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
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
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
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
The imprisonment of presenter Doaa Salah of the privately owned An-Nahar network was suspended pending her appeal.
05 Nov 2017 3:08 PM
‘With Islam’ is presented by controversial intellectual reformer Islam Behairy.
30 Oct 2017 2:05 PM
Since the army removed President Morsi extremist groups have increased attacks on military and police.
21 Oct 2017 5:21 PM
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
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
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
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
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 has struggled to quash attacks led by ISIS, after the army ousted Islamist President Mohamed Morsi in 2013.
22 Jul 2017 5:00 PM
The protesters, mostly young males, succeeded in forcing the bulldozers to turn away, but clashes soon began.
17 Jul 2017 4:40 PM
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
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
'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
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
The audio clip was distributed on Monday on ISIS's channel on Telegram, an encrypted messaging application.
13 Jun 2017 8:50 AM
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