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(...)

Mourners carrying the body of King Abdullah during his funeral at Riyadh’s Imam Turki bin Abdullah mosque. AFP/Getty Images

King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia has died aged 90 after a short illness. The news, announced late on Thursday on state television, came after the king wa(...)

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(...)

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(...)

 Egyptian Coptic Pope Tawadros II (left), and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (centre), speak at the Coptic Cathedral of Saint Marcos in Cairo. Photograph: Khaled Elfiqi/EPA

A sharp freezing wind tugs at the coats and hats of Egyptians braving Cairo’s streets as the country celebrates the Orthodox Coptic Christmas. Leaves (...)

The trial of Irish teenager Ibrahim Halawa (above) is set to open on Tuesday in a court at the massive Tora Prison compound on the edge of Cairo

The trial of Irish teenager Ibrahim Halawa is set to open on Tuesday in a court at the massive Tora Prison compound on the edge of Cairo. Dublin-born (...)

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(...)

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak (obscured) is carried on a stretcher to be transferred to a court, at a helicopter path in front of Maadi military hospital in Cairo. Photograph: Asmaa Waguih/Reuters

An Egyptian court has dropped its case against former President Hosni Mubarak over the killing of 239 protesters in the 2011 revolt that ended his thr(...)