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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.

Jun 07, 2015, 06:16 AM IST

Egypt sentences 52 Islamists to up to 10 years

An Egyptian court sentenced 52 supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi to up to 10 years in jail Thursday over a protest in January 2014, a judiciary official said.

Jun 04, 2015, 19:50 PM IST

Egyptian court adjourns Al Jazeera journalists trial to Thursday

A Cairo court on Monday adjourned the trial of three Al Jazeera television journalists for four days after hearing the prosecution`s closing argument that their reporting had endangered Egypt`s national security.

Jun 01, 2015, 22:04 PM IST

Egypt begins demolishing Mubarak party HQ

Egypt on Sunday began tearing down the headquarters of the once-dominant party of ex-president Hosni Mubarak that was torched during the 2011 uprising that toppled him.

May 31, 2015, 19:05 PM IST

16 killed in Egypt road accident

 At least 16 people were killed when a police vehicle slipped into a canal after colliding with a truck in Egypt`s Beni Seuf governorate, a media report said on Saturday.

May 30, 2015, 15:01 PM IST

Islamic State bombs second Saudi Shi'ite mosque, killing 3

An Islamic State jihadist killed three people on Friday when he blew himself up in a car outside a Shi'ite mosque in Saudi Arabia, the second such attack in a week.

May 29, 2015, 17:48 PM IST

Indian artist showcases paintings in Egypt

Paintings of Indian artist Shubha Mallya were today put on display at the Maulana Azad Centre for Indian Culture in Egypt's capital Cairo, exhibiting a blend of the cultures of the two countries in her art form.

May 29, 2015, 01:31 AM IST

Egypt sentences eight jihadists to death

An Egyptian court Tuesday sentenced to death eight jihadists found guilty of acts of violence against the security forces and belonging to groups that incite "terrorism", a judicial official said.

May 27, 2015, 02:02 AM IST

One killed, eight injured in Egypt bomb attack

At least one person was killed and eight others slightly injured after a bomb exploded in Sharqeya governorate, a medical source said.

May 24, 2015, 05:36 AM IST

Egypt court acquits 17 in protest that saw mother shot dead

An Egyptian court acquitted 17 people on Saturday over taking part in an unsanctioned demonstration earlier this year that saw a young mother shot to death in downtown Cairo.

May 23, 2015, 20:36 PM IST

Egypt court sentences 30 Islamists to life imprisonment

 Thirty members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood were on Monday sentenced to life imprisonment by an Egyptian court for their involvement in separate cases of violence.

May 18, 2015, 18:46 PM IST

Gunmen shoot dead 3 Egypt judges in Sinai: Police

Gunmen shot dead three Egyptian judges Saturday in the strife-torn Sinai Peninsula, where security forces are battling an Islamist insurgency spearheaded by an affiliate of the Islamic State group, police said.

May 16, 2015, 18:38 PM IST

Once untouchable, Egypt's Sisi faces media attacks

Egyptian newspapers are publishing what would have been unthinkable when then-army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi removed the Muslim Brotherhood from power in 2013: suggestions that he is fallible.

May 12, 2015, 00:09 AM IST

Former Yemeni President unhurt after airstrikes target residence

Ali Abdullah Saleh and his family are safe after airstrikes targeted his residence in the capital Sanaa early on Sunday, a news agency allied to the former Yemeni president said.

May 10, 2015, 11:56 AM IST

Six killed in Egypt clashes

 A total of six, including three policemen and three alleged Islamists, were killed during armed confrontations in North Sinai and Damietta province of Egypt.

May 10, 2015, 04:25 AM IST

Egypt court sentences Mubarak to three years for corruption

 An Egyptian court sentenced ousted president Hosni Mubarak and his two sons to three years in prison on Saturday after a retrial for embezzlement.

May 09, 2015, 16:23 PM IST

Militants attack two security checkpoints in Egypt, six injured

 Militants on Saturday attacked two security checkpoints in Egypt's Sharqia Governorate, injuring at least six people, including 3 policemen.

May 09, 2015, 12:51 PM IST

Egypt`s Sisi says Ethiopians `rescued` from Libya

 President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said Egypt had "rescued" 27 Ethiopians who were abducted in war-torn Libya, as state television showed him greeting the group at Cairo airport on Thursday.

May 08, 2015, 03:21 AM IST

Egyptian court sentences 15 Muslim Brotherhood members to life in prison

An Egyptian military court on Thursday sentenced 15 Muslim Brotherhood members to life in prison for their involvement in the bloody violence in Suez governorate in 2013.

May 08, 2015, 00:11 AM IST

Egypt forces kill 21 militants in Sinai

 At least 21 militants were killed by the Egyptian armed forces during air raids on their cells in Rafah border city of North Sinai province, media reported.

May 07, 2015, 07:52 AM IST