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Israeli troops injured by gunfire from Sinai

, and   /  October 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

2 soldiers injured and evacuated to Israeli hospital for treatment

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ANHRI condemns cut-off on live talk show

  /  October 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The ministries of Housing and Education both say they had no involvement in the decision to take the show off the air

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Police forces return to Al-Azhar University

, and   /  October 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Demonstrations at university organised in response to the death of Alexandria University student Omar Al-Sharif

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Alexandria student dies after sustaining birdshot injuries

and   /  October 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The student was struck in the head during clashes in Alexandria University last week

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University professors gain government assurances on new law

  /  October 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

9 March movement vows to continue working to “defend the independence of universities and academic freedoms”

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Egypt and Israel admit goods to Gaza

  /  October 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Egypt transferred food supplies, while Israel transferred construction material

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Shoukry meets Ashton and successor

  /  October 13, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Egyptian foreign minister discussed regional issues with Italian counterpart who is set to replace Ashton as EU High Representative in weeks

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US Court accepts Egyptian national’s guilty plea for US embassy bombings

  /  October 1, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

1998 bombings targeted two US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania, killing 224 people

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Shoukry discusses Gaza ceasefire and reconstruction with top OCHA official

  /  September 29, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The two sides also discussed the humanitarian conditions inside Syria and Iraq “amid the rising influence of terrorist organisations there”

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Students Against the Coup protest Al-Sisi’s visit to Cairo University

  /  September 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Students organised a protest in Tahrir Square, ahead of scheduled visit

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UK keen on expanding partnerships to help Egypt

  /  September 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

British PM urges Al-Sisi to “ensure human rights are respected in Egypt in the fight against extremism”

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Number of hunger strikers in and out of prisons reaches 143: ANHRI

  /  September 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Dozens have recently started hunger strikes to call for release of political prisoners and for abolishing the infamous Protest Law

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Amnesty calls on Egypt to release protesters arrested for challenging Protest Law

  /  September 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The international human rights watchdog says testimonies and available information suggest that the charges are “almost certainly baseless”

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Police sergeant, passerby killed in drive-by shooting

  /  September 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Explosion in a separate incident left several police personnel injured, in the continued targeting of security personnel

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Egypt and Norway discuss region and agree on future cooperation

  /  September 10, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Foreign ministers discuss bilateral ties and situations in Gaza and Libya

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Norwegian foreign minister in Cairo for Gaza talks

  /  September 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Visit comes after date for the conference on Gaza reconstruction, to be co-hosted by Norway and Egypt, has been set

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Two nail bombs explode in metro stations, no injuries or damage caused

  /  September 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Metro authority spokesman says metro was not disrupted

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‘Crying need for financial support’ in Gaza: UNRWA Commissioner General

  /  September 7, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Krähenbühl says “Palestinians are not statistics”

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Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis claims responsibility for attack on security convoy

  /  September 4, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

A video surfaced showing convoy exploding into thick black smoke

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Egypt considers ties with Ethiopia ‘key component’ of foreign policy

  /  September 4, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry visits Ethiopia, after concluding European tour in Rome

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Journalist who shot ‘Helwan Brigades’ video arrested

  /  September 3, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Ministry of Interior says it located her ‘hiding place’ in an Alexandria apartment

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Police sergeant and seven alleged militants killed in separate incidents in Sinai

and   /  September 3, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Insurgency and military operations against militants continue in North Sinai

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Egyptian shot dead in Libya

  /  September 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Thousands of Egyptians have recently been evacuated from restive neighbour Libya

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Minister warns of Brotherhood teams ready to kill and destroy

  /  September 1, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Statements follow reconciliation initiative proposed by a Brotherhood figure recently released from prison

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Mourners chant ‘down with military rule’ during Seif El-Islam’s memorial

  /  August 31, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Renowned lawyer’s two children, who were allowed to attend the memorial, were taken back to prison afterwards

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Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan tripartite talks end with agreements

  /  August 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

This is the fourth round of talks for the trio in the past year after previous efforts had failed

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At least 17 killed in microbus sinking in Luxor

  /  August 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

All of the deceased belong to the same family, Luxor security says

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NGOs condemn minister’s intention to exclude women from governor reshuffle

  /  August 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Head of the media division in the ministry says minister’s statements “were taken out of context”

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Al-Sisi voices willingness to visit Ethiopia up to 3 times to resolve dam issue

  /  August 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Egypt’s water minister arrives in Sudan to attend tripartite talks held to address issues surrounding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

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Shoukry to visit Ethiopia ahead of tripartite talks

  /  August 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The last tripartite talks were held in January but no agreement was reached

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