Tue, 10 Apr, 2018
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
An Egyptian court sentenced an icon of the 2011 uprising to five years in prison yesterday, in the latest sign of authorities’ determination to stifle dissent in spite of promises by the president to release “wrongly jailed youths”.
Tue, 24 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 former army chief Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi was sworn in yesterday as president for a four-year term, assuming the highest office of a deeply polarised nation that has been roiled by deadly unrest and an economic crisis since its 2011 uprising.
Mon, 09 Jun, 2014
Egypt’s interim president has extended a nationwide state of emergency for two more months, citing continued security concerns, as a senior Egyptian official warned of more terrorist attacks in the wake of a failed assassination attempt against the interior minister and suicide bombings in the Sinai Peninsula.
Thu, 12 Sep, 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