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Six wounded, including two police, in Cairo bomb blasts

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 08:21

The authorities blame the Brotherhood for the attacks and have blacklisted it as a "terrorist organisation". Sisi is running for president and is widely expected to win the May 26-27 election.

Bomb attack in Cairo wounds 2 police, civilian: Report

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 14:32

Two Egyptian policemen and a civilian were wounded in a bomb attack targeting a security checkpoint in central Cairo Tuesday, officials and a medic said.

Student killed in Egypt university clashes

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 00:45

A student was shot dead on Monday during clashes between supporters of Egypt`s ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi and police in Cairo University, security officials said.

Egypt`s Sisi submits bid for president: Spokesman

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 20:37

Egypt`s ex-army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi today officially submitted his bid to run for president, with his lawyer handing over the required documents to the authorities, a spokesman said.

Sisi makes pre-vote campaign splash in Egypt

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 15:13

A huge poster of former army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi stands tall near Cairo`s iconic Tahrir Square, one of thousands that have sprung up across Egypt.

Egypt military court slaps jail term for Sisi leaks

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 21:49

An Egyptian military court on Thursday sentenced a member of a pro-Islamist information website to one year in jail over leaks involving ex-army chief Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi, security officials said.

Egypt court rejects new judges for Morsi trials

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 16:05

An Egyptian appeals court rejected Wednesday a request that new judges be appointed for two trials involving ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, judicial officials said.

Egypt court gives men 3-8 years for homosexuality

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 23:36

A judicial official says an Egyptian court has convicted four men of committing homosexual acts and sentenced them to up to eight years in prison.

Egypt court upholds 3-year jail sentence for activists

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 17:57

An Egyptian court Monday upheld jailing three activists to three years for organising protests without permission.

The brother of Qaeda chief Zawahiri to stand trial in Egypt

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 00:04

The brother of Al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri will stand trial in Egypt along with 67 others on charges of forming a "terrorist group", state media reported on Sunday.

Egypt court adjourns Morsi murder trial

Last Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014, 00:34

A court in Egypt has adjourned the murder trial of deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi until Sunday, when it will hear "decisive" testimony from senior security officials.

Egypt tribal fighting over woman kills 23: Health ministry

Last Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014, 20:33

At least 23 people have been killed in tribal clashes in Egypt`s southern Aswan province after a man from one group sexually accosted a woman from another, officials said on Saturday.