Thursday, June 20, 2013
No Al Qaeda base in Egypt`s Sinai, says Governor
But he conceded that Islamist militants were exerting a growing influence in the area.
Egyptian troops mistakenly fire on a Sinai funeral
Egyptian officials say troops and police mistakenly fired on a Bedouin funeral in the Sinai during a...
Egypt busts Israeli spy network in Sinai
Egyptian security forces have uncovered an Israeli spy network operating in northern Sinai, a report...
Hungarian peacekeeper abducted in Egypt
A Hungarian officer affiliated with the peacekeeping forces was abducted in Egypt`s North Sinai by B...
Lil Wayne in critical condition after suffering more seizures
Lil Wayne is currently in critical condition at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, followin...
NBA star Jason Richardson undergoes successful knee surgery
NBA`s Philadelphia 76ers announced that their guard Jason Richardson has undergone a successful knee...
Egypt seizes two tons of explosives headed to Sinai
Lawlessness has been rife in Sinai since the ouster of longtime ruler Hosni Mubarak in February 2011...
Satya Bhabha on playing Saleem Sinai in `Midnight`s Children`
Working on `Midnight`s Children` has changed many things for Satya Bhabha.
Ton of explosives seized on way to Egypt’s Sinai
The security chief of Suez city said the explosives were discovered in a truck crossing into Sinai f...
Egypt police attacked near gas pipeline in Sinai
Egyptian security officials say suspected Islamist militants attacked a police patrol along a pipeli...
Israel completes border fence with Egypt
The fence is equipped with modern security systems and is designed to prevent Islamic militants, dru...
Egypt transfers tons of building materials to Gaza
New Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, of Hamas` parent group the Muslim Brotherhood, has vowed not...
Iran to unveil missile-launching warship
Iran will unveil an indigenous missile-launching warship Nov 28, Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral...
Egypt arrests wanted militant in Sinai
Egyptian authorities say they have arrested a militant wanted for his alleged role in planning and c...
‘Egypt tells Israel tanks needed in Sinai’
Under 1979 peace accord, Egypt is allowed to have only lightly armed policemen in the zone along bor...
Israel says Egypt violating peace treaty in Sinai
Israel has objected to Egypt`s move to deploy tanks in border area, calling the action a violation o...
Four Egyptian troops wounded in Sinai attack
The attack took place along a major road linking northern Sinai`s main city of el-Arish to the Egypt...
Egypt court sentences 14 Islamists to death
A criminal court in Egypt has sentenced 14 Islamists to death, after convicting them of attacking a ...
Egyptian forces kill 6 Islamist militants in Sinai
Egyptian security forces on Sunday killed six Islamists militants in clashes with the armed fighters...
Egypt arrests 9 militants linked to Sinai attacks
An Egyptian security official says troops have arrested Islamic militants believed to be behind a at...
Egypt builds up troop level in Sinai desert
The Egyptian military is building up troop deployment in the Sinai desert to deal with increasingly ...
Egypt`s military declares victory against Sinai militants
For the first time since the Yom Kippur war of 1973, Egyptian military helicopter gunships on Wednes...
Egypt safe for tourists: Mursi after Sinai attack
Egypt remains a stable and safe destination for tourists despite the revolution in 2011 that ousted ...
Egypt`s president vows to retake control of Sinai
Mohammed Mursi ordered the army to retake full control of the lawless Sinai.
American tourists kidnapped in Egypt
Two American tourists and their Egyptian guide were abducted 5 km away from Sadr al-Hitan district i...
Two rockets hit southern Israel, cause no injuries
It was not immediately clear from where both rockets, which landed some 100 kilometres apart, were l...
Bedouins free 2 US tourists abducted in Egypt
Two American tourists abducted by Bedouins were released unharmed following negotiations between loc...
Two Americans kidnapped in Egypt
Police said the kidnappers are demanding the release of a drug dealer arrested a day before in retur...
Sinai militants plan attack on tourists: Israel
Israel`s government is telling its citizens to immediately leave Egypt`s Sinai desert peninsula, cit...
New blast hits Egypt gas pipeline
No group has claimed responsibility for the attacks on the installation that crosses the increasingl...
Israel finds dud rocket near Eilat: Military
Early on Thursday, a rocket fired from Sinai slammed into the Red Sea resort city, causing no injuri...
Armed men free 2 Brazilian women in Egypt’s Sinai
Brazil’s Foreign Ministry said negotiations to free the women were handled by the Egyptian Interior ...
African migrants tortured in Egypt`s Sinai desert
African migrants report they were tortured in Egypt`s Sinai desert by smugglers despite promises to ...
Egypt: Tribesmen kidnap 3 Korean tourists in Sinai
It was the latest in a series of kidnappings in Sinai, which has seen a surge in lawlessness over th...
Three S Korean women kidnapped in Egypt`s Sinai
The trio were returning from the monastery of St Catherine to the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh...
US women call Egypt captors `kind`: Report
The women abducted for several hours by armed Bedouin tribesmen in Egypt`s Sinai Peninsula hesitated...
Blast hits Egypt`s gas pipeline to Israel
The pipeline has come under attack at least 12 times since Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak was topp...
US tourists seized in Egypt`s Sinai released
The gunmen in Sinai Peninsula had apparently been seeking a ransom, but security sources declined to...
Egypt: Leader of al Qaeda-inspired group arrested
The arrest of el Tihi took place one day after police arrested Abdel Halim Hassan Heneidi, another m...
Israel-Palestinian swap due in Sinai next week
The International Committee of the Red Cross has offered its services as a neutral intermediary.
Don`t test us, Israel Army warns Gaza militants
Israel`s top military chief has warned Gaza militants not to "test" Israel`s strength as ...
Egypt turns back Rafah travellers after Sinai spat
Palestinians in Gaza have accused Egypt of creating unnecessary hold-ups at the crossing.
Egypt Army detains 5 suspects in Sinai clashes
Egypt`s military has arrested five people in connection with clashes in the north Sinai city.
Darsheel Safary to portray Salim Sinai in ‘Midnight’s Children’
Bollywood child prodigy Darsheel Safary, who won everyone’s heart with his poignant performance in ‘...
Egyptian troops protect Sinai gas line to Israel
The northern Sinai is home to Bedouin tribes who resist government control.
Israel okays extra Egypt troops in Sinai: Report
Israel has agreed to let Egypt deploy hundreds more troops in Sinai in order to protect gas pipeli...
Israel agrees to some Egyptian troops in Sinai
Israeli officials agreed to allow Egypt troops into Sinai Peninsula.
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