Egypt Announces New Trial for 919 Islamists

Egypt Announces New Trial for 919 Islamists

Egypt's chief prosecutor orders trials for 919 suspected Islamists, days after 529 Brotherhood supporters were sentenced to death.Elad Benari, 3/27/2014, 5:45 AM
Bomb Near Israel's Empty Cairo Embassy

Bomb Near Israel's Empty Cairo Embassy

The explosion targeted a police car. There were no injuries reported.Gil Ronen, 3/12/2014, 2:26 PM
The Washington Report on the Middle East is a Joke

The Washington Report on the Middle East is a Joke

This is not a Purim article, unfortunately. Daniel Greenfield, 3/10/2014, 6:37 AM
Egypt Policemen Given 10 Years for Killing Blogger

Egypt Policemen Given 10 Years for Killing Blogger

Two Egyptian policemen given 10 years in jail for the killing of a blogger whose death rallied protesters in the 2011 revolt.Elad Benari, 3/4/2014, 6:19 AM
Morsi's Trial Postponed Due to 'Bad Weather'

Morsi's Trial Postponed Due to 'Bad Weather'

Ousted Egyptian president's murder adjourned to Tuesday after "bad weather" prevents him from being transported from prison to court.Elad Benari, 3/3/2014, 4:46 AM
Egypt: Gunmen Murder Police Guard of Morsi Judge

Egypt: Gunmen Murder Police Guard of Morsi Judge

Gunmen kill an Egyptian policeman who was on a security team guarding the home of a judge in the trial of ousted president.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/28/2014, 11:44 PM
Sinai Terrorists Hit Gas Pipeline

Sinai Terrorists Hit Gas Pipeline

Sinai-based terrorists blow up a pipeline that transports gas to Jordan, the latest in a series of similar attacks since 2011.Elad Benari, 2/26/2014, 2:14 AM
Morsi Accused of Leaking Secrets to Iran

Morsi Accused of Leaking Secrets to Iran

Prosecutors accused Egypt's ousted president of leaking state secrets to Iran's Revolutionary Guards as part of a plot to destabilize Egypt.Elad Benari, 2/24/2014, 5:15 AM
Christian Family Murdered in Alexandria

Christian Family Murdered in Alexandria

Six-year-old among members of a family stabbed to death. Family is of Syrian origin.Dalit Halevy, 2/18/2014, 12:30 PM
Egypt Breaks Up Brotherhood 'Military Wing'

Egypt Breaks Up Brotherhood 'Military Wing'

Egypt announces it broke up a "military wing" of the Muslim Brotherhood, which was formed to attack policemen.Elad Benari, 2/10/2014, 4:42 AM
Popular Egyptian Activist to Run for President

Popular Egyptian Activist to Run for President

Hamdeen Sabbahi, who came in third in the 2012 elections, announces he will run again.Elad Benari, 2/9/2014, 3:58 AM
Egypt's Army: Sisi Was 'Misinterpreted'

Egypt's Army: Sisi Was 'Misinterpreted'

Egypt's army says a Kuwaiti newspaper "misinterpreted" comments by Abdel Fattah al-Sisi that he will run for the presidency.Elad Benari, 2/7/2014, 4:16 AM
Egyptian Court Upholds Ban on Muslim Brotherhood

Egyptian Court Upholds Ban on Muslim Brotherhood

Court turns down Muslim Brotherhood's appeal against a verdict ordering the seizure of the group's funds.Elad Benari, 2/2/2014, 6:19 AM
Morsi Strikes Defiant Tone as Another Trial Begins

Morsi Strikes Defiant Tone as Another Trial Begins

"I am the president of the republic," shouts ousted Egyptian president as he faces trial over his escape from prison in 2011.Elad Benari, 1/29/2014, 6:28 AM
Top Egyptian General Assassinated

Top Egyptian General Assassinated

Egyptian police general assassinated in an attack claimed by the Al-Qaeda inspired group Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis.Elad Benari, 1/29/2014, 3:42 AM
Egypt's Army Backs Sisi for Presidency

Egypt's Army Backs Sisi for Presidency

Egypt's top military body backs Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to run for the presidency. He is expected to resign as army chief within days.Elad Benari, 1/28/2014, 3:13 AM
Egypt Announces Early Presidential Elections

Egypt Announces Early Presidential Elections

Egypt announces early presidential elections which many speculate will be won by military chief General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.Elad Benari, 1/27/2014, 6:36 AM
Death Toll in Egypt's Bloody Saturday Rises to 29

Death Toll in Egypt's Bloody Saturday Rises to 29

29 dead in Egypt as clashes break out during rival rallies on the anniversary of the 2011 revolt.Elad Benari, 1/26/2014, 2:34 AM
6 Dead as Cairo Hit by Wave of Bomb Attacks

6 Dead as Cairo Hit by Wave of Bomb Attacks

A wave of four bomb attacks kills 6 in Cairo on the eve of the anniversary of the 2011 uprising.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/24/2014, 9:30 PM
Arabs Hating Arabs - That's the Entire Problem

