Egyptians brace for austere Ramadan after reforms

2017-05-25 16:30

Ramadan is a time for daytime fasting and lavish evening feasts, but Egyptians are scaling back preparations for the Muslim holy month this year after austerity measures fuelled decades-high inflation.

Six years after uprising, Sisi says Egypt 'on right track'

2017-01-25 21:44

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has said that Egypt was "on the right track" six years after the uprising that overthrew Hosni Mubarak.

Egypt since its revolution six years ago

2017-01-23 19:45

Key developments in Egypt since its January 2011 uprising that brought down president Hosni Mubarak who ruled for three decades:

Egypt keen to save Saudi ties after islands ruling

2017-01-17 21:33

Cairo will do all it can to preserve crucial ties with Saudi Arabia, experts say, after an Egyptian court ruled against government plans to transfer control of two islands to Riyadh.

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 pardons 203 people jailed for illegal protests

2017-03-13 16:25

Egypt's president has pardoned 203 people convicted and jailed for their participation in illegal protests

Top Hamas leader in Gaza visits Egypt

2017-01-23 20:46

The top Hamas official from the Gaza Strip has arrived in Egypt for meetings with security officials, the highest level visit by a member of the Palestinian militant group since Egypt's army overthrew an Islamist president in 2013

IMF says Egypt on track for next aid tranche

2017-01-18 21:31

Egypt has made a "good start" on reforms under a loan deal with the International Monetary Fund and soaring inflation is expected to drop around mid-2017, an IMF official says

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.

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