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Egypt's Sisi Swears In New Government

Egyptian President swears in a new government, one week after the previous one resigned over corruption.

Egypt's Sisi Swears In New Government

Sisi Approves Special Courts for Terror Cases

Egyptian President approves anti-terrorism law that sets up special courts and provides protections to its enforcers.

Sisi Approves Special Courts for Terror-Related Cases

One Killed in Protest in Cairo

Civilian dies in Egyptian capital as protesters mark the second anniversary of the army's overthrow of president Mohammed Morsi.

Cairo: One Killed in Protest on Anniversary of Morsi Ouster

Morsi's Lawyers Appeal Jail Sentence

Lawyers for Egypt's deposed Islamist president appeal his sentencing to 20 years in prison for the arrest and torture of protesters.

Morsi's Lawyers Appeal Jail Sentence

Mubarak and Sons Sent to Jail for Corruption

Former Egyptian president and his two sons sent to three years in prison on corruption accusations.

Mubarak and Sons Sent to Jail for Corruption

Former Morsi Aide Jailed for Three Years

Morsi's former chief of staff jailed for three years, after he was convicted of abusing his powers.

Former Morsi Aide Jailed for Three Years

HRW Condemns Egypt Over Brotherhood Verdicts

Human Rights Watch says decision to sentence alleged Brotherhood members to death is "blatantly unjust".

HRW Condemns Egypt Over Muslim Brotherhood Verdicts

Sinai Terrorists Kill 10 Egyptian Soldiers

Ten Egyptian soldiers killed and 17 injured in several concurrent attacks by armed groups in southern Sheikh Zuweid.

Sinai Terrorists Kill 10 Soldiers in Several Attacks

Egypt Names 18 Brotherhood Members as Terrorists

Egypt's top prosecutor names 18 Muslim Brotherhood members, including leader Mohammed Badie, as terrorists.

Egypt Names 18 Muslim Brotherhood Members as Terrorists

Mubarak's Former Interior Minister Acquitted

Former Egyptian minister Habib al-Adly cleared of illegally accumulating $25 million and will be released.

Mubarak's Former Interior Minister Acquitted of Corruption

Egypt: Judges who Supported Brotherhood to Retire

Egyptian court orders 41 judges into compulsory retirement for supporting the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood.

Egypt Forces Judges who Supported Brotherhood to Retire

Egypt Executes Muslim Brotherhood Supporter

Egypt executes a supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood for a murder committed during riots in mid-2013.

Egypt Executes Muslim Brotherhood Supporter

Explosion in Cairo Kills Two, Wounds Nine

Two killed and nine wounded in a bomb explosion outside the Egyptian supreme court in Cairo.

Explosion in Cairo Kills Two, Wounds Nine

'I'm Still Egypt's President', Insists Morsi

Former Egyptian president charged with leaking documents to Qatar, declares he doesn't recognize the court's authority.

'I'm Still Egypt's President', Insists Morsi as New Trial Begins

Egypt Court Releases 2 Al-Jazeera Journalists

Egyptian court orders the release of Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed pending retrial.

Egypt Court Releases 2 Al-Jazeera Journalists

Canada Hopes Egypt will Free Journalist Soon

Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird says he is hopeful Egyptian-Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy will be released soon.

Canada Hopes Egypt will Free Al-Jazeera Journalist Soon

Egypt Releases Al-Jazeera Reporter

Australian Peter Greste, a reporter for Al-Jazeera, released from Egyptian prison after more than a year behind bars.

Egypt Releases One of Three Detained Al-Jazeera Reporters

Cairo: 15 Dead in Clashes

Police and Islamists collide on anniversary of uprising that ousted then-President Hosni Mubarak.

Cairo: 15 Dead in Clashesplayer

Mubarak's Conviction on Corruption Overturned

Court overturns 86-year-old former Egyptian president's conviction on corruption charges, orders retrial.

Egyptian Court Overturns Mubarak's Conviction on Corruption

Summing Up 2014 in the Middle East

Summing Up 2014 in the Middle East

Egyptian Officer and Soldier Killed by Bomb

Roadside bomb strikes an Egyptian army vehicle, killing an officer and a soldier in the Sinai.

