Six people, including two Al-Jazeera journalists, have been sentenced to death by an Egyptian court for allegedly passing documents relating to national security to Qatar and the Doha-based TV network during the rule of Mohammed Morsi.
Sat, 18 Jun, 2016
Egyptians turned out in low numbers yesterday to vote in the first phase of an election hailed by president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi as a milestone on the road to democracy but shunned by critics who say the new chamber will rubber -stamp his decisions.
Mon, 19 Oct, 2015
Playing with O’Donovan Rossa’s dynamite and his monstrous reign of terror from 1867 to the mid 1880s, is a very irresponsible policy agenda for this state to pursue. No liberal democracy on this earth would place such an evil man on a pantheon of glory.
Thu, 06 Aug, 2015
An Egyptian criminal court sentenced ousted Islamist president Mohammed Morsi to 20 years in prison on charges linked to the killing of protesters in 2012, the first verdict to be issued against the country’s first freely elected leader.
Wed, 22 Apr, 2015
Two journalists with the Al-Jazeera English network have been released from an Egyptian prison after more than a year behind bars on terror-related charges in a case denounced as a sham by rights groups and the international community.
Fri, 13 Feb, 2015
Egyptian police have used water cannon and tear gas to disperse several thousand demonstrators in Cairo protesting against a court’s ruling to dismiss a case against former president Hosni Mubarak over the killing of protesters during the 2011 uprising against him.
Sat, 29 Nov, 2014
Egypt’s toppled president Mohammed Morsi stood inside a glass-encased metal cage today, separated from other defendants for the start of a new trial over charges concerning prison breaks during the country’s 2011 revolution.
Tue, 28 Jan, 2014
Egyptian security forces have arrested journalists working for the Qatari-based Al-Jazeera network over alleged links to the Muslim Brotherhood, the leading Islamist group that was last week branded a “terrorist” organisation, the interior ministry said.
Mon, 30 Dec, 2013
A powerful explosion has ripped through a police headquarters in an Egyptian Nile Delta city killing 13 people, wounding more than 100 and leaving victims buried under rubble in the deadliest bombing yet in a months-long wave of violence blamed on Islamic militants.
Tue, 24 Dec, 2013
Two of Egypt’s former militant groups are offering an initiative to halt the country’s political violence, in which supporters of the ousted Islamist president will stop street protests if the military-backed government stops its crackdown on them.
Mon, 26 Aug, 2013
In parallel trial sessions, Egyptian courts have heard cases against ousted President Hosni Mubarak and top leaders of his arch rival, the Muslim Brotherhood, related to killings during the 2011 and 2013 protest campaigns that led to their respective downfalls.
Sun, 25 Aug, 2013
Supporters of Egypt’s ousted Islamist president are vowing to defy a state of emergency with new protests today, the day after marches in Cairo devolved into the fiercest street battles that the capital has seen in more than two years.
Sat, 17 Aug, 2013