April 15, 2012
The political arena in Egypt on Sunday was in turmoil after ten of the 23 candidates in the presidential elections were banned.
April 12, 2012
The Egyptian parliament, dominated by Islamists, on Thursday approved a law that excludes former senior officials of the Hosni Mubarak regime from the presidential race.
April 1, 2012
Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood has nominated its deputy general guide, Khairat el Shater, as its candidate to the upcoming presidential elections, scheduled for June 2012.
March 26, 2012
Three people were killed and dozens wounded on Monday in an explosion of an engine of a tug on a shipyard in the Suez Canal during maintenance work, security officials said.
March 21, 2012
The Egyptian army has lost contact with one of its patrols near the border with Sudan
March 18, 2012
The head of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Egypt, Patriarch Shenouda III has died at the age of 89, Egyptian state television announced Saturday.
March 17, 2012
Abdullah al-Senussi, a top official of the ousted Libyan regime of Muammar Gaddafi was arrested Friday night at the airport of Nouakchott, Mauritania
February 29, 2012
Egypt's presidential election committee on Wednesday set May 23-24 as the dates for the country's first presidential election after the toppling of Hosni Mubarak last year.
February 27, 2012
After 33 years as head of state, Yemen's Ali Abdullah Saleh on Monday handed over his powers to his successor, Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi, who was elected as the new president of this Arab nation.
February 25, 2012
At least 21 members of the Republican Guard were killed in Saturday's suicide bombing attack at the entrance of the presidential palace in Moukalla
February 22, 2012
The toppled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has waived the final say in his court hearings, Egyptian television reported on Wednesday.
February 19, 2012
The first Egyptian presidential election after the downfall of Hosni Mubarak's regime will be held in early June
February 14, 2012
Bahraini forces have clashed with anti-regime protesters in Bilad al Qadim village near the capital Manama on the eve of the first anniversary of the Bahraini uprising.
February 11, 2012
Clashes between protesters and police left a man dead in Saudi Arabia's eastern province of Qatif.
February 5, 2012
Angry protesters clashed with police outside the interior ministry in Cairo on Sunday for the fourth day after a deadly incident at a soccer match killed over 70 last week.