An Egyptian court recommended death sentences on Saturday for six co-defendants of Mohamed Morsi but not for the ousted Islamist President in their trial on espionage charges.
08 May 2016 2:35 AM
Arab League chief Nabil al-Arabi called on Thursday for a special criminal court to be set up for Israel, at a meeting to condemn an announcement that it will never return the Golan.
22 Apr 2016 1:31 AM
A Qatari royal family member and a Pakistani have been freed by kidnappers in Iraq after nearly four months, Qatar News Agency reported on Wednesday, citing a Qatari foreign ministry statement.
07 Apr 2016 12:17 AM
Larnaca/Cairo: The hijacker of EgyptAir plane, currently held up at the Larnaca airport in Cyprus, has demanded the release of specific prisoners in Egypt, media reported on Tuesday.
29 Mar 2016 5:12 PM
Scans of King Tutankhamun’s tomb have almost certainly shown two rooms hidden behind the pharaoh’s burial chamber, Egyptian antiquities minister Mamdouh al-Damati said on Thursday.
18 Mar 2016 6:08 AM
Egyptian writers, artists and film-makers have launched a public campaign for greater freedom of creativity and expression following the jailing of a novelist on charges of violating “public modesty”
27 Feb 2016 3:59 AM
Libya faces severe shortages of life-saving medicine and about one million people will soon be in dire need of help, a UN humanitarian official warned, as warring factions hamper efforts to end chaos
24 Feb 2016 6:46 AM
An acclaimed Egyptian actress has pledged to marry the man who kills ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and has promised him an unforgettable honeymoon, the Egyptian media reported on Thursday.
20 Feb 2016 6:28 AM
IS said it had smuggled a bomb onto the plane at an airport in the south of the peninsula.
19 Feb 2016 1:31 PM
Boutros Boutros-Ghali, a veteran Egyptian diplomat who helped negotiate his country’s landmark peace deal with Israel but then clashed with the United States when he served a single term as UN secreta
17 Feb 2016 6:03 AM
The accident occurred in Bani Sueif province south of Cairo as the train was headed to the Egyptian capital from the temple city of Luxor.
11 Feb 2016 4:40 PM
‘Security and stability of nations are not to be toyed with, we will not allow the blood of martyrs to go in vain.’
23 Jan 2016 6:10 PM
Chinese President Xi Jinping signed a slew of multi-billion-dollar deals with Egypt on Thursday as part of a regional tour aimed at bolstering Beijing’s economic ties and clout in West Asia.
22 Jan 2016 12:41 AM
After arriving from Saudi Arabia, Xi held talks with Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and was to address the Cairo-based Arab League
21 Jan 2016 5:10 PM
Experts revealed on Sunday new findings at two of Egypt’s famed pyramids, boosting efforts to unravel whether the ancient world’s iconic monuments contain secret chambers.
18 Jan 2016 4:52 AM
Egypt’s court of appeals on Saturday rejected an appeal by former President Hosni Mubarak and his two sons over a three-year jail sentence for corruption, but the trio is unlikely to be imprisoned aga
10 Jan 2016 2:23 AM
Mubarak and his sons are accused of embezzling USD 16 million from funds.
09 Jan 2016 5:26 PM
The group traces its roots back to al-Qaeda in Iraq
07 Dec 2015 3:25 PM
Fire was quickly extinguished and security authorities are investigating the attack.
04 Dec 2015 2:01 PM
ISIS’ Egyptian branch claimed responsibility for a bombing that killed five people in a hotel in North Sinai on Tuesday where judges overseeing a parliamentary election were staying.
24 Nov 2015 10:43 PM