World | Reuters | Tuesday April 8, 2014
An Egyptian appeals court on Monday upheld the jailing of three leading figures of the 2011 pro-democracy uprising, tightening a crackdown on secular activists opposed to the army-backed government.
World | Reuters | Thursday March 27, 2014
Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the general who ousted Egypt's first freely elected leader, declared his candidacy on Wednesday for a presidential election he is expected to easily win.
World | Reuters | Friday March 21, 2014
An Egyptian court on Thursday sentenced 17 people to 14 years in jail each on charges including assault and occupying public buildings during protests at Cairo's Al-Azhar University last year.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday March 14, 2014
Interim president Adly Mansour said Egypt will have an "elected" leader in two and a half months, in an interview published on Friday by the state-owned Al-Ahram daily.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday March 6, 2014
The trial of Al-Jazeera journalists accused of supporting deposed president Mohamed Morsi's outlawed Muslim Brotherhood heard on Wednesday defendant claims of torture and denial of medical treatment.
World | Agence-France Presse | Saturday February 22, 2014
An Egyptian court acquitted six police on Saturday of killing protesters during the 2011 uprising against Hosni Mubarak, as his now deposed Islamist successor Mohamed Morsi went back on trial.
World | Reuters | Wednesday February 19, 2014
A shadowy Islamist militant group based in the remote Sinai desert is emerging as a major threat to Egypt's stability, and there are no signs that the army-backed government has devised an effective strategy to contain it.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday February 16, 2014
Deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi was Sunday facing charges of espionage and carrying out "terror attacks" in Egypt, as a third trial against him was due to get under way.
World | Reuters | Thursday February 6, 2014
Egyptian army chief Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who deposed the country's first freely elected leader, has said he will run for president, a Kuwaiti newspaper reported on Thursday.
World | Reuters | Monday January 27, 2014
Three years after the "Arab Spring" toppled Hosni Mubarak, a secretive field marshal with a cult-like following is expected to announce his candidacy for the presidency of Egypt ahead of elections which he is expected to win easily.
World | Reuters | Sunday January 26, 2014
The death toll from clashes during protests in Egypt on Saturday rose to 49, the Health Ministry said on Sunday, in violence that erupted on the third anniversary of the popular uprising which toppled autocrat Hosni Mubarak.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday January 26, 2014
At least 29 people were killed in clashes in Egypt on Saturday during rival rallies on the anniversary of the 2011 revolt that toppled Hosni Mubarak, underscoring the country's violent polarisation.
World | Reuters | Saturday January 25, 2014
A bomb exploded near a police academy in Cairo on Saturday, security sources said, a day after a wave of deadly blasts raised fears that an Islamist insurgency was gaining momentum.
World | Reuters | Saturday January 25, 2014
A bomb exploded near a police academy in Cairo on Saturday, wounding one person, security sources said.
World | Reuters | Friday January 24, 2014
A wave of bomb attacks hit Cairo on Friday, killing six people and raising fears that an Islamist insurgency is gaining pace on the eve of the third anniversary of the uprising that toppled autocrat Hosni Mubarak.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday January 18, 2014
Egyptian authorities are to announce on Saturday the results of a constitutional referendum the interim government has hailed as a ringing endorsement of the army's ouster of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi.
World | Reuters | Monday January 13, 2014
Egyptians vote this week for the first time since Mohamed Morsi's downfall in a constitutional referendum.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday January 8, 2014
Egypt's deposed president Mohamed Morsi arrived at the courthouse on Wednesday for the second hearing in his murder trial, as police braced for rallies by his Islamist supporters.
World | Press Trust of India | Saturday January 4, 2014
At least 13 people were killed in clashes across Egypt during nationwide protests, demanding the reinstatement of ousted Islamist president Mohammed Morsi.
World | Reuters | Saturday December 28, 2013
Muslim Brotherhood supporters and police clashed across Egypt on Friday, leaving at least four dead in protests after the army-backed government declared the group a terrorist organisation.