News - Egyptian President

AU Extends Deadline For Sudan’s Military Council To Hand Over Power

4 months ago /
International News 

African leaders have agreed to give Sudan's ruling military council three months to implement democratic reforms.

Egypt’s Al-Sisi Takes Over From Kagame As A.U. Chairman

6 months ago /

Rwandan president Paul Kagame, who led an active, reformist tenure as African Union chair, on Sunday passed the baton to Egypt, seen as more likely to focus on security issues than expanding the body's powers.

Macron Seeks Improved Relations On Egypt Visit

6 months ago /
International News 

French President Emmanuel Macron held talks with Egyptian President Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi on Monday, the second day of his official visit to Egypt.

Former Egyptian President Mubarak Freed After 6 Years In Detention

2 years ago /
International News 

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has left the Cairo military hospital where he spent most of his six years in prison, his lawyer Farid al-Deeb said on Friday. An Egyptian court decided earlier this month to release Mubarak, 88, after his acquittal by the Court of Cassation for the death of...

Egyptian Court Sentences Six Inmates To Jail For Killing Frenchman

3 years ago /
International News 

An Egyptian court sentenced six people to seven years each in prison on Sunday for beating to death a Frenchman in 2013 while they were all being held together in a Cairo police cell, a judicial source said. Eric Lang, a teacher who was living in Cairo, was stopped by police...

 

Egyptian Military Kills 47 Militants In The Sinai

4 years ago /
International News 

Egyptian security forces killed 47 Islamic militants in the country's Northern Sinai on Friday in one of the biggest operations in the region in months, security sources said. Apache helicopters killed 27 militants from the Sinai Province group, which pledges allegiance to Islamic State, the ultra-hardline militants who have seized swathes...

Peter Greste Arrives Home In Australia After Release From Prison In Egypt

4 years ago /
International News 

Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste has arrived in Australia after his release from prison in Egypt, where he was detained for more than 400 days. "It feels absolutely awesome to be here," Greste said in a brief statement to the media at Brisbane airport. The award-winning correspondent was deported from Cairo on Sunday after being...

Demonstrators Gather Outside Tahrir Square In Cairo

4 years ago /
International News 

Demonstrators angry with the outcome of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's trial gather near Tahrir Square in Cairo.  Heavy police presence seen at Tahrir Square entrance in Cairo as demonstrators continue to congregate nearby to protest former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's trial verdict Social media estimates have put the number of demonstrators...

Egypt's Sisi Calls On West To Support Libya To Avoid New Syria, Iraq

4 years ago /
International News 

Egyptian President Abdel  al-Sisi has urged the U.S. and Europe on Friday in Cairo, to help the Libyan army in its fight against Islamist militants to save the country from total crisis. "The international community, Europe and the Americans must help the Libyan national army regain its position and combat terrorism...

Egypt 'Sets Appeal Date' For Jailed Al-Jazeera Journalists

4 years ago /
International News 

A court in Egypt has set the appeals hearing of three jailed al-Jazeera journalists for January 1st, says the family of one of them. Mohamed Fahmy's family said Cairo's Court of Cassation will hear the case. The three journalists of the Qatar-based broadcaster were jailed for seven years on the 23rd of...

Morsi's Fugitive Son Arrested At Cairo Train Station

5 years ago /
International News 

A son of ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi, who was sentenced to a year in prison for possession and use of hashish, was arrested early Friday at a train station south of Cairo, security officials said.  

Egypt Jails 3 Al Jazeera Journalists For Terrorism Related Offences

5 years ago /
International News 

Three Al Jazeera journalists were jailed for seven years in Egypt on Monday after a court convicted them of helping a "terrorist organisation" by spreading lies, in a case that has raised questions about the country's respect for media freedom.

Former Egyptian President Sentenced To Three Years In Prison

5 years ago /
International News 

A court in Egypt has sentenced former president, Hosni Mubarak to three years in prison after finding him guilty of embezzling public funds.

Abdul vows to eradicate the Muslim Brotherhood Group

5 years ago /
International News 

Egyptian Presidential favourite and Former Army Chief Abdul Fattah Al-Sisi has vowed that the banned Muslim brotherhood group "will not exist," should he win.