Egypt

Trump talks military aid with Egypt's al-Sissi

US President Donald Trump told Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sissi Monday that the new US administration is committed to deepening cooperation with Cairo on fighting terrorism.

Eight Egyptian police killed in attack on desert checkpoint

Eight Egyptian policemen were killed and three others wounded in an attack by gunmen Monday on a checkpoint in the country's western desert, the Interior Ministry said.

Blow to al-Sissi as Egypt court bans islands handover to Saudi Arabia

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sissi suffered a blow Monday when a key court sided with a lower body and ruled that two strategic Red Sea islands al-Sissi had hoped to hand over to Saudi...

Merkel, Egypt's al-Sissi discuss terrorism fight and ties

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sissi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday discussed anti-terrorism cooperation in the wake recent deadly attacks in their countries.

Egypt rules out involvement in Syria's war

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukri has ruled out Egypt's taking part in Syria's ongoing civil conflict that has lasted nearly six years.

Eight policemen, one civilian killed in two attacks in Sinai

Six security personnel were killed Monday in a suicide car bomb attack on their checkpoint in Egypt's volatile Sinai Peninsula, according to a security official.

Egypt detains Al Jazeera news producer for false reporting

Egyptian authorities have detained a news producer working with Al Jazeera on charges of spreading false news, state television reported Sunday.

Egypt: Jail sentence upheld for ex-auditor but implementation delayed

An Egyptian court Thursday upheld a one-year prison term for the country's former chief auditor on charges of spreading false news, but suspended implementation of the sentence for three years....

Egypt denies Bin Laden's son entry to the country

Egyptian authorities on Saturday denied entry to a son of al-Qaeda's late chief, Osama bin Laden, due to security reasons, sources at Cairo airport said.

Traces of explosives found on bodies from Egyptair crash

Traces of explosive substances have been found on some of the human remains retrieved after an Egyptair plane crashed earlier this year, investigators said Thursday.

Egypt orders detention of six suspects in Cairo church blast

Egyptian prosecutors on Wednesday ordered the detention of four suspects for 15 days pending further investigation into this week's bombing of a Cairo church, the state run al-Ahram newspaper...

Islamic State claims Cairo cathedral bomb attack

The Islamic State extremist group Tuesday claimed responsibility for a suicide attack that killed 23 people during Mass two days earlier at a church adjoining Cairo's main cathedral.

Egypt cathedral bombing was suicide attack, al-Sissi tells funeral

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sissi says Sunday's bomb attack on a church adjoining Cairo's main cathedral was carried out by a suicide bomber using an explosive belt.

25 killed in blast at main cathedral of Egypt's Coptic Church

Twenty-five people died in an explosion at a church adjoining Cairo's main Coptic cathedral on Sunday, according to state television, the worst attack on a Christian place of worship in majority...

Leading Egyptian militant's death sentence upheld for police killings

Egypt's highest court on Saturday confirmed a death sentence against a leading Islamist militant on charges of murdering 25 policemen more than three years ago.