The militants were killed hours after a roadside bomb struck a tourist bus near the Giza Pyramids and wounded at least 17 people
A rudimentary device containing nails and pieces of metal had been detonated remotely on the perimeter of the Grand Egyptian Museum, sources say
'The cell is truly empty, it has nothing at all,' says Yassin Mohamed, who spent five years behind bars due to his involvement in anti-government protests
A two-track system offers wealthier Gazans to pay for expedited exit permits to Egypt through middlemen while all the others are left waiting
The nationwide referendum is widely seen as another step toward restoring authoritarian rule eight years after a pro-democracy uprising that toppled Mubarak
Opposition members of parliament say the referendum is being held against a backdrop of intimidation and 'vote buying'
Egyptian writers and actors who speak their minds face time in prison if they return from self-exile. Will the latest referendum make it easier for them to come home? Don’t hold your breath
Voting will take three days. Constitutional amendment includes an article specific to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi, allowing him to continue running past term limits
The monastery lies at the foot of Mount Sinai, by tradition the site where Moses received the Ten Commandments
Cairo court rules suspects formed a terrorist cell, plotted attacks on the country's Christian minority and assaulted security forces
The imprisonment of Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who rose to prominence with the 2011 Arab Spring, was seen as a sign of Egypt's return to Mubarak's autocratic rule
Egypt takes pride in an actor winning the Oscar for playing a queer icon, but makes life difficult for LGBTQ citizens – especially transgender ones
A video clip circulated online shows Sherine Abdel-Wahab, during a performance in Bahrain, saying: 'Here I can say whatever I want. In Egypt, anyone who talks gets imprisoned'
Egypt's media regulator release list of prohibited topics, says outlets that continue to publish 'offending material' will be fined up to $298,000
Israel-Egypt Treaty, 40 Years Later: The Forgotten Songs Cairo Produced to Get the Public Ready for Peace
Leading lyricists, composers and singers were recruited to this national mission
Amr Waked, a 45-year-old actor living in Spain, said on Thursday his lawyer told him he was convicted of 'disseminating false news and insulting state institutions'
Egyptian activists are trying to invigorate the public in the face of the president's sweeping constitutional changes, but he doesn't intend to allow this to threaten his rule
Al-Azhar's Grand Imam sparked a heated debate on social media, with some siding with scholars calling for a ban on the practice
Luxembourg's PM told delegates in an Egypt summit his marriage to a man could lead to execution in some of the nations represented. But Middle Eastern activists say it might have done more harm than good: 'Agency is important'
The blaze started when a train crashed into a barrier in the Egyptian capital's central station