Egypt mosques: Weekly sermon themes set by government
Mosques across Egypt have witnessed the first Friday sermon on a set theme chosen by the government as part of newly introduced controls on Muslim places of worship. The policy is controversial in a country that is deeply polarised after the army ...
Egypt court adjourns Mursi trial over protester deaths
Tony Blair praises Egypt coup as military leader aims for presidency
Ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy back in court
Sydney Morning Herald
Egypt Tries to Reassure Journalists From Abroad
New York Times
CAIRO — The government on Thursday tried to reassure foreign correspondents that they are free to report in Egypt after prosecutors filed criminal charges accusing 20 journalists for Al Jazeera television of conspiring with the Muslim Brotherhood ...
Living dangerously in the 'new' Egypt
Egypt says 20 journalists 'facing charges'
Egypt Military: Airstrikes Kill 13 Sinai Militants
Egypt air strike 'kills militants' in Sinai
The Egyptian army says 13 militants have been killed in an air strike targeting an al-Qaeda-inspired group in northern Sinai. The raid comes days after Islamist group Ansar Bayt Al-Maqdis said it shot down a military helicopter in the area. Militants ...
Mohammed Morsi trial over Egypt protesters' deaths resumes
One of the four trials against ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has resumed in the capital, Cairo. Mr Morsi reportedly turned his back on the judges, as he stood inside a soundproofed glass box at the hearing. He and 14 other figures from the ...
General Sisi of Egypt to Contest Presidential Elections
Egypt had been subject to considerable unrest following the narrow presidential victory of Mohamed Morsi, the Muslim Brotherhood candidate, in the summer of 2012. The Egyptian public became disenchanted with his policies and expressed their ...
Hisham of Egypt
Egypt's Sisi: From field marshal to pharaoh?
Egypt army says its chief Sisi must run for president
Libyan PM Visits Egypt Following Kidnapping Crisis
In a statement, Egyptian presidential spokesman Ehab Badawi says Zidan reassured Egyptian interim President Adly Mansour that the captives, who were released Monday, will be returned safely to Egypt soon. Unidentified gunmen seized five Egyptian ...
UN urges Egypt to release foreign journalists, including Peter Greste
The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has called for the release of foreign journalists, including Australian Peter Greste, who is detained in Egypt. Greste, 48, and two al-Jazeera English network colleagues were arrested at a Cairo ...
Egypt's 'severe clampdown' on journalists condemned by UN
Egypt: UN human rights office voices concern at growing clampdown, attacks on ...
UN Denounces Egypt's Clampdown on Journalists
Ruins of bustling port unearthed at Egypt's Giza pyramids
Several discoveries at the city and Khentkawes town suggest Giza was a thriving port, said archaeologist Mark Lehner, the director of Ancient Egypt Research Associates. For instance, Lehner's team discovered a basin beside the Khentkawes town just 1 ...
New militant jihadi group formed in Egypt, claims responsibility for attacks ...
CAIRO – A new Egyptian militant jihadi group has issued its first statement, claiming responsibility for planting explosives and attacking security men and police stations. In a statement posted on a militant website late Friday, Ajnad Misr, or Egypt's ...
Egypt's Ruler Eyes Riskier Role: The Presidency
New York Times
Then on Monday, Field Marshal Sisi — he added the title the same day — took the first formal step to become Egypt's next president, insisting he was yielding once again to “the free choice of the masses” and “the call of duty.” With that, he paved ...
Ousted Egyptian leader Mohamed Morsy denounces trial
Insight: Mubarak-era networks return for new military man in Egypt
Ousted Egypt leader shouts at judge during trial