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The Supreme State Prosecution (SSP) on Tuesday opened investigation into the sectarian violence that erupted in Imbaba neighborhood on Saturday, killing 12 people and wounding 242 others. The SSP is taking over the investigation from the Military...
A decision as to the fate of 23 suspects who remain in detention in connection with the recent Omraniya church riots has been postponed until Thursday by the South Giza Prosecution, who said the reason for the delay was procedural.  The...
Prosecutors on Wednesday charged former MP Mostafa Bakry, Chief Editor of Al-Osbou weekly magazine, of defaming Minister of Military Production Sayed Meshaal in a television talk show. Bakry, who was released pending investigation, said he spoke...
Security authorities Wednesday morning imposed a curfew on the village of Rouda, located in Minya Governorate, after election-related violence claimed the life of one local. Clashes erupted in the area on Tuesday night after election results showed...
Security authorities refused on Saturday a request from the Egyptian Coptic Church to release protesters arrested during Wednesday's confrontations with security forces. Hundreds of Copts clashed with security in Omraniya over halted...
Scores of Egyptian Coptic Christians staged demonstrations on Tuesday outside the Church of the Virgin Marry in Omraneya, Giza, to protest a decision by the local council to halt construction of additions currently being made to the church. After...
Egyptian business tycoon Naguib Sawiris on Sunday said that, after nearly 35 years of wheeling and dealing, he planned to turn his attention to charity work. Instead of putting in his usual long hours making business deals, he said, he intended to...
Egyptian Attorney-General Abdel Mageed Mahmoud on Saturday ordered the release of 14 Tunisian Esperance fans accused of assault on security officers last Sunday following the Esperance loss to Ahly in Cairo. The fans will be deported back to Tunisia...
Scores of nurses from al-Shatby hospital in Alexandria staged a protest against "Zahra wa Azwajha el-Khamsa" (Zahra and Her Five Husbands), a Ramadan TV series which, they say, presents a reprehensible image of nurses. The series stars...
The lawyer for Saudi royal Allal al-Fassi on Tuesday told prosecutors that his client is unable to testify in investigations relating to the death of his sister, Princess Hind al-Fassi, as he has been "kidnapped" by unknown persons who...