More Egypt Articles

  • Egypt election commission says first round of voting for new president on May 26 and 27

    CAIRO (AP) — Egypt election commission says first round of voting for new president on May 26 and 27.

  • Army bus ambushed in Egypt's Sinai, soldier killed

    EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian security officials say suspected militants have attacked a military bus carrying policemen in the restive Sinai Peninsula, killing the soldier driving it. They say three police were wounded in the Sunday ambush in the town of Sheik Zuwayed on the road to Rafah...

  • In Egypt's political vacuum, el-Sissi looms large

    CAIRO (AP) — Former military chief Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, if he wins Egypt's presidency as is widely expected, will have an overwhelming presence over a shattered political scene. Egypt's once dominant political force, the Muslim Brotherhood, is crushed under a relentless crackdown....

  • Key events in Egypt since the 2011 uprising

    CAIRO (AP) — Here are some key events from more than three years of turmoil and transition in Egypt: — Feb. 11, 2011: Autocrat Hosni Mubarak steps down after 18-days of nationwide protests against his nearly 30 years of rule. The military takes over, dissolving parliament and suspending the...

  • Egypt court to rule swiftly in 2nd mass trial

    MINYA, Egypt (AP) — After a single session with no defense lawyers present, an Egyptian judge said Tuesday he will issue verdicts next month in a new mass trial of 683 suspected Islamists on charges of murder and attempted murder, a day after he sentenced hundreds to death in a similar trial...

  • Egyptian court sentences nearly 530 to death

    CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court Monday sentenced to death nearly 530 suspected backers of ousted President Mohammed Morsi over a deadly attack on a police station, capping a swift, two-day mass trial in which defense attorneys were not allowed to present their case. It was the largest single...

  • Egypt, Saudi Arabia to pressure Qatar at summit

    KUWAIT CITY (AP) — An assortment of Arab nations will likely use an Arab summit this week to try to pressure the tiny but wealthy Gulf nation of Qatar to stop supporting the Muslim Brotherhood and other opposition movements throughout the region. Egypt and Saudi Arabia have labeled the Muslim...

  • Egypt Al-Jazeera trial resumes March 31

    CAIRO (AP) — A defense lawyer in Egypt's trial of three journalists and 17 others has cross-examined a witness over his analysis of footage shot by the Qatar-based Al-Jazeera English that the prosecution says undermines national security. The footage wasn't seen in Monday's session. But...



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