Tag: Egypt

Egypt’s Army kills 7 terrorists in Sinai

Cairo: As many as seven militants were killed on Saturday in a shootout at a checkpoint in the country's North…

Egypt parliament votes to extend Sisi presidency

Cairo: Egypt's parliament on Thursday gave preliminary approval to constitutional changes that would allow President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to stay…

Egypt parliament votes to extend Sisi presidency

Cairo:Egypt's parliament on Thursday gave preliminary approval to constitutional changes that would allow President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to stay in…

Macron holds surprise talks with Egypt’s Sisi, meets top clerics

Cairo:French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday held a surprise second meeting with his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi after talks…

Egypt sentences TV host to jail over gay interview

Cairo:An Egyptian court on Sunday sentenced a television host to one year in prison for interviewing a gay man last…

5 killed in Egypt sandstorm

Cairo: A severe sandstorm on Wednesday struck several parts of Egypt, including capital Cairo, leaving five people dead. The inclement…

Israeli energy minister on rare visit to Egypt

Cairo:Israel's Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz arrived in Cairo on Sunday to attend a natural gas conference in a rare visit…

Egypt border closed to Gazans leaving amid Palestinian feuding

Gaza City: The Egyptian border crossing was closed for Palestinians seeking to leave Gaza on Tuesday, a border official said,…

Egypt church bomb kills policeman

Cairo: A policeman has been killed trying to defuse a bomb outside a church in Egypt, security officials said. The…

Hamas denies Mubarak claim it sent militants to Egypt in 2011

Gaza City: Gaza's Islamist rulers Hamas on Saturday denied an allegation by Egypt's deposed president Hosni Mubarak that it infiltrated…

Egypt: Police kill 40 suspected terrorists after Giza blast

CAIRO: At least 40 suspected terrorists were killed in separate raids by Egyptian security officials in connection with bomb blast…

Egypt: 40 suspected terrorists killed in raids

Cairo: At least 40 suspected terrorists were killed in raids by Egyptian security officials in connection with bomb blast near…

Egypt releases jailed anti-harassment activist

Cairo: Egyptian authorities on Thursday released a rights activist jailed over a video she posted online criticising sexual harassment in…

Egypt’s Mubarak asks Sisi for ‘permission’ to testify in Morsi trial

Cairo: Egypt's deposed president Hosni Mubarak on Wednesday asked current President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi for "permission" to disclose sensitive information…

Egypt police kill 8 Islamists: interior ministry

Cairo: Egyptian police have killed eight suspected Islamist militants in shootouts in and around Cairo, the interior ministry said Thursday.…

Egypt arrests two over nude tourists on pyramid

Cairo: Egyptian authorities Thursday arrested a camel driver and a woman accused of having helped two Danes scale the Great…

Egypt refuses to accuse police over Italian student’s murder

Cairo: Egypt refuses to accuse police officers suspected by Italy of involvement in the grisly murder of an Italian student…

Egypt calls on Israel to end military action in Gaza

Cairo: Egypt on Tuesday called on Israel to end its military action in Gaza, after Palestinian militants in the enclave…

Mummified cats, scarab beetles unearthed in Egypt

Saqqara [Egypt]: Archaeological excavations revealed a mass cat cemetery and rare mummified scarab beetles in an ancient burial ground of…

Egyptian court upholds death for 7 convicted of killing policeman

Cairo: An Egyptian top court upheld on Sunday a previous death sentence against seven defendants convicted of killing a policeman…