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Five Egyptian soldiers shot dead in Cairo: State TV

Gunmen opened fire on a checkpoint in Cairo Saturday, killing five Egyptian soldiers, state television reported.

Egypt forms panel to probe post-Morsi violence

Egypt`s interim President Adly Mansour ordered to form a fact-finding committee to investigate the violence that broke out after the ouster of former president Mohamed Morsi, a state-run website reported.

Egypt turmoil: Morsi supporters, police clash killing 50

Breaking a month and half of lull, violence and bloodshed returned to haunt Egypt where fierce clashes broke out between the supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi and police, killing at least 50.

Qatar sends second shipment of free gas to Egypt

Gas-rich Qatar has dispatched a second shipment of free liquefied gas it had pledged to Egypt, a report said, despite Doha`s criticism of Cairo`s deadly crackdown on Muslim Brotherhood protesters.

UN chief slams deadly attack on Egypt police

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has condemned a deadly ambush in Egypt`s North Sinai, in which militants killed 25 policemen.

Egypt`s devastating museum looting latest casualty

As violent clashes roiled Egypt, looters made away with a prized 3,500-year-old limestone statue, ancient beaded jewelry and more than 1,000 other artifacts in the biggest theft to hit an Egyptian museum in living memory.

Egypt must get back to `inclusive approach`: US

US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel urged Egypt`s military rulers to take an "inclusive" approach to governing but said Washington`s influence was limited after security forces launched a brutal crackdown.

Saudi King offers support to Egyptian Army

Saudi King Abdullah is one of the most prominent foreign supporters of Egypt`s military generals in their armed push against Egypt`s Islamic movement.

EU holds emergency talks to plot course on Egypt

The European Union held a first round of emergency talks on Monday on the spiralling bloodshed in Egypt amid warnings the bloc was ready to "urgently review" ties with the country.

Muslim Brotherhood accuses security forces of murder

The Muslim Brotherhood struggling for its existence in Egypt, on Monday accused security forces of carrying out "cold-blooded" murder after at least 36 Islamists were killed while they tried to escape from a prison convoy.

Militants kill 25 policemen in deadly Egypt ambush

Suspected militants on Monday ambushed two mini-buses carrying off-duty policemen in Egypt`s northern Sinai Peninsula, killing 25 of them execution-style and wounding two, security officials said.

Army chief says ‘room for all in Egypt’ as 36 killed in attempted prison break

Egyptian military chief, Gen Abdul Fattah al-Sisi, has urged that “there is room for everyone” in the country even as at least 36 Muslim Brotherhood prisoners were killed on late Sunday night while attempting to escape jail.

France`s Hollande condemns `unacceptable` Egypt violence

French President Francois Hollande on Sunday condemned the "unacceptable" level of violence in Egypt, calling for dialogue and swift elections, after a meeting with the Saudi foreign minister.

Jimmy Carter `deeply concerned` over Egypt violence

Former US President Jimmy Carter called for calm in Egypt, warning that the escalating violence was jeopardising any hope of future reconciliation.

Egypt violence: Security forces rounds up 1,000 Islamist supporters

Egyptian authorities rounded up more than 1,000 Islamists as the Muslim Brotherhood leadership defiantly called a week of nationwide protests starting on Saturday after a day of carnage.

Churches become latest target amid bloodbath in Egypt

More churches across Egypt are being stormed and torched as the Virgin Mary Church, which has been a peaceful refuge for Shenouda El Sayeh was also subject to recent violence.

Egypt violence: Security forces enter mosque, persuade Islamist supporters to leave

Egypt security forces reportedly entered a Cairo mosque, where Islamist supporters were holed up, with each side accusing the other of opening fire, officials and Islamists said.

Egyptian PM defends action against protesters

Security forces struggled to clamp a lid on Egypt on Thursday after hundreds of people were killed when authorities forcibly broke up camps of protesters.

Egypt violence: 15 Cairo street vendors killed

At least 15 people were killed today night in a brawl between Cairo street vendors over space, including 13 who were burned to death, a security source told a news agency.

Egypt bloodshed: US warns as scores of Morsi supporters shot

Thousands of Brotherhood supporters were hunkered down in a vigil at a Cairo mosque on Sunday.