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Egypt sentences seven to death for killing policemen

 An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced seven Islamists to death for killing 25 policemen in the country's Sinai peninsula in 2013.

Nov 14, 2015, 18:54 PM IST

In Egypt, angry talk of Western conspiracy over plane crash

Egypt is facing a Western conspiracy that seeks to scare off tourists and destroy the country's economy.

Nov 10, 2015, 18:49 PM IST

Thousands of Russians leave Egypt after security concerns

Thousands of Russians vacationers were heading home from Egypt on Monday aboard special planes sent by Moscow, which has suspended all flights to Egypt amid security concerns in the aftermath of the Oct 31 plane crash of a Russian airliner that killed all 224 people onboard.

Nov 09, 2015, 23:40 PM IST

No conclusion yet in Russian plane crash, says probe panel

An Egyptian-led probe panel investigating the Russian plane crash last week on Saturday said it is considering all possible scenarios for the crash that killed 224 people and has not reached a conclusion yet even as black box data from the plane indicated it was bombed.

Nov 08, 2015, 00:21 AM IST

Russian plane wreckage to be moved to Cairo

The wreckage of Russian plane will be recovered to a safe and secure place in Cairo for further examination of each part.

Nov 07, 2015, 23:36 PM IST

Russian aircraft disintegrates in midair before crash

 The Russian aircraft disintegrated in midair before it crashed over Egypt's Sinai Peninsula on Saturday, state-run Ahram newspaper reported on Sunday.

Nov 02, 2015, 01:29 AM IST

Egypt extends state of emergency in N Sinai for 3 months

Egypt on Wednesday extended by another three months the state of emergency imposed on parts of northern Sinai since October last year.

Oct 28, 2015, 18:08 PM IST

Egyptians trickle to polls in parliamentary runoffs

Egyptians trickled to the polls on Tuesday in just over half of the country's 27 provinces in parliamentary runoffs that are part of an election process dubbed as the final transition to democratic rule but that apparently failed to inspire voters.

Oct 27, 2015, 21:48 PM IST

Egypt's Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on maiden India visit this week

 Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi will visit India for the first time this week to attend the third India-Africa Forum Summit to boost bilateral ties and invite increased investment, especially in the new, ambitious Suez Canal project.

Oct 25, 2015, 17:35 PM IST

Militants kill Islamist parliament candidate in Egypt's Sinai

Unknown gunmen shot dead on Saturday a parliament candidate of an Islamist Al-Nour Party outside his home in Arish city of restive North Sinai province, a security source told Xinhua.

Oct 24, 2015, 22:45 PM IST

Brotherhood missing from ballots as Egypt readies to vote

One party - the banned Muslim Brotherhood - will be conspicuously absent from ballot papers when Egypt's voters head to the polls for long-delayed parliamentary elections today.

Oct 17, 2015, 13:44 PM IST

Egypt acquits Qaeda chief's brother, orders new probe

Mohamed al-Zawahiri was arrested in August 2013 at the height of a campaign of repression of Islamists in the wake of the army's ouster of the country's Islamist president Mohamed Morsi.

Oct 16, 2015, 05:15 AM IST

2 killed, 6 conscripts injured in explosion in Egypt's N Sinai

One civilian and a conscript died in the explosion which took place late last night, medical and security sources said.

Oct 15, 2015, 06:01 AM IST

11 migrants drown as boat capsizes off Egypt

Eleven would-be migrants from Syria and Africa drowned when a boat bound for Europe capsized off the Egyptian port of Baltim, security and medical officials said on Sunday.

Oct 11, 2015, 20:24 PM IST

2 policemen killed, 1 injured in separate attacks in Egypt

Two policemen were killed yesterday by militants in the restive North Sinai province. In another incident, militants shot a policeman in Fayyoum city which injured him.

Oct 04, 2015, 06:31 AM IST

Yemen government denies cutting ties with Iran

Several government officials blamed the diplomatic mix-up on Foreign Minister Riyad Yasin, with multiple officials telling The Associated Press that Yasin lacks political experience.

Oct 03, 2015, 02:22 AM IST

33 Indian companies to feature at Cairo textile fair

Thirty-three Indian companies will feature at the third edition of the Indian Textiles Exhibition in Egypt (INTEXPO EGYPT) here October 1-4, an event aimed at forging a win-win partnership between the two countries "for effective forward and backward business linkages in the near future", the organisers said.

Sep 28, 2015, 14:29 PM IST

Egypt says police killed militants who attacked Italian consulate

Egyptian security forces on Friday killed nine militants who took part in a bomb attack at the Italian consulate in Cairo in July, the Interior Ministry said.

Sep 26, 2015, 02:35 AM IST

Egypt's Sisi pardons 100 prisoners, including Jazeera journalists: Sources

Egypt`s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi pardoned 100 prisoners including three Al Jazeera television journalists on Wednesday, security sources said, a day before he plans to head to the annual United Nations summit.

Sep 23, 2015, 18:28 PM IST

Policeman, passerby wounded in Cairo bomb blast

A  small bomb blast in a busy western district of the Egyptian capital wounded a policeman and a passerby on Sunday, a police official said.

Sep 21, 2015, 02:03 AM IST