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UN chief arrives in Cairo for talks on Gaza

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 22:37

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon arrived in Cairo Monday afternoon for talks with Egyptian officials on achieving a ceasefire in the war-stricken Gaza Strip, media reported.

Kerry welcomes Israeli decision to accept ceasefire proposal

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 18:28

US Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday welcomed Israel`s decision to accept the Egyptian proposal of a ceasefire with Hamas in war-torn Gaza.

Egyptian soldier killed in Sinai blast

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 21:06

An Egyptian military recruit was killed and four others were injured Wednesday when an explosive device targeted a military armoured vehicle on Rafah-Arish highway in north Sinai, a security source said.

Egypt to ban violence against women: PM

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 19:46

Egyptian Prime Minister on Monday vowed to ban all kinds of violence against women with the help of a new and tougher law enforced in the country.

Egypt PM rejects public outrage against fuel price hike

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 05:59

Egyptian Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab has rejected public outrage against the recent hike in fuel prices and asked them to accept the decision.

Egyptian court sentences Muslim Brotherhood leader to life in prison

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 16:22

An Egyptian court sentenced Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie to life in prison on Saturday, Egypt`s ON TV said, for inciting the violence that erupted after the army deposed Islamist President Mohamed Morsi last year.

Egypt arrests pro-Morsi leaders ahead of anniversary

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 01:13

Egyptian police on Tuesday arrested five Islamist leaders who back Mohamed Morsi, two days ahead of protests their alliance has called to mark the first anniversary of his ouster, officials said.

Four Egyptian soldiers killed in ambush

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 06:11

Four Egyptian recruits were killed Saturday in an ambush set by anti-government extremists in the country`s North Sinai governorate, a security source said.

Mystery of missing 50,000-strong Persian army solved

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 12:58

Scientists have solved one of the greatest archaeological mysteries of all times: The sudden disappearance of a large Persian army of 50,000 men in the Egyptian desert around 524 BC.

Egypt court extends Jazeera journalist detention 45 days

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 20:55

An Egyptian court extended for a further 45 days Wednesday the detention of an Al-Jazeera journalist who has been on hunger strike for nearly five months, judicial sources said.

Archaeologists discover ancient Egyptian tomb in Luxor

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 09:58

Spanish archaeologists unearthed a tomb dating back to the 11th dynasty of ancient Egypt in the city of Luxor, Egypt`s Antiquities Minister Mohamed Ibrahim said Monday.

Spanish archaeologists find nine mummies in Egypt

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 03, 2014, 13:04

Spanish experts have discovered an intact funeral chamber containing nine mummies in the tomb of governor Haqaib III, which dates back to the Middle Kingdom (2050-1750 BC), in the southern Egyptian city of Aswan.