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Nine terrorists killed, 16 others injured as army foils attack in Egypt

Nine terrorists killed, 16 others injured as army foils attack in Egypt

At least nine terrorists were killed and 16 others injured as Egypt's army foiled an attack on a number of security checkpoints in North Sinai, military officials said.

Egypt frees 2011 revolution figure Maher

Egypt has released political activist Ahmed Maher, a leading figure in the 2011 revolt that toppled the government, after he completed his jail term, his lawyer and a security source said Thursday.

Islamic State gunmen kill 9 policemen in Egypt

In a pre-dawn revenge attack, Islamic State gunmen on Sunday ambushed an Egyptian police van and shot dead at least nine policemen in southern Helwan district, the latest in a series of attacks on security personnel since the ouster of the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi in July 2013.

Five militants killed by army in Egypt

Five militants were killed in an exchange of fire with Egyptian army in the restive North Sinai province, army said today.

Egypt says still probing Italian student death

Egypt`s interior ministry said on Wednesday it was still investigating the brutal killing of an Italian graduate student in Cairo, and suggested he may have fallen victim to criminals.

Egypt activists recall Hosni Mubarak ouster as a distant dream

As the sun began to set on February 11, 2011, the protesters in Cairo`s Tahrir Square wavered between hope and despair, waiting for a signal that Egypt`s autocrat would step down.

Body of Italian student shows signs of torture: Egyptian officials

The body of an Italian student who went missing in Cairo was found half naked by the roadside with cigarette burns and other signs of torture, a senior Egyptian prosecutor said on Thursday.

Video of Egyptians giving police condom balloons goes viral

The video, which has been shared 15,000 times on Facebook, showed the two men in their early 20s laughing as they unwrap and inflate condoms. "From the youth of Egypt to the police," was written on the balloons.

6 killed, 26 injured in explosion in Egypt

Six people were killed when a blast took place after a team of security personnel attacked a militant hideout in Giza area here. The area was cordoned off by the security forces after the explosion.

Egypt court upholds Mubarak, sons jail sentence in graft case

An Egyptian court today upheld a three-year jail sentence for former president Hosni Mubarak and his sons for embezzling millions of dollars' worth of state funds that were intended for the maintenance of official residences.

28.3 percent turnout in Egypt's parliamentary elections

Ayamn Abbas, head of the election committee, told a news conference that 15,206,010 voters have cast their ballots in the polls, and the overall turnout rate is 28.3 percent.

Militant attack kills 4 policemen in Egypt

 At least four policemen were killed today when motorcycle-borne militants attacked a checkpoint in Egypt's southwestern Giza city in an assault claimed by the Islamic State terror group.

Death of man in police custody sparks riots in Egypt

The news prompted hundreds to take to the streets in protest, chanting: "The police are thugs!"

Less than third of voters turn out in Egypt election

In the latest vote, 60 seats from the lists saw clear winners, while in the first stage, another 60 were swept by a pro-Sisi coalition For Love of Egypt.

Egypt votes in second phase of parliamentary polls

Polling stations opened in 13 of Egypt's 27 governorates, Al Ahram news reported.

Hillary Clinton sought Indian help in conducting election in Egypt

Hillary Clinton sought Indian help in conducting election in Egypt

The then US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton sought the help of India in conducting free and fair elections in Egypt in 2011 after a popular uprising that toppled the longtime president Hosni Mubarak.

Egypt turnout 21.7 pc in first round run-off: Officials

The first round run-off in Egypt's parliamentary election produced a turnout of 21.7 per cent, officials announced today, reflecting disinterest in a vote held in the absence of any strong opposition.

3 policemen, 4 civilians hurt as bomb goes off in Egypt

At least three policemen and four civilians were injured today when a roadside bomb went off in Egypt's restive North Sinai Governorate.

Brotherhood missing from ballots as Egypt readies to vote

One party - the banned Muslim Brotherhood - will be conspicuously absent from ballot papers when Egypt's voters head to the polls for long-delayed parliamentary elections today.

Egypt to release ousted president Mubarak's sons

An Egyptian court on Monday ordered the release of two sons of ousted president Hosni Mubarak after it was ruled that they had completed their three-year sentences on charges of embezzlement in the "presidential palaces case".