Arabs Hating Arabs - That's the Entire Problem

When it comes to the Arab world we simply do not know what we are doing and because of that everything we do is wrong. Jack Engelhard, 1/23/2014, 6:51 AM
Egyptian Official Hints Constitution Approved

Egyptian Official Hints Constitution Approved

95% of voters may have approved Egypt's new constitution, says official as vote counting is underway.Elad Benari, 1/16/2014, 4:16 AM
Muslim Brotherhood Warned Ahead of Referendum

Muslim Brotherhood Warned Ahead of Referendum

Egypt's interior minister warns the Muslim Brotherhood that troops will use unprecedented force if vote on new constitution is disrupted.Elad Benari, 1/14/2014, 5:37 AM
Egypt: Prison Sentences for Brotherhood Supporters

Egypt: Prison Sentences for Brotherhood Supporters

63 Muslim Brotherhood supporters given three years on charges including rioting and weapons possession.Elad Benari, 1/10/2014, 5:15 AM
Mubarak's Last PM: I'll Run if Sisi Doesn't

Mubarak's Last PM: I'll Run if Sisi Doesn't

Former Egyptian President's last prime minister, Ahmed Shafiq, says he'll run for president if the army chief does not.Elad Benari, 1/10/2014, 3:13 AM
Egyptian Officials Kidnapped in the Sinai

Egyptian Officials Kidnapped in the Sinai

Egyptian labor ministry official and three trade union activists kidnapped in the Sinai, in what may be another terrorist attack.Elad Benari, 1/8/2014, 5:46 AM
Report: Egypt's Sisi to Run for President

Report: Egypt's Sisi to Run for President

Egypt's defense minister expected to step down to pave the way for his nomination in the upcoming presidential elections, says local media.Elad Benari, 1/5/2014, 5:32 AM
Egypt Summons Qatari Ambassador

Egypt Summons Qatari Ambassador

Egypt summons the Qatari ambassador in Cairo following concerns expressed by the Gulf state over the crackdown on Islamist demonstrators.Elad Benari, 1/5/2014, 4:01 AM
Bloody Friday Kills 11 Across Egypt

Bloody Friday Kills 11 Across Egypt

At least 11 protesters killed as Muslim Brotherhood supporters and security forces clash in Egypt.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/3/2014, 9:21 PM
Morsi's Third Trial to Begin January 28

Morsi's Third Trial to Begin January 28

Morsi's trial on charges of organizing prison breaks with Hamas and Hezbollah to start January 28, says Egyptian judge.Elad Benari, 1/3/2014, 6:13 AM
Egypt Probes Company Over Alleged 'Terror Ad'

Egypt Probes Company Over Alleged 'Terror Ad'

Egyptian prosecutors probing Vodafone over claims its advertisement contains coded messages calling for terrorist attacks.Elad Benari, 1/3/2014, 5:12 AM
Egypt: 2 Killed in Clashes in Alexandria

Egypt: 2 Killed in Clashes in Alexandria

Two killed in violent clashes between pro-Islamist protesters and police in Egypt's coastal city of Alexandria.Elad Benari, 1/2/2014, 3:16 AM
Egypt: Tear Gas Fired at Pro-Brotherhood Protest

Egypt: Tear Gas Fired at Pro-Brotherhood Protest

300 students block road near Defense Ministry; Egyptian army responds with anti-rioting measures.Tova Dvorin, 1/1/2014, 5:31 PM
Egypt Seizes Assets of 500 Brotherhood Leaders

Egypt Seizes Assets of 500 Brotherhood Leaders

The assets of more than 500 leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood confiscated as crackdown on the movement continues.Elad Benari, 1/1/2014, 5:42 AM
Egypt's President: Elections Within 7 Months

Egypt's President: Elections Within 7 Months

Egypt's interim president, Adly Mansour, says the government is committed to holding elections within seven months.Elad Benari, 12/30/2013, 5:13 AM
Student Killed, 101 Arrested in Egypt Clashes

Student Killed, 101 Arrested in Egypt Clashes

Egypt continues its crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood which was designated as a terrorist organization.Elad Benari, 12/29/2013, 6:14 AM
PLO to Hamas: Cut Ties with Muslim Brotherhood

PLO to Hamas: Cut Ties with Muslim Brotherhood

Leaders in the PLO say Hamas should dissociate itself from the Muslim Brotherhood and confirm loyalty to "Palestine."Elad Benari, 12/29/2013, 4:05 AM
Egypt: 3 Dead in Clashes Across Egypt

Egypt: 3 Dead in Clashes Across Egypt

At least three dead and 265 pro-Muslim Brotherhood protesters arrested after country-wide demonstrations in Egypt.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/27/2013, 10:21 PM
Washington: Egypt Going 'Way Too Far'

Washington: Egypt Going 'Way Too Far'

U.S. official: Egypt’s latest crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood is a bit too much but we won’t take action.Elad Benari, 12/27/2013, 5:44 AM
Egypt: One Dead in Cairo Clashes

