Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has signed off on an anti-terrorism law that gives authorities more sweeping powers to ban groups on charges ranging from harming national unity to disrupting p
An Egyptian court on Monday sentenced Alaa Abdel Fattah, a leading dissident in the 2011 uprising that toppled strongman Hosni Mubarak, to five years in prison over an illegal protest.
Egypt pushed for action against jihadists in Libya ahead of a UN Security Council meeting Wednesday but faced reluctance from Western powers who stressed the need for a political solution.
Egypt called Tuesday for UN-backed international intervention in Libya after launching airstrikes on ISIS group targets following the jihadists’ beheadings of Egyptian Christians.
An Egyptian court ordered the release of two jailed Al Jazeera journalists Thursday pending retrial, after they spent more than 400 days in prison in a case that sparked worldwide outrage.
At least 30 people were killed and several others injured in clashes between police and Egyptian football fans who were trying to force their way into a stadium here for a match, in one of the deadlie
An Egyptian court on Wednesday sentenced to life 230 secular activists from the 2011 revolt against long-time strongman Hosni Mubar-ak, including leading campaigner Ahmed Douma, an official said.
Outrage and condemnation poured across West Asia on Wednesday as horrified people learned of the video purportedly showing the ISIS group burn a Jordanian pilot to death.
Al-Azhar, Sunni Islam’s most prestigious centre of learning, expressed outrage at the ISIS group for burning to death a captive Jordanian pilot, saying its militants deserve to be killed or crucified.
An Egyptian court on Saturday banned the armed wing of Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas, declaring it a “terrorist” group.