An Egyptian court referred Adel Habara and six others to the Grand Mufti on Tuesday to review their death sentence after being convicted in the killing of 25 soldiers Rafah in August last year.
Egypt's top prosecutor referred on Tuesday one of the aides of ousted Islamist President Mohamed Mursi to the criminal court for "illegally" appointing a convicted "terrorist" at the presidency during his tenure.
In another disturbing move against freedom of speech and independent journalism in Egypt, one of Al Jazeera Arabic’s presenters, Ahmed Mansour, has been sentenced in absentia to 15 years imprisonment by Cairo’s criminal court on the absurd charge of torturing a lawyer in Tahrir Square during the 25 January 2011 revolution.
Egypt's higher education minister said all students who protested at universities on Sunday will be expelled by the evening of the same day, as authorities hope to deter demonstrations on campus in the new academic year that begins this week.
Cairo Criminal Court postponed Monday the trial of former president Mohamed Morsi and fourteen others charged with inciting the murder of protesters outside the Presidential Palace in December 2012.
Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and his US counterpart John Kerry discussed Egypt’s regional role in the Middle East peace process and tackling extremism in the region.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi urged Israel to reach a peace deal with the Palestinians as an international donor conference opened in Cairo on Sunday to raise funds for Gaza.
he Giza Criminal Court sentenced Saturday leading Muslim Brotherhood figure Mohamed El-Beltagy, Islamist preacher Safwat Hegazy, AlJazeera channel host Ahmed Mansour, and brotherhood member Hazem Farouk to 15 years in prison for torturing a lawyer in Tahrir Square during the January 25 Revolution.
Cairo court has convicted a leading Muslim Brotherhood figure and two other Islamists and sentenced them to 15 years in prison each on charges of torturing a man during the 2011 protests against then-President Hosni Mubarak.
Maged Riad, former legal adviser to Pope Shenouda, said he sought with a group of Egyptians living in the United States to create an Egyptian lobby aimed at pressuring the US administration to counter moves by the Muslim Brotherhood to distort the image of Egypt and its regime.
Police in Egypt stormed two Cairo university campuses on Sunday after students led protests against “military rule” in the country.
Egypt, which feels it is in a position of influence after brokering a cease-fire which led to an ending of hostilities between Israel and Hamas-led Gaza, made demands based on a 2002 agreement with Arab Nations.
When Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi addresses the international conference on Gaza Sunday, he will be sending a key message to all concerned parties, in the region and beyond: Egypt is not letting go of Gaza, in the strategic if not the humanitarian sense.
Q: What is your name and profession? A: My name is Osama Hussein al-Metwally al-Guindi. I am the head of the Central Security Department of the Presidency.
A senior Muslim cleric in Palestine criticised Israeli police for preventing from Muslims worshippers from entering the Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem on Wednesday morning.
Gharbiya security agencies arrested on Tuesday evening 15 alleged Muslim Brotherhood supporters after they clashed with the police and the residents with bricks and Molotov cocktails.
On the third anniversary of the October 9 Maspiro clashes, different groups and organizations have butted heads on how to best commemorate the event.
The family of Mohamed Soltan, an Egyptian-American on hunger strike for more than 250 days, says that his health has deteriorated rapidly in the last few days.
Sinai-based militant group Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis released Sunday a video showing the confessions of three Egyptians it claims to have executed in North Sinai for "cooperating with the Egyptian Army and the Israeli Mossad".
Egypt will train Libyan forces to fight terrorism and help secure a shared border, the prime ministers of the two states announced in Cairo on Wednesday, stepping up efforts against Islamist insurgents in both countries.
A US envoy tasked with building a coalition against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is expected to arrive in Cairo on Wednesday, where he will hold talks on fostering the US-led alliance, state news agency MENA reported.