At least 52 Egyptian police and conscripts were killed and six more wounded in a gun battle on Friday during a raid on a suspected militant hideout in the western desert, three security sources said.
President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi has extended the state of emergency in Egypt for another three months.
Human rights groups on Monday claimed that officials in Egypt have arrested 22 people over the past three days in a crackdown on gays.
Egyptian courts have sentenced 30 people to terms ranging between three years and life in prison on violence-related charges.
Egyptian police arrested seven people on Monday after they were seen raising a rainbow flag at a concert, security sources said, in a rare public show of support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights in the conservative Muslim…
An Egyptian woman once believed to be the world's heaviest has died in the United Arab Emirates.
An Egyptian court jailed two people for life on Sunday and 12 to between two and 10 years over violence that led to a deadly football stadium stampede in Cairo.
A lawyer says an Egyptian court has ordered the release of 24 Nubians arrested for participating in a protest earlier this month.
An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced ousted president Mohammed Mursi of the Muslim Brotherhood to 25 years in prison in a final ruling over a case accusing him of spying for Qatar, judicial sources said.
Five militants and two soldiers were killed on Wednesday in clashes that followed a failed attack on a security checkpoint in Egypt’s strife-torn North Sinai province, a military spokesman said.