Officials: Mortar shell kills 4 civilians in Egypt's Sinai

2017-10-31 14:21

Egyptian security officials say four civilians have been killed after a mortar shell hit their tractor in the turbulent northern part of the Sinai Peninsula.

Egypt court upholds life sentence against Morsi

2017-09-16 19:30

A top Egyptian court has upheld a life sentence for ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi in a case revolving around state documents leaked to Qatar, a judicial official says.

Egyptian MP steps back from call to extend president's term

2017-08-20 20:05

The Egyptian lawmaker behind a call to amend the constitution to extend the president's term by two years says the change won't apply to President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi current four-year term

Militants kill 5 police in complex attack in Egypt's Sinai

2017-07-18 08:00

Egyptian security officials say suspected Islamic militants have attacked police in the northern Sinai Peninsula, killing five of them and wounding another five.

Roadside bomb kills policeman south of Cairo

2017-06-18 14:08

A roadside bomb has killed an Egyptian policeman and wounded four others on a highway on the southern outskirts of Cairo, the interior ministry says.

Egypt reopens crossing with Gaza in humanitarian move

2017-05-07 11:02

Egypt has reopened the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip for three days starting to allow hundreds of stranded Palestinians to return home, officials say.

Pressed in Iraq and Syria, ISIS lashes out in Egypt

2017-04-10 12:18

The twin bombings of churches in Egypt suggest that Islamic State group jihadists are lashing out as they find themselves coming under increasing pressure in Iraq and Syria, analysts say.

Bomb in Egypt Nile Delta city wounds 13 police, 3 civilians

2017-04-01 21:24

Egypt's Interior Ministry says 16 people, including 13 policemen, have been injured in a bomb blast near a police training facility in the Nile Delta north of Cairo

Main events since Hosni Mubarak's ouster

2017-03-24 16:27

Ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, toppled in a 2011 revolt then jailed, has been freed in a country still coming to terms with the consequences of the uprising that ended his 30-year rule.

Egypt's Mubarak back in court over protester deaths

2017-03-02 19:41

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has returned to a Cairo courtroom for a retrial on charges of killing protesters during the 2011 uprising that ended his nearly three-decade reign


Egypt courts sentence 30 people up to life over violence

2017-09-27 17:16

Egyptian courts have sentenced 30 people to terms ranging between three years and life in prison on violence-related charges.

Egypt puts more than 350 people on terrorism list

2017-08-30 18:07

Egypt has put the names of more than 350 people, including prominent Muslim Brotherhood figures, on its terrorism list.

Egyptian court sentences 28 to death over prosecutor killing

2017-07-23 07:37

An Egyptian court has sentenced 28 people to death for their involvement in the assassination of the country's prosecutor general in 2015.

Egypt arrests daughter, son-in-law of Islamist leader

2017-07-03 17:01

Egyptian security forces have arrested the daughter and son-in-law of Muslim Brotherhood's spiritual leader, who is in exile in Qatar.

Egyptian court sentences 31 to death in prosecutor's case

2017-06-17 13:19

An Egyptian criminal court has sentenced to death 31 Islamists for their part in the 2015 assassination of the country's top prosecutor, Hesham Barakat.

Egypt parliament approves state of emergency

2017-04-12 09:00

Egypt's parliament has unanimously approved a three-month state of emergency declared by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi after deadly church bombings.

Who are Egypt's Coptic Christians?

2017-04-10 11:13

Egypt's Copts, targets of an apparent church bombing north of Cairo, are the Middle East's largest Christian minority and one of the oldest.

Mubarak, symbol of dashed hopes, goes free

2017-03-24 20:33

In six years, Egypt's Hosni Mubarak has gone from symbolising the hubris of Middle East dictators swept away by the Arab Spring uprisings to an emblem of dashed hopes.

Egypt appeals court acquits Mubarak over protester killings

2017-03-02 22:28

Egypt's top appeals court has acquitted Hosni Mubarak of involvement in the killing of protesters during a 2011 revolt, ending the final trial for the strongman who ruled for 30 years.

Egypt arrests 9 Muslim Brotherhood leaders

2017-03-01 10:35

Egyptian authorities have arrested nine leaders of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group pending investigation into charges of belonging to a terrorist organization and plotting to overthrow the government.

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