Wounded Egyptian soldier kidnapped, killed

2015-05-23 09:34

Suspected Islamist militants killed a wounded Egyptian soldier after kidnapping him in the restive North Sinai province, say security sources.

Security forces 'step up sexual violence since Morsi’s ouster'

2015-05-19 09:35

Egyptian security forces have stepped up sexual violence since the military overthrew the country’s first elected president in 2013, a human rights group alleges.

Egypt hangs 6 convicted Islamist militants

2015-05-17 11:20

Egyptian authorities have hanged six men convicted of killing soldiers, police say, ignoring appeals to spare them amid allegations two of them had been in custody at the time of their alleged crimes.

Calls for Egypt minister's sacking over 'lofty judges'

2015-05-11 16:26

Egypt’s justice minister is facing calls for his sacking after he said the sons of cleaners could not become judges, insisting that the judiciary was too “lofty” for such people.

2 Egyptian cops killed in Sinai shooting - sources

2015-05-07 14:28

Two Egyptian police recruits have been killed after unidentified gunmen shot them outside the gate of a security forces camp in the volatile Northern Sinai region, security sources say.

Egypt sentences 5 to death for police killings

2015-05-04 14:17

An Egyptian court has sentenced to death five men convicted of killing 13 policemen in a town near Cairo during a deadly security crackdown on ousted president Mohammed Morsi’s supporters in 2013.

AI calls for Morsi to be retried in civilian court or freed

2015-04-21 14:48

Amnesty International has called for Mohammed Morsi to be retried in a civilian court or to be released after the ousted Egyptian leader was sentenced to 20 years in jail.

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.

Morsi faces possible death penalty in first verdict

2015-04-19 09:41

Egypt's ex-president Mohammed Morsi faces being sentenced to death Tuesday on charges of inciting the killing of protestors in the first verdict against him nearly two years after his fall from power.

Bomb in north Egypt kills 2 military academy students

2015-04-15 16:55

Two students from an Egyptian military academy have been killed and six wounded after a bomb targeting a minibus exploded in the northern city of Kafr al-Sheikh, officials say.


ISIS’s Egypt affiliate urges attacks on judges

2015-05-21 08:04

Islamic State’s Egypt affiliate has urged followers to attack judges, declaring a new front in an Islamist militant insurgency in the world’s most populous Arab state.

Morsi mass trial death sentence alarms US, EU

2015-05-18 07:59

The US and EU have expressed alarm at death sentences for Egypt’s ousted president Mohammed Morsi and dozens of others, a verdict experts called a declaration of “total war” on his Muslim Brotherhood.

Egypt media criticism of Sisi raises questions on allies' support

2015-05-14 10:45

Unprecedented media criticism of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi suggests he may no longer enjoy unquestioning support from the diverse groups that helped him to stage an army takeover two years ago.

Egypt seizes assets of football icon linked to Brotherhood

2015-05-08 14:05

Egyptian authorities have decided to confiscate the assets of former celebrated footballer, Mohammed Abou Trika, for alleged links to the Muslim Brotherhood, privately owned newspaper Al Watan reports.

Egypt cop killed in clashes with Morsi backers

2015-05-06 12:27

One policeman has been killed and five other wounded in clashes with supporters of Egypt’s ousted Islamist president Mohammed Morsi in a Nile Delta city, police say.

Morsi just Brotherhood puppet

2015-04-21 17:11

Ousted Egyptian leader Mohammed Morsi, who has been sentenced to 20 years in jail was a figurehead for his Muslim Brotherhood who was not the Islamist movement's first choice to run for president.

Egypt court jails ousted president Morsi for 20 years

2015-04-21 11:13

An Egyptian court has sentenced ousted president Mohammed Morsi and 12 other defendants to 20 years in jail for involvement in the arrests and torture of protesters during his rule.

Egypt sentences 22 members of Brotherhood to death

2015-04-20 14:17

An Egyptian court has sentenced 22 members of the Muslim Brotherhood to death over an attack on a police station in the town of Kerdasa after the army removed Islamist president Mohammed Morsi from power in 2013.

Egypt official says she burned books 'corrupting' kids

2015-04-16 10:14

An Egyptian education official under investigation for burning library books from a school suspected of belonging to the Muslim Brotherhood has defended her decision.

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.

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