Mar 15, 2013 15:15 EDT
Hundreds of Egyptians demonstrated in Cairo on Friday to press for the army to assume power in a country plagued by unrest and instability two years after a revolution which toppled president Hosni Mubarak.
Mar 03, 2013 08:19 EST
A retrial of former president Hosni Mubarak, jailed for life for his role in the deaths of protesters in 2011, is to open on April 13, Egypt's official MENA news agency reported on Sunday.
Mar 01, 2013 11:39 EST
Police fired tear gas on Friday to disperse Muslim protesters outside a church in southern Egypt after claims that a woman who converted to Christianity was hiding inside, a security source said.
Feb 04, 2013 17:57 EST
Fierce clashes broke out in the Nile Delta on Monday between demonstrators and riot police after the funeral of an activist who died in custody, witnesses said, amid a growing backlash against police abuses.
Feb 04, 2013 13:53 EST
Police fired tear gas at protesters in the Nile Delta city of Tanta on Monday after the funeral of an Egyptian activist who slipped into a coma and died after several days in custody, witnesses said.
Feb 04, 2013 13:17 EST
Egypt's Culture Minister Mohammed Saber Arab resigned on Monday after police were filmed beating and dragging a naked man during clashes outside the president's palace, official media reported.
Jan 13, 2013 23:17 EST
An Egyptian court on Sunday ordered a retrial for former president Hosni Mubarak after accepting an appeal against the life sentence handed him for his involvement in the deaths of protesters in 2011.
Dec 29, 2012 04:41 EST
Egypt's President Mohamed Morsi is expected to address the economy on Saturday in a speech before a newly empowered senate as concerns mount over a downturn and cracks in his government.
Dec 26, 2012 09:27 EST
President Mohamed Morsi is to address Egypt on Wednesday, after signing into law a contentious constitution he and Islamist allies backed to the fury of the opposition and to international concern.
Dec 26, 2012 06:06 EST
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has signed into law a new constitution voted in despite weeks of opposition protests, but on Wednesday he was left facing an economic crisis and international disquiet over his rule.
Dec 23, 2012 01:10 EST
A majority of Egyptians have backed a controversial charter in a two-round referendum, ruling Islamists and official media said Sunday, as the secular-leaning opposition alleged fraud and mulled its next move.
Dec 22, 2012 23:21 EST
A majority of Egyptians have voted to approve a controversial charter in a two-round referendum that deeply polarised the country, ruling Islamists and official media said on Sunday.
Dec 08, 2012 07:15 EST
Egypt's powerful military thrust itself into the political crisis dividing the nation on Saturday demanding dialogue and warning it would not permit events to take a "disastrous" turn.
Dec 08, 2012 03:55 EST
Calm was restored to Egypt on Saturday, after a mass overnight protest against President Mohamed Morsi ended peacefully, but the underlying political crisis dividing the country persisted.
Nov 29, 2012 06:26 EST
A panel boycotted by liberals and Christians will start voting Thursday on a draft Egyptian constitution at the heart of an escalating power struggle between the Islamist president and his opposition.
Nov 17, 2012 06:29 EST
Dozens of nursery school children were among 49 people killed Saturday when a train smashed into their bus in central Egypt after a railway signal operator fell asleep, officials said, prompting protests and resignations.
Nov 07, 2012 15:03 EST
Egypt's state prosecutor on Wednesday ordered a ban on Internet pornography, after a previous court order to do so was not implemented.
Nov 06, 2012 06:36 EST
Egypt's new Coptic Christian Pope Tawadros II has said he would reject a constitution still in the making if it imposed a religious state in the Muslim-majority country, newspapers reported on Tuesday.
Oct 15, 2012 11:19 EDT
Bogged down by disagreements between Islamists and secularists, the committee tasked with drafting Egypt's new constitution, supposed to reflect the values of the 2011 uprising, is struggling to deliver.
Oct 13, 2012 04:56 EDT
Supporters of Egypt's President Mohamed Morsi clashed late Friday with opponents in Cairo's Tahrir Square leaving more than 100 injured, officials said, in the worst violence over the Islamist leader.