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  1. News - World - EGYPT

    Court hands death sentences to 529 loyalists of ex-Egypt president Mursi

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 04:22pm by AP

    ... loyalists sentenced to death A court in Egypt has sentenced to death 529 members of the Muslim Brotherhood, the outlawed party of ousted Islamist president Mohammed Mursi- after convicting them of charges including murdering a policeman and attacking police. Turmoil in Egypt has grown increasingly violent since the army overthrew Mursi- Egypt's first freely elected president- after ...

  2. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt judge angers lawyers during trial of pro-Mursi protesters

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 04:48am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Cairo Judge angers lawyers in Mursi backers' trial The judge in one of the largest trials of supporters of Egypt's ousted president Mohammed Mursi has ... of Mursi supporters have been arrested since the military ousted him following mass protests against his government. It is one of the largest security sweeps in Egypt's modern history. During ...

  3. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt government resigns, paving way for Sisi to seek presidency

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 10:30pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Cairo Egypt’s government resigned on Monday, paving the way for army chief Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to declare his candidacy for president of a strategic US ally ... businessmen. “[The outgoing government] made every effort to get Egypt out of the narrow tunnel in terms of security, economic pressures and political confusion,” Prime Minister Hazem el-Beblawi said ...

  4. News - World - EGYPT

    Verdict expected on April 28 in second mass Egyptian trial

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 04:11am by AP, Reuters

    ... Agencies in Minya, Egypt Date set for new mass-trial verdict An Egyptian judge will issue a verdict on April 28 in a new mass trial of 683 suspected Islamist supporters of the ousted ... rights. The European Union and the United States also criticised the ruling, as did rights groups. "Yesterday was... a death sentence for the credibility and independence of Egypt ...

  5. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt's interim leader Adly Mansour hints president could be elected first

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 10:02pm by NYT

    ... The New York Times Cairo hints at changing poll schedule Egypt's interim leader said a presidential election could be held before a parliamentary vote. Adly Mansour's comments ... to the transitional plan, offering it as evidence of its support for democracy. Analysts have said that switching the order of the elections could help Egypt's leaders maintain tighter control over ...

  6. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt sends Mursi, others, to trial for international conspiracy

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 10:51pm by Reuters in Cairo

    ... Reuters in Cairo Egypt’s public prosecutor ordered former President Mohammed Mursi and 34 other Islamists to stand trial on charges including conspiring with foreign groups to commit terrorist acts in Egypt and divulging military secrets to a foreign state. The charges levelled against Mursi and other top Muslim Brotherhood members on Wednesday could result in their execution. ...

  7. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt's law banning protests is 'cover' for repression, say rights groups

    Posted Nov 25th 2013, 09:29pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Cairo Rally ban seen as 'cover' for repression Egypt's interim president has banned public gatherings of more than 10 people without prior government ... of autocrat Hosni Mubarak, overthrown in Egypt's 2011 uprising that marked the start of unrest in the country. Rights groups and activists immediately denounced it, saying it aims to stifle ...

  8. News - World - EGYPT

    Mohammed Mursi and Muslim Brotherhood members to stand trial

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 01:41am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Cairo The charges, which include conspiring with foreign groups, could result in their execution Mursi and Brotherhood members set to stand trial Egypt's public prosecutor ordered the former president, Mohammed Mursi, and 35 Islamists to stand trial on charges including conspiring with foreign groups to commit terrorist acts in Egypt and divulging military secrets ...

  9. News - World - EGYPT

    Mohammed Mursi turns on judge at the start of his new trial

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 04:19am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Cairo Mursi rounds on judge at start of his new trial Egypt's toppled President Mohammed Mursi stood alone in a soundproof glass-encased metal cage at the start ... supporters. The former Islamist president, ousted in a popularly backed July 3 coup, also declared to the judges that he remains Egypt's legitimate leader during an unaired portion ...

  10. News - World - EGYPT

    Egyptian looters steal priceless statue, hundreds of artefacts from museum

    Posted Aug 21st 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Cairo Thieves take advantage of security vacuum caused by street clashes to ransack museum, stealing priceless statue and 1,000 other artefacts Egypt's history looted and trashed Gangs of looters took advantage of the violent clashes in Egypt to steal a priceless 3,500-year-old limestone statue, ancient beaded jewellery and more than 1,000 other ...




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