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Mahienour El-Massry, a political activist and human rights defender, is 'arrested as soon as she left the State Security Prosecutor's headquarters in Cairo'
Dozens of people join nighttime demonstrations around Tahrir Square – the epicenter of the 2011 revolution that toppled the country's long-time autocratic leader
Abdullah Morsi suffers the fatal cardiac arrest while at the wheel of his car
Egypt and China sign a security memorandum focusing on 'combating terrorism' ahead of raids in Egypt in which Uighurs are questioned by Chinese officials
Egypt's prosecutor general has ordered an investigation to determine the causes of the collision
'The Prince of Egypt' is scheduled to open in February 2020 at the Dominion Theatre in London
These are governments widely criticized for human rights violations, crackdown on dissent, and the stifling of democracy. Some are headed by leaders who bear similarities with President Rodrigo Duterte.
'Morsi was struggling on the floor in the courtroom for 20 minutes. Authorities unfortunately did not intervene to save him,' says Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
Foreign ministry spokesman Ahmed Hafez says he condemns 'in the strongest terms' Rupert Colville's call for an independent investigation into Mohamed Morsi's death
The Islamist leader is buried at a cemetery in eastern Cairo's Medinat Nasr
(UPDATED) In a strongly worded statement, Amnesty International has called on Egyptian authorities to open a probe into Mohamed Morsi's death
The attack on June 5 claimed by the Islamic State group leaves dead 8 policemen southwest of El-Arish, capital of North Sinai, and 5 militants are killed in exchanges of fire that ensued
Habib al-Adly was sentenced in April 2017 to 7 years in prison for embezzling about $122 million
African leaders at an emergency summit in Cairo agree on 'the need for more time' for Sudanese authorities and political actors 'to implement peaceful, organized and democratic transition measures'
(UPDATED) 'The principle of African solutions to African problems is the only way to deal with common challenges facing us,' Egypt's Abdel Fattah al-Sisi says in his opening remarks
Despite protests from human rights groups, the 3-day plebiscite is expected to approve sweeping constitutional changes that will extend President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's rule until at least 2024
(UPDATED) 'The president's current term shall expire at the end of 6 years from the date of his election as president in 2018,' state media reports
Human Rights Watch says those deported are now 'at serious risk of torture and ill-treatment in Egypt' and 'could face severe torture and unfair trials'
There is no immediate comment from the Israeli side on the potential agreement
The prime minister says Israel is prepared for a widespread military campaign in Gaza as tensions simmered following the latest flare-up – but only after all other options were exhausted
The photographer, widely known as Shawkan, faces 5 years of strict supervision and will be required to spend every night sleeping at his local police station, but he vows to resume his work
it is the first permission granted for the Muslim umrah pilgrimage since the start of Egyptian military operations in northern Sinai in 2014
After the accident, the cabinet announces that Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli has accepted the resignation of Transport Minister Hisham Arafat
'I will never talk to someone like him,' says Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
The key amendment endorsed Wednesday calls for extending the president's term in office from 4 years to 6, parliament says on its website
An archaeologist says 12 children and 6 animals were among the mummies, while the rest were adult men and women
The university says hugging between unmarried men and women violates 'the values and principles of society'
A group of 5, which included family members, arrives in the capital two days after a blast hit a tour bus killing 3 Vietnamese holidaymakers and an Egyptian guide
Egyptians working at the world-famous tourist site are concerned the bombing's aftermath may affect their livelihoods
The suspects are killed in separate raids in the Giza governorate – the scene of a deadly bombing on Friday – and in the restive Sinai Peninsula, the interior ministry says
'It belongs to a high official priest... (and) is more than 4,400 years old,' says Egypt's antiquities minister
'The terrible global assault on journalists that has intensified in the past few years shows no sign of abating,' says Committee to Protect Journalists Executive Director Joel Simon
Human Rights Watch calls on Egyptian authorities to 'immediately reveal all the detainees' whereabouts, release all of those arrested solely for exercising their rights, and bring any others swiftly before a judge to review their detention'
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the military have yet to comment on the announcement
Since December 2016, jihadist attacks in Egypt have left more than 100 Christians dead
Amnesty International denounces the 'disgraceful' verdict against Amal Fathi who, it says, is sentenced 'simply for her courage to speak out against sexual harassment'
However, Shawkan should be able to walk free after already having spent 5 years in jail
The music legend is holding a concert to celebrate his new album 'Egypt Station'
No one was wounded in the explosion and no significant damage was caused, security and judicial sources say, without specifying the type of device involved
The law allows the Egyptian government to suspend or block any personal account which 'publishes or broadcasts fake news or anything (information) inciting violating the law, violence or hatred'
Eid al-Adha, or the festival of sacrifice, is marked by Muslims sacrificing animals according to religious traditions at the end of the hajj annual pilgrimage
The new legislation allows authorities, through a judge, to order the blocking of websites that 'constitute a threat' to Egypt's national security or economy
The deadly exchange of fire takes place after the authorities received information that 'terrorist elements' were hiding in the area
It is the largest single case of capital punishment convictions.
Egypt, which ranks in the bottom tier of the World Press Freedom Index, is set to ratify a bill that will place social media accounts with more than 5,000 followers under a government committee
The also-ran Philippine basketball youth team salvages a win in the classification match as Kai Sotto drops a monster double-double
Paul not only sings some of the Beatles' biggest hits like 'Blackbird' and 'A Hard Day's Night,' but also his new song, 'Come On to Me'
Luis Suarez scores the winner on his 100th international appearance to send Uruguay into last 16 with host Russia
Egyptian star Salah disappoints as the Pharaohs get crushed by Russia