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Former Egyptian President and Muslim Brotherhood leader - Mohamed Morsi has been sentenced to 20 years in prison without parole. more

21 Apr 2015 00:00 Egypt

I perceive that Gen. Buhari’s statement may not really stem from economic cluelessness as some Nigerians have claimed. There may be a hidden agenda as powerful individuals can influence the global oil price. more

1 Mar 2015 00:00 Opinion

According to BBC News, Israel has urged thousands of Palestinians in eastern and northern Gaza to leave their homes as the Israeli Army will continue air strikes - despite Egypt's intervention. more

16 Jul 2014 00:00 World

A court in Egypt has decreed a mass death sentence for 683 people, including the spiritual leader of the now-banned Muslim Brotherhood, the movement of Egypt's ousted Islamist president. more

30 Apr 2014 00:00 Egypt

The Giza Criminal Court in Greater Cairo, Egypt has handed leftist activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, his sister Mona Seif and ten others, a suspended one-year jail sentence over accusations of torching the campaign headquarters of presidential candidate more

7 Jan 2014 00:00 Egypt

These are terrible times in Egypt. Things couldn’t be worse. So it must have come as a consolation of some sorts when news floated up there that some empathetic souls congregated in the vibrant city of Kano to protest in their behalf. more

3 Sep 2013 00:00 Michael EGBEJUMI-DAVID

Following days of massive protests, Mohamed Morsi, Egypt’s first democratically elected President, in the country's second revolution in two years was finally ousted on Wednesday by the military. This was due to his rejection of an ultimatum more

3 Jul 2013 23:00 Egypt

Islamist gunmen have abducted seven members of the Egyptian security forces in the Sinai Peninsula and demanded that jailed militants - members of the Al-Tawhid wal Jihad group be released in exchange for the men. more

17 May 2013 01:00 Egypt