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17 soldiers killed in Egypt blast
Cairo, Oct 24 : At least 17 soldiers were killed and 25 injured in a car bomb explosion that targeted a security checkpoint in Egypt's North Sinai province, said a security source, suggesting the toll is likely to increase.
Five soldiers killed in Egypt blast
Cairo, Oct 24 : At least five soldiers were killed and 16 injured Friday in a blast in Sheikh Zuweid city in Egypt's North Sinai province, a security source said.
'Algeria, Egypt face common security challenges'
Algiers, Oct 24 : Visiting Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry has said Algeria and Egypt are facing common security challenges resulting from the critical situation prevailing in the Arab world.
Katy Perry cancels her Egypt trip
Los Angeles, Oct 24 : Singer Katy Perry has reportedly scrapped her plans to travel to Egypt over safety concerns after the trip's itinerary was leaked.
Three smugglers killed along Egypt-Israel border
Cairo, Oct 23 : At least three Egyptian smugglers were killed and three injured during clashes with the security forces along the Egyptian-Israeli border.
10 injured in blast outside Cairo University
Cairo, Oct 22 : At least 10 people, including six policemen, were injured in a blast Wednesday afternoon outside the main gate of Cairo University in Egypt's Giza province, an interior ministry statement said.
Israeli troops come under fire on Egyptian border
Jerusalem, Oct 22 : Gunmen opened fire Wednesday on Israeli troops patrolling the border with Egypt, wounding two soldiers, the military said.
25 get jail terms in Egypt terror case
Cairo, Oct 22 : A court in Egypt Wednesday sentenced 25 people convicted of terrorist activities to various terms of imprisonment. One person aws acquitted.
Egypt urges UNSC to end Israeli occupation of Palestinian lands
United Nations, Oct 22 : Egypt has urged the member states of the UN Security Council (UNSC) to end the Israeli occupation of Palestinian lands.
Egypt court gives death penalty to seven jihadis
Cairo, Oct 22 : An Egyptian military court has sentenced to death seven members of the Islamist militant group Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis and two to life in prison on charges of planning and executing attacks on the military, media reported.
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.