Samer Al Atrush

State of emergency in Egypt after Islamic State church bombings kill 44

The attacks in the Nile Delta cities of Tanta and Alexandria followed a Cairo church bombing in December.

Fury after Isis beheads 21 Egyptian Christians

Egypt is enraged after footage showed 21 handcuffed hostages in orange jumpsuits being beheaded by black-suited captors on a beach.

Egyptians vote for new constitution in controversial referendum

A coalition has called for a boycott of Egypt's vote for a new constitution, which some see as an "indictor" of the army chief's presidential bid.

Mubarak’s freedom adds volatility to Egypt’s political turmoil

Ex-president Hosni Mubarak's release has added new elements to Egypt's political turbulence as members of the Muslim Brotherhood are rounded up.

Egypt’s military pledges ‘forceful’ response to violence

Egypt's hardline military leader has warned against further protests in the country as the EU prepares to hold talks on the crisis.

Egypt: More than 70 dead in clashes at Morsi rallies

At least 74 supporters of Egypt's ousted Islamist president have been shot dead during clashes with security forces, officials said.

Egypt: Protesters demand Morsi’s reinstatement

Tens of thousands of Islamists poured onto Egypt's streets demanding ousted president Mohamed Morsi be put back in power.

Egypt’s prime minister edges closer to forming cabinet

Egypt's new prime minister has gotten closer to forming a cabinet as supporters of Mohamed Morsi vow to keep fighting for his reinstatement.

Egypt’s Morsi swears in nine new ministers

President Mohamed Morsi has sworn in new ministers after a Cabinet reshuffle, in a move that falls short of opposition demands.

Egypt: Controversial charter passed in referendum, say Islamists

A majority of Egyptians have backed a controversial charter in a two-round referendum. This according to ruling Islamists and official media.

Egypt sends more troops to control Sinai militants

Egypt's army has massed troops and carried out arrests to quell deadly militants in the Sinai Peninsula close to the borders with Gaza and Israel.

Egypt on edge as election results delayed

Egypt is braced for a showdown between the military and the Muslim Brotherhood as the electoral commission delayed announcing the election winner.

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