Sisi headed for big wins in Egypt`s presidential election

Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the retired Field Marshall who toppled Egypt`s Islamist president Mohamed Morsi last year, was today heading for a landslide victory, bagging 96.2 per cent of total vote with most of the ballots counted.

Former army chief Sisi poised for victory in Egypt election

Egyptians vote in a presidential election on Monday expected to sweep former army chief Abdel Fatah al-Sisi into office, reviving strongman rule three years after a popular uprising raised hopes of democracy free from military influence.

Gunmen shoot dead three policemen, wound nine in Cairo: Ministry

Gunmen travelling in a car opened fire on Tuesday on a group of Egyptian policemen outside Cairo`s Al-Azhar university, killing three and wounding nine others, the interior ministry said.

Egypt: Protests against Mubarak-era candidate

Ahmed Shafiq was one of the top two finishers in the first round of Egypt`s landmark presidential election last month.

Egypt finally bids adieu to emergency law

Egypt did away with a three decade old state of emergency, with the ruling military council stating that it would not be further extended.