Egypt court calls Islamists sentenced to die `demons`

An Egyptian court that sentenced to death 37 Islamists and handed life terms to 492 others defended its verdict on Sunday, saying the men were "demons" who followed Jewish scripture.

One dead as students clash with police at Egypt varsity

At least one student was killed as supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood clashed with security forces at Egypt`s prestigious Al Azhar University here amid a police crackdown on the banned group.

Rivals call for Egypt demonstrations on 1973 war anniversary

Supporters and opponents of deposed Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi on Saturday called for rival demonstrations on the 1973 Arab-Israeli war anniversary after the deadliest violence in weeks.

Brotherhood demands fact-finding panel for detainees

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.

Morsi accused of complicity in 2012 protest deaths: Sources

Egypt`s ousted leader Mohammad Morsi was on Monday accused of complicity in the deaths and torture of protesters outside his presidential palace in late 2012, judicial sources said.

Egypt`s Catholics denounce `terrorist` violence

Egypt`s Coptic Catholic community on Monday offered its support for the armed forces against what it defined as "terrorist" violence by supporters of deposed Islamist president Mohammad Morsi.

Egyptian court orders Hosni Mubarak`s release

Ousted Egyptian dictator Hosni Mubarak could be freed this week after a court on Monday ordered his release pending a probe into a graft case, a development that could further inflame passions in the conflict-ridden and deeply polarised Arab nation.

Russia urges tourists to avoid Egypt

Russia`s foreign ministry on Thursday urged tourists to avoid trips to Egypt because of raging violence that has claimed more than 400 lives and spread to provinces outside the capital Cairo.

Christian, Muslim clash in Egypt leaves 15 wounded

Egyptian security officials say a clash between Christians and Muslims that saw homes and a church burned in a southern city have left 15 people wounded.

Morsi loyalists rally in Cairo as crackdown looms

Supporters of ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi rallied on Sunday to demand his reinstatement, amid last ditch efforts for reconciliation ahead of a threatened crackdown on protests.

Morsi backers stage rallies as crackdown looms

Islamist supporters of deposed Egyptian president Mohammad Morsi rallied in their thousands for his reinstatement as the interim premier suggested a crackdown on their protest camps was imminent.

Efforts to resolve Egypt political crisis intensify

Intense efforts were under way on Sunday to try to resolve Egypt`s political crisis pitting supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohammad Morsi against the army-backed interim leaders.

Egypt army intervened to save democracy: Kerry

US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday the Egyptian army, which deposed president Mohamed Morsi, had intervened at the request of millions to protect democracy and had restored it.

Ousted Egyptian president placed under guard: Army

Former president Mohammed Morsi has been put "under guard" since he was ousted on Wednesday night, an army spokesman said on Friday.

Egyptian President accorded ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhawan

Egyptian President Mohammad Morsi was given a ceremonial reception at the Rashtrapati Bhawan on Tuesday morning.

Egyptian President Morsi to arrive in India today

Egyptian President Mohammad Morsi will begin a three- day official visit to India from Monday.

Egypt to vote for Constitution referendum in two weeks

Egyptian President Mohammed Mursi called on Saturday for a referendum in two weeks on a disputed draft constitution.

Islamist groups come out in support of Mursi

A large number of Mursi’s supporters came out on Saturday with pictures of their President and Egyptian flags to express their vehement support.

Mursi sacks Tantawi in surprise Egypt announcement

Egyptian President Mohammed Mursi sacked the powerful Army chief and his No 2 and annulled a constitutional amendment issued by the generals.