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Egypt Court orders Release of Hosni Mubarak’s sons

A court has ordered the release of the two sons of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, taking into account they have completed their three-year...

Metito Awarded USD $25m Thermal Power Plant Project in Suez, Egypt

CAIRO, Egypt, December 14, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Metito (, the leader and provider of choice for total intelligent water management solutions in...
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Egypt court jails anti-Mubarak activists for 3 years

An Egyptian court on Sunday sentenced three activists who spearheaded the 2011 uprising against Hosni Mubarak to three years in jail for organising an unlicensed protest, judicial sources said. It was the first such verdict against non-Islamist protesters…
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In bomb-hit city, Egyptians vent anger at Brotherhood

Angry Egyptians standing on piles of debris and shattered glass pointed the finger of blame at the Muslim Brotherhood after a car bomb ripped through Mansoura's police headquarters on Tuesday. "The people want the execution of the Muslim Brotherhood…
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Egypt summons Qatar envoy amid row over Brotherhood

Egypt's foreign ministry said it summoned Qatar's ambassador on Saturday in protest at Doha's criticism of the military-installed government's crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood. Relations between the two countries have deteriorated following the Egyptian…

The Federal Council extends the freezing of assets of several individuals from Tunisia and...

BERN, Switzerland, December 18, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Federal Council decided during today's session to extend by three years the freezing of...
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Egypt’s Sisi ditches army fatigues, quits as defence minister

Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi ditched his military fatigues on Thursday and resigned as Egypt's defence minister, a day after announcing he would run for president. Sisi turned up in civilian clothes at the weekly cabinet meeting to submit his…
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Egypt to try the brother of Qaeda chief Zawahiri brother

The brother of Al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri will stand trial in Egypt along with 67 others on charges of forming a "terrorist group", state media reported on Sunday. Mohamed al-Zawahiri was arrested last August for supporting Islamist president…
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Egypt NGO says office raided by police

Egyptian police raided the offices of an NGO affiliated with a leftist former presidential candidate, arresting three employees and confiscating computers, the group's director said Thursday. The Egyptian Centre for Economic and Social Rights, founded…
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Egypt court bails prominent leftwing activist

An Egyptian court released a leading leftwing activist on trial for joining an unsanctioned and violent protest on bail Sunday, as the army-installed regime seeks to quell political unrest. Alaa Abdel Fattah and 24 others are accused of taking part…