Egypt parliamentary polls to be held this year

 Egypt`s parliamentary elections will be held before the end of 2015, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi told a Spanish newspaper in an interview that was published on Wednesday.

69 Egypt Islamists get life terms for torching church

Egypt jailed 69 Islamists for life Wednesday for torching a church near Cairo in August 2013 during a crackdown on supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi, a judicial official said.

Four Egypt militants killed making bombs: Police

Egyptian police said on Saturday that four Islamists were killed in an accidental explosion while preparing bombs south of the capital.

Sisi's crackdown on Islamists yet to win over Egyptian village

Egyptian police often raid homes in this rundown village just outside Cairo, residents say -- part of a broad crackdown on Islamists that has included the imprisonment of ousted president Mohamed Mursi. 

US `concerned` by sentencing of Egypt`s Morsi, 14 more

The United States expressed its concern on Tuesday after an Egyptian court sentenced Islamist former president Mohamed Morsi and 14 of his supporters to hefty jail terms.

Egypt court jails ousted president Morsi for 20 years
Egypt court jails ousted president Morsi for 20 years

An Egyptian court on Tuesday sentenced ousted president Mohamed Morsi and 12 other defendants to 20 years in jail for involvement in the arrests and torture of protesters during his rule.

Egypt`s Morsi faces likely death penalty in first verdict

An Egyptian court could sentence deposed president Mohamed Morsi to death Tuesday in the first verdict against the Islamist nearly two years after the army ousted him.

Egyptian court confirms death sentences for 22 Islamists

An Egyptian court on Monday sentenced to death 22 Muslim Brotherhood supporters for attacking a police station in July 2013 and killing a policeman.

Egypt court upholds jail term for former Islamist candidate

 An Egyptian appeals court on Tuesday upheld a seven-year prison sentence for a former Islamist presidential hopeful convicted of lying in nomination papers, a judicial source said.

13 killed as militants attack security personnel in Egypt

At least 13 people, mostly security personnel, were killed and over 40 others injured on Sunday in two separate attacks claimed by an Islamic State affiliate in which militants targeted an army vehicle and a suicide bombing hit a police station in Egypt's volatile North Sinai region.

Mortar fire kills 11 civilians in Egypt`s Sinai

Mortar fire has killed 11 civilians, all but one of them women and children, in Egypt`s North Sinai, where the government is battling an Islamist insurgency, police and medics said Thursday.

Islamic State Egypt branch claims deadly Sinai attacks

The Egyptian affiliate of the Islamic State group claimed responsibility Friday for deadly attacks on army checkpoints in the Sinai Peninsula that killed 15 soldiers and two civilians.

Morsi, 24 others to be tried for insulting Egypt judiciary

Ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi and 24 others, including prominent Islamists and secular figures, will go on trial May 23 for insulting the judiciary, a court official said on Wednesday.

22 Egypt Islamists get death for attacking police

Twenty-two Islamists in Egypt were sentenced to death on Wednesday for attacking a police station in the violence following the ouster of then president Mohamed Morsi in a coup in 2013.

Egypt condemns to death Brotherhood chief, 13 others: Report

An Egyptian court on Monday condemned to death Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie and 13 other senior members of the banned movement, state media and lawyers said.

45 Egypt militants killed in army raids

Forty-five militants were killed in army raids in the past week in Egypt, the military said on Sunday.

US to decide on Egypt military aid 'very soon': John Kerry

US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday that Washington will decide "very soon" on freeing military aid to Egypt frozen since the army toppled Islamist president Mohamed Morsi in 2013.

Egypt investor meet to showcase Sisi`s political clout

Egypt hosts a foreign investor conference Friday it hopes will jump-start its battered economy while showcasing international support for President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi as he battles increasingly radical Islamist opponents.

Egypt dodges diplomatic flak over 'Sisi tapes'

Despite months of embarrassment for Egypt over a series of alleged leaks of sensitive remarks including about Gulf allies, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi appears to have avoided a major diplomatic furore.

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.