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Egypt executes 15 militants over 2013 Sinai attack

Egypt executes 15 militants over 2013 Sinai attack

Egypt on Tuesday executed 15 militants charged with killing nine members of the security forces in a 2013 attack in the country`s northeast, a government official said.

Dec 26, 2017, 20:59 PM IST

Egypt train crash toll hits 41 as drivers questioned

The death toll from Egypt`s latest train disaster rose to 41 on Saturday as two drivers were questioned and cranes worked to clear the stricken railway line between Cairo and the Mediterranean city of Alexandria.

Aug 12, 2017, 18:59 PM IST
Egypt train crash kills 36, injures more than 100

Egypt train crash kills 36, injures more than 100

In 2012, 50 people - mostly children - were killed when a train crashed into a school bus south of Cairo, further inflaming public anger at authorities over Egypt`s antiquated transport network. 

Aug 11, 2017, 20:19 PM IST

Egyptian police said to detain Chinese Uighurs in wide sweep

Egyptian police have detained scores of Uighur students, including 20 from Cairo's Al-Azhar University who were stopped in the city of Alexandria on their way out of the country late on Wednesday and told they would be deported to China, said Abduweli Ayup, a Uighur activist in Turkey.

Jul 07, 2017, 13:48 PM IST

Egypt's parliament approves three-month further emergency state

A similar suicide bombing at a Cairo church in December 2016 killed at least 28 worshippers.

Jul 05, 2017, 09:17 AM IST

Egypt gears up to celebrate Yoga Day

Egypt is gearing up to celebrate the third International Day of Yoga with several events lined up across the country to mark the day.

Jun 19, 2017, 14:22 PM IST

Egypt imposes three-month emergency after twin bombings by ISIS

Egypt on Monday imposed a three-month state of emergency and ordered the military to protect vital infrastructure after the Islamic State terror group targeted two minority Coptic Christian churches in powerful bombings, killing at least 45 people and wounding more than 100 others.

Apr 10, 2017, 17:08 PM IST
Arbaaz Khan accepts DATING a Romanian beauty, feels there's a long way to go!

Arbaaz Khan accepts DATING a Romanian beauty, feels there's a long way to go!

The gorgeous Malaika Arora and Arbaaz Khan's love story was perhaps one of the most fairytale types we saw in our times. Yet not every story is meant to last and so it broke a million hearts when news of their separation hit the headlines. Fans were left shocked, sad and unhappy.

Mar 29, 2017, 12:53 PM IST
Body part, seats, luggage found in EgyptAir search: Greek minister

Body part, seats, luggage found in EgyptAir search: Greek minister

A body part, seats and one or more items of luggage were found Friday by crews searching for the wreckage of an EgyptAir passenger jet that crashed in the Mediterranean on Thursday, Greece`s defence minister said.

May 20, 2016, 17:01 PM IST
Wreckage of EgyptAir plane spotted in Mediterranean

Wreckage of EgyptAir plane spotted in Mediterranean

The Egyptian military said on Friday it had found parts of debris from the missing EgyptAir plane 290 kilometers north of the Mediterranean coastal city of Alexandria.

May 20, 2016, 14:41 PM IST
EgyptAir plane hijack: What all we know about the hijacker so far

EgyptAir plane hijack: What all we know about the hijacker so far

An EgyptAir plane travelling from Alexandria to Cairo, with nearly 80 people on board, was hijacked on Monday, according to officials.

Mar 29, 2016, 15:55 PM IST

EgyptAir flight MS181 hijacked

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Mar 29, 2016, 15:40 PM IST
EgyptAir hijack: As it happened

EgyptAir hijack: As it happened

An EgyptAir plane on a domestic flight was hijacked on Tuesday and later landed in Cyprus, where all but four foreign passengers and the crew were released.

Mar 29, 2016, 11:54 AM IST

French warship arrives in Egypt: Media

A French warship bought by Egypt as part of a multi-billion-dollar defence deal arrived Friday near Alexandria, official media said, days after Cairo took delivery of a first batch of Rafale fighters.

Jul 31, 2015, 23:19 PM IST

Policeman, 3 civilians injured in attack near church in Egypt's coastal city of Alexandria

A policeman and three civilians were injured after unidentified gunmen opened fire at a security point guarding a church west of the coastal city of Alexandria in Egypt.

Apr 06, 2015, 12:50 PM IST

Militants attack church and police in Egypt, one policeman dead

Islamist militants hit Egypt`s two largest cities on Sunday with a bombing in Cairo and an attack on a church in Alexandria, leaving one policeman dead and seven people wounded, security sources said.

Apr 06, 2015, 08:19 AM IST

Policeman, 3 civilians injured in attack near church in Egypt

A policeman and three civilians were taken injured after unknown gunmen opened fire at a security point that was guarding a church west of the coastal city of Alexandria in Egypt, a security source said.

Apr 06, 2015, 04:33 AM IST

One dead in bombing near French supermarket in Egypt

A bomb blast outside a branch of French supermarket giant Carrefour killed one person and wound six on Sunday in the Egyptian city of Alexandria, police said.

Mar 08, 2015, 18:06 PM IST

Five blasts in Egypt's Alexandria wound 10: Interior Ministry

Suspected Islamist militants bombed three police stations in Egypt`s second city Alexandria on Tuesday, wounding 10 people, and also targeted two other locations, an interior ministry official said.

Feb 10, 2015, 16:19 PM IST

`Islamist` protester killed in clash with Egypt police: Officials

An "Islamist" protester was killed in clashes with police in Egypt`s second city Alexandria on Sunday, officials said, as the country marked the fraught anniversary of its 2011 popular uprising.

Jan 25, 2015, 16:30 PM IST