ARTICLES RELATING TO EGYPT CRISIS

Court sentences Mubarak to 3 years for graft

2014-05-21 12:06

An Egyptian court has sentenced ousted president Hosni Mubarak to three years in prison on charges of stealing public funds.

1 dead in Cairo clashes between

2014-05-15 10:39

One person has been killed during clashes in Cairo overnight between supporters and opponents of deposed Islamist president Mohammed Morsi, Egyptian security officials say.

Egypt students jailed for 4 years over violent protests

2014-05-11 16:05

An Egyptian court has sentenced 36 students of the prestigious Al-Azhar university to four years in prison each over violent protests, judicial sources say.

Kerry: US wants Egypt to succeed as a democracy

2014-04-30 08:57

US Secretary of State John Kerry says Egypt has made progress in its democratic transition but must address “disturbing” developments if its government is to have the confidence of the people.

Egypt slammed over 683 to death sentences

2014-04-29 07:52

The UN and Washington have condemned death sentences handed to 683 alleged Islamists including Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohammed Badie in an Egyptian court.

Egyptian court jails 119 Morsi supporters

2014-04-16 15:12

An Egyptian court has sentenced 119 supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood of former president Mohammed Morsi to three years in prison in connection with protests last year.

Cairo bomb attack wounds 2 cops, civilian

2014-04-15 09:00

Two Egyptian policemen and a civilian have been wounded in a bomb attack targeting a security checkpoint in central Cairo, officials say.

Egypt to pass new 'anti-terrorism' law

2014-04-03 10:03

Senior Egyptian ministers say they would pass legislation “connected to confronting terrorism”, in a statement released hours after three explosions killed two people in Cairo.

Egyptian court sentences 33 Morsi supporters

2014-03-31 14:50

Egyptian officials say a court in Alexandra has sentenced 33 supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohammed Morsi to six years in prison over clashes with opponents last December.

In Egypt's political vacuum, Sisi looms large

2014-03-28 07:39

If former military chief Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi wins Egypt’s presidency as is widely expected, he will have an overwhelming presence over a shattered political scene.

Egypt: Sisi vows to fight terrorism

2014-03-27 12:21

Egyptian army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has vowed to rid the country of "terrorism" almost nine months after he toppled its elected leader.

Egypt orders new mass trials of 919

2014-03-27 08:25

Egypt's chief prosecutor has ordered two new mass trials for 919 suspected Islamists on charges that include murder, a report says.

UN slams Egypt's mass death sentences

2014-03-25 16:31

Egypt’s mass sentencing to death of 529 alleged supporters of ousted president Mohammed Morsi is a breach of international human rights, the UN says.

700 Egypt Islamists in court after mass death sentences

2014-03-25 09:28

At least 700 supporters of Egypt’s ousted president Mohammed Morsi are due in court, a day after 529 co-defendants were sentenced to death.

Egypt sentences 529 Morsi supporters to death

2014-03-24 10:27
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A court in Egypt has convicted 529 supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohammed Morsi, sentencing them to death on charges of murdering a policeman and attacking police.

Egypt military chief reshuffles commanders

2014-03-18 11:51

Egypt’s military chief has ordered a limited reshuffle in military officers, a report says, replacing the commander in charge of troops in northern Sinai and parts of the Nile Delta.

Egypt crackdown brings most arrests in decades

2014-03-16 21:50

Egypt's crackdown on Islamists has jailed 16 000 people over the past 8 months in the biggest round-up in nearly two decades, according to figures from security officials.

Egypt to have 'elected' leader by June

2014-03-14 12:02

Interim president Adly Mansour said Egypt will have an "elected" leader in two and a half months, in an interview published Friday by the state-owned Al-Ahram daily.

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.

Egypt tightens grip on mosques

2014-03-04 12:49

Egypt’s military-installed authorities are tightening their grip on mosques by laying down the theme for the weekly sermons, in the latest move to curb Islamist dissent.

Egypt: New premier urges end to protests

2014-03-02 21:06

Egypt's new prime minister has urged a halt to all protests and strikes to give the nation a breather to rebuild after more than three years of deadly turmoil.

Egypt army 'Aids detector' instead finds ridicule

2014-02-28 14:27

Egypt’s military leaders have come under ridicule after the chief army engineer unveiled what he described as a “miraculous” set of devices that detect and cure Aids, hepatitis and other viruses.

New Egypt PM reappoints some ministers

2014-02-26 20:39

Egyptian Prime Minister-designate Ibrahim Mahlab has reappointed several ministers in his new government, including Interior Minister Mohammed Ibrahim, a report says.

Govt resignation: Sisi likely to declare his candidacy

2014-02-24 13:12

The resignation of Egypt’s military-backed government is likely to pave way for army chief Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to declare his candidacy for president.

Egypt prosecutor says Morsi spied for Iran

2014-02-24 07:36

Egypt’s top prosecutor has accused former president Mohammed Morsi of passing state secrets to Iran’s Revolutionary Guard.

 

Gunmen shoot dead 3 cops in Cairo

2014-05-20 08:49

Gunmen travelling in a car have opened fire on a group of Egyptian policemen outside Cairo’s Al-Azhar university, killing three and wounding nine others, the interior ministry says.

