John Kerry in Cairo for Egypt security talks

Secretary of State John Kerry is in Cairo for security talks with Egyptian officials before heading to Qatar to try to ease Arab concerns about the Iran nuclear deal.

John Kerry in Egypt on first leg of Mideast tour
John Kerry in Egypt on first leg of Mideast tour

US Secretary of State John Kerry flew to Egypt on Saturday to relaunch a strategic partnership with Washington's longtime ally, at the start of a regional mini-tour, a correspondent said.

French warship arrives in Egypt: Media

A French warship bought by Egypt as part of a multi-billion-dollar defence deal arrived Friday near Alexandria, official media said, days after Cairo took delivery of a first batch of Rafale fighters.

US to deliver eight F-16 aircrafts to Egypt

 The United States will deliver eight F-16 fighter jets to Egypt as a part of its ongoing military support to Egypt.

US will deliver 8 advanced F-16 fighter aircraft to Egypt


Cairo: The US will deliver eight F-16 fighter aircraft to Egypt as part of America's USD 1.3 billion commitment to upgrade its security and military to back the key Arab nation's efforts to combat terrorism.

Al-Jazeera `outraged` as Egypt court delays retrial verdict

 Broadcaster Al-Jazeera said it was "outraged" by an Egyptian court`s decision Thursday to postpone a verdict in the retrial of three of its journalists accused of supporting the banned Muslim Brotherhood.

Egypt says `new Suez Canal` ready for business

Egypt said on Wednesday that the "new Suez Canal" was ready for navigation for all kinds of ships, as authorities geared up to launch the shipping route officially next month.

At least 23 dead in Egyptian factory fire

 At least 23 people died and 22 others were injured after a fire broke out at furniture factory in Egypt, a media report said.

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.

Kuwait condemns 4 Egyptians to death for murder

A Kuwaiti court on Tuesday sentenced four Egyptian men to death for murdering a Pakistani guard during a robbery at a construction site.

Egypt police kills two suspected jihadists in Cairo raid

 Egyptian police killed two alleged jihadists suspected of involvement in the recent bombing of the Italian consulate in Cairo in a raid on an apartment in the capital, security officials said.

Egypt prolongs Sinai emergency rule, bomb wounds 18

 Egypt extended a state of emergency in parts of the Sinai Peninsula for three months, as a roadside bomb attack claimed by Islamic State jihadists wounded 18 policemen Sunday in the insurgency-wracked region.

18 conscripts injured in roadside blast in Egypt

 A roadside bomb today exploded near a bus carrying a number of conscripts, injuring 18 of them in Egypt's restive North Sinai area.

Army raids kill 12 militants in Egypt's North Sinai

At least 12 militants have been killed in army raids in Egypt's restive North Sinai governorate, a day after four soldiers were killed by the extremists, officials said.

Death toll in Egypt boat capsize rises to 36

With the recovery of 13 more bodies from a sunken ferry in the Nile River in Egypt, the overall death toll in the tragedy on Friday rose to 31, the government said.

Four Egypt soldiers killed in Sinai bombing

Four Egyptian soldiers where killed by a roadside bomb on Thursday in the Sinai Peninsula, where the army is battling an Islamist insurgency, the military 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.

At least 15 dead in Egypt after boat capsizes on Nile: Interior ministry

 At least 15 people drowned when a small boat collided with a barge and capsized on the Nile River near Cairo on Wednesday night, Egypt`s interior ministry said in a statement.

Egypt jails Mubarak-era PM for corruption

An Egyptian court sentenced a former prime minister of ousted president Hosni Mubarak Wednesday to five years in prison for corruption and fined him millions of dollars.