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Egypt police kills two suspected jihadists in Cairo raid

 Egyptian police killed two alleged jihadists suspected of involvement in the recent bombing of the Italian consulate in Cairo in a raid on an apartment in the capital, security officials said.

Jul 28, 2015, 07:16 AM IST

Egypt prolongs Sinai emergency rule, bomb wounds 18

 Egypt extended a state of emergency in parts of the Sinai Peninsula for three months, as a roadside bomb attack claimed by Islamic State jihadists wounded 18 policemen Sunday in the insurgency-wracked region.

Jul 26, 2015, 21:34 PM IST

French defence minister visits Cairo after warplane deal

French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian began a two-day visit to Cairo Saturday, just days after France delivered the first batch of 24 Rafale warplanes Egypt bought in a multi-billion-euro deal.

Jul 25, 2015, 14:23 PM IST

Four Egypt soldiers killed in Sinai bombing

Four Egyptian soldiers where killed by a roadside bomb on Thursday in the Sinai Peninsula, where the army is battling an Islamist insurgency, the military said.

Jul 23, 2015, 21:03 PM IST

21 dead as cargo ship hits party boat north of Cairo

 At least 21 people celebrating an engagement were killed on the Nile north of Cairo late Wednesday when a cargo ship hit their chartered boat, medical and security sources said.

Jul 23, 2015, 11:26 AM IST

At least 15 dead in Egypt after boat capsizes on Nile: Interior ministry

 At least 15 people drowned when a small boat collided with a barge and capsized on the Nile River near Cairo on Wednesday night, Egypt`s interior ministry said in a statement.

Jul 23, 2015, 04:08 AM IST

Egypt jails Mubarak-era PM for corruption

An Egyptian court sentenced a former prime minister of ousted president Hosni Mubarak Wednesday to five years in prison for corruption and fined him millions of dollars.

Jul 22, 2015, 22:21 PM IST

Six Muslim Brotherhood supporters killed in clashes in Cairo

Six supporters of Egypt`s outlawed Muslim Brotherhood were killed in clashes with Cairo residents on Friday, the state news agency MENA reported.

Jul 17, 2015, 15:19 PM IST

Egypt to revise anti-terror media law: MENA

Egypt on Wednesday agreed to revise a controversial article of its touted anti-terror law threatening journalists with jail for reporting anything but the official line on jihadist attacks, state media reported.

Jul 16, 2015, 07:44 AM IST

Egypt identifies three Italian consulate bombers

Egyptian authorities have released the names and photos of three militants who they allege carried out the bombing at Italy`s consulate in Cairo at the weekend, according to a media report.

Jul 14, 2015, 04:29 AM IST

US, Egypt discuss ways to boost maritime cooperation

Seeking to boost their strategic partnership, the US and Egypt have discussed ways to enhance maritime security cooperation and interoperability between their navies.

Jul 13, 2015, 19:44 PM IST

ISIS steps up Egypt campaign with Italy consulate hit

 With the high-profile bombing of Italy`s consulate in the heart of the Egyptian capital, the Islamic State jihadist group has stepped up its deadly campaign against the regime by striking Cairo`s Western allies.

Jul 13, 2015, 09:09 AM IST

Islamic State claims attack on Italian consulate in Egypt's Cairo

The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for attack on the Italian consulate in the Egyptian capital Cairo that killed one.

Jul 12, 2015, 10:14 AM IST

Italy not 'intimidated' by Cairo consulate attack: Minister

Italy will not be intimidated by the deadly bombing of its consulate in Cairo, Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni said on Saturday.

Jul 11, 2015, 15:50 PM IST

Explosion outside Italian consulate in Cairo kills one

At least one person was killed and six others were injured in a powerful explosion outside the Italian consulate in this Egyptian capital Cairo Saturday, an official saod.

Jul 11, 2015, 15:34 PM IST

One dead in blast at Italy consulate in Cairo: Ministry

One person was killed Saturday in a powerful explosion that partly damaged the Italian consulate in central Cairo, health ministry spokesman Hossam Abdel Ghaffar said.

Jul 11, 2015, 11:19 AM IST

Five civilians killed in missile attack in Egypt

A woman and her four children were killed on Friday when a missile reportedly fired by Islamist militants fell on their house in Egypt's restive North Sinai province.

Jul 11, 2015, 00:17 AM IST

Sinai blast wounds 15 Egyptian policemen

A roadside bomb blast wounded 15 policemen on Thursday as they travelled in a bus in northern Sinai where militants have launched deadly attacks against security forces.

Jul 09, 2015, 15:19 PM IST

23 Egypt Islamists sentenced for 10 years in prison

 An Egyptian court on Sunday sentenced 23 members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood to 10 years in prison for inciting violence near a media complex here in 2013.

Jul 05, 2015, 18:52 PM IST

Three children, woman killed in Egypt`s Sinai

Three children and a woman were killed Saturday in a blast and when a shell struck a house in Egypt`s Sinai Peninsula where troops are battling Islamic State group jihadists, officials said.

Jul 04, 2015, 22:56 PM IST