Young people led Egypt's revolution, but the old guard still rules
CAIRO — At a modest cafe in Cairo, 29-year-old Ali Mustafa and his friends had barely uttered a few sentences about how hopeless they feel under Egypt's new political order when a group of older men sitting nearby scolded them angrily. “We all want ...
Egypt's Sissi to fight in 2-man race
Egypt's el-Sissi visits Coptic pope before Easter
Egypt election: Sabahi sole challenger to Sisi
Egyptian left-winger Hamdeen Sabahi will be the only challenger to ex-army chief Abdul Fattah al-Sisi in the forthcoming presidential election. Mr Sabahi, who came third in a 2012 poll, submitted his candidacy on Sunday, the final day of registration ...
Leftist Sabahi to challenge Sisi for Egypt presidency
Deaths in latest attack on Egypt's police
A police officer and a conscript were killed after armed attackers opened fire on their patrol car, Egypt's interior ministry has said, in the latest deadly assault against the country's security forces. The deaths on Sunday came just two days after a ...
Egypt's Population Boom Threatens Cultural Treasures
Egypt gunmen kill police captain near Cairo
Two killed in Egypt patrol attack
Egypt Detains Well-Known Belly Dancer
Egyptian authorities have detained a belly dancer who rose to fame for her videos spoofing Islamists and other politicians over allegations that she is running an unlicensed satellite station. Prosecutors said Monday that Sama el-Masry was taken into ...
Egypt arrests controversial belly dancer
Egypt to lift natural gas prices for homes, businesses
Egypt plans to double the price of natural gas piped into some homes and businesses from next month, but the move will trim its huge fuel subsidy bill only slightly because few premises are connected to the gas network. Energy prices in Egypt are among ...
UPDATE 1-Egypt to lift natural gas prices for homes, businesses
Sama al-Masri: Egypt's sassy, sexy satirist… should we take her seriously?
“Sama al-Masri is a part of what the Egyptian public has had to battle with since the January 2011 uprising; a decline in moral and ethical progression in society,” Abdel Latif el-Menawy, Egyptian political analyst and former head of Egypt's News ...
Abdel Fatah al-Sisi favourite in Egyptian election as nominations close
Abdel Fatah al-Sisi moved one step closer to Egypt's presidency on Sunday as nominations closed, leaving the retired army chief and the leftist Hamdeen Sabahi as the only two high-profile candidates in the race. Sisi is widely expected to easily win ...
Egypt's Sinai: Mapping terror
They moved from the Asian to the African arena — Somalia, Sudan, Libya, Tunisia, Syria and then Egypt — lured first by the collapse of the tight security that had prevailed in the pre-Arab Spring regimes and then by the rise of the religious right ...
New terror threat emerges in Egypt
New Jihadi Terror Group Takes Root in Egypt, Targeting Sinai & Cairo
Egypt policemen killed during patrol
Egypt court sentences 23 Islamists to prison
[JURIST] An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced 23 people, alleged to be members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood [BBC backgrounder; JURIST news archive], to three and a half years each in prison. The accused were imprisoned in connection with ...
Egypt Clamps Hold Over Mosques to Control Message
Egypt jails 30 Morsi backers for rioting
Brotherhood's Beltagy Sentenced for Insulting Prosecutor
Rate of Christian girls abducted and attacked by extremists on the rise in Egypt
The girls are often assaulted, raped, kidnapped, forced to change their faith and sometimes killed, the ICC said.Making matter worse, nothing is being done by local authorities to prevent it in provinces across Egypt, according to officials from both ...
Attacks, rapes and forced conversions to Islam spike for Egypt's Christian ...