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4,500-year-old burial ground discovered near Egypt's great pyramids

Egypt's antiquities ministry unveiled a 4,500-year-old burial ground near the Giza pyramids containing colourful wooden coffins.

05 May 2019 12:57 PM

20 dead in Cairo’s train station fire: Report

40 more are injured as a witness said there had been an explosion when a train rammed into a barrier.

27 Feb 2019 4:24 PM

British tourist found dead with missing organs, Egypt denies theft

Accusing UK media of publishing 'flawed reports', Egyptian state information service (SIS) said allegations of 'organ theft are unfounded'.

22 Oct 2018 12:06 PM

ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s son killed in Syria

The group's statement showed an image of a young boy carrying an assault rifle and gave no further details.

05 Jul 2018 8:51 AM

10 killed, 8 injured in terror attack on church in Egypt

The attack comes days before the Coptic celebration of the new year and orthodox Christmas Day on January 7.

29 Dec 2017 6:41 PM

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Fear among Islamists rise as Egypt executes 15 for terrorism

Egyptian courts have sentenced hundreds to death over unrest since the military ousted divisive Islamist president Mohamed Morsi in 2013.

27 Dec 2017 12:03 PM

ISIS threatens US of attacks over ‘your dog’ Trump’s Jerusalem decision

Washington triggered widespread anger and protests across the Arab world with its decision on Jerusalem.

14 Dec 2017 6:15 PM

Jerusalem row: 8 detained at anti-Trump protests in Cairo

Those detained, included a female activist, who are accused of links to the Muslim Brotherhood group.

11 Dec 2017 6:02 PM

Arab leaders ask US to reverse Trump’s Jerusalem decision

Jerusalem's status lies at the core of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and Trump's move was widely perceived as siding with Israel.

10 Dec 2017 10:47 AM

Five terrorists killed in security forces raid in Egypt

The raid came over a week after a terrorist attack on a mosque in North Sinai in which more than 300 people were killed.

04 Dec 2017 5:35 PM

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Egypt jails 14 soon after draft bill criminalizing homosexuality

Homosexuality is not outlawed in Egypt, but gays have previously been charged with debauchery in the deeply conservative Muslim society.

27 Nov 2017 12:30 PM

Over 235 worshippers killed at Egypt mosque in terror attack

A furious Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi declared three days of mourning and pledged to 'respond with brutal force'.

25 Nov 2017 8:24 AM

Militants bomb mosque in Egypt, kills 235, injures several

Egypt is battling an Islamic State insurgency and militants have killed hundreds since fighting intensified over the last three years.

24 Nov 2017 6:28 PM

Female TV presenter in Egypt convicted for ‘immoral comment on single mothers’

The imprisonment of presenter Doaa Salah of the privately owned An-Nahar network was suspended pending her appeal.

05 Nov 2017 3:08 PM

Egypt: ‘Anti Islam’ broadcast show banned by court after appeal from Sunni Islam

‘With Islam’ is presented by controversial intellectual reformer Islam Behairy.

30 Oct 2017 2:05 PM

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Extremist group Hasm attacks Egyptian troops, 28 killed, 32 injured

Since the army removed President Morsi extremist groups have increased attacks on military and police.

21 Oct 2017 5:21 PM

Egypt: Toll rises to 43 in trains collision; officials say deadliest rail accident

An eyewitness who lives close to the crash site said he and others ran toward the site when they heard the sound of the impact.

12 Aug 2017 10:02 AM

Trains collide in Egyptian city of Alexandria; 31 killed, 109 injured

The head of the ambulance services Dr Abu Homs said he fears the death toll and the number of injured could rise further.

11 Aug 2017 8:13 PM

Egypt: Clerics offering religious advice in Cairo metro station stir debate

The idea is to give Muslim worshippers a way to plug in fast to Islamic teachings and correct misconceptions of religious texts.

01 Aug 2017 1:55 PM

President al-Sisi says Egypt firm on decision keep up Qatar blockade

Qatar's ruling emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani said he was ready for dialogue, but any solution must respect Qatar's sovereignty.

25 Jul 2017 10:23 AM

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