Hundreds mourn bombing victims at Egypt church
Hundreds of mourners gathered at the Mar Girgis church in Tanta, Egypt, on Easter Sunday, one week after twin bombings claimed the lives of 45 people and sent the country into a state of emergency. The Coptic Christian church was the site of the first ...
Egypt arrests 13 'preparing attacks': ministry
Terror fears mount for Pope Francis visit as ISIS look to 'purify' Egypt of Christians
Despite Bombings, Egypts Martyred Christian Church Celebrates Easter
Egypt frees US charity worker held for three years in pretrial detention
CAIRO — An Egyptian court on Saturday acquitted a U.S. charity worker who had spent almost three years in pretrial detention for her work with an organization helping street children. Police arrested Aya Hijazi, her husband and six others in May 2014 ...
American Aid Worker Is Cleared of Child Abuse Charges in Egypt
Egyptian court clears American woman of child abuse charges after human rights criticism
Egypt acquits American woman detained for 3 years
Israelis Sue Government To Go To Egypt On Passover – The Forward
On the Passover holiday, Jews commemorate the exodus from Egypt. But this Passover, two Israeli Jews are suing their government to go to Egypt.
Between Sissi and Morsi, Egyptian Cinema Remains a Slave to Politics
In February 2012, when the Muslim Brotherhood led Egypt following its sweeping victory in the elections a year earlier, the famous actor and director Adel Imam was sentenced to three years in prison. Intellectuals, theater people, journalists and the ...
The New Arab
1 dead in Egypt gas pipeline explosion
Egypt's Health Ministry says that one person was killed and 17 were injured when the driver of a vehicle used in sewage system maintenance in a Cairo suburb accidentally struck a main gas pipeline, causing an explosion. Health Ministry spokesman Khaled ...
One dead, 17 injured in Egypt gas pipeline explosion
New York Times
Egypt Declares State of Emergency, as Attacks Undercut Promise of Security
New York Times
TANTA, Egypt — Rattling a country already wrestling with a faltering economy and deepening political malaise, two suicide bombings that killed 44 people at Coptic churches in Egypt on Palm Sunday raised the specter of increased sectarian bloodshed led ...
Dozens Killed As 2 Attacks Target Coptic Christians In Egypt
Egypt on edge as Christians bury dead from church attacks
Egypt Cabinet OKs state of emergency after Palm Sunday church bombings
Court jails former Egypt minister
The Japan News
The verdict can be appealed against before Egypt's top civil court, the Court of Cassation. A long-serving official at the head of Egypt's feared internal security apparatus, Adly was acquitted of other graft charges two years ago. He was also cleared ...
Habib el-Adly: Seven-year jail sentence for corruption
Voice of America
After Attacks, Egypt's Pope Curbs Easter Celebrations
Voice of America
Over the past decades, they have been the immediate targets of Islamic extremists as Egypt's Orthodox Coptic Christians strongly supported longtime autocratic President Hosni Mubarak before his ouster in 2011. They rallied behind el-Sissi in 2013 as he ...
Egypt lawyer gets 10 years, social media ban for Facebook posts
Human rights groups have condemned the 10-year jail term given to an Egyptian lawyer for criticising the government. Amnesty International called the conviction of Mohamed Ramadan over online posts a "blatant assault on freedom", and proof that ...
Egypt: 10-year prison term for insulting President an outrageous assault on freedom of expression
Egypt's leader juggles insurgency, economy
CAIRO – The deadly bombings of two churches have left Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi grappling with the question of how to defeat a tenacious Islamic State insurgency that three years of warfare have failed to crush. ADVERTISEMENT. He's also ...
Copts attacked: Can Egypt resist ISIS incitement of sectarian strife?
Egypt names Mubarak-era figures to head media watchdogs
Pope to visit pope in Egypt