Egypt Headlines

Egyptian court jails 119 Mursi supporters

CAIRO - An Egyptian court sentenced 119 supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood of former president Mohamed Mursi to three years each in prison on Wednesday in connection with protests last October against his overthrow, judicial sources said.

World, Egypt 9:49am EDT

Egyptian court jails 119 Mursi supporters

CAIRO - An Egyptian court sentenced 119 supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood of former president Mohamed Mursi to three years each in prison on Wednesday in connection with protests last October against his overthrow, judicial sources said.

World, Egypt 8:29am EDT

Former Egypt finance minister released hours after arrest in France: source

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PARIS - Former Egyptian finance minister Youssef Boutros Ghali was released following his arrest in Paris on an international warrant over corruption charges from his time in Hosni Mubarak's government, a judicial source said on Wednesday.

World, Egypt 5:22am EDT

Tue, Apr 15 2014

France arrests former Egyptian finance minister on Interpol warrant

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PARIS - Former Egyptian finance minister Youssef Boutros Ghali was arrested in France this week on an international warrant over corruption charges from his time in Hosni Mubarak's government, the French foreign ministry said on Tuesday.

World, Egypt 15 Apr 2014

Mon, Apr 14 2014

Former Egyptian finance minister detained in France: report

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CAIRO - Former Egyptian finance minister Youssef Boutros Ghali was detained in Paris on Monday on an international warrant over corruption charges relating to his time in former President Hosni Mubarak's government, the state news agency reported.

World, Egypt 14 Apr 2014

Insight: Israeli gas holds promise of better ties with neighbors

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MILAN/LONDON - Israel's drive to export its new-found natural gas could help to rebuild strained ties with old regional allies Egypt and Turkey, but could deprive Europe of a precious alternative to Russian gas.

World, Russia, Turkey, Egypt, Israel 14 Apr 2014

Sun, Apr 13 2014

Egypt arrests alleged 'terrorist' who fought in Syria

CAIRO - Egypt has arrested a veteran of the Syrian civil war on suspicion of planning terrorist acts inside Egypt, the state news agency reported on Sunday.

World, Egypt, Syria 13 Apr 2014

Egypt arrests alleged 'terrorist' who fought in Syria

CAIRO - Egypt has arrested a veteran of the Syrian civil war on suspicion of planning terrorist acts inside Egypt, the state news agency reported on Sunday.

World, Egypt, Syria 13 Apr 2014

Sat, Apr 12 2014

Egyptian hardline Islamist leader jailed for one year

CAIRO - An Egyptian court sentenced a hardline Islamist former presidential hopeful to one year in prison on Saturday for insulting the court, state news agency MENA reported.

World, Egypt 12 Apr 2014

Fri, Apr 11 2014

Egypt violence kills three; group names suicide bomber

CAIRO - Two members of the Muslim Brotherhood were killed in an exchange of gunfire with Egyptian security forces in the Nile Delta on Friday, the Interior Ministry said, and the Islamist group said another of its supporters was shot dead in Alexandria.

World, Egypt 11 Apr 2014
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Key retirements mean a changing of the guard next year in U.S. Congress

Regardless what voters decide in the November elections, there will be a major changing of the guard next year in the U.S. Congress as result of a number of key retirements.