, in what human rights groups have dismissed as a politicised case and a sham trial.

Egypt court postpones Morsi espionage verdict

2016-04-23 16:44

An Egyptian court postpone its verdict and sentence in the trial of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, who is charged with spying for Qatar.

Egypt's Brotherhood torn by divisions

2016-02-11 18:25

The Muslim Brotherhood has been torn apart by the decimation of its leadership and needs a miracle to grow members say.

Sinai bombing kills two Egypt police

2015-09-26 16:41

Two Egyptian policemen were killed in a roadside bombing in the Sinai Peninsula, the interior ministry said, in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group.

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.

Egypt sentences Morsi to death

2015-05-16 11:37

An Egyptian court has sentenced deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi and more than 100 other defendants to death over jail breaks.

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".


Egypt since Morsi's ouster: 10 key dates

2016-06-29 11:58

Three years ago the Muslim Brotherhood's Mohamed Morsi was ousted, only a year after becoming Egypt's first freely elected president after the 2011 revolution that toppled Hosni Mubarak.

Egypt's Morsi sentenced to life in prison in espionage trial

2016-06-18 14:35

An Egyptian court has sentenced former president Mohamed Morsi to life in prison in an espionage trial in which six of his co-defendants were handed death penalties.

Egypt court to rule on Morsi espionage charges

2016-04-23 14:25

An Egyptian court is set to deliver its verdict and sentence in the trial of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, who is charged with spying for Qatar.

Bomb kills six during Cairo police raid

2016-01-21 23:22

A bomb blast has killed six people, including three Egyptian policemen, as a team of officers raided an apartment in Cairo suspected to be a militant hideout.

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.

Amnesty slams Morsi death sentence

2015-05-16 15:37

Amnesty International has called an Egyptian court's decision to seek the death penalty for ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi "a charade based on null and void procedures".

Egypt jails top Morsi aide for abuse of power

2015-04-15 20:02

A Cairo criminal court has jailed deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi's former chief of staff for three years.

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.

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