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Qatar condemns Morsi trial verdict

Qatar on Saturday rejected the verdict by an Egyptian court in a spy case linking ousted president Mohamed Morsi to passing state secrets to Doha.

Qatar espionage trial: Ex-President Mohamed Morsi sentenced to 40 yrs in jail by Egypt court

Qatar espionage trial: Ex-President Mohamed Morsi sentenced to 40 yrs in jail by Egypt court

Morsi himself alongwith Badie and 100 other leaders were also sentenced to death in June last year for escaping from prison in 2011.

Egypt court sentences 6 to death for espionage

Six Muslim Brotherhood members including three journalists were on Saturday sentenced to death for leaking state secrets to Qatar by an Egyptian court, which postponed its verdict on ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi.

Five militants killed by army in Egypt

Five militants were killed in an exchange of fire with Egyptian army in the restive North Sinai province, army said today.

Islamic State posts Internet pictures of Egypt 'spy' beheadings

The Egyptian branch of the Islamic State group has posted pictures online of what it says was the execution of two men caught spying for the army in the Sinai.

28.3 percent turnout in Egypt's parliamentary elections

Ayamn Abbas, head of the election committee, told a news conference that 15,206,010 voters have cast their ballots in the polls, and the overall turnout rate is 28.3 percent.

Less than third of voters turn out in Egypt election

In the latest vote, 60 seats from the lists saw clear winners, while in the first stage, another 60 were swept by a pro-Sisi coalition For Love of Egypt.

Eight people killed in militant attack in Egypt

At least eight members of a family, including a child, have been killed and one injured in an attack by unknown militants in Egypt's restive north Sinai province.

Egyptians vote to elect new pro-Sisi parliament

Egyptians voted on Sunday in the first round of the long-delayed elections to choose a new parliament as President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi seeks to tighten his grip on power over two years after he ousted his Islamist predecessor.

Three Muslim Brotherhood members sentenced to death

An Egyptian court has sentenced three members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood to death and awarded life imprisonment to 25 others for committing violence.

Militant attack kills conscript, injures 2 in Giza

 A conscript was killed and two security personnel were injured in a militant attack on a checkpoint in Giza's Badrashin area, officials said.

Egypt court ratifies 'IS' death sentences

A court in Egypt on Saturday ratified death sentences for 12 people convicted of planning attacks on behalf of the jihadist Islamic State group.

Egypt in `major operation` in Sinai, 29 militants killed

Egypt`s army said Tuesday it had launched a "major military operation" against the Islamic State group in the Sinai Peninsula, killing 29 jihadists and leaving two soldiers dead.

Egypt elections to start on October 17

Egypt`s Legislative Elections, the first since President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi took office, are to be contested in phases starting October 17, the electoral commission announced on Sunday.

Australian Al-Jazeera reporter Peter Greste says sentence `outrageous`

 Freed Australian journalist Peter Greste on Saturday said the three-year sentences given to him and Al-Jazeera colleagues by an Egyptian court were "outrageous" and vowed to fight on.

Bomb kills 2 Egyptian policemen, wounds 24: Officials

A bomb struck a bus carrying Egyptian policemen Monday, killing two and wounding 24, officials said, the latest attack against security forces who are being targeted by Islamic State group jihadists.

Egypt hits back at criticism of anti-terror law

 Egypt hit back Wednesday against foreign criticism of a new anti-terror law that critics claim could restrict human rights and muzzle the press, saying the judiciary`s independence must be respected.

Egypt`s President imposes tough anti-terrorism law

Egypt`s President imposes tough anti-terrorism law

Under pressure from a jihadist insurgency, Egypt`s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has boosted police and judicial powers with a new anti-terrorism law that also imposes hefty fines for "false" media reports.

Defence appeals death sentence for Egypt`s Mohamed Morsi

 The defence for ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi filed an appeal against a death sentence and prison term for the Islamist former leader, a lawyer said on Saturday.

Egypt`s Sisi amends electoral law ahead of vote

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has amended the electoral law, paving the way for preparations to hold a long-delayed parliamentary vote, the official gazette reported on Sunday.