Now investigators are '90 percent sure' it was a bomb that downed the Russian plane
Confirmation that militants brought down the airliner could have a devastating impact on Egypt's lucrative tourist industry.
Ever had your air travel plans described as 'fluid'? It's not good news
Thousands of British tourists are stranded today — not to mention exhausted and ornery — after most of easyJet's "rescue" flights out of Sharm al-Sheikh were canceled.
The US is pretty sure Metrojet Flight 9268 was bombed
Russia and Egypt? Not so much.
President Sisi says Sinai security is under Egypt's 'full control'
You sure about that, Mr. President? Egypt’s authorities have been waging their very own war on terror in the Sinai for years.
Russian jet broke up in mid air, too early for conclusions, official says
US-EGYPT-CRASH:Russian jet broke up in mid air, too early for conclusions, official says
Russian airliner with 224 aboard crashes in Egypt's Sinai, all killed
'I now see a tragic scene,' an Egyptian security officer told Reuters. 'A lot of dead on the ground and many who died whilst strapped to their seats.'
Democracy may be dead, but Egyptians are seeing the funny side
'I feel lighter than an Egyptian ballot box.'
Al Jazeera journalists are free, but Egypt’s jails still host thousands of political prisoners
The Egyptian authorities are 'effectively holding political prisoners like bargaining chips, releasing them only when politically expedient.'
Egypt's Sisi pardons 100 prisoners, including Jazeera journalists
The Al Jazeera journalists, Canadian Mohamed Fahmy, Egyptian Baher Mohamed and Australian Peter Greste, were sentenced to three years in prison last month.
Jazeera to appeal 'grotesque' verdict to jail journalists
Al-Jazeera vowed Saturday to appeal an Egyptian court verdict to sentence three of its journalists to three years in prison, calling it a "deliberate attack on press freedom".
Why it’s so hard to move on from what happened at Rabaa
Fear stops many Egyptians from talking about it today. But one year ago, the pain was still very real.
IS says it has beheaded Croatian hostage in Egypt
The Islamic State group said Wednesday it has beheaded a Croatian hostage, and released a picture of a body after what would be the first such killing of a Westerner in Egypt.
IS Egypt affiliate threatens to kill Croatian hostage in 48 hours
US-EGYPT-ISLAMIC-STATE-HOSTAGE:IS Egypt affiliate threatens to kill Croatian hostage in 48 hours
Watch a female cop in Egypt beat down a sexual harasser
A state news site reported that police had arrested 84 men on charges of sexual harassment during this year’s Eid holiday.
‘I hate it. It hurts’ — Egyptian women talk about sex after female genital mutilation
A group in Egypt helps women who have had FGM and do not enjoy intimate relations with their spouses.
Omar Sharif, star of 'Doctor Zhivago', dead at 83
US-EGYPT-OMARSHARIF:Omar Sharif, star of 'Doctor Zhivago', dead at 83
Egypt's Sisi rallies troops in Sinai after IS attacks
Egypt's president made an unannounced visit to the Sinai Peninsula Saturday to rally troops following a wave of deadly attacks on security forces by the Islamic State jihadists.
Egypt looks to speed up death penalties after a spike of violence
There have been small-scale explosions targeting security facilities and personnel in Cairo and across Egypt for many month, as well as an escalating insurgency in Sinai.
US police killed more people in 3 months than Egyptian police killed in the past year
The amount of people American police kill on the job rivals the number killed by cops in a troubled country ruled by a military government.
After Morsi verdict, rights groups say Egypt’s justice system is 'spiraling out of control'
Mass trials have become common in Egypt in the last two years, during which time hundreds of death sentences have been issued.
It's summertime in Egypt. For many girls, that means it's genital mutilation season
But now schoolgirls who have undergone the procedure are trying to save their younger siblings from the same ordeal.
Transgender people are at the center of a brutal crackdown on LGBT Egyptians
Perhaps one unintended consequence of the crackdown is that there is more awareness about what it is to be transgender.
A new wave of detentions and disappearances in Egypt
Around 163 people have been "forcibly detained" in the past two months, according to a local NGO.
Mohamed Soltan is released from Egypt jail after 490-day hunger strike
US citizen heads home, where he will receive medical attention and be reunited with his family.
Egypt executes six following controversial trial. But is this just the start of the killing?
If Egypt goes through with executing Morsi, America will have some explaining to do, too.
Refugees in Egypt say getting to Europe is worth risking their lives
Getting on a smuggler’s boat is easy. Making it across the Mediterranean is harder.
OK, so there was a ground raid. But who's winning the war?
The raid that captured a key Islamic State leader in Syria is being touted as a serious blow to the militant organization. The truth is we don't really know.
Egypt sentences deposed Islamist president Morsi to death
An Egyptian court sentenced deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi to death on Saturday for his role in a mass jailbreak during the 2011 uprising.
2,000 Egyptian children crossed the Mediterranean alone last year
Children migrating alone now make up about half of the unofficial Egyptian migrants who reach Italy.
Meet the director of the BuSSy Project, Egypt's answer to the Vagina Monologues
The theater project has been causing controversy with government censors.
Forget Hollywood, Egyptians are in love with Bollywood
'American films are all shooting without any insults.'