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The FIDH called on Egyptian authorities to immediately release Mahienour el-Masry, an activist who was sentenced to 15 months in prison. (Google Plus)
June 02, 2015 - 09:14 GMT
The FIDH called on Egyptian authorities to immediately release Mahienour el-Masry, an activist who was sentenced to 15 months in prison.
Mohamed Morsi was already in jail for 20 years, charged with violence against opposition protesters. (AFP/File)
June 02, 2015 - 08:20 GMT
An Egypt court Tuesday is set to decide the final verdict on whether or not former president Mohamed Morsi should receive the death penalty.
Souad Massi's songs are inspired by classical Arab poetry. (WOMAD)
June 01, 2015 - 16:38 GMT
Souad Massi follows up her Mawazine Festival performance with a stint at the World of Music and Dance Festival in the UK.
Egypt signed an exploration worth $2 billion with Italian company Eni for four years of exploration activities in the Sinai and Nile Delta regions. (AFP/File)
June 01, 2015 - 15:29 GMT
Egypt signed an exploration deal $2 billion with Italian company Eni for four years of exploration activities in the Sinai and Nile Delta regions.
Tobacco use in Egypt is getting out of hand.
June 01, 2015 - 14:39 GMT
Egyptian customs authorities seized over 64 million packs of smuggled cigarettes in May.
Omar Sharif was a much-wanted bachelor back in the day. (Lecinemadreams)
June 01, 2015 - 13:16 GMT
Omar Sharif was a George Clooney back in his hay day, and these women are a testament to it!
Egyptian defendants sit behind bars as journalists attend their retrial over a 2012 stadium riot in the canal city of Port Said that left 74 people dead on May 30, 2015 at the police academy in Cairo. (AFP/Mohamed el-Shahed)
June 01, 2015 - 11:07 GMT
The defendants were sentenced to ten years in a maximum security prison for taking part of a protest outside the Qubba presidential palace in February 2013.
An Alexandria court sentenced human rights lawyer Mahienour El-Masry to 15 months in prison for
June 01, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
An Alexandria court sentenced human rights lawyer Mahienour El-Masry and two others over "storming" a police station in 2013.
Demonstrators in Cairo protest the military crackdown on supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, August 2013.  (AFP/Ozan Kose)
May 31, 2015 - 17:55 GMT
Egypt's National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) said on Sunday at least 2,500 civilians and security forces were killed following Islamist president Morsi's ouster in 2013.
An Egyptian worker sprays water during the demolition of the headquarters of the once-dominant party of ex-president Hosni Mubarak in Cairo on May 31, 2015. (AFP/Mohamed El-Shahed)
May 31, 2015 - 15:09 GMT
The building's demolition started on Sunday, a month after Egypt's cabinet issued the order.
A still from the Egyptian film Factory Girl. (Facebook)
May 31, 2015 - 14:23 GMT
Egyptian film Factory Girl will be released in French cinemas during the last quarter of 2015.