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Egyptian aid convoy to Gaza stopped at border crossing

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 22:59

Egyptian army forces Thursday stopped a medical aid convoy to war-torn Gaza for not having an official permit, at the Rafah border crossing.

Sisi to be sworn in as Egypt president Sunday

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014, 20:16

Former army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who ousted Egypt`s first freely-elected leader, will be sworn in as president on Sunday after he overwhelmingly won last week`s election, state media reported.

Former army chief Sisi poised for victory in Egypt election

Last Updated: Monday, May 26, 2014, 03:43

Egyptians vote in a presidential election on Monday expected to sweep former army chief Abdel Fatah al-Sisi into office, reviving strongman rule three years after a popular uprising raised hopes of democracy free from military influence.

Egypt PM Hazem Beblawi says government resigns

Last Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014, 16:21

The Army-backed government of Egypt led by Prime Minister Hazem El-Beblawi has resined, reports say.

Vladimir Putin backs Egypt army chief`s run for president

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 21:20

Vladimir Putin on Thursday wished Egypt`s military chief victory in the nation`s presidential vote.

Egypt army kills 16 suspected militants in Sinai

Last Updated: Saturday, February 08, 2014, 23:16

Egypt`s military spokesman said on Saturday airstrikes in the northern Sinai Peninsula have killed 16 militants with ties to the Muslim Brotherhood, the ousted president`s Islamist group.

Egypt army says its chief Sisi must run for president

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 01:16

Egypt`s top military body Monday backed its commander Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to run for the presidency, which he is assured to win after ousting the democratically elected leader in July.

Egypt`s army chief may announce presidency bid this week

Last Updated: Monday, January 20, 2014, 00:44

Egypt`s powerful army chief Gen Abdel Fattah El-Sisi is likely to announce his presidency bid this week after over 98 per cent people backed a new draft constitution in a referendum billed as a popular endorsement of president Mohammed Morsi`s overthrow.

Egypt Army says it foiled Hamas Sinai attack

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 25, 2013, 18:55

The Egyptian Army said Wednesday it had foiled a plan by Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas to attack a strategic security building in North Sinai, where militants have increased activity in recent months.

Morsi urges Egyptians to break `military coup`

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 19:00

Ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi, in a message Wednesday, called upon the people in his country to break what he called "a military coup".

Morsi says he was kidnapped before being removed by Egypt Army

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 18:13

Deposed Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi said on Wednesday he was kidnapped by the Republican Guard and then held at a naval base the day before the military formally ousted him in July.

Egypt police resort to tear gas at pro-Morsi protests

Last Updated: Friday, October 25, 2013, 21:42

Egyptian police fired tear gas to disperse thousands of supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi and his Muslim Brotherhood group during the fresh clashes in Alexandria and Suez on Friday.