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Egypt Air to operate three weekly direct flights to Delhi

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 01:10

In a bid to boost tourism, Egypt`s flagship carrier Egypt Air will start operating three weekly direct flights between Cairo and Delhi from October, adding to its four flights to Mumbai.

UN`s Ban lands in Cairo for Gaza ceasefire talks

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 00:13

UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Monday arrived in Cairo for talks to build support for a truce in Gaza as part of his whistlestop tour of the region, an airport official said.

UN chief arrives in Cairo for talks on Gaza

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 22:37

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon arrived in Cairo Monday afternoon for talks with Egyptian officials on achieving a ceasefire in the war-stricken Gaza Strip, media reported.

Gaza truce efforts intensify as Kerry, Ban head to Cairo

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 16:12

World efforts to end two weeks of deadly violence in and around Gaza stepped up a gear on Monday as the US top diplomat and the UN chief both headed to Cairo.

UN mission evacuates from Libya

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 00:11

The United Nations mission in Libya said today it is withdrawing its staff from Libya "temporarily" because of deteriorating security after deadly militia clashes over control of Tripoli International Airport.

Two killed in violent clashes in Egypt

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 00:58

At least two persons were killed and three others injured on Friday when clashes erupted between supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi and residents hostile to the Muslim Brotherhood group, from which he hails.

Sisi asks Egyptians to support his govt

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 02:28

Egypt`s President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi on Monday asked people to support a recent decision to raise petrol prices, saying it is only with their participation that the government can accomplish the toughest tasks.

Egypt to ban violence against women: PM

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 19:46

Egyptian Prime Minister on Monday vowed to ban all kinds of violence against women with the help of a new and tougher law enforced in the country.

Sisi wishes jailed Al-Jazeera journalists not tried

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 19:04

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has said he "wished" the three jailed Al-Jazeera journalists including an Austrailian were deported and not put on trial, conceding that the high profile case had been damaging for the country.

Egypt`s Sisi `wishes` jailed Jazeera reporters not tried

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 05:22

Egypt`s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Sunday said he "wished" three jailed Al-Jazeera journalists including an Australian had not been put on trial, conceding the case had been damaging, a newspaper reported.

Egyptian court sentences Muslim Brotherhood leader to life in prison

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 16:22

An Egyptian court sentenced Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie to life in prison on Saturday, Egypt`s ON TV said, for inciting the violence that erupted after the army deposed Islamist President Mohamed Morsi last year.

22 injured in Egypt`s pro-Morsi protests

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 06:27

At least 22 people were injured Friday during clashes between security forces and supporters of ousted former Islamist president Mohamed Morsi who held anti-government protests across Egypt, a health ministry official said.