International rights watchdog Human Rights Watch (HRW) accused the Egyptian authorities of carrying out an unfair trial against former Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, in a statement it published on Sunday.
Is there hope? Here we are just a few weeks following the celebration of our Lord’s glorious resurrection, and we are struggling. The media is still reporting genocide. Christians from different countries are being beheaded, raped, and thrown overboard for their conviction to their faith. We are saddened, and they are dying. Various Christian leaders are heralding that we have reached the end times. The future of Christianity seems so very bleak.
Some 17 alleged takfiris (hard-line Islamists) were killed in an attack by a military plane against militants on the desert road south of Sheikh Zuwayed, North Sinai, Youm7 reported Sunday.
Four people were killed in an explosion on Saturday at a makeshift farm building in Beni Suef governorate in Egypt in what police said was a bomb-making operation gone wrong.
Islamist rebels in Syria have taken over the key north-western town of Jisr al-Shughur, activists say.
It was the last major town under government control in Idlib province. Correspondents say it may give rebels a route to the ruling elite's heartland.
Pope Tawadros II and a number of church leaders have participated in an Armenian genocide centenary conference held in the capital Yerevan entitled “Remember and Demand”.
Yasser Borhamy, vice president of the Salafi Dawah, addressed a YouTube video circulating online of an Egyptian woman verbally attacking the mufti at the Egyptian embassy in the Netherlands, calling it an act of insolence.
Cairo governor Galal Saeed attended the restoration of the Mar Girgis Monastery ceremony in Old Cairo Thursday, acting for President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, Youm7 reported.
A shell hit a house in North Sinai's Sheikh Zuweid city, leaving one dead and four injured, the state news agency MENA said.
Tens of thousands of Ethiopians marched through the capital Wednesday in a government-organised rally condemning the murder of a group of Ethiopian Christians by Islamic State (IS) militants in Libya.
A total of 174 Muslim Brotherhood detainees were ordered released Wednesday by Attorney-General Hisham Barakat due to their medical conditions, Youm7 reported.
Minya Criminal Court sentenced in absentia 22 Muslim Brotherhood members to 15 years of imprisonment on Wednesday.
Egypt's former ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi was given 15 days of detention on Tuesday over new charges related to a massive sit-in held by his supporters after his ouster in 2013, just hours after being slapped with 20 years in prison in another case.
One of Egypt's wealthiest businessmen, Naguib Sawiris, testified for the defense on Wednesday at the retrial of two Al-Jazeera television journalists, possibly boosting their standing in a case criticized from abroad.
With former Islamist president Mohamed Morsi receiving the first prison sentence since his ouster after the mass 30 June protests, Islamist entities, including the Muslim Brotherhoods continue their support.
A Cairo court sentenced former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi to 20 years of maximum security prison for charges of show of force and detention associated with physical torture during deadly protests in 2012, on Tuesday.
An estimated 150 persons gathered in Giza Tuesday afternoon to protest the morning ruling that sentenced former president Mohamed Morsi to 20 years in prison, Youm7 reported.
Younger members of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt are taking up leadership roles as the movement renews itself despite the widespread jailing of its members, a senior Brotherhood figure told Reuters in Istanbul on Tuesday.
Dokki Misdemeanor Court sentenced, on Tuesday, the Salafi preacher, Mohamed Abdel Maksoud to 3 years in jail, in the lawsuit submitted against him by lawyer Samir Sabry accusing him of inciting violence.
Egypt's Coptic Pope Tawadros II said that his visit to Armenia aims to commemorate the victims of the Armenian genocide at the hands of the Ottoman empire, denying any political connection between his trip and the diplomatic rift between Egypt and Turkey
An Egyptian court sentenced 22 members of the Muslim Brotherhood to death on Monday over an attack on a police station in a district outside Cairo in 2013, judicial sources said.