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John Kerry urges Hamas to accept truce as Gaza war rages

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 05:56

US Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday placed the onus on Hamas to end the conflict raging in Gaza as he worked with Egypt to fine-tune a ceasefire proposal.

Arab League chief urges Hamas to accept Egypt`s truce plan

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 06:10

Arab League chief Nabil al-Arabi urged Hamas on Monday to accept an Egyptian proposal to end the fighting between the militants in Gaza and Israel that has killed almost 600 Palestinians.

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.

Egypt summons Turkish envoy over Gaza criticism

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 01:08

Egypt on Sunday summoned Turkey`s charge d`affaires over criticism of Cairo`s handling of the conflict between Israel and Hamas in Gaza.

UN chief in Cairo Monday to discuss Egypt`s Gaza plan

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 19:42

UN chief Ban Ki-moon will meet President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Cairo Monday to discuss Egyptian proposal to end the deadly conflict in Gaza, the foreign ministry said.

UN chief in Cairo Monday to discuss Egypt`s Gaza plan

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 17:53

UN chief Ban Ki-moon will meet President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Cairo Monday to discuss Egyptian proposal to end the deadly conflict in Gaza, the foreign ministry said.

Egyptian authorities halt Gaza-bound aid convoy

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 13:24

A convoy of Egyptian activists carrying humanitarian aid for the war-ravaged Gaza Strip has been turned back by authorities near Sinai over security concerns.

21 Egyptian soldiers killed in checkpoint attack

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 13:14

In a brazen attack, at least 21 Egyptian soldiers were killed when militants armed with rocket-propelled grenades attacked a military checkpoint in southern Egypt, bordering Libya and Sudan.

Egyptian aid convoy returns without reaching Gaza

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 04:22

Egypt`s aid convoy to Gaza has been turned back by the Egyptian authorities near Sinai border with the Gaza strip over security concerns.

`Likely stray` rocket from Gaza wounds Egyptian soldier: officials

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 03:25

A rocket probably fired from the Gaza Strip hit Egypt`s Rafah border crossing with the embattled Palestinian enclave on Saturday, wounding a soldier, a security official said.

Gunmen kill 21 Egyptian soldiers in checkpoint attack

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 03:06

Egypt`s military said militants firing machineguns and rocket-propelled grenades attacked a border guards checkpoint Saturday, killing 21 soldiers in one of the biggest assaults since Islamist president Mohamed Morsi`s ouster.

15 Egyptian border guards killed in armed attack

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 00:18

At least 15 Egyptian border guards were killed by unknown gunmen armed with heavy weapons in an attack on a military checkpoint in southern Egypt on Saturday.