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.

Morsi supporters unswayed in Egypt

2013-08-04 14:07

Supporters of Egypt's ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi have held firm on their insistence that he be reinstated.

Egypt's interim leader sets poll timetable

2013-07-09 07:27

Egypt's interim leader has set out a timetable for a referendum on an amended constitution and then for parliamentary elections by early next year, as the violence continues.

Egypt Islamists urge uprising over killing

2013-07-08 11:10

Egyptian Islamists have called for an uprising after saying dozens of its supporters were "massacred" while demonstrating against a military coup, which ousted Mohammed Morsi.

Egyptians throng streets to support revolt

2013-07-08 10:30

Egypt's interim government is set to announce a new prime minister, after hundreds of thousands of people rallied across the country in support of the overthrow of president Mohammed Morsi.

Egypt readies for more street protests

2013-07-07 14:53

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood is calling for protests to denounce the military's toppling of President Mohammed Morsi, while opponents are urging supporters to take to the streets for mass rallies.

US tout democracy amid Egypt military coup

2013-07-05 09:48

The Obama administration has turned to its top officials to tout democracy and transparency for Egypt, a message that took on a hollow tone as the Egyptian military installed a new leader.


After Mohamed Morsi was toppled from power in a military coup, Egypt's chief justice Adly Mansour has been sworn in as the country's interim president. See pictures.

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Egypt army confirms it is holding Morsi

2013-07-04 07:11

Egypt's army is "preventively" holding ousted president Mohamed Morsi after his ouster by an army decree, a senior army official says.


Egyptian protests intensify

2013-07-03 10:37

Riots intensified outside the Presidential Palace in Cairo where protesters decried the leadership of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi and his ruling party, the Muslim Brotherhood.

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Morsi refuses to quit amid new bloodshed

2013-07-03 07:28

Egypt's President Mohamed Morsi has vowed he won't quit, despite mass protests, an army ultimatum, and deadly violence - including 16 supporters being shot dead.


Violence continues in Egypt

2013-07-02 09:48

Hundreds of thousands of Egyptian demonstrators gathered at the presidential palace to protest against President Mohamed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood. See the latest pictures.

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Egyptian protests escalate

2013-07-01 09:49

Hundreds of thousands of Egyptians demonstrated outside the presidential palace, protesting against President Mohamed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood. See the pictures.

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Morsi calls for dialogue

2013-06-23 11:14

Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has repeated a call for dialogue in an attempt to mitigate deep political divisions ahead of planned rallies against him.

Egyptian army boosts forces in Sinai

2013-05-20 16:15

The Egyptian army has sent reinforcements into the Sinai Peninsula, after President Mohamed Morsi said there would be no talks with militant Islamists.

Kerry: Divided Egypt needs compromise

2013-03-03 09:00

Egypt's government and opposition need to overcome their differences to create "a sense of political and economic viability", US Secretary of State John Kerry says.

UN criticises Egypt protest law

2013-02-19 22:10

The UN's human rights office took Egypt to task over a planned law on public protests, saying it would curb freedoms and breach international rules.

Syria dominates Islamic summit

2013-02-07 16:51

Leaders of the Organisation of Islamic Co-operation states have met for the final day of a summit dominated by the Syrian conflict that has divided the Muslim world along sectarian lines.


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.


Conflict in Egypt continues

2013-07-10 09:25

See the latest photos from Egypt, where dozens of protestors have been killed in clashes with the government over the removal of President Mohamed Morsi.

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Violent clashes have ensued in Cairo between security forces and supporters of ousted former president Mohamed Morsi. Watch. [Warning: contains graphic content]

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Egypt - the latest pictures

2013-07-08 10:56

See pictures from Egypt as hundreds of thousands continue to rally in the streets ahead of the announcement of the new prime minister.

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Egyptian troops open fire on protesters

2013-07-08 07:28

Egyptian security forces have shot dead at least 16 Islamist activists and injured about 100 during a protest in Cairo calling for ousted president Mohamed Morsi to be reinstated.

ElBaradei 'logical choice' to lead Egypt

2013-07-07 08:47

Nobel Peace laureate Mohamed ElBaradei tops the list of candidates for premier to lead Egypt out of its crisis, as bloodshed continues after the removal of Mohamed Morsi.

Egypt army urges conciliation

2013-07-05 07:28

Egypt's military has appealed for conciliation and warned against revenge attacks, as police round up senior Islamists ahead of planned rallies by toppled president Mohamed Morsi's supporters.


Military coup in Egypt

2013-07-04 10:22

The Egyptian military has announced the ousting of Islamist President Mohamed Morsi. See the latest pictures here.

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Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi will either step down or be removed from office when a political road map for the future of the country is drawn up, a state-run newspaper has claimed. Watch.

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Army chief emerges as new Egypt strongman

2013-07-03 10:20

Army chief General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who is emerging as Egypt's strongman amid the turmoil sweeping the country, is desperate to end the crisis but without military rule, experts say.


Violent demonstrations in Egypt resulted in the burning of the headquarters of the Muslim Brotherhood and the death of seven. Watch.

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Egypt protests turn violent

2013-07-01 15:04

Protestors in Egypt have stormed and ransacked the offices of the Muslim Brotherhood, determined to oust President Mohamed Morsi on the anniversary of his first year in power.

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Egypt braces for protests

2013-06-27 19:19

Egypt faces a showdown in the streets after President Mohamed Morsi has failed to satisfy the demands of opponents who want him to step down after a year in office.

Suspected militants kill policeman

2013-06-09 17:24

Suspected militants killed a counter-terrorism police officer in the Sinai Peninsula after they swerved in front of his car while he was driving.

Kerry presses Egypt on reform

2013-03-03 11:05

Kerry takes unity message to Egyptian president, military chiefs, after warning politicians

Kerry arrives in Egypt

2013-03-02 20:24

US Secretary of State John Kerry has arrived in Cairo to push for a way out of Egypt's political impasse and its crippling economic crisis.

Tensions flare among Egypt Islamists

2013-02-18 21:08

President Mohamed Morsi's decision to fire a hard-line Islamist as an adviser has laid bare rivalries between Egypt's two biggest Islamist groups as parliamentary elections approach.

Iran downplays Ahmadinejad shoe attack

2013-02-06 18:49

Iran's foreign ministry has downplayed an incident in Cairo in which a protester tried to throw a shoe at President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

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