Egypt court bails top 2011 revolt activist Abdel Fattah: Lawyer

An Egyptian court on Monday ordered the release on bail of Alaa Abdel Fattah, a prominent activist of the 2011 revolt against former president Hosni Mubarak, a defence lawyer told AFP.

Officer killed, 10 injured in an explosion in Egypt

A police officer was killed and ten others injured today in an explosion carried out by unknown militants in Egypt's North Sinai governorate, the latest incident in the country's restive region.

Morsi trial in Egypt prison break case adjourned till Sep 15

Cairo: A criminal court in Egypt on Saturday adjourned the trial of ousted President Mohamad Morsi and 130 others in a 2011 jailbreak case till September 15.

Egypt`s Mubarak gives passionate defence, verdict due Sept 27

An Egyptian court said it will deliver its verdict in the murder trial of Hosni Mubarak on September 27, in a session Wednesday in which the ousted strongman passionately defended his 30-year rule.

Four militants killed, several arrested in Egypt`s North Sinai

Four militants were killed while 14 others were arrested in a raid by Egyptian military in North Sinai.

Hosni Mubarak`s party leaders can run for elections in Egypt

An Egyptian appeals court ruled on Monday that leaders of the former ruling party of ousted President Hosni Mubarak will not be barred from running for elections.

Hosni Mubarak`s leg surgery successful, health critical: Lawyer

Ousted Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak received a successful leg surgery after falling and breaking his left thigh bone Thursday night, but his general health condition is still critical, his lawyer said Friday.

Egypt`s Mubarak breaks leg in fall at hospital: Sources

eposed Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak broke his leg on Thursday after falling while walking to the bathroom at a Cairo military hospital where he is being held, his lawyer and a military source at the hospital told Reuters.

Egypt acquits former Mubarak minister of corruption

An Egyptian court acquitted former Hosni Mubarak interior minister Habib Al-Adly of corruption today in a retrial after he had been sentenced to 12 years in 2011.

Egypt court sentences leading anti-Mubarak activist to 15 years

Since Mursi`s fall, security forces have killed hundreds of Brotherhood supporters and arrested thousands of others. 

Egypt`s Sisi tells outgoing PM to form new govt

Egypt`s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who took office today, tasked prime minister Ibrahim Mahlab with forming a new government after the previous cabinet resigned, the presidency said.

`Egypt court sentences 10 Muslim Brotherhood supporters to death`

An Egyptian court sentenced 10 supporters of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood to death in absentia on Saturday, but postponed sentencing of the movement`s leader and other senior members on trial in the same case, judicial sources said.

Sisi election win never doubted, but Egypt democracy questioned

The election as Egypt`s president of ex-army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi was never in doubt, with only a token challenger and the banned Muslim Brotherhood and liberal youth groups boycotting the vote.

Lower Egypt voter turnout threatens Sisi mandate

Egyptians cast their votes in a presidential election on Wednesday that is certain to install former army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi as president, but his call for an overwhelming mandate did not appear to have been heeded by voters.

Egyptians slow to vote on extra day aimed at boosting turnout

Egyptians were initially slow to vote on a hastily added third day of a presidential election on Wednesday after lower-than-expected turnout threatened to damage the credibility of the man widely forecast to win, former army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.

Egypt`s Hosni Mubarak sentenced to three years in prison for embezzlement

Along with octogenarian Mubarak, his two sons, Alaa and Gamal, were also convicted and handed four-year terms, reported the BBC.

Egypt`s key anti-Mubarak group to boycott presidential poll

A dissident movement which spearheaded president Hosni Mubarak`s overthrow in 2011 announced Wednesday a boycott of Egypt`s presidential poll that it said would only serve to "enthrone" ex-army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.

Egypt bans Mubarak party officials from elections

An Egyptian court has banned officials from the country`s former ruling party under ousted President Hosni Mubarak from running in elections.

Berlin summons Egyptian ambassador over death sentences

The German Foreign Ministry said it summoned the Egyptian ambassador on Tuesday to urge the lifting of 683 death sentences handed down by an Egyptian court to suspected Islamists.

US wants Egypt to succeed as a democracy: John Kerry

Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday that Egypt has made some progress in its democratic transition but must address serious challenges and recent "disturbing" developments if its government is to have the confidence of the Egyptian people and others.