Militants attack two security checkpoints in Egypt, six injured

 Militants on Saturday attacked two security checkpoints in Egypt's Sharqia Governorate, injuring at least six people, including 3 policemen.

May 09, 2015, 12:51 PM IST

One killed, 5 injured in blast near hypermarket in Egypt

At least one person was killed and five others were injured today in a blast near a hypermarket in east of the Egyptian coastal city of Alexandria.

Mar 08, 2015, 16:19 PM IST

Brotherhood chief among 14 sentenced to life in prison

Muslim Brotherhood's top leader Mohamed Badie along with 13 others was on Saturday sentenced to life imprisonment while four members of the banned organisation received death penalty by an Egyptian court over the killing of protesters who stormed the group's headquarters in 2013.

Feb 28, 2015, 21:22 PM IST

Egypt jails 2011 revolt activist Abdel Fattah for 5 years

An Egyptian court on Monday sentenced Alaa Abdel Fattah, a leading dissident in the 2011 uprising that toppled strongman Hosni Mubarak, to five years in prison over an illegal protest.

Feb 23, 2015, 16:40 PM IST

Egypt`s Sisi replaces spy chief

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Sunday removed the powerful general intelligence chief appointed just days after the ouster of Islamist leader Mohamed Morsi in July last year.

Dec 21, 2014, 20:24 PM IST

Egypt to probe `fabricated` Morsi detention tapes

Egypt`s prosecutor general Friday ordered an investigation into what it said were fabricated audio tapes claiming president Mohamed Morsi had been "illegally" detained immediately after his ouster last year.

Dec 06, 2014, 02:51 AM IST

Two killed, four injured in clashes in Egypt

Two persons were killed and four others, including three policemen, were on Friday injured when clashes erupted between Muslim Brotherhood supporters and police, authorities said.

Nov 07, 2014, 22:13 PM IST

Egypt's Morsi asks people to continue revolution

In a new letter, former Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi has congratulated the people of his country for continuing the revolution against leaders who want to subjogate the nation.

Oct 26, 2014, 20:51 PM IST

Police arrest 40 protesters at Islamist rallies

Egyptian police have arrested 40 supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi's Muslim Brotherhood during protests after Friday's prayers in Cairo and Egypt's second city Alexandria, Egyptian security officials said.

Oct 11, 2014, 00:16 AM IST

Two killed in Egypt in Morsi-related clashes: Ministry

Two people were shot dead on Friday in clashes in Cairo between security forces and supporters of Egypt`s ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, the interior ministry said.

Jun 20, 2014, 21:19 PM IST

Egypt court sentences 12 Morsi supporters to death

An Egyptian court sentenced 12 supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi to death on Wednesday on charges connected to the fatal shooting of a police general last year.

Jun 18, 2014, 18:22 PM IST

Egypt jails 19 Morsi supporters for five years

An Egyptian court jailed 19 supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi for five years on Saturday for storming the offices of the head of the prestigious Al-Azhar Islamic institution, judicial sources said.

May 24, 2014, 19:05 PM IST

Egypt court acquits 169 Morsi backers of protest violence

An Egyptian court on Monday acquitted 169 supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi over protest violence last year, judicial sources said.

May 19, 2014, 21:04 PM IST

Student killed in Egypt university clashes

A student was shot dead on Monday during clashes between supporters of Egypt`s ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi and police in Cairo University, security officials said.

Apr 15, 2014, 00:45 AM IST

Qatar criticises Egypt`s crackdown on Islamist protesters

Qatar said on Saturday the decision by Egypt to designate the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group was "a prelude to a shoot-to-kill policy" against demonstrators.

Jan 04, 2014, 18:43 PM IST

Four killed, scores wounded in clashes across Egypt

Muslim Brotherhood supporters and police clashed across Egypt on Friday, leaving at least four dead in protests after the army-backed government declared the group a terrorist organisation.

Dec 28, 2013, 08:19 AM IST

At least 14 killed, 130 wounded in Egypt bombing

At least 14 were killed and 130 wounded early Tuesday as a powerful explosion ripped through a security headquarters in Egypt`s Nile Delta city of Mansoura, reports said.

Dec 24, 2013, 06:35 AM IST

Egypt police fire tear gas at pro-Morsi students in Tahrir

Police fired tear gas as more than two thousand students backing ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi entered Cairo`s Tahrir Square to demonstrate against July`s military "coup".

Dec 02, 2013, 00:34 AM IST

Egypt official: Muslim Brotherhood backs unrest

Egypt`s interior minister said on Saturday his forces have foiled several attempted terror attacks and arrested militant leaders, accusing the Muslim Brotherhood of mobilising and financing some of them to cause unrest.

Nov 24, 2013, 11:22 AM IST

Senior Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed al-Beltagi arrested

Accused of inciting violence, Muslim Brotherhood’s leading figure Mohamed al-Beltagi was arrested on Thursday in Giza governorate.

Aug 29, 2013, 21:18 PM IST