With the aim of countering radical ideologies, "terrorism" and “Islamic State” (IS) propaganda, Egypt's Islamic scholars have set out on several tours around Europe to "modify the image of Islam".
Thirty Egyptian tribes based in Sinai said on Sunday they would confront militant groups including an Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) affiliate that has killed hundreds of soldiers and police, in a boost to Egypt’s efforts to improve security.
Two years after their meeting in Rome, Pope Francis has sent a message to Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria, the head of the Coptic Orthodox Church.
The Egyptian authorities have seized assets of former national football star Mohamed Aboutrika, amid allegations that he helped fund banned Islamist movement the Muslim Brotherhood.
Teenagers poke fun at just about everything, but in Egypt a joke has the potential of ruining lives. Arrested last month were four teenagers and their teacher who were caught on tape making fun of ISIS, but was construed as an insult to Islam.
Two Muslim Brotherhood members were killed in the explosion of two IEDs on Sunday, as they were carring the devices on a motorcycle, in order to plant them near a police checkpoint on Fayoum-al-Azab road, according to investigations.
Judge Moataz Khafagy, currently presidig over a major trial involving top Muslim Brotherhood leaders, has survived a bomb attack outside of his residence in Helwan, south Cairo.
The state-run committee, tasked with appraising and freezing the funds of the Muslim Brotherhood (MB), has seized the Egyptian footballer Mohamed Abu Treika’s share in a company over affiliation with the MB organization, judicial source told Youm7 Friday.
Thirty Egyptian tribes based in Sinai said on Sunday they would confront militant groups including an Islamic State affiliate that has killed hundreds of soldiers and police, in a possible boost to Egypt's efforts to improve security.
A woman was injured when unidentified assailants fired at her in central Sinai, while three suspected militants were killed in a security campaign in the north of Sinai, on Sunday.
The trial of former president Mohamed Morsi over charges of spying for Qatar was postponed in a Thursday hearing to May 13, where the case’s exhibits will be unsealed.
Dentistry student Asmaa Hamdy’s appeal to halt a five-year prison sentence against her was rejected on Wednesday, said ‘Freedom for the Brave’, which is an initiative that provides support for detainees.
Egypt's border security forces chased and killed early Thursday three suspected militants in a crossfire in North Sinai's Rafah, the armed forces spokesman said.
Security services have seized five tons of explosives in a house in a desert area in Beheira on Thursday morning.
Two conscripts were killed in a missile attack on their security camp in Rafah, North Sinai, early Thursday, Youm7 reported.
Salafi leader Hazem Salah Abu Ismail’s sentence of one year in prison for insulting the police was canceled Wednesday by the same judges who handed down the initial ruling.
Al Shebaab Islamist militants shot dead a government official in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Wednesday, police and a spokesman for the group said.
The Egyptian military Wednesday shot dead three Palestinian gunmen who infiltrated through a smuggling tunnel in the Sinai town of Rafah on the border with Gaza, security officials said.
Egypt on Tuesday called for blocking TV channels and websites that incite extremism at a Cairo meeting on combating the ideology of the Islamic State (IS), a militant group that controls large swathes of Iraq and Syria.
Egypt’s Evangelical Synod decided to postpone ordination of women to the priesthood until the 126th session of the Synod next year, Youm7 reported Tuesday
Security forces in Northern Sinai arrested 17 suspects and destroyed 24 “terrorist” hotbeds in different parts of Sheikh Zuwayed, Rafah and Eastern Arish, Youm 7 reported Tuesday, quoting a statement issued by a security source.