A joint Egyptian police and military force has accidentally killed 12 people and injured 10, when it opened fire on them, mistaking them for militants whom they were chasing. more

14 Sep 2015 17:32 Egypt

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

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

Security forces must do more to protect protesters from violent attack and avoid the use of excessive force against peaceful gatherings, Amnesty International said as Egypt braces for major rival political rallies tomorrow. more

25 Jul 2013 19:00 Egypt

Egyptian prosecutors have ordered the arrest of Muslim Brotherhood leader - Mohamed Badie on charges of inciting violence outside the Republican Guard headquarters. more

10 Jul 2013 00:00 Egypt 2 Comments

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