Egyptian Officer and Soldier Killed by Roadside Bomb

Obama Expresses Concern Over Mass Trials in Egypt

Obama speaks to his Egyptian counterpart, urges him to "invest in the political, economic, and social aspirations of the Egyptian people."

Obama Expresses Concern Over Mass Trials in Egypt

Egypt Refers 439 Islamists to Trial for Violence

Egypt’s top prosecutor refers 439 people to military tribunals for acts of violence, including the killing of three policemen.

Egypt Refers 439 Islamists to Trial for Violence

Egypt: Court Suggests Death for 4 B'hood Leaders

A Cairo court refers four Muslim Brotherhood leaders to Egypt's grand mufti to consider the death penalty.

Egypt: Court Suggests Death Penalty for 4 Brotherhood Leaders

Egypt: Death to 188 Brotherhood Supporters

188 supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood sentenced to death over a 2013 attack on a police station near Cairo.

Egypt Hands Down Death Sentences to 188 Brotherhood Supporters

Sisi: Egypt is Going Forward, Not Backwards

Egypt’s President says the country will never return to the ways of the past, after a court acquits former leader Hosni Mubarak.

Sisi: Egypt is Going Forward, Not Backwards

One Dead in Cairo Clashes After Mubarak Acquitted

One person killed in in clashes that erupted after an Egyptian court dismissed a murder charge against former President.

One Dead in Cairo Clashes After Mubarak Acquitted

Two Killed During Islamist Protests in Egypt

Two people killed in clashes between protesters and Egyptian police in Cairo, as Islamists take to the streets.

Two Killed During Islamist Protests in Egypt

Egypt Bracing for Islamist Protests on Friday

Egyptian authorities bracing for potential violence following calls by Islamists for nationwide protests.

Egypt Bracing for Islamist Protests on Friday

Egypt: 78 Teens Who Support Morsi Sent to Prison

Court in Egypt sentences 78 youth, aged 13 to 17, to up to five years in prison for protesting with the Muslim Brotherhood.

Egypt: 78 Teens Who Support Morsi Sent to Prison

Bomb Explodes Near Train Station in Southern Egypt

Bomb goes off near a train station in southern Egypt, three other explosive devices found on railway tracks in the region.

Bomb Explodes Near Train Station in Southern Egypt

Prosecutors Ask for Death Sentence for Morsi

Prosecutors ask for the death sentence for ousted Islamist Egyptian president and other Muslim Brotherhood leaders in espionage trial.

Egyptian Prosecutors Ask for Death Sentence for Morsi

Sinai Jihadists Claim Attack Which Killed Soldiers

Ansar Bayt Al-Maqdis, Egypt's deadliest terrorist group, claims responsibility for a suicide attack last month that killed 30 soldiers.

Sinai Jihadists Claim Attack Which Killed 30 Soldiers

Terrorists Attack Egyptian Vessel in Mediterranean

An Egyptian navy vessel comes under attack in the Mediterranean, leaving eight servicemen missing at sea.

Terrorists Attack Egyptian Vessel in the Mediterranean

28 Egyptian Soldiers Killed in Sinai Attack

Car bomb in Sinai Peninsula kills 28 soldiers, one of the deadliest attacks against security forces since 2013.

28 Egyptian Soldiers Killed in Sinai Attack

Leader of Sinai Jihadist Group Arrested

Military forces in Egypt arrest the leader of the military wing of the Ansar Bayt Al-Maqdis terrorist group.

Leader of Sinai Jihadist Group Arrested

Egypt: 9 Hurt in Explosion Near Cairo Court

Explosion near Egypt's High Court of Justice in central Cairo hurts nine civilians.

Egypt: 9 Hurt in Explosion Near Cairo Court

Egypt Sentences 68 Brotherhood Supporters to Jail

68 Muslim Brotherhood supporters given jail terms in a case related to deadly violence following Morsi's ouster.

Egypt Sentences 68 Brotherhood Supporters to Jail

Verdict in Mubarak's Trial Postponed

Egyptian court postpones a verdict in the retrial of former President on charges of corruption and killing protesters.

Verdict in Mubarak's Trial Postponed

Clashes in Cairo as Morsi Supporters Riot

Three people killed in Cairo as supporters of ousted Islamist President protest for a second straight day.

Clashes in Cairo as Morsi Supporters Riot