Egypt military

Egypt denies military presence in Syria

The fighting in Syria has recently escalated in the war-torn city of Aleppo, killing dozens of people, as well as wounding and besieging many others.

Nov 28, 2016, 02:14 AM IST

Egypt launches 'revenge' airstrikes on ISIS in Sinai

The Egyptian military has launched airstrikes on "terrorist positions" in the Sinai Peninsula after a dozen of its soldiers were killed in a terrorist attack on a military checkpoint earlier on Friday.

Oct 17, 2016, 14:02 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

Egypt military says two soldiers, 64 militants killed in Sinai

Egypt`s military said two soldiers were killed Saturday during a widescale offensive against jihadists in the Sinai Peninsula that killed 64 militants on its sixth day.

Sep 13, 2015, 01:55 AM IST

Concern for US citizen on hunger strike in Cairo jail

 The family of an American citizen on hunger strike in an Egyptian jail for some 250 days are appealing to the US government to press Cairo to let him go fearing his life is at risk.

Oct 08, 2014, 05:05 AM IST

Sisi sweeps election as Egypt military reasserts grip

Ex-army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has scored a crushing presidential election triumph and consolidated the military`s grip, 11 months after the overthrow of the only Egyptian president not drawn from its ranks.

May 30, 2014, 09:14 AM IST

Egypt`s Sisi submits bid for president: Spokesman

Egypt`s ex-army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi today officially submitted his bid to run for president, with his lawyer handing over the required documents to the authorities, a spokesman said.

Apr 14, 2014, 20:37 PM IST

Egypt court rejects new judges for Morsi trials

An Egyptian appeals court rejected Wednesday a request that new judges be appointed for two trials involving ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, judicial officials said.

Apr 09, 2014, 16:05 PM IST

Egypt drafts new Constitution, more powers for military

Egypt took its first step towards political transition on late Monday by finishing a draft charter that amends the existing Constitution and gives majority of powers to the military making it the most powerful institution in the country.

Dec 03, 2013, 09:24 AM IST

Egypt`s Sisi does not rule out presidential bid

Egypt`s military chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi left the door open to a presidential run in elections next year, telling a paper published on Wednesday it was up to "God`s will".

Oct 09, 2013, 17:43 PM IST

Obama: Pulling aid may not change Egypt military

US President Barack Obama appeared to suggest in an interview aired on Friday that pulling US aid from Egypt would not reverse the behaviour of its ruling generals after a coup.

Aug 23, 2013, 23:41 PM IST

Egypt must get back to `inclusive approach`: US

US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel urged Egypt`s military rulers to take an "inclusive" approach to governing but said Washington`s influence was limited after security forces launched a brutal crackdown.

Aug 20, 2013, 09:25 AM IST

Morsi backers call for marches to foil Egypt crackdown

Officials had said police would move at dawn to disperse the camps in what could prove a bloody confrontation with those seeking Morsi`s restitution, but by midday they had not done so.

Aug 12, 2013, 15:53 PM IST

Morsi supporters stage Eid protests as Egypt military holds back

US and European Union envoys left Cairo on Wednesday after the breakdown of their attempts to broker a solution, which had also involved Qatar and the United Arab Emirates.

Aug 08, 2013, 16:49 PM IST

Where is Mohamed Morsi? Egypt`s extreme ways to keep a secret

The military also has reportedly moved Morsi at least three times.

Aug 01, 2013, 08:44 AM IST

Egyptian military may have averted civil war, US suggests

Egypt may have avoided a civil war this month, US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday, saying this was one factor to weigh as Washington decides whether to cut off most US aid to the Arab nation.

Jul 18, 2013, 10:21 AM IST

Egyptian Army silently endorses Morsi`s move

Egypt`s military signaled its acquiescence on to the President`s decision to retire the defence minister and chief of staff and retake powers.

Aug 14, 2012, 09:08 AM IST

Egypt’s Brotherhood vows to ‘face down’ generals

The Muslim Brotherhood has vowed to ``face down`` Egypt`s ruling generals in a ``life or death`` struggle over the country`s political future.

Jun 19, 2012, 13:33 PM IST

Egypt military says Parliament dissolved

Stating that the Parliament is dissolved, the military in Egypt banned Parliament members from entering the House without prior authorisation.

Jun 17, 2012, 00:21 AM IST

Egypt military court orders detention of 300 protesters

Military police used force to disperse a protest outside the Defence Ministry yesterday, firing tear gas, water cannons, and live ammunition.

May 05, 2012, 20:57 PM IST