A three-day conference to tackle religious violence and address the plight of minorities in the Middle East began on Tuesday morning at the King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz International Center for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue in Vienna, with the participation of over 100 religious figures, policymakers and diplomats from the Middle East and beyond
The last remaining senior leader of the Muslim Brotherhood who was not in prison was arrested on Thursday by the Egyptian police, closing off the government’s main channel of communication with the group.
Eleven members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood were referred on Thursday to military prosecutors for questioning over accusations of rioting and planting a bomb in a court.
Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Diocese extended thanks on Wednesday to the Holy Synod and priests of the Coptic Orthodox Church over hard work during the past two years.
At least 10 people were killed and three others injured after a mortar round hit their house in Northern Sinai’s city of Rafah, security sources told Youm7 Wednesday.
Cairo Criminal Court postponed the Muslim Brotherhood’s “Espionage” trial to 26 November to listen to the defence for Supreme Guide Mohamed Badie and former Speaker of Parliament Saad Al-Katatni.
A student protest group opposed to the Egyptian government has vowed a surprise during protests planned on Thursday as demonstrations condemning the ouster of former president Mohamed Morsy by the current regime continue at universities across the republic.
Egypt's foreign minister and his American counterpart stressed on Tuesday the importance of resuming the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, in light of the latest escalation in East Jerusalem.
The Cairo Criminal Court adjourned on Tuesday the trial of ousted Islamist President Mohamed Mursi and 35 other defendants accused of espionage to Wednesday.
Being a political party based on religious grounds in violation of the constitution was not the only controversy surrounding the Salafi Nour Party in the past week, as the party’s name has been connected in the news with a recent sex scandal attributed by news reports to a “leading Nour member.”
A new satellite channel funded by the Muslim Brotherhood and launched from Turkey aired for the first time on Monday, hosting a non-Islamist media figure as the face of its first programme.
Iraqi Kurdish President Masoud Barzani's chief of staff said on Sunday that the number of Islamic State (IS) militants has reached at least 200,000.
The Cairo Criminal Court Sunday adjourned the “Rabaa Operation Room” trial in which 51 alleged Muslim Brotherhood members are being tried to Dec. 1, Youm7 reported.
A group of Islamist scholars led by an influential Qatar-based cleric expressed "astonishment" on Monday at being designated a terrorist body by the United Arab Emirates (UAE), one of several Gulf Arab states that view political Islam as a security threat.
Egypt's foreign ministry has condemned the killing of American aid worker Peter Kassig by Islamic State (IS).
"Egypt condemns harshly and with the strongest words and complete disapproval this brutal and criminal murder. It is a barbaric incident that contradicts the lessons of the Islamic religion, and is far from the simplest humanitarian and ethical rules," the statement released on Monday said.
Another accused has been added to the case against ousted president Mohamed Morsi and 35 other leading Muslim Brotherhood figures Saturday.
The Islamic State jihadist group on Sunday claimed to have executed Peter Kassig, a US aid worker kidnapped in Syria, as a warning to the United States.
Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria ordained 10 new priests on Saturday at the headquarters of the Patriarchate in Alexandria.
Egypt's armed forces killed three "terrorists" during security raids conducted in cooperation with the ministry of interior in North Sinai on Saturday, its spokesman said on Sunday.
“The message of the Egyptian army” is the title of a video released by the Armed Forces on the official website of the Ministry of Defense Saturday, following Sinai-based militant group Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis’ videos claiming responsibility for attacks in Sinai.