Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste has been released from an Egyptian prison after serving 400 days in jail on charges of aiding a terrorist group. He is now on his way home to Australian, Egyptian security officials said as cited by Reuters.
Syriza's Greek election victory has dealt a blow to Eurocrats’ austerity agenda. As the European left celebrated the party's triumph, UK Prime Minister David Cameron warned the result will prompt further “economic uncertainty” in Europe.
At least 17 people were killed and some 40 left wounded in Egypt on Sunday as the country marked the fourth anniversary of the “25 January Revolution” which ousted former president Hosni Mubarak after a 30 year rule.
The beard on the mask of Tutankhamun has been damaged in a museum in Egypt. The priceless relic was harmed during a cleaning operation in Cairo and efforts to repair the problem, after it broke were also botched, according to local reports.
An Egyptian court has sentenced a 21-year-old student to three years in jail for insulting Islam after police discovered he declared his atheism on Facebook. The young man had been harassed for his atheist views and had his own father testify against him.
The findings of a state investigation into the activities of the Muslim Brotherhood in Britain will be partially withheld because ministers fear criticizing the group could irritate UK ally Qatar, media report.
An ancient cemetery in Egypt contains 1 million bodies, according to a team of archeologists who discovered the burial ground. What the site represents remains a mystery, as the scientists are still puzzled about where exactly all the people came from.
An Egyptian judge sentenced 188 Muslim Brotherhood supporters to death Tuesday after 11 policemen were killed in an attack last August during one of the most violent crushing of protest camps in Egypt’s modern history.