An Egyptian Court Just Sentenced Two Al Jazeera Journalists to Death on Espionage Charges
Six people, including the two Al Jazeera journalists, were sentenced for allegedly leaking classified information to Qatar.
Egypt Cracks Down Hard to Prevent Protests on Anniversary of 2011 Revolution
Egyptian security forces have conducted raids, clamped down on social media, and blocked roads to Tahrir Square ahead of the fifth anniversary of the revolution on January 25.
Italian Energy Giant Discovers 'Largest Ever' Gas Field in Mediterranean Off Coast of Egypt
The gas field could hold upwards of 30 trillion cubic feet of gas — the equivalent of 5.5 billion barrels of oil — enough for Egypt to become self-sufficient in energy within five years.
Germany Releases Journalist it Arrested On Egypt's Behalf
British-Egyptian Al Jazeera journalist Ahmed Mansour has been released without charge in Berlin after he was detained for two nights, accused by Cairo of a series of crimes.
Egyptian Police Lieutenant Sentenced to 15 Years for Shooting Peaceful Protester
The death of Shaimaa al-Sabbagh, captured on video, shocked Egypt. She is one of hundreds of protesters that have been killed since Mohamed Morsi was ousted in a coup in July 2013.