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Egypt court bans Muslim Brotherhood members from running in polls
Johannesburg, Apr 16 : An Egypt court has reportedly banned members of "terror outfit" Muslim Brotherhood from running in polls.
Egyptian court jails former presidential candidate for seven years
Cairo, April 16 : An Egyptian court Wednesday jailed a controversial Islamist leader and former presidential candidate for seven years for falsifying his nomination papers.
120 Egypt Muslim Brotherhood supporters get 3 years in jail
Cairo, April 16 : An Egyptian court Wednesday sentenced 120 supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood group to three years in jail each over riotous acts in October last year.
Egypt bans Muslim Brotherhood from elections
Cairo, April 15 : An Egyptian court Tuesday banned members of the Muslim Brotherhood from running in the upcoming presidential and parliamentary elections, state media reported.
Kirloskars set up centre to service irrigation systems in Egypt
New Delhi, April 15 : Engineering and infrastructure major Kirloskar Brothers has set up a giant facility in the Egyptian capital Cairo to provide services like energy audits and systems analysis, the company said Tuesday.
Suez Canel SEZ to create nearly 25,000 jobs
Cairo, April 15 : The Suez Canal - Special Economic Zone(SEZ) in Egypt at the investment of $4.8 is expected to create nearly 25,000 jobs, Egypt's ministry of investment, trade and industry said.
Redirecting sunlight to illuminate narrow streets
Washington, April 15 : In a novel way to provide some natural light in dense urban centres with tall buildings around us, Egyptian researchers have developed a corrugated, translucent panel that redirects sunlight onto narrow streets and alleyways.
Indian classical dance captivates Egyptians
Cairo, April 14 : The "India by the Nile" festival 2014 has brought yet another Indian classical dance form to Egyptian audiences who were left enraptured by the performances of the artist.
Deepika Pallikal falters in Texas Open final
Houston, April 14 : India's top squash player Deepika Pallikal, eyeing the first major title of her career, went down to 18-year-old Egyptian Nour El Sherbini in the Women's Champion Fiberglass Texas Open here Monday.
Egypt court lists Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis as terrorist group
Cairo, April 14 : A court in Egypt Monday ruled that the Al Qaeda-inspired Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis be listed as a terrorist organisation.
Egyptian police accused of 'using rape as weapon' against political ...
London, Apr. 13 : The Egyptian police have reportedly been accused of rape by two male political dissidents.
Shabana, Javed set out for 'serious sightseeing'
Mumbai, April 14 : Veteran actress-social activist Shabana Azmi has packed her bags for some "serious sightseeing" in Egypt and she will be accompanied by her husband and veteran writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar.
Turks protest against Egypt's mass death sentencing
Ankara, April 11 : At least 3,000 Turks staged a protest in Istanbul Friday against the verdict of an Egyptian court sentencing 529 people to death last month.
Turkey calls on Egypt to repeal mass execution
Ankara, April 10 : Turkish lawmakers called on Egypt's interim authorities to scarp plans to execute 529 supporters of ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi, who were sentenced to death last month.
UN renews anti-polio efforts in Middle East
New York, Apr 9 : With the recent discovery of a new case of polio in a six-month-old boy in Iraq, the United Nations and it partners, warning that the crippling virus still poses a threat to children across the Middle East, have re-launched a massive vaccination campaigns in Syria, Iraq and Egypt, ...
Four men jailed in Egypt for gay acts
Cairo, April 8 : An Egyptian court has sentenced four men to jail for indulging in homosexual acts, a media report said Tuesday.
What happened to this Egyptian mummy's heart?
Washington, April 7 : An ancient Egyptian mummy - found with an intact brain but no heart - has left researchers puzzled as why the heart was removed.
Egypt court upholds 3-year jail sentence for activists
Cairo, April 7 : An Egyptian court Monday upheld jailing three activists to three years for organising protests without permission.
23 killed in Egypt's tribal clashes
Cairo, April 6 : At least 23 people were killed and more than 30 others injured in overnight tribal clashes in upper Egypt's Aswan province, official MENA news agency reported Saturday.
Four extremists killed in Egypt
Cairo, April 6 : At least four extremists were killed and 36 others arrested Saturday in a security raid on their hideouts in major cities in Egypt's North Sinai province, Xinuha reported citing a security source.
23 killed in Egypt tribal clashes
Cairo, April 5 : At least 23 people were killed in overnight tribal clashes in upper Egypt's Aswan province, media reported Saturday.
World's oldest weather report found in Egypt
New York, April 3 : If you thought weather prediction was a recent phenomenon, you would be in for a surprise if told that weather prediction was done in ancient Egypt some 3,500 years ago!
Top police officer killed in Cairo blasts
Cairo, April 2 : A senior officer of the police was killed and five others were injured in three blasts Wednesday outside Cairo University, one of the most prominent and oldest universities in Egypt, media reported.
One killed, three hurt in Cairo blasts
Cairo, April 2 : Two blasts occurred Wednesday outside Cairo University, one of Egypt's most prominent and oldest universities, leaving one person dead and three others injured, a media report said.
UN agency denounces murder of Egyptian journalist
New York, Apr 2 : The head of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on Tuesday denounced the recent murder of Egyptian journalist Mayada Ashraf and called on the Government to bring the perpetrators to justice.
Al-Jazeera journo calls aiding Muslim Brotherhood charges ...
London, Apr. 1 : An al-Jazeera journalist currently under trial in Egypt for reportedly aiding the banned Muslim Brotherhood has called the charges 'preposterous'.
UN denounces mass death sentences in Egypt
New York, Apr 1 : A group of eight United Nations human rights independent experts on Monday urged the Egyptian authorities to quash the 529 death sentences announced in Egypt last week and give the defendants new and fair trials, in line with international human rights law.
33 Morsi supporters sentenced to jail
Cairo, March 31 : An Egyptian court Monday sentenced 33 supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi to six years in jail, media reported.
Flash mob, dance moves kickstart Indian cultural festival
New Delhi, March 31 : A flash mob and dance moves from a Bollywood musical right at the Cairo International Airport kickstarted the second edition of the annual Indian cultural festival 'India by the Nile' in Egypt.
Egypt accuses al-Jazeera editor of espionage involving deposed Morsi
Islamabad, Mar. 31 : An editor of Al-Jazeera television has been accused of helping leak classified intelligence documents in an espionage case involving deposed president Mohamed Morsi.