Shyma's risque pop video in deeply conservative country lands her two-year jail sentence for inciting debauchery.
Laura Plummer, a British woman arrested in Egypt for smuggling prescription drugs, may have to spend more time in jail before her case is properly heard.
Nabih al-Wahsh, a popular lawyer in Egypt, said women who wore revealing clothes were "inviting men to harass them".
Egypt sentences at least 13 gay men to 3 years in prison in worst crackdown against LGBT people in almost 2 decades. Crackdown started at Mashrou' Leila concert in Cairo.
27 children were among the victims of the deadliest assault by Islamic extremists in Egypt's modern history.
Gunmen were carrying Isis flag when they attacked al-Rawdah mosque in Egypt's North Sinai in country's bloodiest terror attack.
Australian authorities have said they will look into the case of Joan Howard who is thought to be in possession of A$1m worth of artefacts from the Middle East.
Bomb explosion at mosque in North Sinai Egypt kills at least 235 and injures 130. Islamist militants believed to be behind attack.
Egypt's Ministry of Antiquities said that although the coffin was in a bad condition, the mummy itself was well-preserved and featured decorations of sky god Khebr and Isis.
Suyash Dixit, from India, travelled to the unclaimed area of Bir Tawil and planted seeds and his newly-made flag.He has christened the area the Kingdom of Dixit.
The unfurling of a rainbow flag at a rock concert sparked a harsh anti-LGBT crackdown in Egypt, and experts fear that the worst is yet to come
Mohamed Salah will be given a much-needed rest over the international break after being left out of the Egypt squad to face Ghana
Event took place more than 3,000 years ago and might help to explain a cryptic passage in the Bible.
Coptic Christians make up about 10% of Egypt's population. Islamic extremists have targeted them on a number of occasions in recent years.
The award will be handed to Helmy's great-nephew at the German foreign ministry by Israel's ambassador to Germany.
Ibrahim Halawa spent more than four years in an Egyptian jail after he was arrested in 2013 at a protest in support of the Muslim Brotherhood.
At least 50 policemen have been killed when they launched a raid on a militant hideout in Western Desert.
Members of the minority Coptic community have repeatedly been targeted by Isis-affiliated militants in recent months.
Winston Churchill's half-smoked cigar was recently auctioned for £9,000 - but what other unusual items have been up for sale?
For decades academics have debated how the Egyptians were able to carry 170,000 tonnes of limestone.