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July 15, 2016
Egypt standardizes sermons, tightening grip on mosques
In a move to tighten state control over religious discourse, Egypt has launched a campaign to force Muslim clerics to read ...
July 08, 2016
Demanding order, el-Sissi turns to military to rebuild Egypt
During two years in office, Egypt's general-turned-president Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has sought to impose a military-style ...
July 04, 2016
Odd couple Israel and Egypt enjoying 'best times ever'
Blast walls, sandbags, and guards with machine pistols manning checkpoints ring the Israeli diplomatic compound in the leafy ...
June 22, 2016
Official: Egyptian's hijack crime scotched Cyprus asylum bid
An Egyptian hijacker fighting his extradition could have been granted asylum because of his declared opposition to Egypt's ...
June 21, 2016
Egyptian court rejects transfer of islands to Saudis
An Egyptian court on Tuesday struck down an agreement to transfer two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, delivering a rare ...
June 18, 2016
Egyptian court sentences 2 Al-Jazeera employees to death
An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced six people, including two Al-Jazeera employees, to death for allegedly passing ...
June 16, 2016
Egypt says masked gunmen killed 2 policemen in Sinai
Egypt's Interior Ministry says four masked gunmen have stormed a house in the northern Sinai Peninsula city of al-Arish and ...
June 11, 2016
Hard times in Egypt stoke labor unrest, showdown ahead
Labor activist Kamal al-Fayoumi has lost none of his swagger since being fired from the sprawling Egyptian textile plant ...
June 07, 2016
Egypt puts former auditor on trial for exposing corruption
Egypt's former top auditor who exposed massive corruption in the country went on trial before a court in Cairo on Tuesday, ...
June 06, 2016
EgyptAir hijacker fights extradition to Egypt, fears govt
A hijacker who threatened to blow up an EgyptAir plane told the flight crew he was doing so because he opposes Egypt's ...
May 30, 2016
Head of Egypt's journalists union to stand trial
Prosecutors on Monday referred the head of Egypt's journalists union and two board members to trial after they were formally ...
May 15, 2016
Egypt sentences 152 protesters to jail in spree of verdicts
Egyptian courts have in a single day convicted 152 protesters for breaking a law that effectively bans demonstrations, ...
May 10, 2016
Egypt arrests 4 members of a street satirical group
Police have arrested four members of a satirical street group that mocked Egypt's president and his supporters in video clips ...
May 08, 2016
Militants kill 8 Egyptian police in Cairo suburb
Militants opened fire on a microbus filled with plainclothes police in a Cairo suburb early Sunday, killing eight of them, ...
May 07, 2016
Egypt court recommends death for 2 Al-Jazeera employees
An Egyptian court on Saturday recommended the death sentence against six people, including two Al-Jazeera employees, for ...
May 06, 2016
Egypt rights lawyer arrested, another detained in Cairo
A prominent Egyptian rights lawyer who had raised a legal suit against the president's decision to hand two Red Sea islands ...
May 04, 2016
Egypt's journalists warn of strike if minister stays
Hundreds of Egyptian journalists rallied in Cairo on Wednesday in an escalating standoff with police, threatening a possible ...
April 27, 2016
Egypt official says Sinai bombing kills 3 police, wounds 8
Egypt's state news agency says three policemen have been killed in a roadside bombing in the turbulent north of the Sinai ...