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Egypt court hands down 75 death sentences

Jul 28, 2018 - 11:51 PM

It is the largest single case of capital punishment convictions.

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The week in photos: March 24-30, 2018

Mar 31, 2018 - 4:44 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

Catholic faithful carry the image of the "Jesus of the Great Power" during a procession on Holy Week, at La Merced church in Granada, some 48 kilometres from Managua, on March 27, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / INTI OCON

Saudi, allies unveil Qatar 'terrorist' blacklist

Jul 25, 2017 - 2:43 PM

UPDATED The move by the 4 Arab governments comes despite mounting international pressure to compromise in their weeks old boycott of their fellow US ally

The flag of the State of Qatar (centre) flying at United Nations headquarters in New York, July 2016. UN Photo/Loey Felipe

Qatar responds to demands after deadline extended

Jul 03, 2017 - 7:01 PM

UPDATED The response is delivered by Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani who made a short visit to Kuwait which is acting as a mediator to resolve the diplomatic rift

DOHA. A general view taken on June 5, 2017 shows pigeons flying above the corniche in Doha. AFP photo

Egypt blocks several news sites including Jazeera

May 25, 2017 - 9:09 AM

Egypt has accused Jazeera of supporting the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood movement

LOOK: The vast world of Final Fantasy XV

Mar 31, 2016 - 1:25 PM

The latest installment in the popular Final Fantasy series will feature a massive open world

Final Fantasy XV release date: September 30

Mar 31, 2016 - 11:45 AM

An upcoming demo called Platinum Demo Final Fantasy XV will be available on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

RELEASE DATE. Final Fantasy confirms its release date. Screen shot from YouTube.

Why Honasan is skipping Binay’s Ilocos sorties

Mar 15, 2016 - 1:05 PM

Will the campaign strategy of the UNA vice presidential candidate help pull him out of the bottom of survey rankings?

NO SHOW. Senator Gringo Honasan appears by the side of his standard-bearer Vice President Jejomar Binay in major sorties. This will not be the case in Ilocos this week. Photo from Honasan's Twitter account

Surge of party list nominations expected on last day

Oct 15, 2015 - 7:47 PM

This means each party list group submitting nominations on October 16 must ideally be able to complete in under 5 minutes each of the steps required for filing

Egypt jihadists condemned to death for killing police

Oct 01, 2015 - 11:22 PM

The case stems from an August 2013 rocket attack on two minibuses carrying police in the northern Sinai

Duterte 'morally obligated' to run as president

Sep 23, 2015 - 6:46 PM

He has his reason [why he does not want to run] but we think they are not sufficient What will prevail is his moral obligation to serve the country says the lead convenor of the Brotherhood for Duterte

DUTERTE FOR PRESIDENT? A multi-sectoral group calls for Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte to run as president in the 2016 polls. Photo by Buena Bernal/Rappler

Join the 1st SRB Futsal Tournament in Cebu

Sep 04, 2015 - 2:27 PM

This event is an avenue for football enthusiasts to explore the beautiful game of futsal It s a meaningful venture since most of the organization s scholarship grants for boys in difficult circumstances came through football fundraising events

Egypt court hands Al-Jazeera reporters 3 years in jail

Aug 29, 2015 - 4:41 PM

3rd UPDATE Al Jazeera denounces the verdict against the three reporters accused of broadcasting false news as a deliberate attack on press freedom

RULING INCOMING. Canadian-Egyptian Al-Jazeera journalist Mohamed Fahmy (C) and his Egyptian colleague Baher Mohamed (R) speak to reporters outside the Tora prison in Cairo, Egypt, July 30, 2015. File Photo by Oliver Weiken/EPA

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood chief gets new life term

Aug 22, 2015 - 9:06 PM

A criminal court sentences Mohamed Badie and 88 co defendants over an attack on a police station in the city of Port Said in August 2013 during one of Egypt s tumultuous times

