Egypt

Pressed in Iraq and Syria, Islamic State lashes out in Egypt

The twin bombings of churches in Egypt suggest that Islamic State group jihadists are lashing out as they find themselves coming under increasing pressure in Iraq and Syria, analysts say.

Apr 10, 2017, 09:09 AM IST
French president to support Egypt's fight against terrorism

French president to support Egypt's fight against terrorism

French President Francois Hollande on Sunday vowed to mobilise his country`s forces to support Egypt`s combat against terrorism following bombings of Coptic churches that killed 43 and injured 100 people.

Apr 10, 2017, 09:04 AM IST

15 dead in Egypt church bombing

At least 15 people were killed and 42 others injured on Sunday in a powerful explosion inside a Coptic Christian church in the Egyptian Nile delta city of Tanta.

Apr 09, 2017, 14:15 PM IST
Grey hair may increase risk of heart disease

Grey hair may increase risk of heart disease

A new study has warned that men with more grey hair, irrespective of age, are prone to high risk of developing heart disease.

Apr 08, 2017, 21:37 PM IST

Indian cultural centre to add more events to woo Egyptians

The Indian cultural centre here in Egypt, serving as a window for India for the past 25 years to reach out to Egyptians, plans to add new activities like yoga to woo more people.

Apr 07, 2017, 11:19 AM IST

Syrian refugees settle in Egypt, give up on West

After fleeing to Egypt from the war devastating their country, more Syrians are abandoning migration to the West fearing racism and culture shock, and instead are settling in Cairo.

Apr 07, 2017, 10:40 AM IST
US 'being run by an idiot': Islamic State

US 'being run by an idiot': Islamic State

Islamic State said on Tuesday the United States was drowning and "being run by an idiot".

Apr 04, 2017, 23:50 PM IST

Syrian refugee regional plan remains 91% underfunded: UN

Two UN organisations on Tuesday warned of low funding for their ongoing support operations for Syrian refugees.

Apr 04, 2017, 18:41 PM IST
In landmark meeting, Donald Trump hails Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's 'fantastic job' in Egypt

In landmark meeting, Donald Trump hails Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's 'fantastic job' in Egypt

US President Donald Trump set human rights scandals aside to welcome Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to the White House Monday.

Apr 04, 2017, 12:55 PM IST

Egypt's 'fantastic guy' Sisi to meet Donald Trump

After four years of tension with the United States, Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi now has a fan in the White House and on Monday he meets President Donald Trump.

Apr 01, 2017, 10:54 AM IST

Over 5 million Syrians have fled homeland

More than five million people have fled Syria`s civil war to neighbouring countries, according to data from the UN refugee agency UNHCR and the government of Turkey.

Mar 31, 2017, 15:56 PM IST

Emirati academic gets 10 years in prison over tweets

An Emirati academic held since August 2015 over his tweets has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

Mar 30, 2017, 15:38 PM IST

Egypt's Hosni Mubarak walks free after six years in detention

Hosni Mubarak, Egypt's ousted president was today freed from a military hospital after six years in custody over charges of killing more than 200 protesters during the 2011 Arab Spring uprising that toppled him.

Mar 24, 2017, 20:16 PM IST
UK issues laptop, tablet flight ban for six countries including Saudi Arabia, Turkey

UK issues laptop, tablet flight ban for six countries including Saudi Arabia, Turkey

Britain tightened airline security on flights from Turkey, the Middle East and North Africa on Tuesday, banning laptops and tablet computers from the plane cabin following a US security warning.

Mar 21, 2017, 23:05 PM IST

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to meet Donald Trump in Washington in early April

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi and US President Donald Trump will meet in Washington next month, Egypt's leading state-owned newspaper said on Sunday.

Mar 19, 2017, 19:58 PM IST
Archeologists discover massive statue in Cairo slum

Archeologists discover massive statue in Cairo slum

A team of archeologists in Egypt have discovered a massive statue in a Cairo slum which may be of pharaoh Ramses II, one of the country's most famous ancient rulers.

Mar 11, 2017, 00:03 AM IST

Scientists discover huge statue of Egyptian pharaoh

The fragments of the quartzite statue were found by Egyptian and German archaeologists in the heavily populated Ain Shams and Matariya districts.

Mar 10, 2017, 20:43 PM IST
Shah Rukh Khan starrer 'Raees' to release in Egypt and Jordan!

Shah Rukh Khan starrer 'Raees' to release in Egypt and Jordan!

After creating a storm at the box office windows in India, superstar Shah Rukh Khan's 'Raees' is set to entice the audiences in Egypt and Jorden. The romantic hero has donned a gangster avatar in Rahul Dholakia's venture. 

Feb 22, 2017, 17:33 PM IST
Football star Lionel Messi becomes face of Hepatitis C treatment initiative in Egypt

Football star Lionel Messi becomes face of Hepatitis C treatment initiative in Egypt

Messi has signed to become the ambassador for Tour n' Cure, the Egyptian initiative said on its website.

Feb 22, 2017, 10:48 AM IST

DNA: Analysing the problems being faced by world's heaviest woman Iman Ahmad

Analyzing the problems being faced by world's fattiest women Iman Ahmad from Egypt. Watch complete new story of DNA to get the detailed news updates!

Feb 19, 2017, 01:09 AM IST