Interior minister removed as Egypt struggles against militants

Egypt`s Interior Minister Mohamed Ibrahim, whose security forces have struggled to curb attacks by Islamist militants, was replaced in a cabinet reshuffle on Thursday, the presidency announced.

Egypt court defers parliamentary election: Judicial sources

An Egyptian court on Tuesday deferred a long-awaited parliamentary election due in March indefinitely after another court declared the election law`s provision on voting districts as unconstitutional, judicial sources said.

US, Venezuelan officials meet amid rising diplomatic tension

 Two people were killed and nine wounded, including seven policemen, in a bomb explosion Monday outside the Egyptian supreme court in Cairo, the health ministry said.

11 wounded, one critically, in bomb blast near Egypt court: Medics

Eleven people were wounded, one critically, in a bomb explosion outside the Egyptian supreme court in Cairo on Monday, hospital officials said.

One killed in downtown Cairo bombing

At least one person was killed on Monday when a bomb exploded at the High Court building in Egypt`s capital city of Cairo.

Bomb blast in Egypt tourist town Aswan kills two: Police

A bomb blast killed two people Sunday in Aswan, the first such attack in the Egyptian tourist town since a wave of violence following the 2013 ouster of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, police said.

Egypt electoral panel preparing timetable for delayed poll

Egypt`s electoral commission said Sunday it was preparing a new timetable for parliamentary polls, delaying the March 21 vote after a court ruled parts of the election law unconstitutional.

173 militants killed in Egypt's North Sinai

At least 173 militants were killed and several others arrested in separate army raids in restive North Sinai province in February, an army spokesperson said on Sunday.

Egypt court's ruling jeopardises parliamentary polls

A top Egyptian court on Sunday ruled as unconstitutional a clause in the election laws, forcing the country's electoral body to put on hold the much-anticipated parliamentary polls from March 21 until the review of the ruling.

28 militants killed in Egypt

At least 28 militants were killed and 16 others arrested in raids in Rafah and Sheikh Zuweid cities of Egypt`s North Sinai province, an official said Sunday.

Muslim Brotherhood chief handed 4th life term by Egyptian court

An Egyptian court has reportedly sentenced the head of the banned outfit Muslim Brotherhood to life in prison on charges of killing protesters who stormed the group`s Cairo headquarters in 2013.

Egyptian court declares Hamas as terrorist group

An Egyptian court on Saturday listed Palestinian group Hamas as a terrorist organisation, a month after the group's armed wing was proscribed declaring it a terror outfit.

Qatar committed to 'stable' Egypt despite tensions: Emir

The Emir of Qatar said he was committed to "stability" in Egypt, despite a recent row between the two nations over Cairo's airstrikes against IS militants in Libya.

Five bombs explode in Cairo; one killed, 6 injured

 At least one person was killed and six others injured when five bombs hit a police station and two other places here while Egyptian police defused two bombs planted near the presidential palace.

Four bombs explode in Cairo, one killed

One person was killed and two were wounded when a bomb exploded outside a restaurant in the residential Imbaba district of Cairo on Thursday, the Egyptian Interior Ministry said in a statement.

Egypt to resume football league suspended after stadium deaths
Egypt to resume football league suspended after stadium deaths

Egypt said on Wednesday its premier football league, suspended after a deadly stampede and clashes at a Cairo stadium, will resume but no fans will be allowed to attend.

Egyptian president issues new anti-terrorism law

The Egyptian president has issued a law that broadens the state's definition of terrorism to include anyone who threatens public order "by any means," and gives authorities powers to draw up lists of alleged terrorists with little judicial recourse.

Sisi calls for joint Arab force to tackle regional challenges

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi on Sunday called for a unified Arab force to confront regional challenges and threats of militancy.

Street cleaner killed by Cairo bomb: Official

A street sweeper was killed Wednesday when a small bomb hidden in a pile of rubbish exploded in a suburb of the Egyptian capital, a security official said.

France inks jet sale to Egypt as Cairo bombs Islamic State

France signed an agreement with Egypt on Monday for the first foreign sale of its Rafale fighters, in a deal boosting Cairo`s military as it tackles jihadists on two fronts.