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October 20, 2017
Egypt releases Irish-Egyptian after 4 years in detention
Egypt released early on Friday an Irish-Egyptian man detained for over four years on charges related to a 2013 Muslim ...
October 16, 2017
Militants rob bank, attack church in Egypt's Sinai; 7 dead
Islamic militants on Monday staged a two-pronged assault in the heart of the largest city in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, lobbing ...
October 11, 2017
Human rights honor goes to Egyptian banned from travel
An Egyptian has been honored with one of the most prestigious awards granted to human rights defenders but was unable to ...
October 08, 2017
Egypt's UNESCO candidate not qualified, says rights lawyer
A top Egyptian rights lawyer said on Sunday the country's candidate for UNESCO's top job was not qualified for the post ...
September 26, 2017
IMF says Egypt on track with reform program, inflation fight
The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday welcomed Egypt's economic reforms, saying the Arab world's most populous nation ...
September 22, 2017
Former leader of Muslim Brotherhood Mahdi Akef dies at 89
Former leader of Egypt's outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group Mahdi Akef, who had been detained since 2013, has died of ...
September 06, 2017
Rights group finds 'assembly line' of torture in Egypt
An international rights group says Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has given a "green light" to systematic torture ...
August 24, 2017
Egypt angered by US aid cut over human rights concerns
Egypt reacted angrily Wednesday to the Trump administration's decision to cut or delay nearly $300 million in military and ...
August 24, 2017
Trump administration calls out Egypt on human rights
Washington's surprise decision this week to cut or delay nearly $300 million in aid to Egypt is the first time the Trump ...
August 01, 2017
Ex-head of Alexandria library convicted of corruption
An Egyptian misdemeanors court has sentenced the former head of Alexandria Bibliotheca to three years in prison after ...
July 14, 2017
Egypt attacks: 2 German female tourists, 5 policemen killed
Two German female tourists were stabbed to death while four other foreigners were wounded in an attack Friday at a hotel in ...
June 15, 2017
Egypt arrests dozens ahead of proposed protests
Egyptian police on Thursday stormed the homes of political opponents of a disputed 2016 agreement to transfer control of two ...
June 15, 2017
Egypt lifts limit on foreign currency transfers
Egypt has lifted a $100,000 annual cap for foreign currency transfers abroad in a move that signals progress toward easing ...
June 12, 2017
AP Explains: Qatar's ties with Iran and Islamist groups
The political crisis engulfing Qatar stems from accusations by its Arab neighbors that it supports terrorism. Qatar denies ...
June 09, 2017
Al-Jazeera a target in Gulf confrontation with Qatar
The Arabic news network Al-Jazeera has been thrust into the center of the story as Qatar came under virtual siege by its Gulf ...
June 08, 2017
Egypt says inflation drops for first time in 7 months
Egypt's inflation rate fell to 29.7 percent in May from 31.5 percent in April, the first decline since the currency was ...
May 30, 2017
Amnesty says Egypt law threatens to annihilate rights groups
A new law ratified by Egypt's president that imposes unprecedentedly harsh restrictions on NGOs could be "a death sentence" ...
May 24, 2017
Egyptian opposition leader freed, referred to trial.
Egyptian prosecutors on Wednesday released on bail an opposition leader widely expected to run against President Abdel-Fattah ...
May 23, 2017
Likely presidential candidate in Egypt ordered detained
Egyptian prosecutors on Tuesday ordered the detention for one day of an opposition leader widely tipped to challenge ...
May 20, 2017
Food cart shut down? Turn to Egypt's president on live TV
Beaming, President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi sat before an audience next to a young TV presenter who praised him for his ...