| May 15, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Egyptian auteur Mohamed Diab, known internationally for bold sex harassment pic "Cairo 678," is set to delve into his country's political turbulence with drama-action thriller "Clash."
Diab's timely new film is a co-production between Egyptian writer-...
| May 15, 2014
| 11:29 AM
Thin and frail, detained Al Jazeera journalist Abdullah El-Shamy said in a jailhouse video posted Thursday that he holds Egyptian authorities responsible if he dies as a result of a hunger strike.
The footage, which appeared on the website of the Qatar-...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 6:54 AM
CAIRO – Heavily armed Egyptian forces swooped down Wednesday on a suspected militant arms cache and bomb factory, triggering a firefight that left two high-ranking military officers dead, officials and state media said.
At least five insurgents...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 12:41 PM
CAIRO -- The only candidate running for president against Egypt’s former military chief, Abdel Fattah Sisi, has reportedly said that if elected he would put Sisi on trial in connection with the deaths of hundreds of protesters.
"I don't treat Sisi...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 5:45 AM
CAIRO -- An appeals court on Monday dealt another blow to the Egypt’s beleaguered liberal activists, upholding three-year prison terms handed down to a trio of figures known for their role in the country’s 2011 revolution.
The three --...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 6:46 PM
CAIRO — Like an Arabian fable, it was the candidacy of a thousand and one hints.
After months of carefully choreographed suggestions that he would seek the presidency, Field Marshal Abdel Fattah Sisi, the man who toppled Egypt's first...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 6:35 PM
CAIRO — Even by the baroque standard being set by the Egyptian judiciary under the nearly 9-month-old military-backed government, the scene that unfolded Monday in a courthouse south of the capital was extraordinary: 529 defendants simultaneously...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 4:37 AM
A court in southern Egypt on Monday decreed a mass death sentence for nearly 700 people, including the spiritual leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, the movement of Egypt's ousted Islamist president.
On the same day, another Egyptian court banned the...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 3:30 AM
Al Jazeera Media Network has filed a $150 million compensation claim against Egypt on the grounds that a crackdown by the country's military-backed government has damaged its investments there since July 2013.
The Qatari-owned broadcaster, its...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 1:04 PM
Egyptian presidential hopeful Hamdeen Sabahi vowed Wednesday that if his long-shot bid for office succeeds he will abolish a law criminalizing unauthorized demonstrations.
Speaking at a news conference, the liberal politician who is an underdog...
| May 2, 2014
| 7:17 AM
A soldier and a police officer were killed and more than a dozen people were injured as Egypt was rocked by three explosions Friday, raising fear of an increase in violence before the presidential election this month.
Two of the attacks were suicide...