LIFE SENTENCE. Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood chief Mohamed Badie and 88 others were handed life sentences over an attack in Port Said, Egypt, in August 2013. File photo by Gianluigi Guercia/AFP

Egypt court again postpones verdict in Jazeera reporters' retrial

Aug 02, 2015 - 9:44 PM

The verdict is delayed again because other defendants in the trial could not be brought to the court room from their cells says a judge

A file photo dated 31 March 2014 shows Australian journalist Peter Greste (R), Canadian-Egyptian journalist Mohammed Fahmy (C) and journalist Baher Mahmoud (L) standing in front of the judge's bench during their trial for allegedly supporting a terrorist group and spreading false information, in Cairo, Egypt. According to local reports Peter Greste will be deported to Australia 01 February 2015 after serving 400 days in jail, as yet there is no news about his colleagues from al-Jazeera Mohammad Fahmy or Baher Mahmoud. EPA/KHALED ELFIQI

Frat war: UP student council head faces impeachment

Jul 04, 2015 - 9:44 AM

The impeachment proceeding against UP student council chairperson JP Delas Nieves is scheduled on July 13

Egypt sentences deposed Islamist President Morsi to death

May 16, 2015 - 6:14 PM

UPDATED Morsi sitting in a caged dock raises his fists in defiance when the judge read the verdict

MOHAMED MORSI. Ousted Egyptian President, Mohammad Morsi, stands in a cage in the courtroom where he stands charged of spying with Qatar, in Cairo, Egypt, 15 February 2015.

Egypt court jails ousted president Morsi for 20 years

Apr 21, 2015 - 4:32 PM

UPDATED But the court acquits Morsi – Egypt s first freely elected president – of murder charges that could have seen him sentenced to death over the killings of a journalist and two protesters

MOHAMED MORSI. Ousted Egyptian President, Mohammad Morsi, stands in a cage in the courtroom where he stands charged of spying with Qatar, in Cairo, Egypt, 15 February 2015. Namir Galal/ Almasry Alyoum/ EPA

Egypt court declares Palestinian movement Hamas 'terrorist'

Feb 28, 2015 - 9:10 PM

Hamas was founded in 1987 shortly after the start of the first Palestinian intifada or uprising and was inspired by Egypt s Muslim Brotherhood

 Palestinian fighters of the Ezz Al-Din Al Qassam militia, the military wing of Hamas, pose with weapons during a Hamas rally to commemorate the 27th anniversary of Hamas militant group in Gaza City on, 14 December 2014. Photo by Mohammed Saber/EPA

Anti-terror law grants Egypt sweeping powers

Feb 24, 2015 - 11:53 PM

The law allows authorities to ban activities and meetings and to freeze funds of individuals identified as terrorists though the definition of a terror group in the law is broad

ANTI-TERROR LAW. A supporter of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, stands beside the relative of a martyr during events commemorating of the anniversary day of the 2011 uprising, in Cairo, Egypt, 25 January 2015. Photo by Almasry Alyoum /Osama Said/ EPA

10 with MERS symptoms, Purisima leaves, freed AJ staff | The wRap

Feb 13, 2015 - 7:02 PM

10 more are quarantined for MERS symptoms Ex police chief Purisima moves out of Crame Egypt frees Al Jazeera journalists

Egypt confirms mass death sentences for police killings

Feb 03, 2015 - 10:49 AM

The verdict comes as another court announces that deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi will stand trial on February 15 in an espionage case

In this file photo, ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi stands behind dock bars during a trial session, in Cairo, Egypt, 13 July 2014. Khaled Elfiqi/EPA

Egypt sets new Morsi espionage trial on Feb 15

Feb 02, 2015 - 9:56 PM

In the new espionage trial Morsi Egypt s first freely elected president and 9 others including an Al Jazeera employee are accused of handing over to Qatari intelligence documents linked to national security in exchange for one million dollars

