At least 15 people were killed in tribal fighting in Egypt on Saturday, security officials said, prompting police to send reinforcements to quell the unrest.
Mubarak criticised Sisi's main rival, Hamdeen Sabahi, describing him as "not capable of becoming Egypt's president". He also expressed caution about the Muslim Brotherhood's reaction to a Sisi presidency, warning that the country needed to maintain a "high degree of vigilance".
In case of victory in the presidential election in Egypt, Defense Minister Abdul Fattah al-Sisi might amnesty former presidents of the country – Hosni Mubarak and Mohamed Morsi. Al Murakib information edition reported Wednesday that al-Sisi is "looking into the matter".
Two Egyptian policemen were sentenced to 10 years in prison on Monday for torturing an activist to death in 2010 in an incident that became one of the triggers for the uprising that toppled veteran autocrat Hosni Mubarak. Witnesses and rights groups said that 28-year-old Khaled Said died after police dragged him out of an Internet cafe in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria and beat him to death.
Egyptian police fired tear gas at anti-government protesters in Cairo on Saturday, as the country marked the anniversary of the 2011 uprising that overthrew veteran president Hosni Mubarak.
Hosni Mubarak's last prime minister, Ahmed Shafik, said in a television interview broadcast on Thursday that he would run for president if the army chief does not contest elections.
An Egyptian court sentenced three leading activists to three years in prison each on Sunday in a case brought over their role in recent protests, after a trial that has deepened human rights' groups concerns about political freedoms.
Egypt is putting to trial the ousted President Mohamed Morsi on murder and other charges related to a mass jail break during the 2011 uprising against Hosni Mubarak. These are the third set of accusations that were brought against Morsi since he was deposed by the Egyptian Army in July. Earlier, the prosecutor ordered Morsi and 35 other Brotherhood leaders to stand trial for the alleged case plotting with Hamas and Hezbollah to carry out acts of conspiracy against Egypt. For more details the Voice of Russia talked to Mohamed Soudan, Foreign Relations Secretary for the Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party.
An Egyptian court Thursday acquitted the two sons of ousted president Hosny Mubarak and his last premier Ahmed Shafiq of corruption charges.
The Swiss government on Wednesday extended by three years a freeze on the assets of ousted Tunisian dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali and Egypt's Hosni Mubarak.
Egyptian police arrested a leading political activist on Thursday after the prosecutor ordered he be detained for inciting protests, a security official said.
The retrial of ousted Egyptian president Hosny Mubarak is to resume Saturday in Cairo at a closed session with testimony from two ex-officials, reported state media.
The Egyptian Army is the only organism in the state who can bring all the parts of the state together, said Sergey Filatov, an observer at International Affairs journal, in an interview with the Voice of Russia.
Egyptian state media say top security officials are testifying behind closed doors in the retrial of ex-president Hosni Mubarak, who faces charges related to the killings of around 900 protesters during the 2011 uprising that led to his ouster.
Clashes erupted Saturday in Cairo as former president Hosny Mubarak was back in court for a retrial over alleged complicity in the killing of protesters.
A leader of Al-Qaeda’s Iraqi branch has urged Egyptians to take up arms against their army and derided the Muslim Brotherhood as “evil”, saying a bloody crackdown on Islamist protesters showed peaceful methods were futile.
Court hearings took place on Sunday for Egypt’s ex-president Hosni Mubarak and high-ranking officials of the Muslim brotherhood. The twin judicial processes were billed as the "trial of the two regimes". Amir Magdi, Freelance Journalist and Political Science Researcher in Sweden, comments on situation.
A military helicopter transported Hosni Mubarak to Cairo's Maadi military hospital, where he is to stay under house arrest. Egypt's ex-president was released after on Wednesday the Cairo court ruled to clear him of all corruption charges. Today the Prosecution confirmed that it would not contest the court's decision, which removed the last obstacles to transferring Mubarak from prison to house arrest.
An Egyptian court on Sunday adjourned the murder and corruption retrial of former strongman Hosni Mubarak, his sons and security commanders to September 14.