Morsi's death spotlights systematic mistreatment of prisoners

2019-06-21 09:52

Conditions surrounding death of ex-president highlight dismal reality endured by thousands languishing in Egypt's jails.

Egypt accuses UN of seeking to 'politicise Morsi's natural death'

2019-06-19 19:34

Cairo says the UN's call for independent probe into Morsi's death is a "deliberate attempt to politicise a natural death".

Egypt's ex-president Mohamed Morsi buried in Cairo, says lawyer

2019-06-18 11:11

Egypt's first freely elected leader, who has been in jail for the last six years, collapsed and died in a court.

Egypt slammed for Morsi's 'terrible but predictable' death

2019-06-18 07:16

Egyptian government failed to allow Morsi "adequate medical care", leading to his "entirely predictable"' death, Human Rights Watch says.

Egypt: Police kill 6 suspected militants in Cairo suburb

2018-08-13 15:34

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

Egypt says 13 jihadists killed in Sinai shootout

2018-07-25 14:05

Egyptian police have killed 13 jihadists in a shootout in North Sinai, an interior ministry source says, as Cairo conducts an operation against the Islamic State group in the region.

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.


Egypt says Erdogan claims over Morsi death 'irresponsible'

2019-06-20 13:44

Egypt's foreign minister condemned as "irresponsible" accusations by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that his ousted Egyptian counterpart Mohamed Morsi had been killed.

UN calls for 'independent' probe into death of Egypt's Morsi

2019-06-18 19:21

The UN human rights office called Tuesday for an "independent inquiry" into former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi's death while in state custody.

WATCH: Egypt's ousted president Morsi dies during trial

2019-06-18 07:16

Mohamed Morsi, who was 67, had been in custody since he was ousted by the military in 2013 after mass protests. WATCH NOW.

Egypt's Sisi appoints raft of new governors in new shake-up

2018-08-31 16:51

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has appointed a string of new governors to key regions, the latest shake-up since winning re-election in March.

'No justice' over bloody Egypt protest crackdown 5 years on: HRW

2018-08-13 14:09

Egypt is yet to prosecute members of the security forces over a bloody 2013 crackdown on protesters that left hundreds dead, Human Rights Watch has said, urging "justice" for the killings.

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.

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