Egypt jails 14 over deadly stadium stampede

2017-09-25 07:00

An Egyptian court has jailed two people for life and 12 to between two and 10 years over violence that led to a deadly football stadium stampede in Cairo.

Egypt sentences 8 to death in police killings

2017-07-29 15:00

An Egyptian criminal court has preliminarily sentenced eight people to death over charges of murder during an attack on a police station in a Cairo suburb in 2013

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.

Egypt military says 26 soldiers killed or wounded in Sinai attacks

2017-07-07 13:21

Twenty-six Egyptian soldiers were killed or wounded on Friday in attacks on several checkpoints in Sinai that included car bombings, the military has said in a statement.

Egypt extends state of emergency

2017-06-22 21:04

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has extended a state of emergency declared after twin church bombings in April by jihadists, in a decree issued in the official gazette.

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.

Egyptians brace for austere Ramadan after reforms

2017-05-25 16:30

Ramadan is a time for daytime fasting and lavish evening feasts, but Egyptians are scaling back preparations for the Muslim holy month this year after austerity measures fuelled decades-high inflation.

Six years after uprising, Sisi says Egypt 'on right track'

2017-01-25 21:44

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has said that Egypt was "on the right track" six years after the uprising that overthrew Hosni Mubarak.

Egypt since its revolution six years ago

2017-01-23 19:45

Key developments in Egypt since its January 2011 uprising that brought down president Hosni Mubarak who ruled for three decades:

Egypt keen to save Saudi ties after islands ruling

2017-01-17 21:33

Cairo will do all it can to preserve crucial ties with Saudi Arabia, experts say, after an Egyptian court ruled against government plans to transfer control of two islands to Riyadh.


Egypt court jails 50 policemen over strike

2017-08-04 15:14

An Egyptian court has jailed 50 policemen for three years after convicting them on charges related to a strike earlier this year, state media has reported.

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 police kill 6 ISIS sympathisers in shootout: govt

2017-07-10 20:59

Egyptian police killed six militants who allegedly adhered to the Islamic State group's beliefs when a gunfight erupted Monday during a raid on their Nile valley hideout, the government has said.

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.

UN urges Egypt to halt execution of 6 men in 'flawed' trials

2017-06-22 21:04

UN experts urge Egypt to halt execution of 6 men over killing a policeman in 2014, saying their trials were 'flawed'

Egypt president approves contentious NGO law

2017-05-29 21:31

Egypt's president has signed into law a contentious new bill to regulate non-governmental organisations, the official gazette has said, triggering fears of an intensified crackdown on civil society.

Egypt pardons 203 people jailed for illegal protests

2017-03-13 16:25

Egypt's president has pardoned 203 people convicted and jailed for their participation in illegal protests

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

IMF says Egypt on track for next aid tranche

2017-01-18 21:31

Egypt has made a "good start" on reforms under a loan deal with the International Monetary Fund and soaring inflation is expected to drop around mid-2017, an IMF official says

Egypt court sentences 7 to hang for shooting officer

2016-09-24 20:00

An Egyptian court has sentenced seven men to hang for killing a police general in the unrest following the 2013 military overthrow of Islamist president Muhammadu Morsi.

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