11 killed in a road accident in Egypt

At least 11 people were burnt to death and six others injured when a microbus and a trailer collided in the Egyptian capital here, in yet another deadly accident in recent weeks.

Egypt court commutes Brotherhood leader's death sentence

An Egyptian court on Saturday commuted a death sentence against the Muslim Brotherhood's spiritual leader to life imprisonment in connection with a case for inciting violence after the ouster of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.

Egypt court sentences two Morsi supporters to death

An Egyptian court has sentenced two supporters of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi to death after they were found guilty in several cases relating to violence that erupted after the former President's removal last year.

DNA: Chilling reality- Innocence dead as Gaza kids hold guns to celebrate victory

Israel and Gaza's ruling Hamas agreed Tuesday to an open-ended ceasefire after seven weeks of fighting. Amid celebration, cameras captured the harsh reality of the war in the pictures which shows two small boys holding guns.

Morsi accused of smuggling top secret documents to Qatar

Egypt's ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi has been accused of smuggling top secret documents to Qatar through Doha-based Al-Jazeera Channel harming national security during his rule.

British Tory MP defects to UKIP in blow for Cameron

An Egyptian jihadist group on Thursday released a video in which it claimed responsibility for beheading four men accused of being "Israeli informants" before showing the victims` decapitated bodies.

Israel seriously considered 'military reoccupation' of Gaza

Israel had seriously considered a full military reoccupation of the Gaza Strip and viewed it as "the only alternative" if Egypt failed to broker a truce and Hamas continued firing rockets, a top Israeli minister said.

Egypt probes Morsi for `giving security papers to Qatar`: MENA

Egypt has opened an investigation into deposed president Mohamed Morsi for allegedly handing over to Qatar "documents relevant to national security," state news agency MENA reported on Wednesday.

Hamas lauds Egypt's support for Palestine

Hamas`s spokesperson Sami Abu-Zahri lauded Egypt`s role in reaching a ceasefire agreement in Gaza. "We have welcomed the Egyptian role in reaching a truce deal since the start. We went to Cairo for that purpose," MENA quoted Abu-Zahri as saying Wednesday. 

Remains of Egyptian soldier found 41 years after war

 The remains of a young Egyptian soldier, who went missing during the 1973 Arab-Israeli War, were found by workers during the digging of the New Suez Canal Project, media reports said.

Skies calm over Gaza as long-term truce takes hold

The skies over the Gaza Strip were calm Wednesday as a long-term ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinians took hold after 50 days of the deadliest violence in a decade. 

Egyptian army kills 4 militants in North Sinai

Four militants were killed and seven others arrested in a latest military raid carried out by the Egyptian army in the country's restive North Sinai area.

Egyptian army kills 14 militants in North Sinai

Fourteen militants were killed and over 32 structures, including a tunnel between Rafah and Gaza, were destroyed by Egyptian security forces in restive North Sinai in the latest military operations.

Egyptian army kills 14 militants in North Sinai

Fourteen militants were killed and over 32 structures, including a tunnel between Rafah and Gaza, were destroyed by Egyptian security forces in restive North Sinai in the latest military operations.

Egypt proposes new Gaza ceasefire: Palestinian official

Egyptian mediators have proposed a new ceasefire in Gaza that would open the blockaded enclave`s crossings and allow in aid and reconstruction materials, a senior Palestinian official said Monday.

Nine killed in Israeli air strikes as Egypt urges talks

Nine Palestinians, including four children, were killed in Israeli air strikes in Gaza on Sunday as the war entered its 47th day even as Egypt invited both sides to accept a fresh ceasefire to continue negotiations after the collapse of an earlier truce this week.

Egypt`s Sisi denies role in Tripoli air raid

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Sunday denied reports that the Egyptian air force carried out air strikes in Libya on Islamist militiamen around the capital`s airport.

Extremists no `Islamic State`: Islamic authority

The top Islamic authority in Egypt, revered by many Muslims worldwide, has launched a campaign against an extremist group in Syria and Iraq, saying it is not an "Islamic State."

Egypt denies role in Tripoli air raid

Libyan Islamists have charged that Egypt and the United Arab Emirates were behind a raid around Tripoli airport on Friday night that killed 13 fighters.

Israel air strike kills two in Gaza after Egypt calls talks

An Israeli air strike killed two Palestinians in Gaza Sunday as militants kept up rocket fire, a day after an Egyptian call for an open-ended ceasefire to enable new truce talks.