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Egypt asks Israelis, Palestinians to resume talks
Ramallah, Oct 20 : Egypt Monday called on the Israelis and the Palestinians to resume in Cairo next week the talks on reinforcing the ceasefire and restoring calm in the Gaza Strip, a senior official said.
New spine disease clue found in mummies
London, Oct 20 : Refuting earlier claims, researchers have discovered that a degenerative spinal condition and not a spinal inflammatory disease hit members of the ancient Egyptian royal families from the 18th to the early 20th dynasties.
Israel's Tamar gas field to sell gas to Egypt
Jerusalem, Oct 20 : Israel's Tamar gas field announced Sunday they have signed a bid to sell at least five billion cubic meters of natural gas over three years to private consumers in Egypt.
Seven soldiers killed in Egypt blast
Cairo, Oct 19 : Seven soldiers were killed and four others injured Sunday in an explosion targeting their vehicle in Arish city in North Sinai, Egypt, security sources said.
Egypt inks deal with firms to dredge New Suez Canal
Cairo, Oct 19 : Egypt has signed two contracts with a consortium of six international firms for the dredging work of the New Suez Canal alongside the original one, head of the canal authority Mohab Memish said Saturday.
Two Egyptian soldiers killed in tunnel collapse
Cairo, Oct 18 : At least two soldiers were killed Saturday when a smuggling tunnel connecting Egypt's restive Sinai Peninsula and the Gaza Strip collapsed, a security source said.
Egyptian army arrests leading Sinai militant
Cairo, Oct 18 (Xinhua) Egyptian military arrested Friday a leading member of Al Qaeda-inspired Sinai-based Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis group in a raid on southern Arish city of North Sinai province, a security source said.
30 killed in Egypt road accident
Cairo, Oct 13 : At least 30 people were killed and 15 injured Monday in a road accident in Egypt's Aswan province.
Squash: Mangaonkar tops Mumbai Challenger
Mumbai, Oct 12 : Second seed and Asian Games gold medalist Mahesh Mangaonkar defeated the much higher ranked Egyptian Zahed Mohamed 14-12, 15-13, 11-4, in the final of the JSW Indian Squash Challenger Circuit here Sunday.
Britain stresses on Egypt's role in combating terrorism
Cairo, Oct 11 : Farah Dakhlallah, British foreign office spokesperson, has said that Egypt can play an important role in combating extremism by securing the Libyan borders and banning arms smuggling as well as realising national reconciliation in Libya.
Egypt army kills 15 militants in Sinai
Cairo, Oct 9 : Egypt's army Thursday killed 15 suspected militants in a security raid and arrested 25 others suspected of being members of the extremist Sinai-based Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis group, a security source said.
US stresses on Egypt's role in combating terrorism
Cairo, Oct 9 : A US presidential envoy for the international alliance against the Islamic State (IS) has emphasised Egypt's strategic role in fighting terrorism and extremist groups in the region, according to the Egyptian foreign ministry.
Libya PM says, Egypt will help fight terrorism
Tripoli, Oct 9 : Egypt will provide more help to Libya's government to fight terrorism and curb the Islamist insurgents, Libya's Prime Minister Abdullah Thinniannounced in Cairo Wednesday.
16 militants in Egypt security campaign
Cairo, Oct 8 : At least 16 suspected militants killed Tuesday in clashes with Egyptian army in Sinai, security sources said.
Squash: Sandhu, Nouran emerge champs
Jaipur, Oct 5 : Nouran El Torky of Egypt and India's Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu won the women's and men's titles, respectively, in the first round of the JSW Indian Squash Challenger Circuit here Sunday.
Wanted Egyptian militant leader killed
Cairo, Oct 2 : The Egyptian army Thursday killed a leader of Sinai-based Al Qaeda-offshot Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis militant group after a fierce confrontation at his hideout, a security source said.
Egypt court sends 63 Brotherhood members to jail
Cairo, Sep 30 : An Egyptian court Tuesday sentenced 63 members of the Muslim Brotherhood to 15 years in prison on charges of violence during last year's protests in support of ousted president Mohamed Morsi.
Egyptian court releases 21 Muslim Brotherhood members
Cairo, Sep 29 : A court in Egypt Monday decided to release 21 members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood (MB) on bail of 1,000 Egyptian pounds (about $140) each, state-run MENA news agency reported.
Morsi trial postponed for security reasons
Cairo, Sep 29 : A court in Egypt Monday decided to postpone until Oct 14 the trial of ousted president Mohamed Morsi and 35 leaders of the banned Muslim Brotherhood (MB) on charges of spying.
Egypt army kills 18 Sinai extremists
Cairo, Sep 28 : At least 18 extremists were killed and 10 arrested Saturday in security raids on their hideouts in Egypt's North Sinai province, a security source said.
Egyptian man sets new 1,000 feet deep-diving world record
Washington, September 27 : An Egyptian man has set a new Guinness World Record for the deepest scuba dive by diving more than 1,000 feet below the surface of the Red Sea.
Egypt's Mubarak arrives in court ahead of re-trial verdict
Cairo, Sep 27 : Ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak Saturday arrived at Cairo's criminal court ahead of an expected verdict on charges of giving orders to kill protestors during the 2011 uprising against him.
Ruling in Mubarak retrial adjourned till November 29
Cairo, Sep 27 : A court in Egypt Saturday adjourned until Nov 29 the ruling in the retrial of former president Hosni Mubarak, who is facing charges of giving orders to kill peaceful protesters during the 2011 uprising against him, MENA news agency reported.
Hamas, Fatah reach agreement in Cairo
Cairo, Sep 25 : Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah Thursday announced that they have reached understanding on all pending issues after two-day negotiations in the Egyptian capital Cairo, Egypt's state-run MENA news agency reported.
Renowned Egyptian actor Khaled Saleh dead
Cairo, Sep 25 : Renowned Egyptian actor Khaled Saleh died Thursday, aged 50, after an open heart surgery in Aswan, a city in the south of Egypt.
Egypt court jails 73 Muslim Brotherhood members
Cairo, Sep 25 : An Egyptian court Thursday sentenced 73 members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood to 15 years in prison for assaulting a police station a year ago.
Cairo to resume Palestinian-Israeli talks in October
Cairo/Jerusalem, Sep 23 : Egypt concluded Tuesday a new round of Palestinian-Israeli indirect peace talks in Cairo with both the sides approving the agenda of further talks scheduled for the second half of October, a media report said.
105 Muslim Brotherhood members referred to criminal court in Egypt
Cairo, Sep 22 : The Egyptian prosecution Monday referred 105 Muslim Brotherhood members, including the group's top leader Mohamed Badie, to criminal court for inciting violence and killings last year following the removal of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, the official MENA news agency reported.
Six soldiers killed in Egypt plane crash
Cairo, Sep 21 : Six soldiers were killed and one was wounded Sunday when a military cargo plane crashed near an airport in Egypt, a media report said.
Police colonel killed in Egypt blast
Cairo, Sep 21 : A police colonel was killed and seven others were injured Sunday in a blast near the Egyptian Foreign Ministry in Cairo, the interior and health ministries said, revising an earlier toll of four.