World | Reuters | Thursday October 30, 2014
Egypt on Thursday banned a pressure group that has pushed for the reinstatement of President Mohamed Mursi of the Muslim Brotherhood, who was overthrown by the army last year, dealing a new blow to the country's oldest Islamist movement.
World | 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 | Reuters | Monday September 22, 2014
A bomb blast beside Egypt's foreign ministry killed three policemen on Sunday, including a key witness in a trial of deposed Islamist President Mohamed Mursi.
World | Reuters | Monday September 15, 2014
Mohamed Badie, top leader of Egypt's outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, was sentenced to life in jail along with 14 others on Monday on charges of murder and inciting violence during clashes near Cairo last year.
World | Reuters | Tuesday September 2, 2014
An attack on a convoy killed 11 members of the Egyptian security forces in the Sinai Peninsula on Tuesday, security and medical sources said.
World | Reuters | Friday August 15, 2014
Four protesters and a policeman were killed in Cairo on Thursday, the government said, one year after government forces killed hundreds of Muslim Brotherhood demonstrators in the worst bloodshed in Egypt's recent history.
World | Reuters | Wednesday August 13, 2014
The killing of hundreds of Egyptian demonstrators at two protest camps last year was systematic, ordered by top officials and probably amounts to crimes against humanity, Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday, calling for a UN inquiry.
World | Reuters | Saturday August 9, 2014
Egypt has extended its crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood to include burning books it says promote violence and ideas linked to the banned Islamist group, a local official and a security source said on Saturday.
World | Associated Press | Saturday August 9, 2014
Egypt's state news agency says the country's administrative court has dissolved the political party of the banned Muslim Brotherhood and ordered its assets liquidated.
World | Reuters | Thursday August 7, 2014
An Egyptian court asked the top religious authority on Thursday to reconsider his decision to reject its death sentence against the leader of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood and 13 supporters on charges of murder and possession of firearms.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday July 30, 2014
Egypt's official news agency says three suspected militants have died when their car blew up south of Cairo.
World | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 26, 2014
Egypt today expressed deep outrage over Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan's comments calling Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi a "tyrant" and condemned the remarks, saying it lacks objectivity.
World | 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 | Reuters | Wednesday July 23, 2014
The Palestinian decision-making body led by US-backed President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday endorsed demands by Hamas for halting Gaza hostilities with Israel, a closing of ranks that may help Egyptian-mediated truce efforts.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 22, 2014
The Qatar-backed head of the Syrian opposition's interim government was sacked Tuesday, under pressure from Saudi Arabia, once again exposing the sharp divisions between the opposition's main backers.
World | 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 | Associated Press | Monday July 14, 2014
An Egyptian appeals court ruled today that leaders of the former ruling party of ousted President Hosni Mubarak will not be barred from running for elections, opening the door for old regime figures to return to the country's stifled political scene.
World | Associated Press | Saturday July 12, 2014
Israel widened its air assault against the Gaza Strip's Hamas rulers on Saturday, hitting a mosque it said was hiding rockets, as Palestinians said their death toll from the five-day offensive rose to over 125.
World | Associated Press | Thursday July 10, 2014
Qatar said Thursday it is looking into the fate of two of its citizens reportedly detained in the United Arab Emirates, a day after Emirati media reported that Qatari intelligence agents were being held by the federation.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday July 9, 2014
Hamas rocket and mortar attacks on Israel may force the Jewish state, unable to quell the relentless fire with retaliatory air strikes, to invade the Gaza Strip and open up a long and deadly conflict.