Poverty is a weapon of mass destruction – Nobel laureate ElBaradei

2015-05-25 15:01

It is good to celebrate, but not right now, Nobel peace prize winner and Egyptian scholar Mohamed ElBaradei said on Africa Day.

Chaotic Egypt braces for 'Friday of anger'

2013-08-16 07:32

Egypt's Islamists have called for a "Friday of anger" in Cairo after nearly 600 people were killed following a crackdown on their protest camps.

ElBaradei, troubled liberal resigns

2013-08-14 20:07

Mohamed ElBaradei, who resigned from his post as vice president in Egypt's military-backed interim government in protest at the bloodshed, is a respected former UN nuclear watchdog chief.

Egypt to say mediation failed to end crisis

2013-08-07 13:31

Egypt's army-installed government is expected to announce that foreign mediation designed to end the country’s political crisis has failed, a report says.

Diplomatic push to resolve Egypt crisis

2013-08-03 14:05

A US envoy has met Egyptian officials amid efforts to find a peaceful solution to the stand-off between supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohammed Morsi and the arm-installed interim government.

EU's Ashton visits Mohammed Morsi

2013-07-30 07:30

EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton has gone to visit ousted Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi, a senior Egyptian official says.

Morsi supporters call for new protests

2013-07-29 10:56

Supporters of Egypt's ousted president have called for new protests, threatening to deepen the country's crisis as the EU foreign policy chief holds talks with the government and opposition.

Egypt names interim prime minister

2013-07-09 17:09

Egypt's interim president has named liberal economist and former finance minister Hazem el-Beblawi as prime minister in a transitional government.

Egyptians throng streets to support revolt

2013-07-08 10:30

Egypt's interim government is set to announce a new prime minister, after hundreds of thousands of people rallied across the country in support of the overthrow of president Mohammed Morsi.

ElBaradei 'logical choice' to lead Egypt

2013-07-07 08:47

Nobel Peace laureate Mohamed ElBaradei tops the list of candidates for premier to lead Egypt out of its crisis, as bloodshed continues after the removal of Mohamed Morsi.


ElBaradei faces court action

2013-08-20 23:17

Mohamed ElBaradei, Egypt's former vice president, will be sued in court for a "betrayal of trust" over his decision to quit the army-backed government in protest at its bloody crackdown.

Egypt forces assault protest camp

2013-08-14 22:44

Egyptian security forces have crushed a protest camp of thousands of supporters of the deposed president, shooting dead scores of people.

Egypt Islamists stage Eid protests

2013-08-08 14:49

Islamist supporters of ousted Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi have begun marching to demand his restoration.

Free prisoners to resolve crisis, Egypt told

2013-08-07 11:39

Egypt must release jailed Muslim Brotherhood leaders to help resolve a political crisis following the overthrow of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi, Qatar’s foreign minister says.

Egypt cabinet orders crackdown on protests

2013-08-01 12:11

Egypt's cabinet has ordered a police crackdown on protests by ousted president Mohammed Morsi's loyalists, as European envoys headed for Cairo to try to ease tensions.

EU envoy to meet official in Cairo

2013-07-29 14:03

The European Union's foreign policy chief is set to meet with officials in Cairo in an attempt to mediate an end to the political deadlock.

US envoy in Egypt seeks peace, democracy

2013-07-15 10:53

A US official is in Cairo to press for a return to elected government following Mohammed Morsi's overthrow, as the Islamist leader's supporters and opponents readied rival rallies.

Egypt Islamists urge uprising over killing

2013-07-08 11:10

Egyptian Islamists have called for an uprising after saying dozens of its supporters were "massacred" while demonstrating against a military coup, which ousted Mohammed Morsi.

US lawmakers urge calm on Egypt

2013-07-07 21:15

The US is unlikely to pull its $1.5bn in mostly military aid to Egypt any time soon, US lawmakers have said, despite the Egyptian military takeover of the government.

ElBaradei set to be picked as new Egypt PM

2013-07-06 19:39

Liberal opposition leader Mohamed ElBaradei will be chosen as Egypt's new prime minister, according to reports.

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