Egyptian police arrest Muslim Brotherhood spokesman, Gehad El-Haddad

Police arrested Muslim Brotherhood spokesman Gehad El-Haddad today, three security officials said, the latest high-profile detention in the army-backed authorities’ crackdown on the Islamist movement.

Investors switch off BG after Egypt unrest hits production

The oil and natural gas giant BG Group led the fallers in the blue chip FTSE 100 index yesterday after warning that instability in Egypt and delays in  Norway would hit production.

A migrating stork is held in a police station after a citizen suspected it of being a spy and brought it to the authorities in the Qena governorate.

Fowl play? Stork suspected of spying in Egypt was 'killed and eaten' by villagers

An Egyptian wildlife organization claimed on its Facebook page that the unfortunate bird was 'killed and eaten by local villagers'

Egypt government to 'dissolve Muslim Brotherhood'

Move marks the next stage in the crackdown on the Islamist group

British teenage girl loses leg in failed assassination of Egyptian minister

Deqa Hassan, a 16-year-old girl who grew up in Brixton, London, among 20 injured in bomb blast and gunfight on streets of Cairo

Egypt: Interior minister Mohammed Ibrahim survives Cairo car bombing

The explosion occurred in a Muslim Brotherhood stronghold

New date established for the origin of ancient Egypt

UK scientists have established that the state came into existence more recently than previously thought

Supporters of Egypt's deposed President Mohamed Morsi jailed for life over attacks on army

A military court sentenced 11 supporters of Mohamed Morsi, the deposed Islamist President, to life imprisonment today on charges of attacking the army.

Egypt court orders the closure of Al-Jazeera and three other television channels

The Al-Jazeera Egypt network, along with three other stations known to have covered Muslim Brotherhood protests have been told to stop broadcasting by an Egyptian court.

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood's future in jeopardy as judicial panel from military-backed government backs challenge against NGO status

A judicial panel set up by the military-backed government has supported a legal challenge to the status of the Muslim Brotherhood. It was part of a drive to crush the movement behind the elected President who was deposed in July.

Desposed President Mohammed Morsi has been detained since July

Egypt’s deposed president Mohammed Morsi to stand trial over Cairo protest deaths

Egypt’s deposed President Mohammed Morsi is to go on trial for allegedly inciting his supporters to kill protesters demonstrating outside his palace while he was in power, it was reported.

Egypt depends heavily on revenue from the Suez Canal

Three arrested in Egypt over Suez Canal attack

Egyptian police have arrested three people for a machine gun attack on a container ship in the Suez Canal.

French 'spy swan' detained in Egypt after citizen's arrest is neither a spy nor a swan

Suspicions were raised after a man noticed an electronic device attached to the suspected winged infiltrator

Mohamed Badie reportedly suffered a heart attack

Mohamed Badie - leader of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood - suffers heart attack in prison

The group's spiritual leader is charged with involvement in the killing of eight protesters outside the Brotherhood's Cairo headquarters

Egypt: Police arrest Muslim Brotherhood chiefs Mohammed el-Beltagy and Khaled Al-Azhari

Egyptian police have arrested two top Muslim Brotherhood figures, including an outspoken former politician who has made public appeals for protests against the new military-backed government.

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