Memory of the day: Queen Mary Stuart of Scotland is executed in 1587

Tue, 08 Feb 2022 - 11:03 GMT

In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on February 8.

Egypt executes former monk for killing Bishop Epiphanius

Sun, 09 May 2021 - 02:25 GMT

On July 1, 2020, the Court of Cassation upheld a death sentence against former monk Wael Saad (formerly known as Monk Ash’eyaa).

Egypt slams OHCHR remarks attacking judiciary

Sun, 24 Feb 2019 - 11:45 GMT

The ministry slammed OHCHR's comments criticizing the Egyptian judiciary over sentencing 9 people convicted with killing the country's top prosecutor to death.

Hesham Barakat's son denies sister's skeptical post, says account hacked

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 - 08:38 GMT

"My sister's [Facebook] page is hacked; what is published on the page has nothing to do with the family of the martyr [and] hero, Prosecutor Hesham Barakat."

A video shows top prosecutor’s killers making confession with no signs of torture

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 - 08:31 GMT

A video of the nine individuals involved in assassinating the country's top prosecutor Hesham Barakat proves that confession was made without any torture.

6 sentenced to death over attacking police ambush

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 - 12:24 GMT

The Criminal Cairo Court ruled on Tuesday, that six individuals were found guilty of encroaching and attacking a special police unit and will be executed for their crimes.

Eli Cohen: Israeli spy born in Egypt, hanged in Syria

Sat, 19 May 2018 - 11:55 GMT

Four years after spying for Israel, Eli Cohen was caught by Syrian intelligence in one of the most famous espionage cases in the modern history of Syria.

Oklahoma to become first U.S. state to use nitrogen gas for executions

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 - 12:57 GMT

Oklahoma plans to start using nitrogen gas for executions, officials said on Wednesday, in what would be the first such method of capital punishment in the United States.

UN says Daesh executed hundreds during siege of Mosul

Fri, 03 Nov 2017 - 10:53 GMT

Daesh fighters executed at least 741 Iraqi civilians in Mosul during the nine-month battle by government forces to retake the city from the militant group.

Alabama executes man convicted of murdering police officer

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 - 12:11 GMT

Alabama on Thursday executed a man convicted of killing a police officer in 1997 by shooting him multiple times in his patrol car, prison officials said.

Garemt Akl a restaurant or a prison?

Fri, 05 May 2017 - 11:32 GMT

Garemt Akl (Food Crime) is a newly opened Egyptian restaurant that serves authentic Egyptian street food