TRIAL. Ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi stands behind dock bars during a trial session, in Cairo, Egypt, 13 July 2014. Photo by Khaled Elfiqi/EPA

Canadian FM in Egypt to press for journalist's release

Jan 15, 2015 - 4:26 PM

Negotiations for the release of Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy who is in jail with two Al Jazeera colleagues are at a critical phase says Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird

JAILED JOURNALISTS. A file picture taken on June 23, 2014 at the police institute near Cairo's Tora prison shows Al-Jazeera news channel's Australian journalist Peter Greste (L) and his colleagues, Egyptian-Canadian Mohamed Fadel Fahmy (C) and Egyptian Baher Mohamed. File photo by Khaled Desouki/AFP

Egypt court sets Morsi trial verdict for April 21

Jan 08, 2015 - 8:52 PM

The ruling will be the first against Morsi who is facing several trials along with top leaders of his Islamist Muslim Brotherhood movement

A handout photograph released by the Egyptian Presidency shows Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi talking to his supporters as he attends a Syria solidarity conference organized by the Muslim Brotherhood, Cairo, Egypt, 15 June 2013. Photo courtesy of the Egyptian Presidency/EPA

Qatar joins Gulf partners in backing Sisi's Egypt

Dec 10, 2014 - 8:08 AM

Leaders of the 6 nation Gulf Cooperation Council GCC states in their final statement announce their full support to Egypt and the political program of President Abdel Fattah al Sisi

GULF LEADERS. A general view for the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Foreign Ministers meeting ahead of leaders annual summit, in Doha, Qatar, 09 December 2014. Ali Haider/EPA

Tau Gamma Phi tagged in Quezon hazing death

Nov 05, 2014 - 5:50 PM

Police say alleged fraternity members involved in the hazing incident are now in hiding

Egypt jails Brotherhood leaders for 15 years

Oct 11, 2014 - 9:01 PM

Judicial sources say 8 men including two Muslim Brotherhood leaders will get up to 15 years over a lawyer s torture during the 2011 uprising against ex president Hosni Mubarak

Egypt probes Morsi for 'giving security papers to Qatar' – report

Aug 28, 2014 - 8:39 AM

The former leader is suspected of providing documents relevant to national security to Qatar via the Qatari Al Jazeera chain when he was president of the republic damaging the country s national security

Ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi stands behind dock bars during a trial session, in Cairo, Egypt, 13 July 2014. Khaled Elfiqi/EPA

Egypt president's regret over Al Jazeera journalists' case encourages family

Jul 07, 2014 - 8:49 AM

UPDATED Sisi: The sentencing of several journalists had a very negative effect and we had nothing to do with it

REMORSE? In this file photo, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi looks on as he meets with Sudanese President (unseen) at the Presidential Palace in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, June 27, 2014. Ebrahim Hamid/AFP

'Brotherhood' kills young dreams

Jul 04, 2014 - 1:30 PM

It is ironic that a “brotherhood” will claim the lives of brothers and and kill young dreams

Blast in Egypt train as police crush pro-Morsi protests

Jul 04, 2014 - 9:57 AM

The violence comes as the pro Morsi Anti Coup Alliance calls for a day of anger to mark the anniversary of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi s ouster

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Jul 03, 2014 - 5:00 AM

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Jul 03, 2014 - 5:00 AM

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Jul 03, 2014 - 5:00 AM

Egypt court to give verdict in Al-Jazeera trial

Jun 23, 2014 - 10:51 AM

Since the army ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi in July 2013 the authorities have been incensed by the Qatari network s coverage of their deadly crackdown on his supporters

VERDICT SOON. In this file photo, Australian journalist Peter Greste (R) and other co-defendants stand inside court's cage during a trial session for allegedly supporting a terrorist group and spreading false information, in Cairo, Egypt, 31 March 2014. Khaled Elfiqi/EPA

Egypt court confirms mass Islamist death sentences

Jun 21, 2014 - 7:08 PM

UPDATED Since the army ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi in July 2013 hundreds of his supporters have been sentenced to death in trials roundly criticized by human rights watchdog

