Fire at Egypt furniture factory kills 25: Health ministry

A fire at a furniture factory outside Cairo killed 25 people on Tuesday, the spokesman for Egypt`s health ministry said.

At least 19 people killed in Nile ferry crash in Egypt

 At least 19 people have drowned and six others injured after a ferry collided with a cargo boat and capsized in the Nile River in Egypt, officials said.

21 dead as cargo ship hits party boat north of Cairo
21 dead as cargo ship hits party boat north of Cairo

 At least 21 people celebrating an engagement were killed on the Nile north of Cairo late Wednesday when a cargo ship hit their chartered boat, medical and security sources said.

3,600-year-old mummy discovered in Egypt

Spanish experts found a sarcophagus containing a 3,600-year-old mummy in the southern city of Luxor, Egypt`s antiquities minister said.

South Sudan Army announces victory in Malakal

South Sudanese army Friday announced the end of fighting in Malakal, the capital city of Upper Nile state, with a victory over the forces loyal to former South Sudanese vice-president Riek Machar after four days of violent clashes.

Egypt clashes: Four pro-Morsi supporters killed

At least four people died in clashes on Friday as supporters of deposed President Mohamed Morsi mounted their boldest marches since troops crushed their protest camps demanding his reinstatement on August 14.

Life-size statue of Egyptian pharaoh uncovered

A life-size statue of the nineteenth dynasty Egyptian pharaoh, Ramses II, was unearthed in the Nile delta town of Tel-Basta Thursday, media reported.

Senior Muslim Brotherhood leader dies in prison

A senior leader of Egypt`s Islamist Muslim Brotherhood movement, Safwat Khalil, has died in jail in the Nile Delta city of Mansoura, according to reports from the region.

AU urges Egypt, Ethiopia to hold talks on Nile row

Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi said that "all options are open" in response to Ethiopia`s building of the Grand Renaissance Dam on the Blue Nile tributary.

Egypt`s opposition says `too late` for unity talks

Activists geared up for a street protest campaign at the end of the month to demand Egypt President Mohammed Morsi`s ouster.

Egypt concerned as Ethiopia to divert course of Nile river

Ethiopia started to divert the course of the Blue Nile river for the construction of a giant dam which has become a source of crisis in Egypt.

Colossal statue of King Tut’s grandfather unearthed

A unique statue of King Amenhotep III has been unearthed at his funerary temple on the west bank of the Nile near Luxor.