Security forces arrested late Monday Mahmoud Shaaban, a recently suspended preacher at al-Azhar University, accusing him of "inciting violence", a security source said.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi has kicked off his first European tour with a visit to Pope Francis at the Vatican.
When the United Arab Emirates released a blacklist of “terrorist groups” this month, many prominent Western charities were shocked to find themselves cited alongside Al-Qaeda and the Islamic State group.
While Egypt's secular political forces are stepping up efforts to contest the country's coming parliamentary polls as one bloc capable of winning a majority, they are also doing their best to eliminate a major rival from their way: the ultraconservative Salafist Nour Party.
Egyptian church representatives will convene on Monday at the Coptic Cathedral in Abbassiya to draft its notes on the personal status law, which currently does not allow Egypt's Coptic Christians to legally divorce and remarry.
A military court of appeals turned down on Monday a challenge filed by Jamaa Islamiya leader Safwat Abdel Ghani and four others against their prison sentence, therefore upholding the sentence.
The armed forces killed on Sunday 11 "terrorists" during raids in the Sinai Peninsula, its spokesman said on Monday.
Egypt’s banned Muslim Brotherhood welcomed on Sunday a call for protests scheduled for Friday, November 28 under the banner of “imposing Egypt’s Islamic identity”.
An Egyptian military court upheld Monday a one-year prison sentence against five members of the pro-Muslim Brotherhood National Alliance of Supporting Legitimacy (NASL) over charges of illegal infiltration into Sudan, according to a statement by Gamaa Islamiyya‘s political arm, Building and Development Party.
The Muslim Brotherhood has announced its support for protests this Friday called by the Salafist Front in order to preserve Egypt's "Islamic identity."
Muslim Brotherhood figure Mohamed Ali Bishr, the latest prominent figure to be arrested from the Islamist group, has been officially accused of collaborating with the United States and Norway.
Egypt's banned Muslim Brotherhood welcomed on Sunday a call for protests scheduled for Friday, November 28 under the banner of "imposing Egypt's Islamic identity".
The interior ministry announced on Sunday that a charred body found at a bombing site in Al-Wasta town in Beni Suef governorate a day earlier was that of a Muslim Brotherhood member.
A man who died in car explosion on the railway tracks of the Fayoum-Beni Suef line on Saturday night is a Muslim Brotherhood local group leader Mohamed Abdul Moneim, claimed the Ministry of the Interior in a Sunday statement.
A three-day conference to tackle religious violence and address the plight of minorities in the Middle East began on Tuesday morning at the King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz International Center for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue in Vienna, with the participation of over 100 religious figures, policymakers and diplomats from the Middle East and beyond
The last remaining senior leader of the Muslim Brotherhood who was not in prison was arrested on Thursday by the Egyptian police, closing off the government’s main channel of communication with the group.
Eleven members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood were referred on Thursday to military prosecutors for questioning over accusations of rioting and planting a bomb in a court.
Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Diocese extended thanks on Wednesday to the Holy Synod and priests of the Coptic Orthodox Church over hard work during the past two years.
At least 10 people were killed and three others injured after a mortar round hit their house in Northern Sinai’s city of Rafah, security sources told Youm7 Wednesday.
Cairo Criminal Court postponed the Muslim Brotherhood’s “Espionage” trial to 26 November to listen to the defence for Supreme Guide Mohamed Badie and former Speaker of Parliament Saad Al-Katatni.
A student protest group opposed to the Egyptian government has vowed a surprise during protests planned on Thursday as demonstrations condemning the ouster of former president Mohamed Morsy by the current regime continue at universities across the republic.