04 Jul 2015
Jerusalem: An Israeli general has accused members of Hamas in Gaza of providing support to militants linked to Islamic State (IS) in Egypt's Sinai peninsula, where the Egyptian Army has fought deadly battles with Islamist insurgents in recent days.
02 Jul 2015
Cairo: Heavily-armed IS militants in Egypt yesterday launched a wave of simultaneous suicide attacks on Army checkpoints in the restive Sinai Peninsula, killing over 70 people, mostly soldiers, in the biggest assault and triggering a massive retaliatory strike by the military using troops and F-16s.
30 Jun 2015
Cairo: Egypt's Prosecutor General, who has referred thousands of Islamists to trial in recent months, was yesterday killed after militants targeted his convoy in a powerful bomb attack, the senior-most official to be assassinated since violence erupted following the ouster of Mohamed Morsi in 2013.
01 Jul 2015
Cairo: At least 50 people were killed when Islamist militants attacked several checkpoints in Egypt's North Sinai on Wednesday, security and medical sources said, in one of the biggest coordinated assaults yet in the insurgency-hit province.
16 Jun 2015
Cairo: An Egyptian court sentenced deposed President Mohamed Mursi to death on Tuesday on charges of killing, kidnapping and other offences during a 2011 mass jail break.
10 Jun 2015
Cairo: A suicide bomber today blew himself up outside a famous Karnak temple in Egypt's Luxor governorate, killing two persons. The bomber was killed outside the popular Karnak temple which is the second largest ancient religious site in the world and is frequented by millions of foreign and Egyptian tourists every year.
04 Jun 2015
Cairo: Egypt's highest appeals court today ordered a final retrial against former president Hosni Mubarak over his alleged inaction which led to killing of hundreds of protesters during the 2011 uprising that toppled his three decade-long regime.
09 May 2015
CAIRO: An Egyptian court sentenced former president Hosni Mubarak and his two sons to three years in jail without parole on Saturday in the retrial of a corruption case.
08 Jun 2015
Cairo: The former head of Egypt's football federation said on Sunday that ex-FIFA Vice President Jack Warner asked for USD 7 million from Egypt, suggesting it could help with Egypt's bid to host the 2010 World Cup.
14 Jun 2015
Cairo: An Egyptian court has sentenced 23 Salafists to 14 years in high security prison for killing Shia leader Hassan Shehata and three other members of the Shiite Muslim community in June 2013, an incident that was videotaped.