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An Egyptian criminal court sentenced an Egyptian national and two Israelis to life in prison for charges of espionage, state news said Sunday. (AFP/File)
April 19, 2015 - 20:00 GMT
The Egyptian defendant is accused of working for the Israeli Mossad and providing them with information about the deployment of armed forces in Sinai.
Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood supporters gather in Ramses square. (AFP/File)
April 19, 2015 - 17:06 GMT
The trial of 51 alleged Brotherhood supporters in Egypt relied on the word of a single police officer, the organization said Sunday.
Court preliminarily sentences 11 defendants to death for 2012 Port Said stadium violence
April 19, 2015 - 14:13 GMT
The Port Said Criminal Court referred on Sunday 11 defendants to the Grand Mufti to issue an opinion on sentencing them to death over murder charges during stadium violence which erupted in the canal city of Port Said in February 2012.
Sherine soaking up the sun in Beirut. (Image: Facebook)
April 19, 2015 - 11:50 GMT
Sherine Abdel Wahab soaks up the sun in Beirut and celebrates her "Best Middle Eastern Female Artist" MEMA win.
Riot police at Port Said Stadium in Egypt. (AFP/Mahmud Hams)
April 19, 2015 - 11:49 GMT
Death sentences handed to 11 convicted of participating in the massacre have been referred to the Grand Mufti.
Experts say Morsi could face the death penalty in his upcoming trial this Tuesday in the latest of a series of harsh sentences handed down to Brotherhood affiliates in Egypt. (AFP/File)
April 19, 2015 - 08:30 GMT
The ousted Egyptian leader faces a potential death penalty change in an upcoming trial this week, but experts warn either way, a harsh sentencing will likely mean the final end for the Brotherhood in Egypt.
Youssef during his latest appearance on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. (Image: Twitter)
April 19, 2015 - 08:17 GMT
Bassem Youssef explains the Middle East's current state of affairs to Jon Stewart!
Ghada Adel stars in
April 19, 2015 - 07:42 GMT
Ramadan will take us to an unknown village that appears to be cursed in the TV series “The Pledge” ("Al-Ahd"), starring Ghada Adel among other Arab actors.
This has been the longest closure of the Rafah crossing since 2009. (Image: AFP/File)
April 19, 2015 - 07:30 GMT
Palestinians call on Egyptian authorities to reopen the border point to alleviate the suffering of the residents of the Gaza Strip.
Egyptian actress Rania Youssef. (Image: Facebook)
April 19, 2015 - 07:19 GMT
What better way to enjoy Eid El Fitr with the family than to celebrate at the cinema and watch Rania Youssef star in the film "Shad Agzaa".
Egyptian nationals are exiting Yemen due to the deterioration of the security situation in the country.. (AFP/FIle)
April 19, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
A total of 1460 Egyptians have exited Yemen since 25 March, according to a spokesman for the Egyptian foreign ministry.