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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.

Egyptian Interior Ministry official assassinated

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 15:48

Armed assailants Tuesday shot dead a senior official of the Egyptian interior ministry near his house in Giza province.

Egypt`s Tahrir Square gears up for rallies

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 02, 2013, 22:42

Egypt`s Army-backed interim government is sprucing up Cairo`s famed Tahrir Square ahead of planned celebrations in honor of the military this weekend. Supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi are also planning counter-rallies in the square.

Egypt: Journalist and lawyer held in crackdown

Last Updated: Saturday, September 07, 2013, 08:38

An Egyptian labor lawyer and a journalist have been detained, raising rights activists` concerns that the military-led government is widening its crackdown to include non-Islamist critics of its policies.

Brotherhood demands fact-finding panel for detainees

Last Updated: Monday, September 02, 2013, 19:09

Muslim Brotherhood has demanded the formation of an independent fact-finding committee to carry out surprise inspections of detention centres and investigate all violations committed against prisoners.

US criticizes arrest of Brotherhood leader in Egypt

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 21, 2013, 09:05

The United States on Tuesday criticized the arrest of Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohammed Badie in Egypt.

US military aid to Egypt has stopped: Senate aide

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 21, 2013, 09:01

The United States has halted military aid to Egypt, a Senate aide said on Tuesday, describing what would be a rebuke of the once stalwart US ally`s crackdown on Islamist opponents and the military ouster of its president.

UN political affairs chief to hold dialogue in Cairo

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 20, 2013, 13:29

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said Under Secretary General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman will "have a wide range of dialogue" in Cairo, Egypt, starting Tuesday amid the ongoing violence in that country.

No US solution to quell chaos in Egypt, Syria: Experts

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 20, 2013, 12:44

While the political situation unravels in Egypt and a civil war rages in Syria, American analysts believe the US may be out of options to quell the bloodshed.

`No US credibility in Middle East after Obama`s mishandling of Egypt crisis`

Last Updated: Monday, August 19, 2013, 16:13

US Senator John McCain has slammed President Barack Obama for his handling of the crisis in Egypt.

Egypt considers disbanding Muslim Brotherhood

Last Updated: Saturday, August 17, 2013, 20:04

Egyptian authorities are considering disbanding the Muslim Brotherhood group, spokesman for the Egyptian Cabinet said.

Diplomatic push to resolve Egypt crisis

Last Updated: Sunday, August 04, 2013, 09:41

A senior US envoy held talks in Egypt on Sunday amid efforts to resolve the stand-off between supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi and the army-installed interim government.