Egypt sets Morsi trial verdict for espionage May 16

An Egyptian court set May 16 for a verdict in the espionage trial of ousted president Mohamed Morsi, who could be sentenced to death if convicted, an official said Saturday.

Egypt court rules Hamas armed wing 'terror group'

An Egyptian court on Saturday banned the armed wing of Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas, the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades, declaring it a "terrorist" group, a judiciary official said.

UN chief condemns Egypt terrorist attacks

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Saturday strongly condemned Thursday`s terrorist attacks in Egypt`s Sinai Peninsula.

Interior Ministry employee killed in Sinai: Officials

 An Egyptian Interior Ministry employee was killed in North Sinai, security officials said on Saturday, two days after jihadists aligned with the Islamic State group killed 30 people in the peninsula.

UNSC slams Egypt terrorist attacks

The UN Security Council (UNSC) Friday condemned "in the strongest terms" the terrorist attacks in Egypt`s North Sinai peninsula, which killed over 30 people and injured several others.

Toll in Egypt's Sinai attacks reaches 33

The toll in Thursday`s mortar attacks that targeted security premises in Egypt`s North Sinai province rose to 33, a security source told Xinhua news agency Friday.

Sinai clashes kill two children: Egypt officials

Two children were killed in clashes between the Army and jihadists in Egypt`s Sinai on Friday a day after at least 30 people died in violence there, security officials said.

Egypt's Sisi cuts short Ethiopia visit after deadly Sinai attacks

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi cut short a visit to Ethiopia for an African Union summit on Friday, following a wave of deadly attacks in the Sinai Peninsula claimed by Islamic State`s Egyptian wing.

US condemns deadly terror attacks in Egypt

The US condemned the deadly attacks in Egypt`s North Sinai province that has so far left at least 26 Egyptians dead, and pledged to continue support for the Egyptian government`s anti-terrorism efforts.

Islamic State's Egypt wing claims attacks that killed 27

Islamic State`s Egypt wing claimed responsibility for a series of attacks that killed at least 27 on Thursday in some of the worst anti-state violence in months, after commemorations around the anniversary of the 2011 uprising turned deadly this week.

26 killed as attacks rock Egypt`s Sinai

Militants fired a barrage of rockets and set off a car bomb Thursday killing at least 26 people, mostly soldiers, in Egypt`s North Sinai province, where security forces are battling a raging Islamist insurgency.

Egypt, Syria, Iraq used 2014 turmoil to abuse rights: Report

The governments of Egypt, Syria and Iraq used real and perceived security threats in 2014 as an excuse to downplay or abandon the rights of their citizens, which ultimately fuelled crises, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Thursday.

UN rights chief deplores killing of protesters in Egypt

 The United Nations human rights chief voiced deep concern on Tuesday over the killing of at least 20 people in clashes between demonstrators and security forces in Egypt in recent days.

Egypt`s top Muslim cleric backs Muslim Brotherhood arrests

 Egypt`s top Islamic cleric on Tuesday backed the arrest of more than 500 supporters of the blacklisted Muslim Brotherhood following clashes over the weekend on the anniversary of the country`s 2011 uprising. 

516 'Brotherhood elements' arrested on Egypt anniversary

Egyptian police arrested more than 500 supporters of the blacklisted Muslim Brotherhood when deadly violence erupted on the anniversary of the 2011 uprising, the interior minister said on Monday.

Mubarak's sons released from Egyptian prison: Officials

The sons of deposed Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak were released from prison on Monday, security officials said, a move that could fuel tension after the violent anniversary on Sunday of the 2011 uprising that toppled the autocrat.

Mubarak's sons released from Egypt prison: Prison officials

  The sons of deposed Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak were released from prison on Monday, prison officials said, a day after the violent anniversary of the 2011 uprising that toppled the autocrat.

Release of Mubarak sons delayed: Egypt officials

Egyptian security officials on Sunday said the release of Alaa and Gamal Mubarak pending a corruption retrial had been delayed, after state media reported they had walked free from prison.

23 killed in Egypt clashes on 4th anniversary of revolution

At least 18 people were killed and 80 others injured in clashes between Islamists and security forces as Egypt marked the fourth anniversary of the uprising that toppled strongman Hosni Mubarak, prompting authorities to extend curfew in the restive North Sinai region.

13 dead in Egypt unrest on uprising anniversary: Officials

At least 12 protesters and a policeman were killed in unrest in Egypt on Sunday as the country marked the fourth anniversary of its 2011 uprising, officials said.