Tunisia looks to cap off revolution with presidential vote

Tunisians vote in the second round of a presidential election on Sunday, capping off four years of a sometimes chaotic transition since their country sparked the Arab Spring.

Ssshh: be careful what you say in Egypt today

Six months after Abdel Fattah al-Sisi became Egypt`s president after crushing his opponents, criticism of his regime is either whispered or left unspoken amid stifling curbs on freedom of expression.

312 Egypt Islamists to face military courts

Egypt has referred 312 Islamist backers of ousted president Mohamed Morsi to military trial accused of torching a court complex in the city of Ismailiya, a judicial source said Tuesday.

British embassy in Cairo reopens to the public

The British embassy in Cairo said on Tuesday it has resumed services to the public, nine days after they were suspended over security concerns about the mission`s main building.

Saudi-Egypt power link project to start in new year

A project to link the electricity grids of Egypt and Saudi Arabia will start next year at a cost of at least $1.5 billion, officials said on Monday.

Egypt to try hundreds of civilians in military courts

An Egyptian prosecutor on Monday referred to a military court at least 339 alleged supporters of the banned Muslim Brotherhood, including four top leaders, judicial sources said, as the state expands a crackdown against political opponents.

Egypt briefly detains 3 over alleged sabotage talk

Cairo police briefly detained three Egyptians, including two with British citizenship, after a man told them he overheard them discussing ways to destabilize the country during next month's anniversary of the 2011 uprising, a security official and a British diplomat said on Sunday.

Collision kills 11 Egypt fishermen in Suez Gulf, 18 missing

A dawn collision between two vessels in the Gulf of Suez left at least 11 fishermen dead and 18 missing on Sunday, Egyptian officials said.

11 Egypt fishermen drown as boat sinks

An Egyptian fishing boat crashed into a container ship today in the Gulf of Suez, killing 11 fishermen and injuring 11 while 23 men remain missing, officials said.

Egypt denies entry to US analyst, with no reason given

A US think tank analyst and former diplomat who has written articles critical of Egypt`s government said she was blocked from entering the country to attend a conference on Saturday.

438 Egypt Islamists face military trial over violence

Egypt`s authorities referred 438 supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi to military courts Saturday over violence that followed the bloody dispersal of Cairo sit-ins last year, judiciary sources said.

Six militants killed in security raids in Egypt

At least six militants were killed and 11 others arrested Saturday as Egyptian military launched two operations on their hideouts in northern Sinai province, an official said on condition of anonymity.

One killed, many arrested in Egypt pro-Morsi protests

At least one person was killed and three were injured Friday in Kafr El-Sheikh province in Egypt during clashes between security forces and protesters supporting ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi, health ministry said in a statement.

Jordan, Egypt call for strategic approach to fight terrorism

Jordan and Egypt Thursday called for a strategic approach and cooperation to combat terrorism, media reported.

Egypt reports eighth bird flu death this year

Health authorities in Egypt on Thursday reported the country`s eighth death this year from bird flu.

Egypt denies politics behind swim champs pull-out

The head of Egypt`s swimming federation on Thursday denied saying that politics were behind his country`s decision to pull out of this month`s short-course swimming championship in Qatar.

Egypt condemns Palestinian minister's killing by Israeli troops

Egypt Wednesday condemned the killing of a Palestinian minister by Israeli troops in the West Bank and voiced concerns over such the Jewish state's "provocative practices and escalations."

Egypt's President Sisi to visit China on Dec 23-24

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi will travel to China for the first time since he won a May election to boost bilateral relations, his office said on Tuesday.

Five envoys present credentials to Prez Pranab Mukherjee

Envoys of Bangladesh and four other countries Tuesday presented their credentials to President Pranab Mukherjee.

Egypt cracks down on homosexuality, arrests 33 men for alleged 'debauchery'

Police have arrested 33 men in a night-time raid on a Cairo bathhouse for alleged "debauchery", a security official said on Monday, in what appeared to be Egypt's latest crackdown on homosexuality.