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Syrian security chief makes public Cairo visit: Report

Syria`s national security chief met a senior Egyptian intelligence official in Cairo, Syria`s state news agency said on Monday, in the latest sign of a rift between Egypt and Saudi Arabia, which backs Syrian rebels.

Egypt airstrikes kill 100 militants

At least 100 militants were killed in airstrikes carried out by the Egyptian government against jihadist targets in North Sinai, a security source said.

Militants kill 12 military personnel in Egypt's Sinai

Suspected Islamic State gunmen killed 12 members of Egypt`s military in North Sinai province and wounded six more in an attack on a checkpoint on Friday, the military said, adding that it killed 15 militants in return.

Gunmen kill five police conscripts in Egypt

At least five police conscripts were shot dead on Saturday by unidentified gunmen in Arish city of Egypt`s restive North Sinai province bordering Israel and the Palestinian Gaza Strip, the Egyptian Interior Ministry said.

Death toll in migrant shipwreck off Egypt rises to 202

Thirty-three bodies were recovered on Tuesday as a wreck of boat that sank off Egypt last week with hundreds of migrants aboard was lifted from the depths, raising the confirmed death toll to 202, a local official said.

At least 162 bodies recovered from Egypt migrant shipwreck

At least 162 bodies recovered from Egypt migrant shipwreck

Survivors have said up to 450 migrants were on board the overcrowded fishing vessel that was heading to Italy from Egypt when it keeled over off the port city of Rosetta on Wednesday.

Toll rises to 112 in migrant shipwreck off Egypt

Toll rises to 112 in migrant shipwreck off Egypt

"The toll might rise because rescue efforts are still going on," Xinhua news agency quoted Health Minister Khaled Megahed as saying.

Egypt migrant shipwreck death toll rises to 55

Survivors said up to 450 migrants had been aboard the fishing vessel when it sank yesterday about 12 kilometres (eight miles) from Egypt's Mediterranean port city of Rosetta.

42 killed in migrant boat capsize off Egypt's coast

The coast guard have rescued some 150 survivors from the boat, meaning some 400 were still missing. 

At least 29 dead after migrant boat carrying 300 capsizes off Egypt

At least 29 people have drowned on Wednesday after a boat carrying more than 300 migrants capsized off the Egyptian coast, about 140 km north of Cairo.

10 drown, 150 rescued from capsized migrant boat off Egypt

At least 10 people drowned when a boat carrying migrants capsized off the Egyptian coast on Wednesday, with rescue teams saving at least 150 passengers, officials said.

Egypt bans statues without official approval

Egypt today banned statues in squares that do not have prior approval from the authorities after public outrage over controversial and unattractive sculptures across the country.

PM Narendra Modi meets Egyptian President

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el Sisi here on Friday.

Ties with India 'very resilient': Egyptian President

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi, who arrived here on Thursday on a three-day visit at the invitation of President Pranab Mukherjee, described his country's ties with India as old and "very resilient".

Egyptian parliament approves long-awaited church building law

Egypt`s Parliament approved on Tuesday a long-awaited law that governs building and renovating churches, an issue that has led in the past to attacks on members the country`s Christian minority by Muslim militants.

Egypt frees renowned rights lawyer Malek Adly

Egyptian authorities on Sunday released a renowned human rights lawyer arrested after protests against President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's decision to hand over two islands to Saudi Arabia.

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi to visit India next month

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi will visit India at the invitation of President Pranab Mukherjee from September 1 to 3, it was announced on Wednesday.

Egyptian sentenced to 6 years in Saudi jail

The court believed that the convict received a letter from the embassy asking for additional information on the Arab state.

Egypt's Sisi says Putin ready to host Mideast peace talks

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said his Russian counterpart and close ally Vladimir Putin wants to host an Israeli-Palestinian summit to revive peace talks, in an interview published today.

India, Egypt want to expand partnership in various fields

India and Egypt have a close partnership in various fields and want to expand this agenda that will include the possibility of new cooperation opportunities, the Indian envoy here has said.