CAIRO, June 21 – An Egyptian court declared void on Tuesday a maritime border accord with Saudi Arabia that would have seen Egypt lose control of two Red Sea islands, judicial sources said. The state has the right to appeal the ruling at a higher court, and the accord must also be approved by parliament.
CAIRO, May 25 – An Egyptian appeals court on Tuesday cancelled five-year prison terms handed to 47 people earlier this month for protesting a government decision to transfer two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, judicial sources said. A lower misdemeanours court had sentenced them to five years in prison and a fine of 100,000 Egyptian
CAIRO, May 15 – An Egyptian court sentenced 152 protesters on Saturday to between two and five years in prison each after they demonstrated against a decision to transfer two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, judicial sources and state media said. Hundreds of police officers were deployed in central Cairo on April 25 to quell
CAIRO, May 2 – Egyptian police on Sunday raided the press syndicate in Cairo and arrested two journalists critical of the government, a syndicate official and reporters said in what an opposition party called an unprecedented crackdown. The interior ministry denied officers had stormed the press labor union building, a traditional spot in downtown Cairo to stage