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Court recommends death for 6, two of them Jazeera journalist

An Egyptian court recommended death sentences on Saturday for six co-defendants of Mohamed Morsi but not for the ousted Islamist President in their trial on espionage charges.

08 May 2016 2:35 AM

Arab League chief calls for special court to try Israel

Arab League chief Nabil al-Arabi called on Thursday for a special criminal court to be set up for Israel, at a meeting to condemn an announcement that it will never return the Golan.

22 Apr 2016 1:31 AM

Qatar royal freed by kidnappers

A Qatari royal family member and a Pakistani have been freed by kidnappers in Iraq after nearly four months, Qatar News Agency reported on Wednesday, citing a Qatari foreign ministry statement.

07 Apr 2016 12:17 AM

EgyptAir hijack: Hostages on board, hijacker wants prisoners freed

Larnaca/Cairo: The hijacker of EgyptAir plane, currently held up at the Larnaca airport in Cyprus, has demanded the release of specific prisoners in Egypt, media reported on Tuesday.

29 Mar 2016 5:12 PM

‘90 per cent chance’ of hidden chambers in Tut’s tomb

Scans of King Tutankhamun’s tomb have almost certainly shown two rooms hidden behind the pharaoh’s burial chamber, Egyptian antiquities minister Mamdouh al-Damati said on Thursday.

18 Mar 2016 6:08 AM


Egyptians campaign for freedom of speech

Egyptian writers, artists and film-makers have launched a public campaign for greater freedom of creativity and expression following the jailing of a novelist on charges of violating “public modesty”

27 Feb 2016 3:59 AM

‘Libya could run out of life-saving medicines’

Libya faces severe shortages of life-saving medicine and about one million people will soon be in dire need of help, a UN humanitarian official warned, as warring factions hamper efforts to end chaos

24 Feb 2016 6:46 AM

Actress vows to wed ISIS chief’s killer

An acclaimed Egyptian actress has pledged to marry the man who kills ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and has promised him an unforgettable honeymoon, the Egyptian media reported on Thursday.

20 Feb 2016 6:28 AM

IS posts Internet pictures of Egypt 'spy' beheadings

IS said it had smuggled a bomb onto the plane at an airport in the south of the peninsula.

19 Feb 2016 1:31 PM

Boutros Boutros-Ghali, 1st UN chief from Africa, dies

Boutros Boutros-Ghali, a veteran Egyptian diplomat who helped negotiate his country’s landmark peace deal with Israel but then clashed with the United States when he served a single term as UN secreta

17 Feb 2016 6:03 AM


70 injured as train derails in Egypt

The accident occurred in Bani Sueif province south of Cairo as the train was headed to the Egyptian capital from the temple city of Luxor.

11 Feb 2016 4:40 PM

Egyptian president warns against unrest on uprising anniversary

‘Security and stability of nations are not to be toyed with, we will not allow the blood of martyrs to go in vain.’

23 Jan 2016 6:10 PM

Xi Jinping seals deals with Egypt as Beijing boosts clout

Chinese President Xi Jinping signed a slew of multi-billion-dollar deals with Egypt on Thursday as part of a regional tour aimed at bolstering Beijing’s economic ties and clout in West Asia.

22 Jan 2016 12:41 AM

Xi signs Egypt deals as China looks to boost Mideast clout

After arriving from Saudi Arabia, Xi held talks with Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and was to address the Cairo-based Arab League

21 Jan 2016 5:10 PM

Experts on course to reveal secrets of Egypt pyramids

Experts revealed on Sunday new findings at two of Egypt’s famed pyramids, boosting efforts to unravel whether the ancient world’s iconic monuments contain secret chambers.

18 Jan 2016 4:52 AM


Egypt court upholds Mubarak jail term

Egypt’s court of appeals on Saturday rejected an appeal by former President Hosni Mubarak and his two sons over a three-year jail sentence for corruption, but the trio is unlikely to be imprisoned aga

10 Jan 2016 2:23 AM

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's appeal in graft case rejected

Mubarak and his sons are accused of embezzling USD 16 million from funds.

09 Jan 2016 5:26 PM

Is it IS, ISIS or ISIL, and what's a Daesh

The group traces its roots back to al-Qaeda in Iraq

07 Dec 2015 3:25 PM

12 killed, 5 hurt in firebomb attack at nightclub in Egypt

Fire was quickly extinguished and security authorities are investigating the attack.

04 Dec 2015 2:01 PM

ISIS kills 2 judges, 3 cops in Egypt bombing

ISIS’ Egyptian branch claimed responsibility for a bombing that killed five people in a hotel in North Sinai on Tuesday where judges overseeing a parliamentary election were staying.

24 Nov 2015 10:43 PM