Chief of Staff of the Egyptian armed forces, Mahmoud Hegazi, salutes as he arrives to chair the opening session of the Arab military chiefs’ meeting at the Arab League headquarters in Cairo, Egypt, on Wednesday. (Photo: AP)
Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Morsi was sentenced to 20 years in prison without parole on Tuesday on charges arising from the killing of protesters, nearly three years after he became Egypt’s firs
CIA chief holds talks with Sisi
Egyptian prosecutors pressed murder charges against 379 people on Wednesday over the deaths of policemen and civilians during the bloody dispersal of Islamist protest camps in the capital in 2013.
Iraq’s foreign minister dismissed Saudi concerns that Iran was taking control of his country and he said Baghdad sought good relations with both regional powers.
The retrial of two Al Jazeera English journalists who face terror-related charges in Egypt has been postponed to March 19.
Egypt’s electoral commission said Sunday it was preparing a new timetable for parliamentary polls, delaying the March 21 vote after a court ruled parts of the election law unconstitutional.
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.