Egyptian terror group Ansar Beit al-Maqdis pledges alliance to ISIS ISIS ...
At least 31 Egyptian soldiers were killed in the October attack, the deadliest to date committed by the Sinai-based militant group Ansar Beit al-Maqdis (Champions of Jerusalem). ABM militants released video of the ambush in mid-November -- just days ...
Islamic State Pledge in Sinai Raises Stakes for Egypt
Peter Greste case: Egypt's president Sisi says pardon for Al Jazeera ...
Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi says he is considering pardoning Australian Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste and one of his colleagues. Three Al Jazeera journalists were sentenced to between seven and 10 years in jail on charges of spreading ...
Egypt considers pardons for Al Jazeera staff
Egypt President Considering Pardon of Journalists
Egypt's Sissi Urges West to Support Libya
Egypt arrests senior Brotherhood member
Egyptian authorities have arrested a leading member of the Muslim Brotherhood in the latest crackdown on the outlawed group. Mohamed Ali Bishr was arrested at his home in the Nile Delta on Thursday on charges of calling for mass protests on November ...
Muslim Brotherhood Leader Arrested in Egypt
Egypt Arrests Senior Muslim Brotherhood Member
Egypt radio bans popular singer Hamza Namira for 'critical' songs
Egypt's first female genital mutilation trial ends in not guilty verdict
The case was pursued rigorously by activists and state officials in the hope that it would send a strong message to doctors that FGM, which was nominally made illegal in 2008, will no longer be tolerated in Egypt. Instead, said a lawyer from a local ...
FGM in Egypt: Doctor and father cleared in landmark trial
Egypt acquits doctor in female genital mutilation
Verdict reached in Egypt female genital mutilation trial
Saudis urge Egypt to end row with Qatar
The Saudi monarch has called on Egypt to follow its steps in ending a months-long dispute with Qatar after an agreement was reached earlier this week. The agreement, if implemented, promises to put an end to the worst diplomatic rift to hit the six ...
Egypt Backs Gulf Unity Agreement With Qatar
Why should Qatar reconcile with Egypt?
Egypt waiting on results of Gulf's truce with Qatar, says El-Sisi
Obama administration should be helping Egypt, not punishing it
Before the U.S. can dispense the final $575.5 million of its $1.3 billion in annual aid, Secretary of State John Kerry must certify that Egypt is taking steps toward democracy. The swift displacement of over 1100 families makes meeting that standard ...
Egypt Will Expand Its Security Zone Near Gaza Strip
Egyptian civilians killed in North Sinai clashes
Attack in Egypt's Sinai leaves many dead
Closing of Egypt's Rafah crossing leaves thousands of Gazans stranded
Egypt closed Rafah, the only crossing point between Egypt and the Palestinian territory, on Oct. 25 after attacks by Islamist militants which killed 33 Egyptian soldiers, an assault that prompted Cairo to declare a state of emergency in the area. It is ...
Egypt demolishes 700 houses along Gaza border in two days
No, Disney is not opening a Disneyland in Egypt
Washington Post (blog)
Could some of that Disneyland magic be coming to Egypt? Egypt's investment minister seems to think so. "There are discussions going on between Disney International to build in Egypt its first Disney Park in the Middle East, similar to Disney France ...
Walt Disney considering opening first Disney World in Middle East
There Will Be No Disneyland in Egypt
Ancient Egyptian Handbook of Spells Deciphered
Among other things, the "Handbook of Ritual Power," as researchers call the book, tells readers how to cast love spells, exorcise evil spirits and treat "black jaundice," a bacterial infection that is still around today and can be fatal. The book is ...
Egypt's New Police State
New York Times
CAIRO — Egypt seems to be headed back toward the 1960s, when Gamal Abdel Nasser set a precedent for the whole Arab world by creating a police state that brutally suppressed dissidents and instilled fear among its citizens. Last week, on what seemed a ...
Torture taint in Egypt custody death
Egypt to try five students in military court on riot charges
The fading faces of opposition media under Al-Sisi's Egypt