DEATH SENTENCE. Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood chief Mohamed Badie and 13 others face death sentence over violence that killed 10 people in Cairo in summer 2013. File photo by Gianluigi Guercia/AFP

Egypt Muslim Brotherhood chief given new death sentence

Jun 20, 2014 - 12:05 AM

The court is due to meet again on August 3 to give a final ruling

ABSENT. Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood chief Mohamed Badie and two deputies charged for the murder of protesters in Egypt didn't appear in court. AFP PHOTO / GIANLUIGI GUERCIA

Egypt court verdict in Al-Jazeera trial on June 23

Jun 16, 2014 - 10:31 PM

Australian Peter Greste and two other reporters working for Al Jazeera are among the 20 accused in a trial that has triggered international outrage amid fears of growing media restrictions in Egypt

JOURNALISTS ON TRIAL. Al Jazeera Correspondent Peter Greste was among those arrested by Egyptian police for allegedly harming "domestic security." File photo of Greste from Al Jazeera English website

Verdict postponed for Egypt Islamist chief over inciting violence

Jun 07, 2014 - 6:10 PM

Mohamed Badie was one of the deposed president Mohamed Morsi s supporters who were arrested in a crackdown that also left more than 1 400 dead

ON TRIAL. Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood chief Mohamed Badie. File photo by Gianluigi Guercia/AFP

Nine wounded in Egypt's Sinai bomb attack

May 22, 2014 - 8:09 AM

On the day of the attack an anti terror court slaps life terms on 54 more supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi for taking part in violent protests


Islamic jihadist group vows more Egypt attacks

May 04, 2014 - 7:36 PM

A Egyptian group vows to carry out more attacks until they avenge the blood and bodies of Muslims

Egypt presidential election campaign opens after bombings

May 03, 2014 - 12:54 PM

2ND UPDATE Many voters yearn for a self proclaimed strong leader such as former army chief Abdel Fattah al Sisi to restore stability

Even the dead are sent to the gallows in Egypt

Apr 29, 2014 - 5:36 AM

Three defendants sentenced by an Egypt court to death – for demonstrating in support of ousted president Mohamed Morsi – were already dead on the day of the protest last year

Egypt Brotherhood chief among 683 sentenced to death

Apr 28, 2014 - 3:57 PM

UPDATED Among them only 73 are in custody The same court reversed 492 of 529 death sentences it passed in March commuting most of those to life in prison

Egypt verdict expected for 700

Apr 28, 2014 - 10:07 AM

Monday s hearing which will issue a verdict on another 700 people comes amid a brutal crackdown on supporters of Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood

Egypt court rejects Al-Jazeera journalists' bail plea

Apr 01, 2014 - 1:17 AM

The journalists who have spent nearly 100 days in jail since their arrest are charged with spreading false news and supporting deposed president Mohamed Morsi; their trial has sparked international condemnation

ON TRIAL. Australian journalist Peter Greste (3rd from right) of Al-Jazeera and his colleagues stand inside the defendants cage during their trial for allegedly supporting the Muslim Brotherhood at Cairo's Tora prison on March 5, 2014. File photo by Khaled Desouki/AFP

Egyptian journalist killed as police, Islamists clash – security

Mar 29, 2014 - 8:17 AM

The casualties include an Egyptian woman journalist who worked for privately owned Al Dustour newspaper She was shot in the head while covering clashes

Saudi Arabia demands Qatar shut down Al Jazeera – source

Mar 14, 2014 - 11:19 PM

Saudi Arabia reportedly demanded that Qatar shut down Al Jazeera for allegedly supporting the Muslim Brotherhood

Saudi Arabia lists 'terror' groups, orders foreign fighters home

Mar 07, 2014 - 10:35 PM

Saudi Arabia lists the Muslim Brotherhood and two Syrian jihadist groups as terrorist organizations