Gunmen kill four Egypt policemen south of Cairo

The attackers` affiliation was not immediately clear.

Egypt votes in second phase of parliamentary polls

Polling stations opened in 13 of Egypt's 27 governorates, Al Ahram news reported.

Bomb hidden in soda can brought down Russian plane in Egypt, says Islamic State
Bomb hidden in soda can brought down Russian plane in Egypt, says Islamic State

The Islamic State group has said it smuggled a bomb on board a Russian airliner.

Terrorists harming Islam's message: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

 As terror struck Paris, India on Saturday said radicalism is a "great challenge" to the Islamic world as some misguided people were harming Islam's real message of mercy and peace and exhorted Imams and other religious leaders world over to deal with the problem.

Egypt sentences seven to death for killing policemen

 An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced seven Islamists to death for killing 25 policemen in the country's Sinai peninsula in 2013.

In Egypt, angry talk of Western conspiracy over plane crash

Egypt is facing a Western conspiracy that seeks to scare off tourists and destroy the country's economy.

Thousands of Russians leave Egypt after security concerns

Thousands of Russians vacationers were heading home from Egypt on Monday aboard special planes sent by Moscow, which has suspended all flights to Egypt amid security concerns in the aftermath of the Oct 31 plane crash of a Russian airliner that killed all 224 people onboard.

No conclusion yet in Russian plane crash, says probe panel

An Egyptian-led probe panel investigating the Russian plane crash last week on Saturday said it is considering all possible scenarios for the crash that killed 224 people and has not reached a conclusion yet even as black box data from the plane indicated it was bombed.

Russian plane wreckage to be moved to Cairo

The wreckage of Russian plane will be recovered to a safe and secure place in Cairo for further examination of each part.

Russian aircraft disintegrates in midair before crash

 The Russian aircraft disintegrated in midair before it crashed over Egypt's Sinai Peninsula on Saturday, state-run Ahram newspaper reported on Sunday.

Egypt extends state of emergency in N Sinai for 3 months

Egypt on Wednesday extended by another three months the state of emergency imposed on parts of northern Sinai since October last year.

Egyptians trickle to polls in parliamentary runoffs

Egyptians trickled to the polls on Tuesday in just over half of the country's 27 provinces in parliamentary runoffs that are part of an election process dubbed as the final transition to democratic rule but that apparently failed to inspire voters.

Egypt's Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on maiden India visit this week

 Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi will visit India for the first time this week to attend the third India-Africa Forum Summit to boost bilateral ties and invite increased investment, especially in the new, ambitious Suez Canal project.

Militants kill Islamist parliament candidate in Egypt's Sinai

Unknown gunmen shot dead on Saturday a parliament candidate of an Islamist Al-Nour Party outside his home in Arish city of restive North Sinai province, a security source told Xinhua.

Brotherhood missing from ballots as Egypt readies to vote

One party - the banned Muslim Brotherhood - will be conspicuously absent from ballot papers when Egypt's voters head to the polls for long-delayed parliamentary elections today.

Egypt acquits Qaeda chief's brother, orders new probe

Mohamed al-Zawahiri was arrested in August 2013 at the height of a campaign of repression of Islamists in the wake of the army's ouster of the country's Islamist president Mohamed Morsi.

2 killed, 6 conscripts injured in explosion in Egypt's N Sinai

One civilian and a conscript died in the explosion which took place late last night, medical and security sources said.

11 migrants drown as boat capsizes off Egypt

Eleven would-be migrants from Syria and Africa drowned when a boat bound for Europe capsized off the Egyptian port of Baltim, security and medical officials said on Sunday.

2 policemen killed, 1 injured in separate attacks in Egypt

Two policemen were killed yesterday by militants in the restive North Sinai province. In another incident, militants shot a policeman in Fayyoum city which injured him.

Yemen government denies cutting ties with Iran

Several government officials blamed the diplomatic mix-up on Foreign Minister Riyad Yasin, with multiple officials telling The Associated Press that Yasin lacks political experience.