World News | Agencies | Friday January 30, 2015
Twenty-five people were killed in a bomb attack on military buildings in the capital of Egypt's restive North Sinai province on Thursday, while an army major was shot dead at a checkpoint in Rafah near the Gaza Strip, medical and security sources sai...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday January 23, 2015
Egypt's public prosecutor Thursday ordered the release of 100 students arrested in a crackdown on protests since late 2013, ahead of the fourth anniversary of a popular uprising.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday January 14, 2015
An Egyptian court on Tuesday overturned former president Hosni Mubarak's conviction on corruption charges and ordered a retrial, but the ex-strongman remained in detention pending a judicial order.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday December 27, 2014
Gunmen on a motorbike killed a policeman and wounded another in a drive-by shooting in the Egyptian capital today, the interior ministry said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday December 21, 2014
Egypt said on Saturday it aims to end differences with Qatar as President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi who ousted his Doha-backed Islamist predecessor met with an envoy from the Gulf emirate.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday December 14, 2014
Egypt's authorities referred 438 supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi to military courts Saturday over violence that followed the bloody dispersal of Cairo sit-ins last year, judiciary sources said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday December 3, 2014
An Egyptian court Tuesday condemned 188 people to death for murdering 13 policemen in August after security forces dispersed sit-ins by supporters of deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, a judicial source said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday November 26, 2014
Egypt is to open the Rafah border crossing with Gaza today for the first time since its closure in late October after a bombing in the Sinai Peninsula, officials said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday November 15, 2014
Egypt's deadliest militant group, which has pledged allegiance to Islamic State jihadists, on Friday claimed responsibility for a suicide attack last month that killed 30 soldiers.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday November 14, 2014
Jordan is cracking down on firebrand preachers and online extremism to tackle jihadists after joining US-led air strikes on the Islamic State group.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday November 5, 2014
At Egypt's border with the Gaza Strip, families are emptying their homes - lugging mattresses and furniture onto waiting vans as soldiers look on from armoured cars.
World News | Wednesday October 29, 2014
Egypt began clearing residents from its border with the Gaza Strip on Wednesday to create a buffer zone following some of the worst anti-state violence since President Mohamed Morsi was overthrown last year.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday September 30, 2014
An Egyptian court sentenced 68 Muslim Brotherhood supporters to jail terms on Tuesday, judicial sources said, in a case related to deadly violence a year ago after the army's ouster of Islamist President Mohamed Mursi.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday September 6, 2014
Egypt's deposed president Mohamed Morsi will be tried on charges of giving Qatar documents relating to national security, the state prosecutor said on Saturday.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday August 17, 2014
An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced 10 supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohamed Morsi to life imprisonment for damaging public property and blocking roads during a protest last year, state-run MENA news agency reported.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday August 10, 2014
Abdullah Abu Shabab fled the war in Syria to shelter in Gaza, the home his Palestinian parents lost in the 1967 war. But in the end an Israeli bomb killed him.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday July 23, 2014
An Egyptian court that jailed three Al-Jazeera journalists for alleged ties with Islamists said on Tuesday that "the devil guided" the group to spread false news defaming the country.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday July 21, 2014
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon urged Israel to "exercise maximum restraint" and spare civilian lives in its campaign in Gaza, where the Palestinian death toll on Sunday alone passed 100.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday July 18, 2014
A son of ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi, who was sentenced to a year in prison for possession and use of hashish, was arrested early Friday at a train station south of Cairo, security officials said.
World News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 5, 2014
Three people were killed yesterday after a bomb went off on a poultry farm in Egypt's Fayoum governorate, according to a security source.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday July 4, 2014
Egyptian police swiftly quashed protests marking the anniversary Thursday of the military ouster of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, firing tear gas and arresting dozens of demonstrators.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 3, 2014
Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood was holding a "day of anger" on Thursday to mark the first anniversary of the military overthrow of president Mohamed Morsi, with police swiftly quashing the few marches that began.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday July 2, 2014
An Egyptian court on Wednesday sentenced a son of deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi and one of his friends to a year in prison each for possession and use of hashish.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 1, 2014
A year after he deposed Egypt's first freely elected president only to take his place, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi presides over a country roiled by militancy and ever-shrinking liberties, critics say.