An Egyptian government minister slammed a UN expert who warned that former president Mohamed Morsi's death in June could amount to a "state-sanctioned arbitrary killing", but said Cairo was investigating.
An independent panel of United Nations experts says the death of former Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi in June could amount to "a state-sanctioned arbitrary killing".
Egypt's first democratically elected president Mohamed Morsi has been buried, as the UN backed calls for an independent investigation into the causes of his death after he collapsed in a Cairo courtroom.
A leading figure in Egypt's 2011 revolution has been handed 15 years in prison after a retrial, a judicial source says.
An Egyptian court has upheld death sentences for nine people convicted of the murder of a top prosecutor in a car bombing three years ago, a judiciary source says.
Egyptian security forces pressing a campaign against Islamist militants have killed 52 suspected jihadists in the Sinai Peninsula in operations in which three soldiers also died, the army says.
Egypt's Foreign Ministry says Italian authorities have released a former minister wanted in Egypt after detaining him briefly.
A top newspaper editor known to be close to President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi is hinting that the Egyptian leader should be allowed to rule beyond the maximum two, four-year terms set by the constitution.
The army's ouster of Egypt's first democratically elected civilian president, Mohammed Morsi, in July 2013 has led to a general clampdown under the regime of Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.
Egyptian authorities have executed 15 prisoners convicted of attacks on security forces in the restive Sinai Peninsula, police officials say.
Egyptian authorities have opened up Tora prison in Cairo for a media tour, following a UN report on the "brutal" conditions in which jailed ex-president Mohammed Morsi was held before his death.
The youngest son of deceased ex-president Mohamed Morsi himself has died night of a heart attack in Cairo, a family lawyer says.
Egypt says it has arrested 54 alleged members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group who were plotting to foment chaos on the anniversary of Egypt's 2011 Arab Spring uprising.
Egypt's deposed president Hosni Mubarak has asked current President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi for "permission" to disclose sensitive information in the retrial of ousted Islamist leader Mohamed Morsi.
Family of Egypt's jailed former president says his youngest son has been taken into custody by security personnel for questioning
Youngest son of Egypt's jailed former Islamist president Mohammed Morsi is campaigning campaigns for the better treatment for his father.
Egypt's parliament has passed a bill targeting popular social media accounts that authorities accuse of publishing "fake news", the latest move in a five-year-old drive to suppress dissent and silence independent sources of news.
Deposed Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi is being detained in conditions that fail to meet international standards and could lead to his premature death, according to a report released by three British lawmakers.
Supporters of Egypt's president say they have collected more than 12 million signatures from people urging him to run for a second term.
A top Egyptian rights lawyer says at least eight protesters have been detained and accused of "association with a terrorist organisation" after joining a small protest in Cairo over the Trump administration's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
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