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Ex-Egyptian PM Disappears after Deportation from UAE
3 Dec 2017 21:14

Ex-Egyptian PM Disappears after Deportation from UAE

Former Egyptian prime minister Ahmed Shafik has disappeared after he was reportedly deported from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to Cairo after announcing his intention to oppose President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in upcoming elections

 
What’s Behind Turkish Signal for Normalization of Ties with Egypt?
2 Dec 2017 12:28

What’s Behind Turkish Signal for Normalization of Ties with Egypt?

Islam Times - Following Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula mosque attack that killed over 300 people last week, waves of reactions and sympathy messages poured towards the Egyptian nation and government.

 
Israel Seeking Egypt Split Using ISIS Terrorism
1 Dec 2017 15:26

Israel Seeking Egypt Split Using ISIS Terrorism

Islam Times - The Sinai Peninsula is an Egyptian territory located east of the country. It borders Gulf of Aqaba from the east, Gulf of Suez from the west, the Mediterranean Sea from the north, and the Red Sea from the south. Home to a population of about 800,000, the Sinai is of strategic position ...

 
Over 235 Killed as Wahhabi Extremists Attack Sufi Mosque in Egypt
24 Nov 2017 20:20

Over 235 Killed as Wahhabi Extremists Attack Sufi Mosque in Egypt

Islam Times - At least 235 worshippers have been killed by Wahhabi Takfiri terrorists who attacked a Sufi mosque in Egypt’s North Sinai during weekly Friday prayers.

 
The file photo shows Egyptian police standing guard in Cairo. (AFP photo)
11 Oct 2017 04:46

Egypt court sentences 8 to death over 2013 attack

Islam Times - An Egyptian court has condemned eight people to death over an attack on a police station that followed the 2013 ouster of then President Mohammed Morsi.

 
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, right, receiving United Arab Emirates Prime Minister
9 Oct 2017 07:55

UAE Spends Millions to Cover-Up Egypt’s Human Rights Abuses

Islam Times - The United Arab Emirates has reportedly been spending millions to cover-up human rights violations by Egyptian regime, leaked emails of, Yousef al-Otaiba, the UAE’s ambassador to Washington show.

 
Workers stand on scaffolding during the construction of the Grand Renaissance Dam near the Sudanese-Ethiopian border, March 31, 2015. (Photo by AFP/Getty Images)
2 Oct 2017 10:19

Existing only from the Nile, Egypt fears disaster from a dam

Islam Times - The only reason Egypt has even existed from ancient times until today is because of the Nile River, which provides a thin, richly fertile stretch of green through the desert. Now, for the first time, the country fears a potential threat to that lifeline, and it seems to have no idea what ...

 
File photo show Egyptian lawyer and former presidential candidate Khaled Ali (C) celebrating with other lawyers after winning a landmark case in Cairo against the government, blocking its attempts to hand over the control of two strategic Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia. (Photo by Getty Images)
26 Sep 2017 06:51

Egypt court jails prominent opposition figure expected to run for president

Islam Times - In a likely bid to block his candidacy, an Egyptian court has handed down a jail term to a major opposition leader widely expected to challenge President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in next year's polls for offending public morals.

 
Mohammed Mahdi Akef looks on during his trial in Cairo
23 Sep 2017 10:03

Ex-Leader of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood Dies in Hospital

Islam Times - Mohammed Mahdi Akef, a former supreme guide of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood, died in a Cairo hospital on Friday at the age of 89.

 
Egypt Court Upholds Morsi’s 25-Year Prison Sentence in Qatar Spy Case
17 Sep 2017 11:26

Egypt Court Upholds Morsi’s 25-Year Prison Sentence in Qatar Spy Case

Islam Times - An Egyptian court has upheld a life sentence for ousted Muslim Brotherhood president Mohamed Morsi on charges of harming national security by leaking secret state documents to Qatar while he was in office.

 
Seven Killed in Egypt’s Sinai amid Rising Insecurity
14 Sep 2017 07:11

Seven Killed in Egypt’s Sinai amid Rising Insecurity

Islam Times - At least seven people have been killed following a shootout in Egypt's resistive Sinai Peninsula on Wednesday amid rising insecurity in the country.

 
Egypt: Regional Position, Foreign Policy, Troubled Economy
11 Sep 2017 05:02

Egypt: Regional Position, Foreign Policy, Troubled Economy

Islam Times - Understanding the Egyptian foreign policy takes focusing on the key four factors of its geography, national interests, superpowers' links, and the Muslim state’s leaders.

 
Egyptian police torturing protestors
10 Sep 2017 05:06

Torture in Egypt Likely Constitutes Crime against Humanity: HRW

Islam Times - Human Rights Watch (HRW) says that the torture epidemic in Egypt likely constitutes a crime against humanity.

 
Muslim Brotherhood deputy supreme guide Mahmoud Ezzat
31 Aug 2017 08:19

Top Muslim Brotherhood Members in Egypt’s Terror List

Islam Times - Egypt has circulated a list of more than 350 people, including prominent Muslim Brotherhood figures, who have been added on its terrorism list.

 
A handout picture released by the Egyptian Presidency on August 23, 2017 shows President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi (C) meeting with Senior White House Adviser Jared Kushner (L), accompanied by Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry at the presidential palace in the capital Cairo. (Photo by AFP)
24 Aug 2017 05:18

Egypt slams US over decision to cut aid, warns of 'repercussions'

Islam Times - Egypt has censured Washington’s decision to cut hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to the country over its human rights record amid a visit to Cairo by an American delegation, including Senior White House Adviser Jared Kushner, as part of a tour of the Middle East.

 
Qatari Ambassador to Turkey Salem bin Mubarak al-Shafi (Photo by Anadolu news agency)
21 Aug 2017 05:37

UAE supports counter-revolutions, paid for Egypt coup: Qatar ambassador

Islam Times - The Qatari Ambassador to Turkey has accused the United Arab Emirates (UAE) of sponsoring “counter-revolutions in the Arab world and revival of dictatorships”, stating that Abu Dhabi has spent millions of dollars for the overthrow of Egypt's first democratically-elected president Mohamed ...

 
Israeli Ambassador to Egypt David Govrin
17 Aug 2017 04:35

Israeli ambassador to return to Cairo

Islam Times - The Israeli regime will return its ambassador to Cairo and its embassy will reopen soon, following a meeting between Israeli officials and the Egyptian leadership, a report says.

 
Egyptian tank runs over explosive-laden vehicle
25 Jul 2017 05:58

Egyptian tank runs over explosive-laden vehicle

Islam Times - An Egyptian army tank runs over an explosive laden vehicle in a move which thwarted an attack which could have claimed the lives of at-least 50 civilians and soldiers in a checkpoint in the restive Sinai Peninsula.

 
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi (C) rides a vehicle with senior Arab leaders and members of the Egyptian military at the opening of the Mohamed Naguib military base at El Hammam City in the North Coast, Marsa Matrouh, Egypt, July 22, 2017 in this handout picture courtesy of the Egyptian Presidency. (Photo by Reuters)
23 Jul 2017 06:35

Egypt opens sprawling military camp, says largest in Middle East

Islam Times - Egypt has opened a sprawling military base in the northwest of the country, which officials claim is the largest of its kind in the region.

 
Cairo Court Sentences 28 to Death, 15 to Life in Prison
23 Jul 2017 04:40

Cairo Court Sentences 28 to Death, 15 to Life in Prison

Islam Times - An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced to death 28 people on alleged charge of killing the country's top prosecutor in 2015.