Concern for US citizen on hunger strike in Cairo jail

 The family of an American citizen on hunger strike in an Egyptian jail for some 250 days are appealing to the US government to press Cairo to let him go fearing his life is at risk.

Sisi sweeps election as Egypt military reasserts grip

Ex-army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has scored a crushing presidential election triumph and consolidated the military`s grip, 11 months after the overthrow of the only Egyptian president not drawn from its ranks.

Egypt`s Sisi submits bid for president: Spokesman

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.

Egypt court rejects new judges for Morsi trials

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 drafts new Constitution, more powers for military

Egypt took its first step towards political transition on late Monday by finishing a draft charter that amends the existing Constitution and gives majority of powers to the military making it the most powerful institution in the country.

Egypt`s Sisi does not rule out presidential bid

Egypt`s military chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi left the door open to a presidential run in elections next year, telling a paper published on Wednesday it was up to "God`s will".

Obama: Pulling aid may not change Egypt military

US President Barack Obama appeared to suggest in an interview aired on Friday that pulling US aid from Egypt would not reverse the behaviour of its ruling generals after a coup.

Egypt must get back to `inclusive approach`: US

US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel urged Egypt`s military rulers to take an "inclusive" approach to governing but said Washington`s influence was limited after security forces launched a brutal crackdown.

Morsi backers call for marches to foil Egypt crackdown

Officials had said police would move at dawn to disperse the camps in what could prove a bloody confrontation with those seeking Morsi`s restitution, but by midday they had not done so.

Morsi supporters stage Eid protests as Egypt military holds back

US and European Union envoys left Cairo on Wednesday after the breakdown of their attempts to broker a solution, which had also involved Qatar and the United Arab Emirates.

Where is Mohamed Morsi? Egypt`s extreme ways to keep a secret

The military also has reportedly moved Morsi at least three times.

Egyptian military may have averted civil war, US suggests

Egypt may have avoided a civil war this month, US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday, saying this was one factor to weigh as Washington decides whether to cut off most US aid to the Arab nation.

Egyptian Army silently endorses Morsi`s move

Egypt`s military signaled its acquiescence on to the President`s decision to retire the defence minister and chief of staff and retake powers.

Egypt’s Brotherhood vows to ‘face down’ generals

The Muslim Brotherhood has vowed to ``face down`` Egypt`s ruling generals in a ``life or death`` struggle over the country`s political future.

Egypt military says Parliament dissolved

Stating that the Parliament is dissolved, the military in Egypt banned Parliament members from entering the House without prior authorisation.

Egypt military court orders detention of 300 protesters

Military police used force to disperse a protest outside the Defence Ministry yesterday, firing tear gas, water cannons, and live ammunition.

Egypt Parliament suspended in row with military

Egypt`s Islamist-dominated parliament decided to suspend sessions for a week in protest at the ruling military.

Egypt Islamists rally against ruling military

The gathering in Cairo`s central Tahrir Square was relatively small.

Military to remain in power till June 30: Egypt PM

Al Ganzouri added that nominations for a presidential election would be accepted starting March 10.

Egypt`s military rulers study plan to speed up vote

Many Egyptians believe the Army is no longer fit to manage security on the ground.