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SRK's 'Happy New Year' to be released in Egypt on 31st Dec
New Delhi, Dec 30 : Shah Rukh Khan's production company Red Chillies Entertainment (RCE) has recently declared that their film, 'Happy New Year' will now be released in Egypt on 31st December, 2014.
'Exodus...' banned in Egypt
Los Angeles, Dec 27 : Actor Christian Bale's "Exodus: Gods and Kings" has been banned in Egypt a week before its planned New Year's Eve release.
'Exodus: Gods and Kings' banned in Egypt due to 'historical ...
London, Dec 27 : 'Exodus: Gods and Kings,' based on the Biblical book of Exodus, has been banned by Egyptian authorities due to "historical inaccuracies".
Hamas to stick to August truce with Israel
Gaza, Dec 26 : The Islamic Hamas movement informed Egypt and other parties Friday that it is committed to the ceasefire agreement reached with Israel in August, a senior official said.
Egypt reports 10th bird flu death in 2014
Cairo, Dec 25 : The Egyptian health ministry announced Thursday that a five-year-old boy died of bird flu Wednesday, raising the number of deaths this year from the H5N1 virus to 10.
Egypt extends opening of Rafah border crossing
Cairo, Dec 23 : Egyptian authorities have announced the extension of the opening of Rafah border crossing for an additional day, after initially planning to open the border Sunday and Monday only.
Militants blow up natural gas pipeline in Egypt
Cairo, Dec 23 : Militants Tuesday blew up a section of a gas pipeline near the Egyptian city of el-Arish, the provincial capital of North Sinai, Press TV reported quoted security officials.
Egypt to reopen Rafah crossing for two days
Cairo, Dec 20 : Egypt will reopen the blocked Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip Sunday and Monday in both directions, official news agency MENA reported Saturday.
India, Egypt review bilateral ties, agree to boost trade
New Delhi, Dec 19 : India and Egypt held their 10th round of Foreign Office Consultations in Cairo last week during which both sides discussed and reviewed the entire gamut of bilateral relations and also exchanged views on regional and global issues of mutual interest.
US slaps sanctions against militants in Egypt, Yemen
Washington, Dec 19 : The US Thursday slapped sanctions on an Egyptian extremist group and a senior leader of the Yemen-based Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), the State Department said in a statement.
Cemetery of mummies found in Egypt
New York, Dec 18 : Researchers have found a cemetery in Egypt which contains the remains of more than one million mummies.
Four killed in Egypt military plane crash
Cairo, Dec 18 : An Egyptian military plane crashed Wednesday during Egypt-United Arab Emirates (UAE)joint military drill, killing two Egyptian and two UAE officers, state-run Nile TV reported.
Ex Egyptian minister says Muslim Brotherhood 'godfather' of IS, Al ...
Dubai, Dec 15 : A former Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs who served under ousted President Hosni Mubarak has reportedly said that the Muslim Brotherhood is the "godfather" of several Islamist terror groups operating in the Middle East like, Islamic State (IS), Al Nusra and Al Qaeda.
Six militants killed in security raids in Egypt
Cairo, Dec 14 : At least six militants were killed and 11 others arrested Saturday as Egyptian military launched two operations on their hideouts in northern Sinai province, an official said on condition of anonymity.
One killed, many arrested in Egypt pro-Morsi protests
Cairo, Dec 13 : At least one person was killed and three were injured Friday in Kafr El-Sheikh province in Egypt during clashes between security forces and protesters supporting ousted Islamist President Mohamed Morsi, health ministry said in a statement.
Egypt restricts travelling to Turkey, Syria, Iraq and Libya
Cairo, Dec 12 : Egyptian authorities have imposed restrictions on men aged between 18 and 40 wishing to travel to Turkey, Syria, Iraq and Libya, fearing they will join jihadi groups, an official said Thursday.
Jordan, Egypt call for strategic approach to fight terrorism
Amman, Dec 12 : Jordan and Egypt Thursday called for a strategic approach and cooperation to combat terrorism, media reported.
Egypt discovers 3,000-year-old tomb
Cairo, Dec 11 : The Egyptian-French archaeological mission working at the Ramesseum temple in Luxor discovered the tomb of Karomama, divine wife of ancient Egyptian god Amun, the Egyptian antiquities ministry said in a statement Thursday.
Former Egyptian minister sent to 10 years in jail
Cairo, Dec 11 : A court in Egypt Thursday sentenced Salah Abdel-Maksoud, who served as the information minister in the ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi's regime, to 10 years in jail and fined 3.5 million Egyptian pounds ($489,000) on charges of wasting public funds worth 48 million pounds.
12 terrorists killed in Egypt raids
Cairo, Dec 11 : At least 12 terrorists were killed in security raids launched in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula in the past eight days, an army official said Thursday.
Egypt condemns Palestinian minister's killing by Israeli troops
Cairo, Dec 11 : Egypt Wednesday condemned the killing of a Palestinian minister by Israeli troops in the West Bank and voiced concerns over such the Jewish state's "provocative practices and escalations."
Egyptian President cuts curfew hours in parts of North Sinai
Cairo, Dec 10 : Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi reduced the night curfew in Sinai Peninsula by three hours, media reported Tuesday.
Envoys of five nations present credentials to President Mukherjee
New Delhi, Dec.9 : Envoys of Serbia, Egypt, Hungary, Kazakhstan and Bangladesh presented their credentials to President Pranab Mukherjee at a ceremony held in Rashtrapati Bhavan today.
Canadian embassy in Cairo closed over security concerns
Cairo, Dec 8 : The Canadian embassy in Egypt's capital Cairo was closed Monday until further notice due to security concerns, the embassy said.
Four Muslim Brotherhood members sentenced to death
Cairo, Dec 7 : An Egyptian court Sunday sentenced four Muslim Brotherhood members to death over killing and violence charges.
'Egyptian president's visit to China to boost strategic ties'
Cairo, Dec 7 : An Egyptian minister has said that the main purpose of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi's expected China visit is to enhance strategic partnership between the two countries.
Egypt's Al Ahly crowned 2014 CAF Confederation Cup champions
Cairo, Dec 7 : Egypt's football team Al Ahly won the CAF Confederation Cup beating Ivory Coast's Sewe Sport by a solitary goal here Saturday.
Seven jihadists sentenced to death by Egypt court
Cairo, Dec 6 : An Egyptian court has sentenced seven jihadists to death, including well known jihadi Adel Habara, for killing 25 policemen last year in an attack in Sinai near the border with Israel, Al Jazeera reported citing judicial sources.
Concern over 188 people getting death sentence in Egypt
London, Dec 4 : British Minister for the Middle East Tobias Ellwood has expressed his concern over the 188 death sentences awarded by an Egyptian court and urged the authorities to review the verdicts.
Head of Egypt's al-Azhar condemns IS's barbarity
Cairo, Dec 3 : The head of al-Azhar, Egypt's top Muslim body and the global centre of Sunni Muslim learning, Wednesday condemned the extremism of Islamic groups, especially the Islamic State (IS) group.