Mar 30, 2014 — Egypt will hold its presidential election on May 26 and 27, a government election commission announced Sunday. Many expect the country's former military chief to win the office.
Mar 27, 2014 — A judge this week sentenced more than 500 men to death for the killing of a policeman. He's now presiding over a case with 700 defendants as the country's courts come under increasing criticism.
Mar 26, 2014 — Field Marshal Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi says that he's resigned his military post and will run for president in July elections.
Mar 24, 2014 — The court found 529 Muslim Brotherhood supporters guilty of killing one police officer in a riot last year. It is being described as the country's largest-ever mass sentencing.
Mar 23, 2014 — Alaa Abdel Fattah, one of Egypt's best-known bloggers, has a long track record of criticizing the government; he's been doing it over the course of four regimes.
Feb 24, 2014 — All Cabinet ministers are stepping down, the nation's prime minister announced Monday. Among them: Defense Minister Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, who will now be free to seek the presidency.
Feb 23, 2014 — The ousted Egyptian leader is accused of being part of a wide conspiracy to destabilize Egypt involving, among other things, passing state secrets to Tehran.
Feb 20, 2014 — Two German men filmed themselves scraping off samples of the Great Pyramid in hopes of proving their theory that it was built 20,000 years ago by people from the legendary city of Atlantis.
Feb 20, 2014 — Australian Peter Greste, Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohammed, have been held in Cairo since their arrest in December. They've been accused of aiding the Muslim Brotherhood.
Feb 5, 2014 — Detained journalists and activists have been writing about the harsh conditions and remain sharply critical of the government despite the risk that they could face additional punishment.