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Illegal excavation uncovers Pharaonic temple ruins
Cairo, Oct 30 : A clandestine excavation in a rural town, south of Egypt's capital Cairo, has uncovered artifacts from a Pharaonic temple dating back to more than 3,500 years ago, said Egyptian Minister of Antiquities Mamdouh al-Damati.
Cyprus, Greece, Egypt to forge tripartite cooperation
Nicosia, Oct 30 : Cyprus, Greece and Egypt Wednesday moved closer to forging a common strategy on energy, security and regional issues.
10 of a family killed in Egypt car crash
Cairo, Oct 29 : Ten members of a family were killed and 17 injured in a fatal car crash on a desert highway 80 km from here Wednesday, state media reported.
Egyptian PM visits Indian plant in Port Said
Cairo, Oct 29 : Egypt's Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb promised to resolve all issues faced by Indian investors in the country during a visit to the TCI Sanmar plant in Port Said, the largest Indian investment in Egypt.
Egypt to evacuate border HOUSE with Gaza to create buffer zone
Cairo, Oct 29 : The Egyptian army ordered Tuesday to evacuate the houses in North Sinai's Rafah city that are located alongside the border line with the Gaza Strip to create a buffer zone as part of its anti-terrorism war, a senior security official said.
Sisi empowers military to protect state facilities, conduct 'military ...
London, Oct 28 : In the wake of the terror attack that killed more than 30 soldiers last week in the Sinai Peninsula, Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has reportedly enacted new laws that have authorized the military to protect state facilities.
Largest boulders on Rosetta's comet named after Egyptian pyramid ...
Washington, Oct 27 : Scientists have named the cluster of boulders, Cheops, as they reminded the scientists of the pyramids of Giza; the boulder has been named 'Cheops' after the largest pyramid within the Giza Necropolis.
Sinai attacks will not delay Egypt's parliamentary polls: Minister
Cairo, Oct 27 : Egyptian Local Development Minister Adel Labib said Monday that the attacks in North Sinai will not delay the country's parliamentary elections.
Squash: Dixit, Sandhu in semifinals
Chennai, Oct 27 : Kush Kumar wasted a match point and went down in five games to Egypt's Hossam Nasser in a well-fought quarterfinal match in the fourth leg of the JSW-PSA Challenger squash circuit here Monday.
Egypt to try civilians in military courts for terrorism
Cairo, Oct 27 : Egypt's President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi issued a decree Monday allowing military trials for civilians suspected of attacking the country's essential infrastructure, even institutions not belonging to the army, media reported.
Egypt closes Rafah crossing after deadly attack in Sinai
Gaza, Oct 25 : Egypt Saturday shut down the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip following the deadly attack in Sinai Friday, officials said.
UNSC slams deadly terrorist attack in Egypt
United Nations, Oct 25 : The UN Security Council (UNSC) has condemned, in the strongest terms, a deadly terrorist attack on a military checkpoint in the restive northern part of Egypt's Sinai Peninsula.
Egypt declares state of emergency in Sinai
Cairo, Oct 25 : Egypt has declared a three-month state of emergency in Sinai after a suicide car bombing killed 30 soldiers, according to the presidency.
Sinai blast toll in Egypt reaches 30
Cairo, Oct 25 : The soldiers' death toll has risen to 30 in the car bomb blast that targeted a security checkpoint in Egypt's North Sinai province Friday, with 28 injured, a security source said.
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.