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
Egypt is in a must-win situation after losing its opening game to Uruguay
Jose Gimenez scores last-gasp goal as Uruguay kicks off its FIFA World Cup 2018 bid with a dramatic win
From Spain's sudden sacking of its coach to Egypt star Salah's doubtful return, here are some moments to look out for in the global football showpiece
US President Donald Trump's handshake with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore marks a historic moment
The Liverpool star is expected to miss Egypt's opening World Cup match against Uruguay due to a shoulder injury
Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will have two major challenges to tackle in his second term: security and economic recovery
Likely sidelined for 3 weeks, the Egyptian star is expected to miss the opening match
Qatar's Government Communications Office says it is trying to 'protect the safety of consumers,' amid the Gulf diplomatic crisis
A lower court's 2013 order – blocking YouTube after it carried the controversial film 'Innocence of Muslims' – is upheld
Egypt president Sisi says the decision to keep the crossing open was taken 'to alleviate the suffering' of residents in the Palestinian enclave
'I hope that this message reaches our Palestinian brothers that self-expression and protest over this decision does not lead them to measures that could lead to more victims,' Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi says
Amnesty's investigation 'reveals that prisoners detained on politically motivated charges are being held in prolonged and indefinite solitary confinement in Egypt – at times for several years – which in and of itself amounts to torture'
The military says it was able to 'foil a large terrorist operation'
The head of Egypt's election authority Lasheen Ibrahim says turnout was 41.05% of the almost 60 million registered voters
The 6 jihadists are killed in an exchange of fire as the army launched a raid against a 'very dangerous terrorist cell'
Two million spoil their ballot papers, inserting the names of candidates who were not among the only two approved
Neymar revolutionizes the transfer market after Salah went to Liverpool
(UPDATED) 4 others are injured in the attack that targeted the convoy of the city's security chief
Mohammed Salah had a 1-0 lead until Ronaldo bested him during stoppage time
Prince Mohammed bin Salman will visit Egypt on Sunday before his trip to the United Kingdom. He will visit the United States later in March.
The collision between the freight train and the passenger train takes place in Behaira province.
The security sweep comes as President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is seeking re-election in March, after a first term in office that has seen him crack down on an Islamist insurgency and other opponents
The general command of the Egyptian armed forces makes the allegations against General Sami Anan in a video posted on its official Facebook page
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Under Egypt's constitution, the 3-month state of emergency can only be renewed once, but the president can subsequently reinstate it
Nine people are injured and 40 people are arrested in the overnight clashes in Cairo's Moqattam district
(UPDATED) The gunman also wounds 5 security guards outside the church
It is the largest mass execution carried out in the North African country since six convicted jihadists were hanged in 2015
The Palestinians slam the veto as 'unacceptable' and vowed to turn to the UN General Assembly to push for a resolution condemning the decision
This comes after Vladimir Putin said last month that efforts to end the war are entering a 'new stage' as the focus shifts from military intervention to political reforms
In addition to funerary items, archaeologists find 'a mummy wrapped in linen,' the ministry says, adding, 'studies suggest the mummy could be for a top official or a powerful person'
The move comes days after Shafiq, in exile in the UAE since 2012, announced his candidacy in next year's election and then said he was being prevented from leaving the country, angering his Emirati hosts
Nabi al-Wahsh's comments during a television program provoke outrage and complaints to the state prosecutor, who decided to put him on trial. Wahsh said it was a 'national duty' to rape women wearing tight, ripped jeans.
In a televised speech the president pledges to 'respond with brutal force,' adding that 'the army and police will avenge our martyrs and return security and stability with force in the coming short period'
(7th UPDATE) Egyptian air force jets later pursue the terrorists and discover 'several vehicles used in the terrorist attack, killing those inside near the vicinity of the attack,' says an army spokesman
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri is now in Paris where he already announced on Twitter that he would visit Egypt for the meeting ahead of his planned return home for Lebanon's Independence Day celebrations on Wednesday.
The United Nations has said the reconciliation bid 'must not be allowed to fail' or another round of conflict with Israel could break out