Egypt overturns Mohamed Morsi life sentence

Egypt's highest appeal court has overturned a life sentence handed down to former President Mohamed Morsi who was ousted in a military coup in...

Mohamed Morsi’s death sentence overturned

Egypt's highest court of appeal has overturned the death sentences against former President Mohammed Morsi and five other senior Muslim Brotherhood leaders. The Court of...

Shaikh Ahmad Al-Tayyeb named world’s most influential Muslim

The Grand Shaikh of Al Azhar University in Cairo has been named the world’s most influential Muslim. The honour was bestowed on Shaikh Ahmad Muhammad...

Senior Muslim Brotherhood member shot dead in Egypt

Egypt's Interior Ministry said police have killed a top Muslim Brotherhood leader in a shoot-out in Cairo, an account the group have unequivocally rejected. A...

Egyptian MP calls for women’s “virginity tests” before being admitted to university

A controversial Egyptian MP has called for women to undergo mandatory "virginity tests" before being admitted to university. Parliamentary member Elhamy Agina called on the...

Grand Imam of Al Azhar: “Salafis are not Sunnis”

The Grand Imam of Egypt's Al-Azhar University, Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb, has said that "Salafis are not Sunnis" during a conference in Chechnya. During the conference...

Egyptian authorities order imams to deliver identical pre-written sermons

Egyptian authorities announced yesterday that imams would be required to deliver identical pre-written Friday sermons as part of the Sisi regime’s campaign against "extremism". Since...

EgyptAir flight MS804 with 66 people on board crashed in Mediterranean Sea

French President Francois Hollande has confirmed that the EgyptAir flight which went missing last night between Paris and Cairo has crashed. The Airbus A320 disappeared...

Egypt forces 32 judges to retire for opposing the military’s removal of Morsi

Egypt’s Supreme Judicial Council has forced 32 judges to retire for opposing the army’s removal of president Mohamed Morsi via a military coup in...

Egyptian lawmakers draft bill to ban the niqab in public places

The Egyptian parliament is currently drafting a bill which will outlaw women from wearing the niqab in public places. The ban will apply to...
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