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US to deliver helicopters to Egypt
Washington, Sep 21 : US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has said that 10 Apache helicopters will be given to Egypt to support its counter-terrorism efforts.
Egypt to host Gaza ceasefire talks
Cairo, Sep 21 : Egypt will host Gaza ceasefire talks between Israel and the Palestinians Wednesday in a bid to consolidate the truce reached last month.
Egypt sentences five to death for killing policeman
Cairo, Sep 21 : An Egyptian court Saturday handed death sentences to five extremists for killing a policeman in Giza.
Egyptian pleads guilty in US embassy bombings
New York, Sep 20 : An Egyptian has pleaded guilty in a court here to charges of helping plan the 1998 bombings of US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania that killed 224 people, a media report said Saturday.
Now, explore Egyptian pyramids from home
London, Sep 19 : If you are yet to experience the wonders of the ancient world still surviving in Egypt, you can now turn into a virtual visitor -- thanks to Google Street View -- and explore the pyramids from the comforts of your home.
Egypt restores stolen fragments of Cheops pyramid
Cairo, Sep 18 : Egypt recovered fragments from the pyramid of Cheops that were stolen by some Germans, state-run MENA news agency reported Thursday.
Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood chief gets 25 years in jail
Cairo, Sep 15 : Egypt's Giza Criminal Court Monday sentenced terrorist Muslim Brotherhood (MB) supreme guide Mohamad Badie along with 14 other leaders to 25 years in prison over clashes in Bahr el-Azam, Giza, the state-run MENA news agency reported.
Morsi jailbreak trial adjourned to Sep 21
Cairo, Sep 15 : The Cairo Criminal Court adjourned to Sunday the trial of deposed president Mohamad Morsi and 130 others over the jailbreak from Wadi el-Natrun prison complex in northern Egypt in 2011, state-run MENA news agency reported Monday.
Egypt court releases prominent activist on bail
Cairo, Sep 15 : An Egyptian court Monday ordered the release on bail of leading activist Alaa Abdel Fattah, who is held on charges of protesting without police permit, and referred the case to another court, media reported.
Seven militants killed in Egypt
Cairo, Sep 15 : At least seven militants were killed by security forces in Egypt's Sinai peninsula.
Egypt urges global support to curb floods in Sinai
Cairo, Sep 15 : Egypt Sunday called for global support and cooperation to address the seasonal flash floods that cause great losses in the mountainous Sinai Peninsula.
Seven militants killed in Egypt
Cairo, Sep 14 : At least seven militants of the Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis group based in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula have been killed by security forces, Interior Minister Mohammed Ibrahim said Sunday.
Kerry says Egypt critical in fighting IS extremists
London, Sept. 14 : US Secretary of State John Kerry has announced that Egypt has a key role to play in countering Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq and Syria.
Egypt has 'critical role' to play in battle against IS militants: ...
London, Sep 14 : U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on his visit to Cairo that Egypt has a critical role to play in countering Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq and Syria.
Seven senior Brotherhood members asked to leave Qatar
Cairo, Sept. Sep 13 : Seven senior members of the Muslim Brotherhood, the group from which ousted Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi hails, have been asked to leave Qatar, media reported Saturday.
Kerry in Cairo to build anti-IS coalition
Cairo, Sep 13 : US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Egypt's capital Cairo Saturday in a bid to build up a coalition to counter and defeat the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group, media reported.
Massive swimming dinosaurs preyed on sharks in oceans 95m yrs ago
Washington, Sept 12 : Scientists have discovered the fossil of very first semiaquatic dinosaur, Spinosaurus aegyptiacus, that was 9 feet longer than the world's largest Tyrannosaurus rex specimen, could swim and eat shark.
Morsi used Brotherhood men to leak security files: Prosecution
Cairo, Sep 9 : Former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi appointed members of the Muslim Brotherhood in sensitive positions inside the presidency to make it easier for him to pass over classified files connected with national security to foreign countries, investigations by the State Higher Security ...
Egyptian Brotherhood members get 20 years in jail
Cairo, Sep 9 : An Egyptian court Tuesday sentenced two prominent members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood to 20 years in prison over torturing and killing policemen, and joining and managing a banned group.
Palestine denies report on Egypt's proposal
Ramallah, Sep 9 : The Palestinian leadership Monday denied reports suggesting that Egypt proposed an establishment of a Palestinian state in the Gaza Strip and expanding it with extra land from the Sinai Peninsula.
Egypt's Morsi may face death penalty
Cairo, Sep 8 : Ousted Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi may face death sentence for leaking national security documents to Qatar, state media reported.
Squash: Egypt annex gold medal at world varsity meet
Chennai, Sep 7 : Egypt managed to down reigning champions Britain 2-1 and grab the gold medal in the mixed team event of the World University Squash championship here Sunday.
Egyptians urged to show patience over power cuts
Cairo, Sep 7 : Two days after a major power cut hit Cairo and other provinces during the morning rush hour, Egyptian president Saturday urged people to be patient on recurrent power outages and promised to address the problem.
Britain face Egypt in World University squash final
Chennai, Sep 6 : Reigning champions Great Britain and top seed Egypt qualified for the final of the mixed team event in the World University Squash Championship at the ISA courts here Saturday.
Egypt to try Morsi for leaking security papers to Qatar
Cairo, Sep 6 : Ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi, along with 10 others, will face trial over leaking security documents to Qatar, media reported Saturday.
18 militants killed in Egypt
Cairo, Sep 3 : At least 18 militants were killed Wednesday in a security raid on their hideouts in Egypt's North Sinai province, a security official said.
Egypt assured of World University Squash title
Chennai, Sep 3 : The top two seeds, Egyptians Mazen Sabri and Zahed Mohammed, took their appointed places in the men's final while the women's title round will be between Camilla Tomlinson of Britain and top seed Olga Ertlova of Czech Republic in the individual competitions of the World University ...
Egypt court bans Al Jazeera
Cairo, Sep 3 : An Egyptian court Wednesday ordered a ban on Al Jazeera for promoting "hatred" among Egyptians and "undermining national unity", a state-run daily reported.
Outrage over fatwa against online chats between unrelated men, women ...
Dubai, Sep 02 : A top Islamic organization in Egypt has reportedly issued a fatwa against online chat between unrelated men and women in the country after it declared such chats to be religiously impermissible.
Megid ousts Aparajitha to make semis
Chennai, Sep 2 : Farah Abdel Megid from Egypt defeated Aparajitha Balamurukan 11-3, 11-5, 10-12, 11-4 in the quarter-finals to end the Indian challenge in the individual events of the World University Squash Championship at the Indian Squash Academy (ISA) courts here Tuesday.