Egypt court sentences hundreds of Muslim Brotherhood supporters to death
(CNN) -- An Egyptian court has sentenced the leader of the now-banned Muslim Brotherhood and hundreds of supporters to death, state television said Monday. Intensifying a crackdown on the Islamist movement ahead of elections next month, the same ...
At least 50 mummies unearthed at Egypt's Valley of the Kings
During Egypt's New Kingdom (1550-1070 B.C.), royals were buried at the Valley of the Kings, a site along the Nile, opposite modern-day Luxor, about 312 miles south of Cairo. King Tutankhamun's tomb is among the best preserved burials to have been ...
Archeologists Discover About 50 Mummies In Egypt's Valley Of The Kings
'Huge Tomb' in Egypt Yields Major Discovery
Dozens of royal mummies discovered in Egypt
Uproar in Egypt After Judge Sentences More Than 680 to Death
New York Times
EDWA, Egypt — Egyptian courts on Monday delivered devastating new blows to both the Islamist and liberal opponents of the new military-backed government. A court in Minya, a provincial capital, sentenced to death the top spiritual leader of the Muslim ...
Human Rights Watch
Political Executions in Egypt
New York Times
An out-of-control government in Egypt has now sentenced more than 680 people to death in a mass trial that lasted a few minutes and is part of an organized effort not just to crush its political opponents but to eliminate them. Last month, a court ...
Egypt sentences 683 to death in latest mass trial of dissidents
Egypt: Fresh Assault on Justice
Egypt's Courts Mock Justice With More Mass Death Sentences
Sen. Leahy blocks US aid to Egypt to protest nation's 'appalling abuse of ...
The Obama administration's plan to keep military aid flowing to Egypt ran into significant opposition Tuesday as a key senator blocked the next batch of shipments and other lawmakers criticized the White House for not responding more forcefully to the ...
Military Aid for Egyptians Loses Support in the Senate
Senate subcommittee chairman blocks $650 million in aid for Egypt
Top US senator to withhold Egypt military aid over 'sham trial' of Islamists
Bassem Sabry, a voice of Egypt's 2011 revolution, dies in accident
One of the voices of Egypt's 2011 revolution and its aftermath, Bassem Sabry, has died in an accident aged 31. A Cairo-based journalist and political strategist, Sabry rose to prominence during the Arab uprisings of 2011, achieving widespread acclaim ...
Al Jazeera Sues Egypt Over Mistreatment Of Journalists
LONDON, April 28 (Reuters) - The Qatar-based satellite network Al Jazeera served Egypt with a $150 million compensation claim on Monday for what it said was damage to its media business inflicted by Cairo's military-backed rulers, a step likely to ...
Egypt: 29 Alleged Islamists Imprisoned for 5 Years
Al Jazeera Sues Egypt for Damaging Business
UN rights chief slams Egypt over mass death sentences
Nurturing Egyptian Democracy with Helicopter Gunships
An Apache helicopter flies over Tahrir Square during a protest to support the army in Tahrir An AH-64 Apache helicopter flies over Cairo's Tahrir Square in 2013. REUTERS / Mohamed Abd El Ghany ...
Egypt can get electricity from Ethiopia with dam completion: Ethiopian minister
The Ethiopian foreign minister, speaking Tuesday at a forum addressing his country's Nile water rights, asserted that the benefits of the Renaissance Dam will extend to Egypt's ability to obtain electricity from Ethiopia, state news agency MENA reported.
Is Egypt on the judicial skids?
In one case, a judge in a court in El Minya, in Upper Egypt, confirmed death sentences for 37 people and imposed life imprisonment sentences on another 491. In a second case, he ruled that 683 individuals - including Supreme Guide of the Muslim ...