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Syrian refugees. ©REUTERS
HRW urges Egypt to halt deportations to Syria

Egypt government unlawfully expelled two Syrian refugees back to the war-ravaged country last week, and two Palestinians from Syria now risk being deported.

HRW urges Egypt to halt deportations to Syria
Masood Ahmed, director of the International Monetary Fund's Middle East and Central Asia department. ©REUTERS
IMF to send team to Cairo for loan talks

The International Monetary Fund will send a team of experts to Cairo to discuss possible financial support for the Eygptian economy.

IMF to send team to Cairo for loan talks
Egypt's Morsi to urge Obama to free blind sheikh
Egypt's Morsi to urge Obama to free blind sheikh

Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has said he will urge US President Barack Obama to free the blind sheikh jailed for the 1993 World Trade Center attack.

Egypt's Morsi to urge Obama to free blind sheikh
Egypt adopts new constitution as opposition cries foul
Egypt adopts new constitution as opposition cries foul

Egypt's electoral commission confirmed on Tuesday that a controversial, Islamist-backed constitution was passed by 64 percent of voters, rejecting opposition allegations of polling fraud.

Egypt adopts new constitution as opposition cries foul
Egypt waits on referendum results; opposition cries fraud
Egypt waits on referendum results; opposition cries fraud

Egypt on Monday was awaiting official results of a referendum on a new constitution reportedly backed by two-thirds of voters but which the opposition alleged was riddled with fraud.

Egypt waits on referendum results; opposition cries fraud
Egypt opposition to appeal vote passing new constitution
Egypt opposition to appeal vote passing new constitution

Egypt's opposition said on Sunday it will appeal a referendum seen as voting in a new constitution backed by ruling Islamists, and vowed to keep up a struggle that has spawned weeks of protests and instability.

Egypt opposition to appeal vote passing new constitution
Egyptians vote on controversial draft charter
Egyptians vote on controversial draft charter

Egyptians voted on Saturday in the final round of a referendum on a new constitution championed by President Mohamed Morsi and his Islamist allies against fierce protests from the secular-leaning opposition.

Egyptians vote on controversial draft charter
Divided Egypt votes on new constitution
Divided Egypt votes on new constitution

Egyptians vote Saturday on a new constitution supported by the ruling Islamists but bitterly contested by a secular-leaning opposition that failed to scupper the referendum with mass protests.

Divided Egypt votes on new constitution
Egypt braces for rival protests on referendum
Egypt braces for rival protests on referendum

Egypt is bracing for rival protests in Cairo on Tuesday over a bitterly divisive referendum on a new constitution, prompting President Mohamed Morsi to order the army to help "preserve security".

Egypt braces for rival protests on referendum
Egypt opposition debates Morsi concession
Egypt opposition debates Morsi concession

Egypt's main opposition parties were to meet late Sunday to decide whether to keep up street protests against President Mohamed Morsi after the Islamist leader made a key concession in the crisis dividing the nation.

Egypt opposition debates Morsi concession
A mourner holds a program during a public memorial service for slain U.S. Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens. ©REUTERS
Egypt nabs terror suspect linked to Benghazi attack: WSJ

Egyptian authorities have detained a suspected terror network ringleader whose operatives are believed to have carried out a deadly attack on a US mission in Libya.

Egypt nabs terror suspect linked to Benghazi attack: WSJ
Calm in Cairo after night of protest against Egypt's Morsi
Calm in Cairo after night of protest against Egypt's Morsi

The streets of Cairo were calm early Saturday after a huge but peaceful protest overnight against President Mohamed Morsi, who has greatly expanded his powers and is pushing for disputed constitutional reform.

Calm in Cairo after night of protest against Egypt's Morsi
Obama expresses concern over Egypt deaths to Morsi
Obama expresses concern over Egypt deaths to Morsi

US President Barack Obama expressed "deep concern" Thursday over the recent deadly political protests in Egypt, in a call to his counterpart Mohamed Morsi.

Obama expresses concern over Egypt deaths to Morsi
Egypt's Morsi defies protesters, pushes on with referendum
Egypt's Morsi defies protesters, pushes on with referendum

Egypt's Islamist President Mohamed Morsi has defied calls to curb his sweeping powers or suspend proposed changes to the constitution.

Egypt's Morsi defies protesters, pushes on with referendum
Egypt crisis turns violent as five die in clashes
Egypt crisis turns violent as five die in clashes

Five demonstrators died overnight Thursday in the worst violence since Mohamed Morsi became Egypt's first Islamist president in June.

Egypt crisis turns violent as five die in clashes
Sun rises over Egypt protesters after palace siege
Sun rises over Egypt protesters after palace siege

Hundreds of protesters woke up Wednesday in front of the presidential palace, the new focus of protests against President Mohamed Morsi, as an already-polarised Egypt slipped deeper into crisis.

Sun rises over Egypt protesters after palace siege
Egypt protesters encircle presidential palace
Egypt protesters encircle presidential palace

Tens of thousands of Egyptian demonstrators encircled the presidential palace Tuesday after riot police failed to keep them at bay with tear gas, in a growing crisis over President Mohamed Morsi's decree widening his powers.

Egypt protesters encircle presidential palace
Egypt top court begins strike as anger mounts
Egypt top court begins strike as anger mounts

Egypt's top judges began an open-ended strike on Monday as anger mounted over a power grab by President Mohamed Morsi and a new constitution drafted by an Islamist-leaning council.

Egypt top court begins strike as anger mounts
Egypt rushes out new charter amid turmoil over Morsi powers
Egypt rushes out new charter amid turmoil over Morsi powers

A divisive panel boycotted by liberals and Christians was set Thursday to vote on a draft new Egyptian constitution, amid mounting protests over President Mohamed Morsi's assumption of sweeping powers.

Egypt rushes out new charter amid turmoil over Morsi powers
Egypt's leader under pressure as protesters decry power grab
Egypt's leader under pressure as protesters decry power grab

Tens of thousands have packed Tahrir Square to protest a power grab by Mohamed Morsi, piling pressure on Egypt's Islamist president as he faces his most divisive crisis since taking power in June.

Egypt's leader under pressure as protesters decry power grab