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Egypt’s former President Mohamed Mursi has been given another life sentence after a court in Cairo found him guilty of espionage and leaking state secrets.
An Egyptian court has sought the death penalty for six men including three journalists charged with endangering national security by spying for
A court in Cairo has postponed passing judgement for a second time on Egypt’s ousted president Mohamed Mursi in his latest trial. Six other
Thousands in the Egyptian capital Cairo have protested President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi decision to hand over two islands to Saudi Arabia. Sisi’s
Egypt’s president has hit out at reports that murdered Italian student Giulio Regeni was killed by the country’s security service. Abdel Fattah
The Egyptian parliament met on Sunday for the first time in three years as President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi seeks approval for up to 300 laws issued by
Low turnout in Egypt's elections as critics complain of narrow choice of candidates
Ballots boxes were tightly secured at the end of day one of Egypt’s parliamentary elections. Voting continues today (Monday Oct 19) in this the first
A milestone in the road-map to democracy. That is how Egypt’s long-awaited parliamentary election, which began on Sunday, is being presented. But
Egypt begins the final stage of the road to democracy. Voting is underway in the country's first parliamentary elections in three years.
Egyptian authorities say that they will obtain the radar equipment needed to complete the search for Queen Nefertiti’s tomb. The latest theory
Egypt has a new government one month ahead of a general election with Sherif Ismail as its prime minister. President al-Sisi has kept the former
Egyptians are bewildered at the sudden resignation of the government and prime minister with a general election looming in October. President Abdel
There is a new taxi company in Egypt reserved for women: Pink Taxi. Sexual harassment and Egyptian male society’s behaviour toward women is the worst
Critics of Egypt’s new anti-terrorism law, fear it will be used to crush dissent and stifle press freedom. The addition to the law books, introduced
It is a pet project that comes with a cool price tag of nearly eight billion euros. A second Suez Canal has been a top priority for Egyptian
Egypt is due to open an expansion to the Suez Canal on Thursday designed to allow larger vessels to use the waterway, to cut transit times and to
Egypt has finished builiding its new Suez Canal, a project President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi regards as a symbol of national pride and a major chance to
“The Last Supper,” directed by Egyptian Ahmed El Attar, depicts a society that fails to get rid of a tyranical figure – and all forms of despotism
Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak is to face a second and final retrial over the killing of protesters during the 2011 uprising which forced
The international community expresses concerns over an Egyptian court's decision to seek the death penalty for ex-president Mohammed Mursi and 106 others.
Egypt’s ousted President Mohamed Mursi has been told he faces execution, along with more than 100 supporters of his now banned Muslim Brotherhood
An Egyptian court seeks the death penalty for ex-president Mohammed Mursi and 105 other members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood.
Egypt plans to build a new administrative capital east of Cairo within the next seven years costing the equivalent of 43 billion euros. The country’s
Gulf Arab allies have pledged big investments and central bank deposits for Egypt at an international summit which got underway in Sharm el-Sheikh on
Freed from jail on Monday, the sons of deposed Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, are said to have visited their father in the military hospital where
An Egyptian court has ordered a retrial in the only outstanding conviction against former President Hosni Mubarak. He was found guilty in May of
Relatives of protesters who died in the 2011 uprising in Egypt have reacted with fury over a court’s decision on Saturday to drop charges against the
An economic version of the curse of the pharaoh’s has cast its shadow over Egypt for the past three years with the country going through seismic
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said a deadly assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula was a “foreign funded operation.” The