Gaza rebuilding slowed by trickle of aid, rivalry

Several dozen tons of cement bags stored in a warehouse are one of the few tangible achievements so far of a USD 2.7 billion plan to rebuild war-wrecked Gaza Strip.

Bomb outside Cairo University wounds nine: Police

A bomb exploded outside the gates of Cairo University Wednesday, an Egyptian police official said, wounding at least nine people, including a senior officer.

Two female Israeli soldiers hurt by fire from Egypt: Army

Two female Israeli soldiers were wounded on Wednesday when unidentified gunmen in Egypt`s Sinai Peninsula fired shots and an anti-tank missile at their vehicle near the border, the army said.

Two Israeli soldiers wounded by gunfire from Egypt: Army

Two Israeli soldiers were wounded on Wednesday when unidentified gunmen opened fire at them from Egypt`s Sinai peninsula, the Israeli army said.

Egypt bans anti-Mubarak activist from leaving Cairo

Egypt`s authorities banned a prominent activist of the 2011 uprising, Asma Mahfouz, from leaving the country late Tuesday while on her way to Bangkok, a Cairo airport official said.

Egypt clamps down on campuses over new unrest fears

As the new academic term began in Egypt, riot police were standing guard at Cairo`s universities to quash any repeat of Islamist-led protests that turned campuses nationwide into battlefields.

Egypt asks Israelis, Palestinians to resume talks

Egypt Monday called on the Israelis and the Palestinians to resume in Cairo next week the talks on reinforcing the ceasefire and restoring calm in the Gaza Strip, a senior official said.

Egypt, Sudan to coordinate on Libya unrest

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said on Sunday his country will work with Sudan to support Libya's military against Islamic militants in a bid to restore stability to the two countries' war-torn neighbor.

Egypt inks deal with firms to dredge New Suez Canal

Egypt has signed two contracts with a consortium of six international firms for the dredging work of the New Suez Canal alongside the original one, head of the canal authority Mohab Memish said Saturday.

Three policemen killed in tunnel collapse in Egypt

At least three Egyptian policemen were killed when a smuggling tunnel connecting Sinai and Gaza Strip collapsed on Saturday.

Two policemen killed in tunnel collapse in Egypt

At least two Egyptian policemen were killed when a smuggling tunnel connecting Sinai and Gaza Strip collapsed on Saturday.

Egyptian army arrests leading Sinai militant

Egyptian military arrested Friday a leading member of Al Qaeda-inspired Sinai-based Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis group in a raid on southern Arish city of North Sinai province, a security source said.

Sinai bomb kills two Egypt policemen

A roadside bomb killed two Egyptian policemen and wounded nine in the town of El Arish in the restive north of the Sinai Peninsula late Thursday, security officials said.

Carter Center shuts Egypt office over rights concerns

A human rights group founded by former US president Jimmy Carter said it has closed its office in Egypt because of a crackdown on dissent and restrictions on democratic freedoms.

12 injured in an explosion in downtown Cairo

At least 12 people were injured in an explosion that took place near a Metro Station in Downtown Cairo here, an official source in the Ministry of Interior has said.

Egypt condemns 7 to death over soldiers' killing

An Egyptian court has sentenced seven Islamic militants all but one in absentia to death over the killing of 25 soldiers in the Sinai Peninsula last year.

China's development potential better than India: Chinese media

China has greater development potential compared to India as the Chinese one-party system is highly effective in decision-making in contrast to India's, according to an article in a state-run Chinese daily.

Kerry meets Egypt's Sisi to press for democracy

US Secretary of State John Kerry was meeting Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi today to press the former military leader to adopt greater democratic reforms.

India pledges USD 4 millions at Gaza donor meet

India on Sunday pledged USD four million in aid to rebuild Gaza Strip, devastated by its 50-day conflict with Israel, at a donor conference here.

Mahesh Mangaonkar outlasts Zahed Mohamed to lift PSA Squash circuit title
Mahesh Mangaonkar outlasts Zahed Mohamed to lift PSA Squash circuit title

India's Mahesh Mangaonkar toppled top seed Zahed Mohamed of Egypt in straight games to clinch the title in the USD 10,000 JSW PSA Squash Circuit 2 which concluded at the Juhu Vile Parle Gymkhana here on Sunday.