Egypt's Sisi chooses stability over freedoms

2014-05-11 18:55

Presidential frontrunner Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has prioritised stability over freedoms, insisting it will take up to 25 years for Egypt to achieve "true democracy".

Egypt Islamist leader hits out at death sentence

2014-04-30 12:40

The leader of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood has criticised a death sentence handed to him and 682 others, defiantly insisting the "coup" that toppled president Mohammed Morsi will be defeated.

US-Egypt ties turbulent, Egyptian FM says

2014-04-29 09:04

Egypt-US relations remain difficult and "honest" talks are needed to put them back on track, Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy says.

Egypt jails 30 Morsi backers for rioting

2014-04-20 17:52

An Egyptian court has sentenced 30 people to more than three years in prison for violent protests in support of deposed Islamist president Mohammed Morsi.

6 injured in Cairo bomb blasts

2014-04-16 10:20

Two bomb blasts in Cairo have wounded six people including at least two policemen, the latest attacks since Egypt’s Islamist president Mohammed Morsi was ousted.

Video shows bomber who killed 16 in Egypt

2014-04-11 07:40

An al-Qaeda inspired group in Egypt has posted a video online showing a suicide bomber attacking a security headquarters in the Nile Delta city of Mansoura, an assault that killed 16 people.

Bombs at Cairo university hit riot police, 2 dead

2014-04-02 18:31

Three bombs have exploded outside Cairo University's main campus, hitting riot police deployed against near daily protests and killing at least two people and wounding seven.

Jazeera journos back in the dock in Egypt

2014-03-31 13:40

Al-Jazeera’s Australian reporter Peter Greste and fellow journalists from the satellite news channel are back in court in Egypt after spending nearly 100 days in jail since their arrest.

Egypt's Sisi ditches army fatigues

2014-03-27 15:50

Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has ditched his military fatigues and resigned as Egypt’s defence minister, a day after announcing he would run for president.

Egypt’s Sisi expected to win easily

2014-03-27 11:06

Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the Egyptian general who ousted his country’s first freely-elected leader, is expected to win easily after he declared his candidacy in the forthcoming elections.

Death penalties: Egypt's legal war on Islamists

2014-03-26 12:17

An Egyptian court’s sentencing of 529 people to death for rioting has fixed the spotlight on a massive legal war on the Islamist opposition, with thousands in prisons and hundreds more convicted in mass trials.

Egypt puts top Brotherhood on trial

2014-03-25 12:25

The leader of Egypt’s outlawed Muslim Brotherhood and 682 others have gone on trial on charges including murder, their lawyer says, in another blow to supporters of deposed president Mohammed Morsi.

Egypt: Call for downfall of military rule

2014-03-24 13:48

Family members have stood outside an Egyptian courthouse screaming after the biggest mass death sentence was handed out on 529 members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, defence lawyers say.

Egypt to begin mass trial of Morsi backers

2014-03-22 14:05

More than 1 200 supporters of Egypt’s ousted Islamist president Mohammed Morsi face charges in the country’s biggest trial since an August police crackdown, judicial sources say.

Egyptian militants outwit army in Sinai battlefield

2014-03-17 10:54

Egypt’s army says it is crushing Islamist militants in the Sinai Peninsula, but in the region’s villages and towns a victory for the state feels a long way off.

Egypt leftist tells army to stay out of politics

2014-03-16 21:01

A leftist leader who ran in the 2012 presidential election has urged Egypt's military to stay out of politics, criticising an expected leadership bid by the army chief.

Egypt moves to take control of mosques

2014-03-12 09:25

Egyptian authorities have decided to take control of independent mosques, a report says, in a move aimed at curbing Islamist dissent.

Sisi can't ignore demands for presidential bid

2014-03-04 21:05

Egypt’s army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi says he can't ignore demands for him to run for president and will take official measures soon.

PM: Security top priority for new Egypt govt

2014-03-03 10:46

Egypt’s new military-installed PM says security is his top priority, with police and soldiers facing near daily attacks since the July ouster of Islamic president Mohammed Morsi.

Egypt gunmen kill cops in country's north

2014-02-28 18:17

Egyptian security officials say unidentified assailants have killed a policeman in a drive-by shooting in the country’s north, the latest attack on security forces.

Egypt's president reshuffles top military council

2014-02-28 13:19

Egypt’s interim president has reshuffled the country’s top military council and installed the nation’s military chief as its leader for the first time.

Govt resignation surprises Egyptians

2014-02-25 08:46

Egyptians have been left surprised after the country’s military-installed government resigned en masse ahead of a presidential poll.

Egypt's govt has resigned – report

2014-02-24 12:29

Egypt’s army-backed government has resigned, a report says citing an unnamed source who said the decision was made after a 15-minute meeting of the cabinet.

Egypt to put Jazeera journalists on trial

2014-02-20 10:06

Al-Jazeera journalists, including four foreigners, are set to go on trial in Cairo for allegedly supporting the blacklisted Muslim Brotherhood in a case that has sparked accusations Egypt is muzzling the media.

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