Egyptian authorities have detained senior Muslim Brotherhood leader Essam El-Erian, an Interior Ministry source said on Wednesday, in what is the latest arrest in a government crackdown against the Islamist movement.Wednesday, 30 October, 2013, 4:22pm
Egypt on Sunday braced for rival demonstrations called by supporters and opponents of deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi as it marks the 40th anniversary of the 1973 Arab-Israeli war.6 Oct 2013 - 12:04pm
An Egyptian court on Saturday resumed the trial of toppled dictator Hosni Mubarak, who is accused of complicity in the deaths of protesters during the 2011 uprising against his rule.
State television broadcast footage of Mubarak appearing in the court in a wheelchair. He was dressed in a jacket, striped shirt and wearing dark sunglasses.14 Sep 2013 - 8:57pm
Ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi is to stand trial in a criminal court for “incitement to murder”, state television reported on Sunday without giving a date for the trial.2 Sep 2013 - 2:36pm
Sherif Gamal Siyam spent his last minutes in an Egyptian police van, suffocating to death after tear gas was fired into the vehicle taking him to the Abu Zaabal jail.
He had been arrested four days earlier, on August 14, when security forces began clearing a protest camp against the ouster of Egypt’s elected president Mohamed Morsi.27 Aug 2013 - 11:41am
Egyptian security forces surrounded a Cairo mosque full of supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi on Saturday as protesters planned fresh marches after street battles left more than 80 dead.17 Aug 2013 - 8:27pm
Egyptian security forces, backed by armoured cars and bulldozers, moved on Wednesday to clear two sit-in camps by supporters of the country’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi, showering protesters with tear gas as the sound of gunfire rang out at both sites, state television and security officials said.14 Aug 2013 - 4:37pm
Egypt’s government vowed on Wednesday to remove Islamist protest camps after it said foreign mediation had failed, sparking fears of a violent end to the month-old standoff since president Mohamed Morsi’s ouster.8 Aug 2013 - 2:10pm
Foreign envoys stepped up efforts on Tuesday to find a way out of the crippling and sometimes deadly crisis sparked by the Egyptian army’s ouster of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi.
Leading US Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham called on Egypt’s military-installed interim leaders to engage in an “inclusive” dialogue with Morsi supporters.7 Aug 2013 - 11:41am
A fresh round of intense diplomatic efforts was underway in Egypt to broker a peaceful end to the crisis sparked by the military’s overthrow of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi.6 Aug 2013 - 12:28pm
Egypt’s military-backed government offered protection on Thursday to supporters of deposed President Mohammed Morsi who end their two sit-ins - widely seen as a first step toward dispersing the vigils on opposite sides of Cairo.
But the protesters responded defiantly: “Over our dead bodies!”2 Aug 2013 - 10:36am
The Muslim Brotherhood said at least 31 people were killed on Saturday when security forces opened fire on a protest by supporters of deposed President Mohamed Mursi in Cairo.
“They are not shooting to wound, they are shooting to kill,” Muslim Brotherhood spokesman Gehad El-Haddad said. “The bullet wounds are in the head and chest.”27 Jul 2013 - 2:26pm
A deeply polarised Egypt braced for bloodshed on Friday in rival mass rallies summoned by the army that ousted the state’s first freely elected president and by the Islamists who back him.26 Jul 2013 - 2:16pm
Clashes between supporters and opponents of Mohammed Mursi killed at least six on Monday as the ousted Egyptian president’s family vowed to sue the army over his ouster.23 Jul 2013 - 5:45pm
Hundreds of Islamists loyal to deposed president Mohamed Mursi clashed on Monday with security forces, hours after a US envoy urged Egypt’s army-backed leaders to end violence.
US envoy Bill Burns also urged the army to avoid “politically motivated arrests” amid growing international unease at the crackdown on Mursi’s Muslim Brotherhood.16 Jul 2013 - 3:40pm