May 5, 2014
A student at Al Azhar University has died from gunshot wounds a week after being shot in the head by riot police during clashes on campus.
Al Azhar University has expelled 76 students over their alleged "involvement in riots."
Egypt's presidential hopeful and former military chief Abdel Fattah El Sisi vowed to protest all citizens and Islam this weekend when meeting with a group of Sufi leaders ahead of the country's late May elections.
Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy made it clear that Egypt does not wish to be isolated and wants to maintain its relationship with the U.S.
A bush fire driven by hot winds in the Baabda district forced the evacuation of residents on Monday as firefighters struggled to control the blaze.
Five Kuwaiti MPs have now resigned as of Sunday over the parliament's refusal to question the premier on corruption allegations.
Libyan Businessman Ahmed Maiteeq has taken oath of office after being elected as the North African country’s new prime minister.
May 4, 2014
A retired Egyptian colonel was shot dead on Sunday in the northern Sinai Peninsula, army sources said.
Yemen's armed forces killed at least 37 Al Qaeda suspects on Sunday alone as part of Sanaa's campaign to oust the global terrorist network from the country's southern regions.
An Egyptian militant group has claimed responsibility for twin suicide bombings that killed three people and wounded eight on Friday in the southern Sinai Peninsula.
A poll conducted by Egyptian polling centre, Baseera in cooperation with a program called "Yahdoth fi Misr" (Happening in Egypt), shows former army chief Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi receiving the support of over half of the population.
Despite their trial falling on World Press Freedom Day, three al-Jazeera journalists detained in Egypt have been denied bail again.
May 3, 2014
Ten-year prison sentences were handed down to 102 supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi on Saturday by Cairo's criminal court.
Egypt's presidential candidates, leftist politician Hamdeen Sabahi and ex-army chief Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi, will kick start their campaigns on Saturday.
Two people were killed and three injured during clashes with security forces in Alexandria, according to Egypt's interior ministry.