Bomb kills three policemen, including witness against deposed Egypt president Mursi

A bomb blast beside Egypt`s foreign ministry killed three policemen on Sunday, including a key witness in a trial of deposed Islamist President Mohamed Mursi.

Six police dead in attack in Egypt's Sinai: Interior ministry

Six Egyptian policemen were killed on Tuesday when a roadside bomb exploded as they passed through a volatile part of northern Sinai in an armoured convoy, the interior ministry said. 

New Egypt PM reappoints some ministers

Egyptian Prime Minister-designate Ibrahim Mahlab reappointed several ministers in his new government, including Interior Minister Mohamed Ibrahim.

Saudis urged to stop backing Egypt`s dominant military

A prominent Gulf-based Muslim cleric called on Saudi Arabia to stop backing Egypt`s military-dominated authorities, accusing them of using Saudi money to kill Egyptians protesting at the overthrow in July of an elected Islamist president.

Egypt voters back constitution as roadmap advances

Egypt`s new constitution was overwhelmingly approved in a referendum, state media reported on Thursday, an expected victory that nudges army chief General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi ever closer to a bid for the presidency.

Mubarak`s last PM interested in running for Egyptian presidency

Ousted Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak`s last prime minister, Ahmed Shafik, said in a television interview broadcast on Thursday that he would run for president if the army chief does not contest elections.

Bomb thrown in drive-by attack on Cairo police

Assailants threw a grenade and raked a police car with gunfire in a drive-by attack on an Egyptian traffic police checkpoint in Cairo on Tuesday, wounding one person, security sources said.

Egypt`s Army Chief Sisi seen edging closer to presidential bid

In Egypt, it no longer appears to be a question of if, but when Army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will declare his candidacy for president. For the second time in three days, local media reported on Monday that Sisi had finally made up his mind.

Mursi to face trial over jail break case on January 28

Egypt`s former Islamist president, Mohamed Mursi, will face trial on January 28 over a mass jail break in 2011, one of three cases against him since he was ousted by the army in July, judicial sources said.

Egypt-US relations in turmoil: Egyptian foreign minister

Relations between the United States and Egypt are now in turmoil and the entire Middle East could suffer, the Egyptian foreign minister said in remarks made a week after Washington moved to curtail military aid to Cairo.

Egypt shuts headquarters of Muslim Brotherhood newspaper

Egyptian authorities have shut down the headquarters of the Muslim Brotherhood`s Freedom and Justice newspaper in Cairo.

Egyptian military ousts Mursi, suspends Constitution

Egyptian military on Wednesday deposed Mohammed Mursi after the beleaguered president refused to quit as the 48-hour Army deadline passed.

`Everybody must show restraint` in Egypt: Obama

US President Barack Obama called on all parties in Egypt to show restraint in mass protests against President Mohamed Mursi, and specifically warned against attacks on women.

Egypt Muslim Brotherhood model a failure: Syria

The Muslim Brotherhood has proven a failure in Egypt, Syria`s Information Minister Omran al-Zohbi said on Monday, as Egyptian protesters demonstrated for a second consecutive day against Islamist President Mohamed Mursi.

Egyptians gather for anti-Mursi rally, violence feared

Egyptians on Sunday gear up for the mass protest which demands the oust of president Mohamed Mursi, a year after he came to power.

`Mursi wanted to announce state of emergency` if anti-govt protests turned violent

Egyptian President Mohammad Mursi wanted to announce a state of emergency if security matters went out of hand during planned anti-government protests next week.

Being anti-Mursi is not anti-Islam: Egypt`s religious body

A leading Sunni institution in Egypt has said peaceful opposition to President Mohammed Morsi is not anti-Islam.

Anti-Mursi campaign claims 15 mn signatures in support

An opposition campaign demanding Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi`s resignation, claimed to have gathered more than 15 million petition signatures of support.

Mursi asks India`s Muslims to play a `positive` role

Visiting Egyptian President Mohammed Mursi met top Indian Muslim leaders and asked them to play a more positive role, stressing there is no other country in the world that is as multi-religious as India.

Egypt`s Mursi wants India to join Suez Canal corridor project

Mursi said the corridor project once ready would make Egypt a hub for India`s exports to the West and boost Indian exports to $200 billion.