Court sentences Mubarak to 3 years for graft

2014-05-21 12:06

An Egyptian court has sentenced ousted president Hosni Mubarak to three years in prison on charges of stealing public funds.

1 dead in Cairo clashes between

2014-05-15 10:39

One person has been killed during clashes in Cairo overnight between supporters and opponents of deposed Islamist president Mohammed Morsi, Egyptian security officials say.

Egypt students jailed for 4 years over violent protests

2014-05-11 16:05

An Egyptian court has sentenced 36 students of the prestigious Al-Azhar university to four years in prison each over violent protests, judicial sources say.

Kerry: US wants Egypt to succeed as a democracy

2014-04-30 08:57

US Secretary of State John Kerry says Egypt has made progress in its democratic transition but must address “disturbing” developments if its government is to have the confidence of the people.

Egypt slammed over 683 to death sentences

2014-04-29 07:52

The UN and Washington have condemned death sentences handed to 683 alleged Islamists including Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohammed Badie in an Egyptian court.

Egyptian court jails 119 Morsi supporters

2014-04-16 15:12

An Egyptian court has sentenced 119 supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood of former president Mohammed Morsi to three years in prison in connection with protests last year.

Cairo bomb attack wounds 2 cops, civilian

2014-04-15 09:00

Two Egyptian policemen and a civilian have been wounded in a bomb attack targeting a security checkpoint in central Cairo, officials say.

Egypt to pass new 'anti-terrorism' law

2014-04-03 10:03

Senior Egyptian ministers say they would pass legislation “connected to confronting terrorism”, in a statement released hours after three explosions killed two people in Cairo.

Egyptian court sentences 33 Morsi supporters

2014-03-31 14:50

Egyptian officials say a court in Alexandra has sentenced 33 supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohammed Morsi to six years in prison over clashes with opponents last December.

In Egypt's political vacuum, Sisi looms large

2014-03-28 07:39

If former military chief Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi wins Egypt’s presidency as is widely expected, he will have an overwhelming presence over a shattered political scene.


Gunmen shoot dead 3 cops in Cairo

2014-05-20 08:49

Gunmen travelling in a car have opened fire on a group of Egyptian policemen outside Cairo’s Al-Azhar university, killing three and wounding nine others, the interior ministry says.

Egypt's Sisi chooses stability over freedoms

2014-05-11 18:55

Presidential frontrunner Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has prioritised stability over freedoms, insisting it will take up to 25 years for Egypt to achieve "true democracy".

Egypt Islamist leader hits out at death sentence

2014-04-30 12:40

The leader of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood has criticised a death sentence handed to him and 682 others, defiantly insisting the "coup" that toppled president Mohammed Morsi will be defeated.

US-Egypt ties turbulent, Egyptian FM says

2014-04-29 09:04

Egypt-US relations remain difficult and "honest" talks are needed to put them back on track, Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy says.

Egypt jails 30 Morsi backers for rioting

2014-04-20 17:52

An Egyptian court has sentenced 30 people to more than three years in prison for violent protests in support of deposed Islamist president Mohammed Morsi.

6 injured in Cairo bomb blasts

2014-04-16 10:20

Two bomb blasts in Cairo have wounded six people including at least two policemen, the latest attacks since Egypt’s Islamist president Mohammed Morsi was ousted.

Video shows bomber who killed 16 in Egypt

2014-04-11 07:40

An al-Qaeda inspired group in Egypt has posted a video online showing a suicide bomber attacking a security headquarters in the Nile Delta city of Mansoura, an assault that killed 16 people.

Bombs at Cairo university hit riot police, 2 dead

2014-04-02 18:31

Three bombs have exploded outside Cairo University's main campus, hitting riot police deployed against near daily protests and killing at least two people and wounding seven.

Jazeera journos back in the dock in Egypt

2014-03-31 13:40

Al-Jazeera’s Australian reporter Peter Greste and fellow journalists from the satellite news channel are back in court in Egypt after spending nearly 100 days in jail since their arrest.

Egypt's Sisi ditches army fatigues

2014-03-27 15:50

Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has ditched his military fatigues and resigned as Egypt’s defence minister, a day after announcing he would run for president.

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