Campaigning for Egypt's presidential vote underway

2018-02-26 16:00

Campaigning is now underway in Egypt's presidential elections, a two-candidate vote that's virtually certain to be won by the incumbent, Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi, who is virtually certain to win.

Egypt arrests 6 on a farm owned by Islamist politician

2018-02-22 06:35

Egypt says police arrest 6 suspected Muslim Brotherhood members on a farm of detained Islamist politician

Top Egyptian Islamist referred to state security prosecutors

2018-02-16 12:27

Egypt refers senior Islamist figure, detained over alleged links to Muslim Brotherhood, to prosecutors for questioning.

Egypt sentences 23 to life in prison over 2013 violence

2018-01-09 20:32

An Egyptian court has sentenced 23 alleged Muslim Brotherhood members to life in prison on charges linked to the unrest that followed the 2013 military overthrow of an elected Islamist president

Egypt police kill 3 militants in gunfight

2017-06-20 21:06

Egyptian policemen shot and killed three wanted militants from the Islamist Hassam group in a shootout in the coastal city of Alexandria, the interior ministry has said.

Top Hamas leader in Gaza visits Egypt

2017-01-23 20:46

The top Hamas official from the Gaza Strip has arrived in Egypt for meetings with security officials, the highest level visit by a member of the Palestinian militant group since Egypt's army overthrew an Islamist president in 2013

Anticipating riots, Egypt beefs up security

2016-11-11 17:40

In anticipation of protests against economic austerity measures, Egyptian security forces have been heavily deployed on the streets of Cairo and across the country.

Egypt's Brotherhood torn by divisions

2016-02-11 18:25

The Muslim Brotherhood has been torn apart by the decimation of its leadership and needs a miracle to grow members say.

Zeman claims Brotherhood behind migrant wave

2016-01-04 22:20

Czech President Milos Zeman has claimed the current wave of more than a million newcomers to Europe is the work of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood.

Sisi says Muslim Brotherhood can play role

2015-11-04 18:37

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has suggested the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood could again play a role in public life if Egyptians would welcome that.


Egyptian court sentences 21 to death on terrorism charges

2018-02-22 19:58

An Egyptian court has sentenced 21 people to death and seven others to up to life in prison over terrorism-related charges

Egypt adds detained Islamist politician to terror list

2018-02-20 15:12

Egyptian court adds a senior Islamist leader to a terror watch, over his alleged links to the country's outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group

Egypt sentences 6 alleged Islamists to life over violence

2018-01-30 20:00

Egypt's state news agency says a court has sentenced six alleged Muslim Brotherhood members to life in prison over charges including the attempted murder of soldiers and police.

Egypt says police killed 3 suspected militants in Cairo

2017-10-02 19:33

Egypt's Interior Ministry says police have killed three suspected militants in a shootout in a southern Cairo suburb.

Qatar FM rejects intervention in foreign policy

2017-06-09 06:14

Qatar's foreign minister has rejected interference in his country's foreign policy, ruling out a military solution to a crisis which has seen Riyadh and its allies cut ties with Doha.

Egypt confiscates assets of 46 Muslim Brotherhood members

2016-11-21 21:00

An Egyptian government committee has ordered the confiscation of assets of 46 members and supporters of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood.

Egypt upholds life sentence for Muslim Brotherhood leader

2016-10-26 18:13

An Egyptian court has upheld life sentences against the top leader of the country's now outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group and 36 others, including former ministers, in murder and violence charges.

Bomb kills six during Cairo police raid

2016-01-21 23:22

A bomb blast has killed six people, including three Egyptian policemen, as a team of officers raided an apartment in Cairo suspected to be a militant hideout.

Less than third of voters turn out in Egypt election

2015-11-25 23:45

Less than one third of voters cast ballots in the second phase of Egyptian parliamentary elections held across almost half of the country's provinces at the weekend.

Islamist candidate in Egypt elections shot dead in Sinai

2015-10-24 22:03

Gunmen have shot dead an Islamist candidate in Egypt's parliamentary elections in North Sinai, where jihadists are waging an insurgency against the government.

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