A few lonely Egyptian activists are trying to stake out middle ground in the nationwide rift between an affronted Muslim Brotherhood and delighted supporters of the army's overthrow of President Mohamed Mursi.
Customs officers at Cairo airport have seized three ancient Coptic icons that someone attempted to smuggle to the United States.
Egypt's general prosecutor ordered on Wednesday the referral of the Muslim Brotherhood's supreme guide Mohamed Badie, deputy supreme guide Khairat El-Shater, and deputy leader Rashad Bayoumi to criminal court for inciting violence against peaceful protesters.
Egypt's new rulers said vigils by supporters of deposed President Mohamed Morsi threatened national security, and signalled that they would end them, setting up a potentially bloody showdown with the Muslim Brotherhood.
Ousted president Mohamed Morsi has declined an EU-brokered attempt to persuade him to accept his removal by the military and acknowledge Egypt’s new government, according to a senior Muslim Brotherhood figure
Senior Muslim Brotherhood leader Essam al-Erian said on Tuesday that the Egyptian will should be prioritized through free elections, deeming it as the way out of the current crisis.
On Sunday, the courtyard of a 500-year-old building in Old Cairo hosted a concert of harmonious spiritual and religious chanting, with an infusion of Sufi, Coptic, and Indonesian songs.
Hamas accused Fatah of trying to influence the Egyptian media against the Islamic Resistance Movement, in a press conference on Tuesday.
A petition to the US administration to declare the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group has gathered 120,000 signatures as of 5pm on Tuesday.
This footage is taken from a pro-Morsi demonstration in Egypt after the Egyptian military intervened on behalf of the millions of Egyptians who demanded an end to the rule of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt.
Eleven dead bodies with signs of torture were found near the Muslim Brotherhood's protest camps in Rabaa al-Adawiya Mosque in Nasr City and Nahda Square in Giza, an official security source said in a statement.
The East Alexandria Prosecution issued on Sunday arrest warrants for 21 Islamist leaders accused of inciting the violence that broke out in Sidi Gaber, Alexandria, in early July.
Egypt’s interior ministry said on Monday that it has received information that a number of ousted President Mohamed Mursi's supporters may raid the Conference Hall in Cairo’s Nasr City neighborhood.
Muslim youth and security forces protected Al-Azraa and Anba Ebram churches from attacks by alleged Morsi supporters in Minya on Saturday, spokesperson of the archbishop of Mawas monastery Amgad Ezzat has told state-owned MENA agency.
Qatar-based Islamic cleric Yusuf al-Qaradawi issued a religious edict, or fatwa, in which he said that supporting ousted President Mohamed Morsy is an obligation and called on Defense Minister Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to withdraw from the political scene to protect legitimacy and democracy.
The National Salvation Front (NSF) expressed Saturday its ‘deepest sorrow’ for the murder of at least 74 Egyptians in clashes Friday night and early Saturday.
Egyptian prosecutors have ordered the arrest of the Muslim Brotherhood's Supreme Guide Mohamed Badie and two other Islamist figures for their alleged roles in recent violence in Helwan, southern Cairo, that left 20 injured.
The Supreme State Security Court on Sunday sentenced in absentia 11 Copts to 25 years in prison, and five years of police surveillance thereafter, and eight Muslims to 15 years in prison, and three years of police surveillance thereafter, in the case of the sectarian strife that took place in Abu Qurqas, Minya.
Morsy supporters camped in al-Nahda Square in Giza on Sunday threatened to destroy the main power stations all over the country, in protest against the ousted president's detention.
Ayman Abdel Ghany, youth secretary of the Freedom and Justice Party, and relative of Brotherhood Deputy Supreme Guide Khairat al-Shater, has claimed that the Interior Ministry has prohibited visitation for al-Shater in the al-Aqrab prison. “They did not allow his lawyers to attend the interrogation,” he said.
The Muslim Brotherhood's spiritual leader, Mohamed Badie, called on Egyptians to rally on Friday "for freedom and legitimacy" and to condemn what he described as the bloody military coup.
The Light of the Desert-Documentary on St Macarius Monastery, Egypt