Bomb kills four near Egypt foreign ministry: Police

A bomb blast killed two Egyptian policemen and two civilians near the foreign ministry in central Cairo on Sunday, a security official said.

US to deliver 10 Apache helicopters to Egypt: Pentagon

US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel spoke with Egyptian Defense Minister Colonel General Sedki Sobhy on Saturday to confirm the United States plans to deliver 10 Apache helicopters to Egypt to support Cairo`s counter-terrorism efforts, the Pentagon said.

US to deliver 10 Apache helicopters to Egypt: Pentagon

US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel spoke with Egyptian Defense Minister Colonel General Sedki Sobhy on Saturday to confirm the United States plans to deliver 10 Apache helicopters to Egypt to support Cairo`s counter-terrorism efforts, the Pentagon said.

Egypt sentences five to death for killing policeman

An Egyptian court Saturday handed death sentences to five extremists for killing a policeman in Giza.

Gaza ceasefire indirect talks to resume in Egypt

Indirect talks between Israelis and Palestinians on consolidating the Gaza truce are set to resume in Cairo Wednesday, two days after new reconciliation negotiations between Fatah and Hamas, officials said.

Now, explore Egyptian pyramids from home

If you are yet to experience the wonders of the ancient world still surviving in Egypt, you can now turn into a virtual visitor -- thanks to Google Street View -- and explore the pyramids from the comforts of your home.

Egypt restores stolen fragments of Cheops pyramid

 Egypt recovered fragments from the pyramid of Cheops that were stolen by some Germans, state-run MENA news agency reported Thursday.

Homeless Gazans in `endless` wait to rebuild

With much of Gaza in ruins, reconstruction cannot come soon enough for thousands of homeless like Mohammed al-Najjar, a once-proud house owner whose family now huddles in a portable cabin.

Two militants killed in army raid in Egypt

Two militants were killed and 21 others were arrested during an army raid in the restive North Sinai province, a media report said.

Egypt condemns EU statement; Summons EU ambassadors

Egypt has summoned the ambassadors of European Union countries to protest a recent EU statement to the UN Human Rights Council which criticised the country's human rights records.

Jihadists claim bomb that killed six Egypt police

 Egypt`s deadliest militant group has claimed the killing of six policemen in a roadside bomb in the Sinai Peninsula, where security forces frequently clash with jihadists.

Egypt condemns EU's statement

Egypt has summoned the European Union ambassadors to express its complete rejection of the International body's statement for "negatively" describing the situation in the country.

Traffickers 'laughed' as they capsized boat with 500 refugees

Survivors of the most deadly migrant shipwreck in years have described the horrifying moment traffickers capsized their boat and left them to drown, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said on Tuesday.

Sinai bomb kills six Egypt policemen: Ministry

 A bomb hit an Egyptian security force convoy in the Sinai Peninsula on Tuesday, killing six policemen in the restive region where jihadists launch regular attacks.

Six police dead in attack in Egypt's Sinai: Interior ministry

Six Egyptian policemen were killed on Tuesday when a roadside bomb exploded as they passed through a volatile part of northern Sinai in an armoured convoy, the interior ministry said. 

Five extremists killed in raids: Egypt

At least five extremists were killed Monday during security raids on their hideouts in Egypt's North Sinai province, a security official said on condition of anonymity.

Egypt Brotherhood chief given third life term

A court in Egypt on Monday jailed Muslim Brotherhood chief Mohamed Badie to life in prison for inciting clashes that killed six people, in his third such sentence.

Egypt court bails top 2011 revolt activist Abdel Fattah

An Egyptian court on Monday ordered the release on bail of Alaa Abdel Fattah, a top activist of the revolt against ex-president Hosni Mubarak, at his retrial in a case where he had been sentenced to 15 years.

10 militants killed, 17 arrested in Egypt

Egyptian forces have killed 10 militants and arrested 17 others during raids in the troubled North Sinai, Ismailia and Daqahlia regions, an official said on Monday.

Egypt court bails top 2011 revolt activist Abdel Fattah: Lawyer

An Egyptian court on Monday ordered the release on bail of Alaa Abdel Fattah, a prominent activist of the 2011 revolt against former president Hosni Mubarak, a defence lawyer told AFP.