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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

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

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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

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

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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

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

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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

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

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