Egypt's president visits Britain to discuss terror, trade

2015-11-04 15:28

Egypt’s leader Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has defended anti-terror legislation enacted in August, arguing that the country needs stability and time to achieve a democratic future for his nation.

Roadside bomb kills Egyptian police officer in Sinai

2015-10-23 13:05

Security and medical officials say a roadside bomb has killed a police officer and wounded three conscripts in Egypt’s northern Sinai city of al-Arish.

Voting for a new parliament begins in Egypt

2015-10-18 12:53

Polling stations have opened in 14 of Egypt's 27 governorates for the first round of parliamentary elections, the country's first since the army toppled Islamist president Mohammed Morsi.

Facts and figures on Egypt's general election

2015-10-15 09:55

More than 27 million Egyptians are eligible to vote in the first phase of a general election for a new parliament, the first since the 2013 ouster of Islamist president Mohammed Morsi.

2 Egyptian policemen shot dead in Sinai

2015-10-04 15:35

Gunmen have shot dead two Egyptian policemen in the bastion of the Islamic State jihadist group in the Sinai Peninsula, the interior ministry says.

Egypt military winds down campaign against ISIS in Sinai

2015-09-23 17:00

Egypt’s military has announced it is winding down its largest campaign in the Sinai against Islamists, following a 16-day operation in which it says scores of ISIS group jihadists were killed.

4 soldiers, 2 civilians killed in Egypt Sinai attacks

2015-09-12 11:17

An Egyptian woman and child has been killed in a car bomb, and four soldiers died in a separate explosion in the northern Sinai Peninsula, where the military is engaged in a sweeping campaign against jihadists, the army say.

Egypt to begin long-delayed parliamentary polls in October

2015-08-31 08:51

Egypt is to elect its first parliament in over three years in a series of voting rounds starting on October 17, the electoral commission says.

Egypt's Sisi, Putin to discuss closer ties in Moscow talks

2015-08-20 17:26

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is set to meet Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Moscow for the third time in a year to continue promoting closer strategic and economic relations, official say.

Egypt opens border with Gaza for first time in 2 months

2015-08-17 15:03

Egypt has opened its border with Gaza for the first time in two months, temporarily allowing a two-way travel.


Car bomb targeting police kills 6 in Egypt

2015-11-04 09:08

A car bomb targeting a policeman’s club in the Egyptian city of El Arish has killed six people, security sources say.

Egypt enters second day of election without voters

2015-10-19 13:32

Egyptians appear to be shunning the ballot for a second day in what one newspaper calls "an election without voters", highlighting disillusionment since the army seized power in 2013.

'3 abducted' in ISIS attack on Egypt's Sinai checkpoint

2015-10-15 14:38

Militants have kidnapped three pro-government fighters manning a checkpoint in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, officials say.

Egypt's last Islamists standing offer 'polite' opposition

2015-10-14 12:18

On the campaign trail ahead of Egypt’s parliamentary elections, the heavily bearded leader of the ultra-conservative Nour Party praises Islam’s Prophet Mohammad for cleaning up politics, and promises to do the same.

Convicted Al Jazeera journalists appeal to Egypt for pardons

2015-09-30 08:44

Three journalists convicted of aiding a terrorist organisation while covering Egyptian unrest for Al Jazeerra have publicly appealed to Egypt’s president to pardon them.

Head of Egyptian pro-democracy movement arrested

2015-09-23 07:37

The head of a pro-democracy movement that played a key role in Egypt’s 2011 revolution against dictator Hosni Mubarak has been arrested, his organisation says.

Egypt sentences dozens of alleged Islamists in mass trial

2015-09-03 18:31

An Egyptian court has sentenced dozens of people to life in prison or lesser jail terms over pro-Islamist riots and church arsons following a bloody crackdown on protesters in 2013.

ISIS kills 2 police in Egypt's Sinai

2015-08-26 14:03

Gunmen have killed two Egyptian policemen in the Sinai Peninsula, the interior ministry says, in an attack claimed by ISIS.

Cairo car bomb injures six policemen

2015-08-20 09:19

Cairo has been rocked by a massive car bomb that hit a security building in the northern suburb of Shubra al-Kheima injuring six policemen, according to the interior ministry.

Egypt adopts anti-terror law critics say may muzzle media

2015-08-17 10:10

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has ratified an anti-terrorism law which stipulates exorbitant fines, and possible suspension from employment, for "false" reporting on militant attacks.

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