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
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
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
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
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
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
Washington triggered widespread anger and protests across the Arab world with its decision on Jerusalem.
14 Dec 2017 6:15 PM
Those detained, included a female activist, who are accused of links to the Muslim Brotherhood group.
11 Dec 2017 6:02 PM
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
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