Egypt hands Muslim Brotherhood leader another life sentence

2018-12-05 20:33

An Egyptian court has sentenced five people, including the head of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group, to life in prison on charges related to inciting violence and supporting militants.

Egypt hands Muslim Brotherhood leader another life sentence

2018-08-12 18:07

An Egyptian court has sentenced five people, including the head of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, to life in prison on violence-related charges.

Egypt ministry says 6 militants killed in raid

2018-03-26 17:06

Egypt's Interior Ministry says it has killed six militants believed to be involved in a weekend bombing in the coastal city of Alexandria that killed two policemen.

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 arrests 13 on anniversary of 2013 crackdown

2018-08-15 10:08

Egyptian police have arrested 13 alleged Muslim Brotherhood members accused of inciting protests on the fifth anniversary of the violent dispersal of two mass sit-ins

Egyptians vote for a second day amid signs of low turnout

2018-03-27 19:01

Turnout appeared low as Egyptians have voted on the second day of an election that President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi is virtually certain to win, after all serious rivals were either arrested or intimidated into dropping out

Egypt: seven years since the revolution

2018-03-26 13:45

As Egypt votes in presidential elections, here are key events in the turbulent country since the 2011 uprising that ended the 30-year rule of strongman Hosni Mubarak.

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.

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