Six Muslim Brotherhood supporters killed in clashes in Cairo

Six supporters of Egypt`s outlawed Muslim Brotherhood were killed in clashes with Cairo residents on Friday, the state news agency MENA reported.

23 Egypt Islamists sentenced for 10 years in prison

 An Egyptian court on Sunday sentenced 23 members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood to 10 years in prison for inciting violence near a media complex here in 2013.

Egypt mourns Hisham Barakat killing, cancels June 30 celebrations
Egypt mourns Hisham Barakat killing, cancels June 30 celebrations

Condemning the bomb attack killing Egypt's Public Prosecutor Hisham Barakat, Amnesty International on Tuesday called for action against the perpetrators after “fair trials without recourse to the death penalty”.

Record 18 journalists jailed in Egypt: Watchdog

Journalists are facing "unprecedented threats" in Egypt with a record number behind bars, mostly for links with ousted president Mohamed Morsi`s banned Muslim Brotherhood, a media watchdog said Thursday.

Al Jazeera TV says German authorities have released journalist
Al Jazeera TV says German authorities have released journalist

Al Jazeera television said on Monday German authorities had released journalist Ahmed Mansour.

Morsi to appeal against conviction over protesters'' killing in 2012
Morsi to appeal against conviction over protesters'' killing in 2012

Egypt`s former President Mohammed Morsi is set to appeal against the jail sentence handed down to him by a court for ordering the kidnapping, torturing and killing of protesters in 2012, his lawyers said.

Turkey's Erdogan says Morsi death sentence a "massacre of law"

 Death sentences against Egypt`s deposed President Mohamed Mursi and leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood are a "massacre of law and basic rights", Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday.

Senior Brotherhood figure says Morsi trial "nail in coffin" of democracy

 A senior member of the Muslim Brotherhood said the trial of Egypt`s former president Mohamed Morsi, sentenced to 25 years in prison on Tuesday, had "fallen below all international standards".

58 defendants referred to military court in Egypt

Egypt on Sunday referred to military court the trial of 58 defendants belonging to an outlawed group over charges of terrorism, espionage, attempted killings and damaging public property.

Egypt opens borders with Gaza for the first time in months
Egypt opens borders with Gaza for the first time in months

 Egypt has opened its borders with the Gaza Strip for the first time in months.

US will not meet visiting Muslim Brotherhood delegation

American diplomats will not meet with a visiting delegation from the Muslim Brotherhood, designated as a terrorist organization by the regime of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, US officials said Tuesday.

Obama administration criticizes Egypt in report to Congress

The Obama administration has sent Congress a report that harshly criticizes the Egyptian government of restricting free speech, arresting political dissidents and undermining democracy, but recommends the US continue sending it USD 1.3 billion in mostly military aid.

Egypt court gives 2 years prison to 12 over 2013 violence

An Egyptian court has sentenced 12 alleged supporters of the banned Muslim Brotherhood group to two years in prison over violence in the city of Suez in December 2013.

Egyptian court quashes Hamas' listing as terrorist group

An Egyptian court on Saturday overturned a decision of another tribunal which listed Palestinian Islamist group Hamas as a terrorist organisation.

Egyptian court cancels Hamas listing as terrorist organisation: Sources

 An Egyptian appeals court on Saturday cancelled a ruling to list the Palestinian group Hamas as a terrorist organisation, judicial sources said.

Top Muslim Brotherhood leaders arrested in Egypt

Two top leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood have been arrested by Egyptian authorities for forming a terrorist cell that passed on information on state institution to foreign bodies, the latest in a crackdown on the banned outfit.

Egypt court postpones Morsi death sentence ruling: State TV

An Egyptian court postponed on Tuesday issuing a final ruling over a death sentence recommendation for former Islamist President Mohamed Morsi and other top Muslim Brotherhood leaders in a case related to a 2011 mass jail break.

Egypt says uncovers Brotherhood plot, day before Mursi sentencing

Egypt said on Monday it had thwarted a Muslim Brotherhood plot against the state, a day before a court is expected to give a final ruling on a death sentence recommendation against Mohamed Mursi, Egypt`s former Islamist president.

61 Muslim Brotherhood members referred to military prosecution

 Egypt on Thursday referred 61 members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood to military prosecution over scores of violence-related charges, including targeting military institutions, in several governorates of the country.

Egyptian court acquits 17 charged for protest where activist was killed

An Egyptian court on Saturday acquitted 17 people of charges related to a street protest earlier this year, judicial sources said, a rare decision since Egypt introduced a strict protest law in late 2013.