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Parineeti Chopra’s Egypt tour gave her ‘Dil Dhadakne Do’ vibes – See Pic

Parineeti Chopra was on cruise to Luxor on the world’s longest river - Nile. And this trip of hers gave her some ‘Dil Dhadakne Do’ vibes.

Feb 22, 2017, 08:43 AM IST

Islamic State group executes five Egyptians accused of aiding army

The Islamic State group in Egypt claims to have executed five men it accused of working for the army, which is battling the jihadists in the Sinai Peninsula.

Feb 11, 2017, 14:47 PM IST

Nine terrorists killed, 16 others injured as army foils attack in Egypt

At least nine terrorists were killed and 16 others injured as Egypt's army foiled an attack on a number of security checkpoints in North Sinai, military officials said.

Jan 07, 2017, 12:30 PM IST

Qatar denies involvement in Cairo church attack

Qatar has denied any link with a Cairo church bombing that killed 25 people and accused critics of trying to sully the country`s name.

Dec 14, 2016, 18:58 PM IST

IS claims deadly Cairo church bombing

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a bomb attack on a Cairo church that killed 25 people, in a statement circulated on social media on Tuesday.

Dec 14, 2016, 02:23 AM IST

Cairo church blast committed by 22-year-old suicide bomber: Egyptian President

The bombing came one day after a top Egyptian court confirmed a death sentence on leading Islamist extremist Adel Habbara for an anti-military attack.

Dec 12, 2016, 21:08 PM IST

Cairo church bombing: Egypt mourns for victims, angry survivors say security lapse

Tearful Christians gathered at the Virgin Mary and St Athanasius Church in Cairo where Coptic Pope Tawadros II prayed over the wooden coffins of the victims of Sunday`s bombing, one the deadliest attacks on the Christian minority in recent memory.

Dec 12, 2016, 17:05 PM IST

Egypt mourns 25 Christians killed in massive church bombing in Cairo

The bomb went off during Sunday Mass at a chapel adjacent to St Mark's Cathedral, seat of the ancient Coptic Christian church.

Dec 12, 2016, 16:36 PM IST

EU condemns terrorist attack at church in Cairo

The European Union (EU) on Sunday condemned the terrorist attack at a Coptic church in Cairo which claimed 25 lives and wounded 49 others.

Dec 12, 2016, 03:34 AM IST

Israel urges Egypt to `fight terrorism together`

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday called on Egypt to "fight terrorism together" after a bombing killed 23 people in a Coptic Christian church in Cairo.

Dec 12, 2016, 01:35 AM IST

Cairo Cathedral explosion: 22 dead and 30 worshippers injured in blast at seat of Egypt's Orthodox Christian church

There are conflicting reports the St Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral blast was caused by an assailant 'lobbing a bomb' and a woman planting an IED with 6kg of explosives.

Dec 11, 2016, 16:16 PM IST

ISIS beheads five youths suspected of working as spies in Syria

The Islamic State executed five youths on accusations they were spying within the ISIS-controlled territory. 

Dec 10, 2016, 22:03 PM IST

Russia slams proposed UN resolution on Aleppo, calls it 'provocative step'

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday slammed the proposed United Nation resolution demanding a temporary ceasefire in Aleppo as a 'provocative step.'

Dec 05, 2016, 17:01 PM IST

Fifteen SDF fighters killed in separate ISIS attacks in Aleppo, Al-Raqqa

At least 15 fighters from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), were killed on Saturday in two Islamic State (IS) attacks in Aleppo and al-Raqqa in Syria.

Nov 13, 2016, 10:26 AM IST

12 people killed in heavy rain,flood in Egypt, says health ministry

At least 12 people were killed in heavy rains and flooding in parts of Egypt on Friday, the health ministry said.

Oct 28, 2016, 18:30 PM IST

Syrian security chief makes public Cairo visit: Report

Syria`s national security chief met a senior Egyptian intelligence official in Cairo, Syria`s state news agency said on Monday, in the latest sign of a rift between Egypt and Saudi Arabia, which backs Syrian rebels.

Oct 18, 2016, 00:57 AM IST

At least 162 bodies recovered from Egypt migrant shipwreck

Survivors have said up to 450 migrants were on board the overcrowded fishing vessel that was heading to Italy from Egypt when it keeled over off the port city of Rosetta on Wednesday.

Sep 24, 2016, 00:03 AM IST

10 drown, 150 rescued from capsized migrant boat off Egypt

At least 10 people drowned when a boat carrying migrants capsized off the Egyptian coast on Wednesday, with rescue teams saving at least 150 passengers, officials said.

Sep 21, 2016, 18:48 PM IST

Egypt bans statues without official approval

Egypt today banned statues in squares that do not have prior approval from the authorities after public outrage over controversial and unattractive sculptures across the country.

Sep 08, 2016, 02:21 AM IST

Egypt's largest Indian colour festival Holi kicks off

Egypt's largest Indian colour festival Holi kicked off on Friday, introducing fun and joy for lovers of Indian culture in the North African country.

Aug 13, 2016, 10:00 AM IST