The detained activists had recently met to discuss plans to run for next year’s parliamentary elections as an opposition coalition.Full Story
Egypt's former President Mohamed Morsi died after fainting during a court hearing.Full Story
Iran "categorically rejects the U.S. unfounded claim with regard to 13 June oil tanker incidents," the foreign minister said.
The Washington-led "peace plan" envisages an expansion of Gaza into parts of northern Sinai, under Egyptian control.
Egyptian court ordered the release of Al-Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein, who was detained in 2013.
"Egypt has eliminated the opposition; it's an environment of repression and fear," said Mohamad Elmasry, professor at the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies.
Amendments risk undermining the Judiciary's independence and extending the military's powers.
Egypt’s parliament approved amendments that can keep President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in office till 2030 and increase his control of other state apparatus.
Egypt released award-winning photojournalist Mahmoud Abu Zeid who was imprisoned since 2013 for covering army crackdown on protesters.
The highest Muslim cleric from Egypt said that polygamy is an injustice to women and urged people to follow the Quran if they want to justly follow the practice.
Man staging a one-person protest against Egypt's president was detained by police in Tahrir Square, creating an uproar in the country.