Egypt Headlines

Italian student showed signs of electrocution - Egypt forensic source


CAIRO Egypt's forensics authority handed over to the prosecutor general's office on Saturday its final autopsy report on the Italian student who was tortured and found dead in Cairo last week.

World, Italy, Egypt 12:41pm EST

Fri, Feb 12 2016

Thousands of Egyptian doctors protest over alleged police brutality


CAIRO Thousands of Egyptian doctors demonstrated in Cairo on Friday in a rare protest at what rights groups call police impunity after two doctors were alleged to have been assaulted in a hospital in the city last month.

World, Egypt 12 Feb 2016

Student tortured and killed in Egypt given funeral at home in Italy


ROME An Italian student who was tortured and found dead in Egypt last week was given a funeral in his hometown on Friday and Italy's prime minister once again insisted that those responsible be caught and punished.

World, Italy, Egypt 12 Feb 2016

Tue, Feb 9 2016

Libya must lead anti-Islamic State effort: Egypt's foreign minister


WASHINGTON Libya needs to form a unified government before the United States and European allies opt for any military intervention against thousands of Islamic State fighters in the chaotic North African country, Egypt's foreign minister said on Tuesday.

World, Egypt, Libya, Africa 09 Feb 2016

Egyptian policeman who killed man in custody jailed for eight years

ISMAILIA, Egypt A police officer in Egypt's eastern city of Ismailia has been sentenced to eight years in jail for beating a man to death in custody and falsifying police records, judicial sources said on Tuesday.

World, Egypt 09 Feb 2016

Mon, Feb 8 2016

Italy demands justice for slain student, Egypt rejects accusations


ROME/CAIRO Italy demanded on Monday that Egypt catch and punish those responsible for the death of a student found tortured by a roadside in Cairo, and the Egyptian government dismissed suggestions its security services could have been involved.

World, Italy, Egypt 08 Feb 2016

Egypt rejects media accusations security forces behind killing of Italian student

CAIRO Egyptian Interior Minister Magdi Abdel Ghaffar said on Monday he rejected media accusations that security forces were behind the killing of an Italian student who was found dead on a Cairo roadside with signs of torture on his body.

World, Egypt 08 Feb 2016

Sun, Feb 7 2016

Egyptian police shoot four suspected militants in raid near Cairo

CAIRO Egyptian police shot dead four suspected Islamist militants inside a house a few miles from central Cairo, the interior ministry said on Sunday, the third such incident in as many weeks.

World, Egypt 07 Feb 2016

Sat, Feb 6 2016

Dozens mourn slain Italian student at Cairo embassy


CAIRO Dozens of people gathered at the Italian embassy in Cairo on Saturday to mourn the Italian student Giulio Regeni, whose body was found half naked at a roadside with what a senior Egyptian prosecutor has said were cigarette burns and other signs of torture.

World, Egypt, Italy 06 Feb 2016

Fri, Feb 5 2016

Italian student killed in Egypt criticized Cairo govt. in articles


ROME An Italian student found dead by a roadside in Cairo with cigarette burns and other signs of torture on his body had written articles critical of the Egyptian government, according to the Italian newspaper that published them.

World, Italy, Egypt 05 Feb 2016