Seven militants killed in Egypt

 At least seven militants were killed by security forces in Egypt`s Sinai peninsula.

Egypt: Qatar ordered Islamists out within 2 months

Egypt will hunt down exiled Muslim Brotherhood leaders and seek their arrest, a top official said today, after Qatar ordered them to leave its territory despite initially hosting group members following the ouster of Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi last year.

Spanish team in Egypt finds 3,600-year-old mummy

Spanish archeologists have unearthed a 3,600-year-old mummy in the ancient city of Luxor, Egypt`s Antiquities Minister said Thursday. Prosecutors accused nine people including three Germans of smuggling stone samples from pyramids.

Hamas rejects Egypt`s accusation of aiding attackers

Palestinian Hamas movement Thursday rejected the accusation by Egyptian Interior Minister Mohammed Ibrahim that it was involved in an attack that killed 16 people in Egypt last month.

Jihadist group claims bomb targeting Egypt minister

Ibrahim, who was travelling in an armoured car, was unscathed.

Egypt’s Interior Minister escapes assassination bid

Egypt’s Interior Minister Mohammed Ibrahim on Thursday escaped an assassination bid when a car bomb detonated outside his home, reports said.

Egypt`s Interior Minister removes prison official

Egypt`s Interior Minister removed the head of the country`s prison authority on Wednesday amid reports he facilitated meetings between detained Islamists, an official said.

Egypt`s interior minister won`t allow `militias`

Egypt`s interior minister on Sunday declared he would not allow vigilantes or militias to take over police duties, while admitting his police force has been strained by daily protests, clashes and criticism.