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Egyptian court sentences 20 to death for killing policemen

The court also sentenced 80 people to life in prison and 34 to 15 years in jail. One minor was sentenced to 10 years in prison and 21 people were acquitted.

Egypt to extend state of emergency for three months

Egypt to extend state of emergency for three months

The state of emergency, which would have expired at the end of June, has been extended by three months, cabinet statement showed, meaning it will now last at least until the end of September.

Egypt's constitutional court temporarily halts all verdicts on islands transfer deal: State Media

The ruling came a week after Egypt's parliament backed plans to hand over two uninhabited Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia under an accord that has attracted widespread public criticism.

Egyptian court recommends death penalty for 31 over assassination of prosecutor

Public Prosecutor Hisham Barakat was killed in a car bomb attack on his convoy in Cairo, an operation for which Egypt blamed the Muslim Brotherhood and Gaza-based Hamas militants.

Egypt to press ahead with air strikes after Christians attacked

The strikes targeted Majlis Mujahideen Derna and Abu Salim Brigade, two local Libyan groups allied with al Qaeda.

Egypt launches air raids on Libya after Christians killed

President had ordered strikes against terrorist camps, declaring in a televised address that states that sponsored terrorism would be punished.

Egyptian-American woman freed in Egypt goes home on US military plane

An Egyptian-American woman detained in Egypt for nearly three years on human trafficking charges was flown back to the United States on Thursday on a US military plane, accompanied by a top White House official.

Palm Sunday bombings of Egyptian Coptic churches kill 44

Palm Sunday bombings of Egyptian Coptic churches kill 44

At least 44 people were killed in Egypt in bomb attacks at the cathedral of the Coptic Pope and another church on Palm Sunday.

In landmark meeting, Donald Trump hails Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's 'fantastic job' in Egypt

In landmark meeting, Donald Trump hails Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's 'fantastic job' in Egypt

US President Donald Trump set human rights scandals aside to welcome Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to the White House Monday.

Egypt's 'fantastic guy' Sisi to meet Donald Trump

After four years of tension with the United States, Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi now has a fan in the White House and on Monday he meets President Donald Trump.

Donald Trump, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi discuss fighting terrorism in phone call

US President Donald Trump commended Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi for his efforts to deal with Egypt`s economic challenges.

Egypt frees 2011 revolution figure Maher

Egypt has released political activist Ahmed Maher, a leading figure in the 2011 revolt that toppled the government, after he completed his jail term, his lawyer and a security source said Thursday.

Egypt`s Sisi, Trump agreed in call on UN Israel vote delay

Egypt agreed to postpone a UN Security Council resolution against Israeli settlements when US president-elect Donald Trump called President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the presidency said Friday.

Egypt executes convicted jihadist Adel Habara

Egyptian authorities today executed a jihadist convicted of involvement in a 2013 gun attack on police in the Sinai Peninsula, state media reported.

Egypt arrests four over deadly church blast

Egypt said Monday it had arrested four people suspected of involvement in a devastating bombing of a Cairo Coptic church, as grief-stricken mourners gathered for the funeral of the dead.

Egypt court overturns life sentence against ex-president Mursi

The court last week overturned a death sentence against Mursi in a separate case, meaning he no longer faces execution. 

Egypt's Sisi says spoke to Donald Trump by telephone, congratulated him on win

Egypt's Sisi says spoke to Donald Trump by telephone, congratulated him on win

"President Trump said he looked forward to meeting the president (again) soon."

Egypt's Sisi says Putin ready to host Mideast peace talks

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said his Russian counterpart and close ally Vladimir Putin wants to host an Israeli-Palestinian summit to revive peace talks, in an interview published today.

Muslim, Arab leaders condemn Nice attack

Muslim, Arab leaders condemn Nice attack

Leading Muslim clerics joined Arab leaders on Friday in condemning a truck attack that killed at least 84 revellers in the Mediterranean resort of Nice on France`s national holiday.

Egypt court quashes cession of Red Sea islands to Saudi: Judge

Saudi Arabia is one of Egypt President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi`s main regional backers and the kingdom has provided Egypt with billions of dollars worth of aid since the ex-Army chief took power.