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.

Dec 15, 2014, 06:07 AM IST
Walid Soliman stars as Al-Ahly move closer to CAF Confederation Cup final

Walid Soliman stars as Al-Ahly move closer to CAF Confederation Cup final

Cameroon: Egyptians Al-Ahly made a timely return to form with a 1-0 CAF Confederation Cup semi-final, first-leg win at Cameroonians Coton Sport this weekend.

Sep 21, 2014, 18:45 PM IST

Ensure safe release of Indian workers arrested in Kuwait: Congress to govt

Congress leader Anand Sharma on Friday asked the Centre to take up the matter concerning the arrest of Indian workers in Kuwait with the government there, and said all those responsible for perpetrating atrocities should be brought to justice.

Aug 29, 2014, 14:34 PM IST

Preparing Egyptians for austerity, Sisi cuts own pay

Egypt`s new president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi pledged on Tuesday to give up half his salary and property and called on the Egyptian people to make similar sacrifices in a bid to prepare the public for a period of painful economic austerity.

Jun 24, 2014, 17:58 PM IST

Only slight majority in Egypt backs el-Sissi: Poll

Only a slight majority of Egyptians look favorably on Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, the former Army chief who ousted the elected president and is now a heavy favorite to win next week`s presidential elections, according to a poll released on Thursday by a US-based research center.

May 22, 2014, 22:04 PM IST

Egypt: Blogger sentenced to 3 months for video

An Egyptian blogger says he was sentenced to three months in prison for "insulting the police" and "misusing the internet," over a YouTube video.

Jan 24, 2014, 00:09 AM IST

Muslim Brotherhood `cell` on trial in UAE

UAE state security court on Tuesday launched the trial of 30 Emiratis and Egyptians charged with setting up an illegal branch of Muslim Brotherhood.

Nov 05, 2013, 21:45 PM IST

France urges Egyptians to find solutions via dialogue

France has appealed to all parties or groups in Egypt to try to find solution to the ongoing stalemate in that country through dialogue.

Aug 09, 2013, 11:37 AM IST

Ancient Egyptians used meteorites as accessories

Researchers at The Open University (OU) and The University of Manchester have found convincing evidence that Ancient Egyptians used meteorites to make symbolic accessories.

May 31, 2013, 15:17 PM IST

Young Egyptians want revolution in society, family too: Egyptian writer

Noted Egyptian writer and columnist Ahdaf Soueif is revelling in a new Egypt, more inclusive and aware of human rights, after the revolution of January 2011.

Feb 24, 2013, 09:21 AM IST

Egyptians mark uprising anniversary with protests

Egyptians are preparing to hold demonstrations at Tahrir Square to mark the 2nd anniversary of the uprising that led to the ouster of Hosni Mubarak.

Jan 25, 2013, 12:50 PM IST

Egyptians must disown violence: Brotherhood leader

Egypt has been engulfed in turmoil linked to a contentious draft constitution backed by President Mohammed Mursi, who hails from the Brotherhood, and his Islamist allies.

Dec 08, 2012, 20:57 PM IST

Egypt Islamists reject delay to referendum

The 13 parties "insist that the referendum on the constitution take place on the scheduled date, with no modification or delay," according to a joint statement.

Dec 08, 2012, 08:47 AM IST

Fed up with Army, Egyptians back in Tahrir Square

Thousands of protesters have gathered in Cairo`s downtown Tahrir Square, demanding that Egypt`s ruling military council hand over power to civilians.

Apr 20, 2012, 17:46 PM IST

Egyptians decry acquittal over `virginity tests`

The young female activist filed a lawsuit against a military doctor accusing him of subjecting her to a "virginity test".

Mar 16, 2012, 23:16 PM IST

Egyptians rally ahead of anniversary of uprising

Egyptians are marching
towards Tahrir Square ahead of the one-year anniversary of the
uprising that toppled longtime leader Hosni Mubarak.

Jan 20, 2012, 23:48 PM IST

Egyptians vote in multi-phase Parliament polls

Islamist parties, which clinched two thirds of the votes
in the opening stage of the election, is set to dominate the

Dec 15, 2011, 23:45 PM IST

Pakistan: 3 Egyptians killed in US drone strike

The US has deemed the Haqqani network the most dangerous group fighting in Afghanistan.

Oct 16, 2011, 15:47 PM IST

Egyptians rally, demand trials for police shooters

Thousands of Egyptians are getting increasingly impatient with their interim military rulers.

Jul 16, 2011, 00:29 AM IST

Egyptians want constitution before elections

Egypt secularist forces want constitution first, elections later.

Jun 11, 2011, 20:03 PM IST