Sisi's crackdown on Islamists yet to win over Egyptian village

Egyptian police often raid homes in this rundown village just outside Cairo, residents say -- part of a broad crackdown on Islamists that has included the imprisonment of ousted president Mohamed Mursi. 

Two Egyptian policemen killed by unidentified gunmen in Cairo: Report

Two Egyptian policemen were killed after being shot by unidentified gunmen in Cairo on Tuesday evening, state media reported.

Egyptian court confirms death sentences for 22 Islamists

An Egyptian court on Monday sentenced to death 22 Muslim Brotherhood supporters for attacking a police station in July 2013 and killing a policeman.

Egypt recovers ancient artefacts smuggled to US

Egypt said on Sunday that it has recovered 123 ancient artefacts that had been smuggled outside the country and were later confiscated in New York.

UK archbishop offers 'condolence' in Egypt visit

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, the Church of England leader, offered his condolences to Egyptian officials Sunday over the beheadings of 21 Coptic Christians by jihadists in Libya.

Egyptian jailed for life on Israel spy charges

An Egyptian court Sunday sentenced to jail a man convicted of spying for Israel in the Sinai Peninsula where security forces are fighting an Islamist insurgency, judicial officials said.

Egypt court backs deportation of 'gay' Libyan

An Egyptian court on Tuesday backed a police decision to deport a Libyan man accused of being gay, saying the move safeguarded morality and religious values, a judicial official said.

Egypt court confirms death sentence for Brotherhood head, 11 others
Egypt court confirms death sentence for Brotherhood head, 11 others

A Cairo court confirmed death sentences for Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie and 11 other defendants on Saturday, and a US-Egyptian citizen was jailed for life over Islamist protest violence.

Egypt detains migrant ship heading for Italy

Egypt`s coastguard on Friday detained a migrant boat heading for Italy, retrieved two bodies from the sea and rescued five injured people, security sources and medics said.

Egyptian militant group confirms leader's death

An Egyptian Islamist militant group on Thursday confirmed the death of its leader, who police had said was killed in a gunfight with security forces here four days ago.

11 killed, 6 injured in grenade attack in Egypt's North Sinai

At least 11 people of a family, including women and children, were killed and six others injured when a rocket-propelled grenade struck two houses in Egypt's restive North Sinai, security officials said on Thursday.

29 militants killed in Egypt

At least 29 militants have been killed and 31 others arrested in army raids in Egypt's volatile northern Sinai region, military said on Thursday.

Policeman, 3 civilians injured in attack near church in Egypt's coastal city of Alexandria

A policeman and three civilians were injured after unidentified gunmen opened fire at a security point guarding a church west of the coastal city of Alexandria in Egypt.

Militants attack church and police in Egypt, one policeman dead

Islamist militants hit Egypt`s two largest cities on Sunday with a bombing in Cairo and an attack on a church in Alexandria, leaving one policeman dead and seven people wounded, security sources said.

Egyptian forces kill senior leader of outlawed group Ajnad Misr
Egyptian forces kill senior leader of outlawed group Ajnad Misr

A senior leader of Egypt's Ajnad Misr terrorist group was killed on Sunday by security forces in Giza governorate, Egypt's interior ministry said.

Policeman, 3 civilians injured in attack near church in Egypt

A policeman and three civilians were taken injured after unknown gunmen opened fire at a security point that was guarding a church west of the coastal city of Alexandria in Egypt, a security source said.

Egypt says after deadly blast that `terror` chief shot

A bombing in an affluent Cairo neighbourhood killed a policeman Sunday, police said, as Egypt`s interior ministry said later the head of the group behind the attack had been killed.

Head of Egypt jihadist group killed: Ministry

Egyptian security forces have killed the head of a jihadist group responsible for deadly attacks on police, an interior ministry statement said Sunday.

Top Muslim body condemns Kenya massacre

The Cairo-based top Sunni Muslim body Al-Azhar on Saturday condemned the massacre of nearly 150 people at Kenya`s Garissa University by Somalia`s Shebab Islamists.

Egypt police raid radio station, detain rights advocate

The head of an Egyptian human rights organisation says he is being held in a central Cairo police station following a police raid on the group's online radio station.