516 'Brotherhood elements' arrested on Egypt anniversary

Egyptian police arrested more than 500 supporters of the blacklisted Muslim Brotherhood when deadly violence erupted on the anniversary of the 2011 uprising, the interior minister said on Monday.

Mubarak's sons released from Egyptian prison: Officials

The sons of deposed Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak were released from prison on Monday, security officials said, a move that could fuel tension after the violent anniversary on Sunday of the 2011 uprising that toppled the autocrat.

Three protesters killed as Egypt marks revolt anniversary

Egypt on Sunday marked the fraught anniversary of its 2011 democratic revolt, with the deaths of three protesters and a bomb blast in the capital underscoring tensions in the most populous Arab country.

Sisi defends Egypt police but acknowledges rights abuses

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi acknowledged Tuesday that police committed rights abuses after the overthrow of his Islamist predecessor, but said they were expected given the "exceptional" security threats faced by Egypt.

Egypt`s Sisi in Riyadh over king`s health

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi made a lightning stop in Riyadh on Monday night to wish the ailing Saudi King Abdullah good health, official media reported.

Morsi launches tirade against Sisi 'coup' in Egypt trial

Ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi gave evidence today for the first time his espionage trial, launching into a tirade against his successor whom he accused of removing him in a "coup".

Morsi launches tirade against Sisi `coup` in Egypt trial

Ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi gave evidence Sunday for the first time his espionage trial, launching into a tirade against his successor whom he accused of removing him in a "coup".

Egyptian president says, he will not form party

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said Tuesday that he has no intention to establish a political party, which has been reassuring to politicians in Egypt, especially at a time months ahead of the parliamentary elections.

Egypt court overturns Mubarak verdict, orders retrial

An Egyptian court on Tuesday overturned former president Hosni Mubarak`s conviction on corruption charges and ordered a retrial, but the ex-strongman remained in detention pending a judicial order.

Egypt`s Sisi replaces spy chief

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Sunday removed the powerful general intelligence chief appointed just days after the ouster of Islamist leader Mohamed Morsi in July last year.

Ssshh: be careful what you say in Egypt today

Six months after Abdel Fattah al-Sisi became Egypt`s president after crushing his opponents, criticism of his regime is either whispered or left unspoken amid stifling curbs on freedom of expression.

312 Egypt Islamists to face military courts

Egypt has referred 312 Islamist backers of ousted president Mohamed Morsi to military trial accused of torching a court complex in the city of Ismailiya, a judicial source said Tuesday.

British embassy in Cairo reopens to the public

The British embassy in Cairo said on Tuesday it has resumed services to the public, nine days after they were suspended over security concerns about the mission`s main building.

Egypt to try hundreds of civilians in military courts

An Egyptian prosecutor on Monday referred to a military court at least 339 alleged supporters of the banned Muslim Brotherhood, including four top leaders, judicial sources said, as the state expands a crackdown against political opponents.

Egypt denies entry to US analyst, with no reason given

A US think tank analyst and former diplomat who has written articles critical of Egypt`s government said she was blocked from entering the country to attend a conference on Saturday.

438 Egypt Islamists face military trial over violence

Egypt`s authorities referred 438 supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi to military courts Saturday over violence that followed the bloody dispersal of Cairo sit-ins last year, judiciary sources said.

Egypt sentences four Brotherhood members to death

An Egyptian court on Sunday sentenced to death four members of the blacklisted Muslim Brotherhood over the killing of protesters who stormed the group's Cairo headquarters in June last year.

Egypt to outlaw `insults` against uprisings: Sisi

Egypt is to make it illegal to "insult" the revolts that led to the ouster of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi`s two predecessors, his office said on Wednesday.

Sisi sees new future for Egypt after Mubarak verdict

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has said Egypt will never return to the past and is charting a new future, after a court dismissed murder charges against former leader Hosni Mubarak.

Egypt arrests Salafist leaders over protest call

Egyptian security forces have arrested five Salafist leaders after their hardline Islamist group called for a protest against the army later this week, authorities said on Monday.