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
The bus attack followed two suicide bombings of churches in April that killed 45 Copts.
27 May 2017 6:14 PM
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
This visit would go a long way in enhancing co-operation and understanding between the two countries.
08 May 2017 11:14 AM
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
ISIS is increasingly targeting religious minorities, challenging President al-Sisi, who promised to protect them from extremism.
05 May 2017 3:48 PM
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
The emergency law expands police powers of arrest, surveillance and seizures and can limit freedom of movement.
10 Apr 2017 8:00 AM
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
No one immediately claimed the attack.
09 Apr 2017 2:22 PM
Spokesman said Washington should
05 Apr 2017 8:31 AM
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