Egypt: One Dead in Cairo Clashes

One person killed in Cairo, as authorities arrest dozens of Muslim Brotherhood members on terrorism charges.Elad Benari, 12/27/2013, 3:14 AM
Egypt’s Defense Minister Vows to Fight Terrorism

Egypt’s Defense Minister Vows to Fight Terrorism

As terror attacks continue, General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi vows to fight terrorism and stabilize the deeply divided country.Elad Benari, 12/27/2013, 1:15 AM
Muslim Brotherhood Blasts Terror Group Designation

Muslim Brotherhood Blasts Terror Group Designation

Senior Muslim Brotherhood leader says government's decision to blacklist the group is "illegitimate."Elad Benari, 12/26/2013, 5:44 AM
Salafist Organization Claims Deadly Egypt Attack

Salafist Organization Claims Deadly Egypt Attack

A Salafist organization claims responsibility for a deadly attack in Mansoura that killed 14 people and wounded more than 100 others.Elad Benari, 12/25/2013, 5:16 AM
Morsi's PM Arrested While Trying to Flee

Morsi's PM Arrested While Trying to Flee

Egyptian police arrest Hisham Qandil, former prime minister who served Morsi, as he tries to flee to Sudan.Elad Benari, 12/25/2013, 4:16 AM
Egyptian PM: Mansoura Attack an 'Act of Terrorism'

Egyptian PM: Mansoura Attack an 'Act of Terrorism'

Egypt's interim PM says Mansoura attack is an act of terrorism, won't confirm he has fingered the Muslim Brotherhood for it.Elad Benari, 12/24/2013, 4:45 AM
At Least 14 Dead in Egypt Explosion

At Least 14 Dead in Egypt Explosion

At least 14 people dead and 100 wounded in huge explosion at the Daqahliya security directorate in Mansoura, Egypt.Elad Benari, 12/24/2013, 3:15 AM
Egypt: 3 Anti-Mubarak Activists Given Prison Terms

Egypt: 3 Anti-Mubarak Activists Given Prison Terms

Egyptian court gives jail sentences to three activists who spearheaded the 2011 uprising.Elad Benari, 12/23/2013, 5:15 AM
Egypt: Third Trial Announced for Deposed Morsi

Egypt: Third Trial Announced for Deposed Morsi

Morsi along with members of Hamas and Hezbollah to be tried for a prison break and the murder of officers during the 2011 uprising.Elad Benari, 12/22/2013, 6:15 AM
Video: Water Hurled as Egyptian Debate Turns Ugly

Video: Water Hurled as Egyptian Debate Turns Ugly

A televised debate on the political situation in Egypt turns ugly, as participants throw water at one another.Elad Benari, 12/17/2013, 6:12 AM
Morsi Supporters to Boycott Referendum

Morsi Supporters to Boycott Referendum

The Islamist supporters of deposed Egyptian president announce they will boycott a referendum on a new constitution next month.Elad Benari, 12/17/2013, 4:12 AM
Muslim Brotherhood Leader Appears in Court

Muslim Brotherhood Leader Appears in Court

Mohammed Badie says his movement perpetrated no violence as he appears in court for the first time since his arrest.Elad Benari, 12/10/2013, 6:43 AM
Egypt Acquits 155 Protesters Arrested in October

Egypt Acquits 155 Protesters Arrested in October

Egyptian court acquits 155 people arrested during clashes in the capital between Muslim Brotherhood protesters and police.Elad Benari, 12/9/2013, 4:46 AM
Car Bomb Defused Near Egypt's Capital

Car Bomb Defused Near Egypt's Capital

Egyptian forces defuse a bomb placed in a car and primed to explode on a roadside near the capital Cairo.Elad Benari, 12/3/2013, 3:45 AM
Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood Opposes New Constitution

Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood Opposes New Constitution

Angry Muslim Brotherhood protesters dispersed by police in the capital - but some secular groups also voice concern.Ari Soffer and Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/2/2013, 5:27 PM
Egypt’s New Draft Constitution Approved

Egypt’s New Draft Constitution Approved

Egypt’s new draft constitution approved for a referendum. Elections to follow in mid-2014.Elad Benari, 12/2/2013, 4:45 AM
Hagel Concerned Over New Egypt Protest Law

Hagel Concerned Over New Egypt Protest Law

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel phones his Egyptian counterpart, voices concerns about new law that curbs protests.Elad Benari, 12/1/2013, 6:14 AM
Leading Anti-Mubarak Activist Arrested in Egypt

Leading Anti-Mubarak Activist Arrested in Egypt

Egyptian police arrest an activist who was active in the 2011 uprising against former President Hosni Mubarak.Elad Benari, 11/29/2013, 4:12 AM
Female Morsi Supporters Given Prison Sentence

Female Morsi Supporters Given Prison Sentence

Court in Egypt sentences 21 female supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi to 11 years in prison.Elad Benari, 11/28/2013, 6:15 AM