An Egyptian prosecutor says ousted President Hosni Mubarak and his family paid back 18 million Egyptian pounds ($3 million) for gifts they received from a state newspaper while he was still in office. The gifts — including watches, bags and jewelry, were a traditional
An appeals court on Sunday overturned Hosni Mubarak’s life sentence and ordered a retrial of the ousted Egyptian president for failing to prevent the killing of hundreds of protesters during the uprising that toppled his regime.
The U.S. decision to send Egypt 20 Lockheed Martin F-16 fighter jets as the new Islamic president in Cairo is making dictatorial moves will fuel growing criticism in the United States and Europe of arming regimes that shun democracy.
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy is pushing forward with talks Saturday in an attempt to end a political crisis that threatens Egypt’s stability despite calls by the opposition to boycott the meeting.
Egypt’s stock market plunged on Sunday in its first day open since Islamist President Mohammed Morsi’s seizure of new powers set off street violence and a political crisis, unravelling efforts to restore stability after last year’s revolution.
Leading democracy advocate Mohammed ElBaradei says dialogue with Egypt’s Islamist president is not possible until he rescinds his decrees giving himself near absolute powers. Speaking to a handful of journalists, including The Associated Press, ElBaradei says he is hoping for a “smooth transition
Youths clashed with police in Cairo on Saturday as protests at new powers assumed by President Mohamed Mursi stretched into a second day, confronting Egypt with a crisis that has exposed the split
The Egyptian authorities will detain former presidential candidate Ahmed Shafik for questioning over an alleged corruption case if he returns from abroad, a judge has said. Shafik, ousted President Hosni Mubarak’s last prime minister, has been placed on a watch list at border points
It would seem that Mohamed Morsy is on a roll. Less than a week after sacking several major security chiefs, the first elected President in Egypt’s history has moved on to tackle the big guns. On Sunday, Morsy fired Field Marshal
President Mohamed Morsi of Egypt forced the retirement on Sunday of his powerful defense minister, the army chief of staff and several senior generals, in a stunning purge that seemed for the moment to reclaim for civilian leaders much of the political power the Egyptian military had seized since the fall of Hosni Mubarak last […]