Twenty-two Islamists in Egypt were sentenced to death on Wednesday for attacking a police station in the violence following the ouster of then president Mohamed Morsi in a coup in 2013.Mar 19, 2015, 00:12 AM IST
Supporters of Egypt`s deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi vowed more rallies and called for marches tomorrow despite a harsh police crackdown on their movement.Aug 29, 2013, 22:16 PM IST
More than 120 people have been injured in clashes between opposition protesters and Islamists near the headquarters of Egypt`s ruling Muslim Brotherhood in the capital.Mar 23, 2013, 09:17 AM IST
Disparate opposition groups are so divided in Egypt that they risk losing in the upcoming Parliamentary elections in the country to Islamists, analysts and activists have said.Jan 22, 2013, 15:26 PM IST
The gathering in Cairo`s central Tahrir Square was relatively small.Apr 28, 2012, 00:25 AM IST
In 1979, Egypt became the first Arab country to sign a
peace treaty with Israel.
The two parties chalked up 65 per cent in the first two
phases of Egypt`s first general election since the February
ouster of president Hosni Mubarak.
In January 2010, six Copts were shot dead as they emerged
from a Coptic Christmas Eve mass.
The protesters marched from a mosque controlled by the hardline Salafi sect.May 07, 2011, 10:43 AM IST
The Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt`s largest opposition group,denounced "corruption and
irregularities" ahead of Tuesday`s elections for parliament`s upper house.