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Egyptian court acquits 40 NGO workers whose case strained ties with U.S.

Dec 20 2018

CAIRO Forty NGO workers, including at least 15 Americans, were cleared on Thursday by an Egyptian court in a case concerning the work of groups promoting democracy in the country.

Egypt sentences 75 to death, hundreds to jail over 2013 sit-in

Sep 08 2018

CAIRO An Egyptian court sentenced 75 people to death on Saturday including prominent Islamist leaders Essam al-Erian and Mohamed Beltagi over a 2013 sit-in which ended with security forces killing hundreds of protesters.

Egyptian court hands fresh life sentence to Muslim Brotherhood leader

Sep 28 2017

CAIRO An Egyptian court sentenced top Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie to another life term in prison on Thursday in the latest example of a crackdown against Islamists since the army overthrew President Mohamed Mursi.

Egyptian court sentences 20 to death for killing policemen

Jul 02 2017

CAIRO An Egyptian court on Sunday upheld the death penalty for 20 men charged with killing policemen in the violence that followed the military's ousting of an Islamist president in 2013, while changing the sentence for many others to hefty prison terms.

Egyptian court recommends death penalty for 30 over assassination of prosecutor

Jun 17 2017

CAIRO A Cairo criminal court on Saturday recommended the death penalty for 30 people convicted of involvement in the 2015 assassination of Egypt's top prosecutor, the most senior state official killed by militants in recent years.

In final ruling, Egypt court finds Mubarak innocent in killing of protesters

Mar 02 2017

CAIRO Egypt's top appeals court found former president Hosni Mubarak innocent on Thursday of involvement in the killing of protesters during the 2011 uprising that ended his 30-year rule, the final ruling in a landmark case.

In final ruling, Egypt court rejects transfer of Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia

Jan 16 2017

CAIRO An Egyptian court rejected on Monday a government plan to transfer two uninhabited Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, in a final ruling that prompted cheers in the courtroom but could deepen tensions with the country's erstwhile financial backer.

Egyptian court annuls deal to hand over two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia

Jun 21 2016

CAIRO An Egyptian court on Tuesday annulled a maritime border accord with Saudi Arabia that would have seen Egypt lose control of two Red Sea islands, in a setback for President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.

Egypt prosecutor seeks data from France, Greece on crashed plane

May 23 2016

CAIRO Egypt's public prosecutor formally requested data on the crashed EgyptAir plane from France and Greece on Monday, as the victims' remains began arriving at a Cairo morgue ready for DNA testing.

Egypt prosecutor seeks data from France, Greece on crashed plane

May 23 2016

CAIRO Egypt's public prosecutor formally requested data on the crashed EgyptAir plane from France and Greece on Monday, as the victims' remains began arriving at a Cairo morgue ready for DNA testing.

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