Egyptian police detain son of jailed former president

2018-10-10 19:28

Family of Egypt's jailed former president says his youngest son has been taken into custody by security personnel for questioning

Egypt court postpones verdicts citing 'security concerns'

2018-06-30 19:07

Egyptian court postpones until July 28 the verdicts for hundreds of defendants detained for their involvement in a 2013 sit-in, including the top leader of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood

Egypt's president announces Rafah crossing open for Ramadan

2018-05-18 16:06

Egypt's President Abdel-Fatah al-Sisi says he has ordered the opening of the Rafah border crossing with Gaza for the entire Muslim holy month of Ramadan, the longest length of time since 2013

Egypt welcomes US designation of 2 groups as 'terrorist'

2018-02-02 17:31

Egypt has welcomed a US designation of two militant groups targeting Egyptian security and public figures as "terrorist" groups.

Egypt police kill 3 Islamists in shootout: ministry

2017-11-24 11:12

Egyptian police killed three alleged Islamist militants in a shootout and arrested nine belonging to the Lewaa al-Thawra group that assassinated an army general last year, the interior ministry has said.

Egypt refers Muslim Brotherhood businessman to court

2017-11-01 20:18

Egyptian prosecutors have referred detained Muslim Brotherhood businessman Hassan Malik to court on charges of belonging to and funding the outlawed Islamist group.

Egypt says police killed 10 suspected militants in Cairo

2017-09-10 17:57

Egyptian security officials say police have raided two adjacent apartments used as hideouts by members of a splinter faction of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group, killing 10 of them in a shootout

Egypt police kill four suspected in mid-July attack: ministry

2017-07-26 20:01

Egyptian police shot dead four militants and arrested two others accused of involvement in the mid-July killing of five policemen, the interior ministry has said.

Egypt's state-run media says attack kills 1 policeman

2017-07-21 17:59

Egypt's state-run news agency says gunmen have attacked a three-car police convoy on the main Cairo-to-Fayoum road killing one policeman and injuring three others.

Egypt: Suspected militant kills 2 retired officers, soldier

2017-07-05 16:06

Egypt's military says a "terrorist" has opened fire on a toll booth south of Cairo, killing two retired officers and an active duty soldier.


Egypt court hands down 75 death sentences

2018-07-29 06:59

An Egyptian court has sentenced to death 75 Islamists, including Muslim Brotherhood leaders, and referred what was the largest single case of capital punishment convictions to the country's top religious authority.

Egypt says 10 militants killed in raids, 2 arrested

2018-06-29 05:58

Ten suspected Islamic militants were killed and two arrested in police raids across Egypt as they hunted down the perpetrators of a deadly car bomb attack, the interior ministry has said.

Egypt hits Sinai targets, killing 16 and arresting dozens

2018-02-11 13:56

Egypt's military says it destroyed dozens of targets and killed 16 militants as major Sinai operation gets underway

Egypt hangs five prisoners: officials

2018-01-02 15:15

Egyptian prison authorities executed five inmates who had been sentenced to death, four of them over a bombing that killed military cadets, security officials have said.

Egypt detains 29 on charges they spied for Turkey

2017-11-22 21:09

Egyptian prosecutors have ordered the detention for two weeks of 29 suspected members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood on charges they spied for Turkey.

Former Egypt Brotherhood leader Akef dies aged 89

2017-09-23 13:07

Former Muslim Brotherhood head Mohammed Mahdi Akef, who helped turn Egypt's Islamist movement into a major opposition force, died in a Cairo hospital aged 89, his daughter has said.

Egypt puts more than 350 people on terrorism list

2017-08-30 18:07

Egypt has put the names of more than 350 people, including prominent Muslim Brotherhood figures, on its terrorism list.

Egypt kills 2 Islamist militants: government

2017-07-22 11:00

Egyptian forces shot dead two militants from the Hasam group, the government has said, after the Islamist group claimed to have carried a deadly attack on police.

Shadowy militant group says it killed a police officer

2017-07-08 14:39

A shadowy militant group in Egypt that is suspected of links to the banned Muslim Brotherhood has claimed responsibility for the killing of a police officer in a drive-by shooting in Cairo.

Egypt arrests daughter, son-in-law of Islamist leader

2017-07-03 17:01

Egyptian security forces have arrested the daughter and son-in-law of Muslim Brotherhood's spiritual leader, who is in exile in Qatar.

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