Nearly 100 people injured after train derails in Egypt

The train was heading from Cairo to the Nile Delta city of Mansoura and derailed at 13.54 local time (11:54 GMT), about 40 kilometres north of Cairo, Egyptian National Railways said in a short statement. The cause of the accident is being investigated, it added.

Apr 18, 2021, 23:10 PM IST

Snakes on your back and face! This spa offers snake massage - Watch

The Cairo-based spa offers a snake massage to its customers in which snakes of different sizes crawl on the backs and faces of people who want to relax. 

Dec 30, 2020, 11:39 AM IST

IS claims responsibility for London Bridge attack, calls attacker its 'fighter'

Islamic State said the London Bridge attack on Friday was carried out by one of its fighters, the group’s Amaq news agency reported on Saturday. The group did not provide any evidence.

Dec 01, 2019, 06:27 AM IST

British Airways temporarily suspends flights to Cairo

A statement from British Airways announced the suspension but did not give any reasons for it.

Jul 21, 2019, 09:33 AM IST

Israeli missile strike kills four civilians, says state media

Israeli warplanes fired missiles targeting Syrian military positions in Homs and the Damascus outskirts in an attack that killed at least four civilians and wounded another 21, Syrian state media said.

Jul 01, 2019, 07:19 AM IST

''Blue is ze colour'': Europa League hassles for some are boon for others

Supporters of the two London clubs from as far as Japan, Indonesia, the Middle East, Russia, the United States and other countries mingled with some English fans on Baku`s Caspian Sea promenade ahead of Wednesday`s final.

May 29, 2019, 21:17 PM IST

Dozens killed and injured in crash and fire at Cairo train station

Eyewitness Ibrahim Hussein said: "I saw a man pointing from the locomotive as it entered the platform, and screaming `There are no brakes! There are no brakes!`, before he jumped out of the locomotive.

Feb 27, 2019, 17:31 PM IST

Mystery of 'Screaming mummy', that baffled experts for 132 years, solved

In 1881, archaeologists came across Deir El Bahri valley which hid the mummies of some of the greatest  Egyptian pharaohs - Rameses the Great, Seti I and Tuthmosis III. Five years later, they came across the mummy of a young man – his hands and feed bound, face contorted in extreme pain. 

Feb 18, 2018, 08:27 AM IST

Hot air balloon crashes in Egypt's Luxor, 1 tourist killed

Egyptian officials say a sightseeing balloon carrying foreign tourists over the southern city of Luxor has crash landed, killing one tourist and injuring seven.

Jan 05, 2018, 15:23 PM IST

Egypt executes 15 militants over 2013 Sinai attack

Egypt on Tuesday executed 15 militants charged with killing nine members of the security forces in a 2013 attack in the country`s northeast, a government official said.

Dec 26, 2017, 20:59 PM IST

Gunmen open fire on cafe in Cairo, kill two

The shooting took place in the al-Amirya village, west of Cairo.  

Dec 24, 2017, 23:58 PM IST

Egypt mosque attack: 27 children among 305 killed; President Sisi holds meet

The death toll in a devastating militant attack on a mosque on Friday in Egypt's North Sinai has risen to 305 killed, MENA state news agency said on Saturday.

Nov 25, 2017, 16:48 PM IST

Egypt army launches offensive against militants after deadly mosque attack

The Egyptian air force today gunned down several militants and destroyed their vehicles, hours after over 230 worshippers were killed in a terrorist attack at a mosque in the country's restive North Sinai region.

Nov 25, 2017, 07:06 AM IST

235 dead as blasts rip through mosque in Egypt's north Sinai

Besides the 235 dead, over 120 people were injured in the deadly attack. 

Nov 24, 2017, 21:02 PM IST

184 dead, over 120 injured in north Sinai mosque attack in Egypt

At least 184 worshippers were killed and 125 others injured when militants struck a mosque during Friday prayers in Egypt's restive North Sinai region, in the deadliest terror attack in the country.

Nov 24, 2017, 19:48 PM IST

Egypt declares 3 days of mourning over North Sinai mosque attack

Egypt's government has declared three days of mourning after an attack on north Sinai mosque killed at least 85 people on Friday, state television said.

Nov 24, 2017, 19:45 PM IST

Egyptian army says 3 militants killed, 74 arrested in Sinai

Egypt's armed forces say they have killed three "high-level" suspected militants and arrested 74 others in sweeps in the troubled northern Sinai Peninsula in recent days.

Nov 16, 2017, 21:03 PM IST

Egypt's Sisi says he will not seek a third term: Report

Egypt`s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will not seek a third term in office, he said in an interview with CNBC, adding that he does not intend to change the constitution and its provision of a two-term presidential limit.

Nov 07, 2017, 12:12 PM IST

Little-known group Ansar al-Islam claims responsibility for Egypt attack

A militant group called Ansar al-Islam claimed responsibility for an attack in Egypt`s Western Desert that killed several policemen on Oct. 21, the newly emerged group said in a statement on Friday.

Nov 03, 2017, 13:15 PM IST

New York attacker was our 'caliphate soldier', claims ISIS

Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a truck attack in New York City that killed eight people on Tuesday, the group`s online publication said on Thursday. 

Nov 03, 2017, 08:20 AM IST