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Egypt: 7 dead in car bomb in North Sinai

The jihadists have threatened to carry out further attacks on Christians, who make up about 10 percent of Egypt's 90 million people. 

25 Jul 2017 9:46 AM

Egypt kills 30 extremists in Sinai, says military

Egypt has struggled to quash attacks led by ISIS, after the army ousted Islamist President Mohamed Morsi in 2013.

22 Jul 2017 5:00 PM

1 killed, 50 injured in Cairo police clashes with Nile island residents

The protesters, mostly young males, succeeded in forcing the bulldozers to turn away, but clashes soon began.

17 Jul 2017 4:40 PM

At least 23 soldiers killed in attacked claimed by ISIS in Egypt's Sinai

Dozens of masked militants then descended on the site in 24 Land Cruiser SUVs and opened fire on the soldiers.

08 Jul 2017 3:48 PM

Gulf crisis: Arab nations angry over Qatar's dismissal of their demands

The four accuse Qatar of supporting terror groups and also of maintaining close relations with Shiite power Iran — Saudi Arabia's nemesis.

06 Jul 2017 8:40 AM

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Egypt President Sisi ratifies Red Sea islands deal

'Sisi has ratified the maritime demarcation agreement between the Arab Republic of Egypt and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia', Cabinet said.

25 Jun 2017 12:36 PM

Roadside bomb blast kills police officer, injures 4 in Cairo

The bomb targeted a police vehicle that was carrying a group of police officers and conscripts on the Autostrad road near el-Maadi district.

18 Jun 2017 10:59 AM

ISIS calls on followers to attack Middle East, Asia, West, Russia during Ramadan

The audio clip was distributed on Monday on ISIS's channel on Telegram, an encrypted messaging application.

13 Jun 2017 8:50 AM

Egyptians in Qatar fear being swept up in Gulf crisis

The Gulf countries have ordered Qatari diplomats and nationals out raising fears Qatar could reciprocate by expelling migrant workers.

06 Jun 2017 6:57 PM

ISIS claims responsibility of shooting down 29 Egyptian Christians on bus

The bus attack followed two suicide bombings of churches in April that killed 45 Copts.

27 May 2017 6:14 PM

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Egypt: 28 killed, 22 wounded after gunmen attack bus with Christians

The attack happened on Friday while the bus was travelling on the road to the St Samuel Monastery in the Minya governorate.

26 May 2017 4:15 PM

India’s INS Mumbai, INS Aditya interact with Egyptian navy; will depart today

This visit would go a long way in enhancing co-operation and understanding between the two countries.

08 May 2017 11:14 AM

Egypt: India to hold cultural fest to celebrate Tagore’s 156th birth anniversary

Rabindranath Tagore was the first non-European to win this prestigious award, in recognition for his collection of poems, 'Gitanjali'.

07 May 2017 2:16 PM

Avoid Christian gatherings, govt places in Egypt: ISIS leader tells Muslims

ISIS is increasingly targeting religious minorities, challenging President al-Sisi, who promised to protect them from extremism.

05 May 2017 3:48 PM

Egypt Parliament drafts bill to ban burqa in public places

MP Amna Nosseir said that wearing the veil is not a requirement of Islam and in fact has non-Islamic origins.

10 Apr 2017 9:07 AM

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After terror attacks on churches, Egypt declares state of emergency for 3 months

The emergency law expands police powers of arrest, surveillance and seizures and can limit freedom of movement.

10 Apr 2017 8:00 AM

Egypt: Church blasts kill at least 43; ISIS claims both attacks

The second church was attacked in Alexandria hours after a bomb blast at a church in Tanta killed 26 people.

09 Apr 2017 6:35 PM

Egypt: 25 killed in north Cairo church bombing

No one immediately claimed the attack.

09 Apr 2017 2:22 PM

'Bankrupt' US run by 'an ugly idiot': ISIS spokesman insults Trump

Spokesman said Washington should

05 Apr 2017 8:31 AM

Egypt: Ex-Prez Hosni Mubarak cleared of charges, released after 6 years

Mubarak was originally sentenced to life in prison in 2012 for conspiring to murder 239 demonstrators during the 18-day revolt.

14 Mar 2017 4:07 PM

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