Egyptian women hold a poster of Egyptian Interior Minister, Mohammad Ibrahim, with the words written in Arabic ‘killer Shaimaa al-Sabbagh’ during a protest in downtown Cairo. Shaimaa al-Sabbagh died on January 24th during a peaceful commemoration of the fourth anniversary of the 2011 demonstrations which led to the fall of the Mubarak regime. Photograph: Khaled Elfiqi

Islamic State’s Egypt wing claimed a series of attacks that killed at least 27 security personnel on Thursday in some of the worst anti-government (...)

Egyptian youths shout slogans at a protest in Cairo yesterday commemorating the anniversary of the 2011 uprising. Photograph: Mohamed Shokry Algarnoussi/EPA

At least 18 people, including three policemen, were killed and 38 injured when demonstrators clashed with police enforcing a ban on unauthorised pr(...)

An anti-government protester chants slogans during a protest in front of the journalists’ syndicate in Cairo. Photograph: Asmaa Waguih/Reuters

Supporters of Egypt’s ousted Islamist president have fought street battles with police in Cairo and other cities on the fourth anniversary of the coun(...)

Tutankhamun’s mask, over 3,300 years old, and other contents of his tomb are among the Egyptian Museum in Cairo’s most treasured exhibits. Photograph: Getty Images

The blue and gold braided beard on the burial mask of famed pharaoh Tutankhamun was hastily glued back on, damaging the relic after it was knocked dur(...)

Mohamed Morsi he said elements belonging to a sovereign body led by the “coup leader” took part in killing protesters in 2011. Photograph: Reuters

Egypt’s ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi accused the country’s army in one of his trials yesterday of killing protesters during the 2011 uprisi(...)

A supporter of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak celebrates after a court in Cairo found in his favour. Photograph: EPA

Egypt’s supreme court yesterday ordered the retrial of ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak and his two sons in a case involving the embezzlement o(...)

Egypt’s former president Hosni Mubarak looks on as he reacts inside a dock at the police academy on the outskirts of Cairo last May. Photograph: Reuters

An Egyptian court ordered on Tuesday a retrial in an embezzlement case against Hosni Mubarak, dropping the only remaining conviction faced by the o(...)

A street vendor sells bananas close to a market in Cairo. Photograph:  Mohamed Abd El Ghany/Reuters

Egypt’s second parliamentary elections since the 2011 uprising will be held in two phases on March 22nd and 23rd, the election commission announced ye(...)

Ireland’s ambassador Isolde Moylan with Palestinian president Yasser Arafat, whom she met dozens of times, in his compound in Ramallah in 2000

Since 2010, Isolde Moylan, who has served as a diplomat for 40 years, has been accredited to five countries: Egypt, Sudan, Lebanon, Syria and Jordan. (...)

Ibrahim Halawa: has had court proceedings postponed twice since his incarceration in Tora prison in August 2013

While Ibrahim Halawa will be happy that his cellmates, Al Jazeera journalists Mohamed Fahmy, Peter Greste and Baher Mohamed, have been granted a r(...)