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Egypt court sends 63 Brotherhood members to jail
Cairo, Sep 30 : An Egyptian court Tuesday sentenced 63 members of the Muslim Brotherhood to 15 years in prison on charges of violence during last year's protests in support of ousted president Mohamed Morsi.
Egyptian court releases 21 Muslim Brotherhood members
Cairo, Sep 29 : A court in Egypt Monday decided to release 21 members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood (MB) on bail of 1,000 Egyptian pounds (about $140) each, state-run MENA news agency reported.
Morsi trial postponed for security reasons
Cairo, Sep 29 : A court in Egypt Monday decided to postpone until Oct 14 the trial of ousted president Mohamed Morsi and 35 leaders of the banned Muslim Brotherhood (MB) on charges of spying.
Egypt army kills 18 Sinai extremists
Cairo, Sep 28 : At least 18 extremists were killed and 10 arrested Saturday in security raids on their hideouts in Egypt's North Sinai province, a security source said.
Egyptian man sets new 1,000 feet deep-diving world record
Washington, September 27 : An Egyptian man has set a new Guinness World Record for the deepest scuba dive by diving more than 1,000 feet below the surface of the Red Sea.
Egypt's Mubarak arrives in court ahead of re-trial verdict
Cairo, Sep 27 : Ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak Saturday arrived at Cairo's criminal court ahead of an expected verdict on charges of giving orders to kill protestors during the 2011 uprising against him.
Ruling in Mubarak retrial adjourned till November 29
Cairo, Sep 27 : A court in Egypt Saturday adjourned until Nov 29 the ruling in the retrial of former president Hosni Mubarak, who is facing charges of giving orders to kill peaceful protesters during the 2011 uprising against him, MENA news agency reported.
Hamas, Fatah reach agreement in Cairo
Cairo, Sep 25 : Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah Thursday announced that they have reached understanding on all pending issues after two-day negotiations in the Egyptian capital Cairo, Egypt's state-run MENA news agency reported.
Renowned Egyptian actor Khaled Saleh dead
Cairo, Sep 25 : Renowned Egyptian actor Khaled Saleh died Thursday, aged 50, after an open heart surgery in Aswan, a city in the south of Egypt.
Egypt court jails 73 Muslim Brotherhood members
Cairo, Sep 25 : An Egyptian court Thursday sentenced 73 members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood to 15 years in prison for assaulting a police station a year ago.
Cairo to resume Palestinian-Israeli talks in October
Cairo/Jerusalem, Sep 23 : Egypt concluded Tuesday a new round of Palestinian-Israeli indirect peace talks in Cairo with both the sides approving the agenda of further talks scheduled for the second half of October, a media report said.
105 Muslim Brotherhood members referred to criminal court in Egypt
Cairo, Sep 22 : The Egyptian prosecution Monday referred 105 Muslim Brotherhood members, including the group's top leader Mohamed Badie, to criminal court for inciting violence and killings last year following the removal of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, the official MENA news agency reported.
Six soldiers killed in Egypt plane crash
Cairo, Sep 21 : Six soldiers were killed and one was wounded Sunday when a military cargo plane crashed near an airport in Egypt, a media report said.
Police colonel killed in Egypt blast
Cairo, Sep 21 : A police colonel was killed and seven others were injured Sunday in a blast near the Egyptian Foreign Ministry in Cairo, the interior and health ministries said, revising an earlier toll of four.
US to deliver helicopters to Egypt
Washington, Sep 21 : US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has said that 10 Apache helicopters will be given to Egypt to support its counter-terrorism efforts.
Egypt to host Gaza ceasefire talks
Cairo, Sep 21 : Egypt will host Gaza ceasefire talks between Israel and the Palestinians Wednesday in a bid to consolidate the truce reached last month.
Egypt sentences five to death for killing policeman
Cairo, Sep 21 : An Egyptian court Saturday handed death sentences to five extremists for killing a policeman in Giza.
Egyptian pleads guilty in US embassy bombings
New York, Sep 20 : An Egyptian has pleaded guilty in a court here to charges of helping plan the 1998 bombings of US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania that killed 224 people, a media report said Saturday.
Now, explore Egyptian pyramids from home
London, Sep 19 : If you are yet to experience the wonders of the ancient world still surviving in Egypt, you can now turn into a virtual visitor -- thanks to Google Street View -- and explore the pyramids from the comforts of your home.
Egypt restores stolen fragments of Cheops pyramid
Cairo, Sep 18 : Egypt recovered fragments from the pyramid of Cheops that were stolen by some Germans, state-run MENA news agency reported Thursday.
Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood chief gets 25 years in jail
Cairo, Sep 15 : Egypt's Giza Criminal Court Monday sentenced terrorist Muslim Brotherhood (MB) supreme guide Mohamad Badie along with 14 other leaders to 25 years in prison over clashes in Bahr el-Azam, Giza, the state-run MENA news agency reported.
Morsi jailbreak trial adjourned to Sep 21
Cairo, Sep 15 : The Cairo Criminal Court adjourned to Sunday the trial of deposed president Mohamad Morsi and 130 others over the jailbreak from Wadi el-Natrun prison complex in northern Egypt in 2011, state-run MENA news agency reported Monday.
Egypt court releases prominent activist on bail
Cairo, Sep 15 : An Egyptian court Monday ordered the release on bail of leading activist Alaa Abdel Fattah, who is held on charges of protesting without police permit, and referred the case to another court, media reported.
Seven militants killed in Egypt
Cairo, Sep 15 : At least seven militants were killed by security forces in Egypt's Sinai peninsula.
Egypt urges global support to curb floods in Sinai
Cairo, Sep 15 : Egypt Sunday called for global support and cooperation to address the seasonal flash floods that cause great losses in the mountainous Sinai Peninsula.
Seven militants killed in Egypt
Cairo, Sep 14 : At least seven militants of the Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis group based in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula have been killed by security forces, Interior Minister Mohammed Ibrahim said Sunday.
Kerry says Egypt critical in fighting IS extremists
London, Sept. 14 : US Secretary of State John Kerry has announced that Egypt has a key role to play in countering Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq and Syria.
Egypt has 'critical role' to play in battle against IS militants: ...
London, Sep 14 : U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on his visit to Cairo that Egypt has a critical role to play in countering Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq and Syria.
Seven senior Brotherhood members asked to leave Qatar
Cairo, Sept. Sep 13 : Seven senior members of the Muslim Brotherhood, the group from which ousted Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi hails, have been asked to leave Qatar, media reported Saturday.
Kerry in Cairo to build anti-IS coalition
Cairo, Sep 13 : US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Egypt's capital Cairo Saturday in a bid to build up a coalition to counter and defeat the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group, media reported.