Egypt hangs 15 militants for attacks in Sinai

December 26, 2017 2:00 am
Egypt hangs 15 militants for attacks in Sinai

Egyptians carry the coffin of a soldier, who was killed in an attack by militants a day earlier in the Sinai Peninsula, during a funeral ceremony in the 10th of Ramadan city, about 60 km north of Cairo, Egypt, on July 8, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Egypt has executed 15 […]

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Survey says family income of over 70% of Egyptians insufficient for expenses, needs

December 24, 2017 6:30 am
Survey says family income of over 70% of Egyptians insufficient for expenses, needs

A man sells bread outside the al-Azhar Mosque in Cairo, Egypt, on December 8, 2017. (Photo by AFP) A new survey says the family income of more than 70 percent of Egyptians is inadequate for their necessary expenses and needs. According to a survey conducted by the Egyptian Center for […]

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Egypt detains 15 after dozens attack Coptic church south of Cairo

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Egypt detains 15 after dozens attack Coptic church south of Cairo

Egyptians gather in front of a Coptic church that was attacked in Tanta, Egypt, April 9, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) Egyptian authorities have detained 15 people pending an investigation into an attack on an unlicensed Coptic Christian church in a village south of Cairo, a security source said on Sunday. […]

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Army will use ‘absolute force’ to end terrorism in Sinai: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

December 23, 2017 10:30 pm
Army will use ‘absolute force’ to end terrorism in Sinai: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

A picture taken on October 21, 2017 shows members of the Egyptian security forces resting on the top of an armored vehicle (APCs) parked on the desert road towards the Bahariya oasis in Egypt’s Western desert. (AFP Photo) Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi says the army will employ “absolute force” […]

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The Joint United Nations Programmes on HIV/AIDS concerned about spread of HIV in Egypt

December 4, 2017 8:21 am
The Joint United Nations Programmes on HIV/AIDS concerned about spread of HIV in Egypt

The Joint United Nations Programmes on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) The UN is voicing alarm over the spread of HIV in Egypt, where the number of new cases is growing by up to 40 percent a year, and where efforts to combat the epidemic are hampered by social stigma and a lack […]

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Egypt court upholds death sentences for 7 Daesh suspects

November 26, 2017 1:39 am
Egypt court upholds death sentences for 7 Daesh suspects

The file photo shows Velayat Sinai militants, previously known as Ansar Beit al-Maqdis, in Egypt’s troubled Sinai Peninsula. (AFP photo) An Egyptian court has upheld death sentences for seven suspected members of the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group over the beheading in Libya of 21 Coptic Christians in 2015. A judicial official said Sunday […]

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Egyptian authorities opens Gaza’s Rafah crossing after nearly 80 days

November 18, 2017 12:32 am
Egyptian authorities opens Gaza’s Rafah crossing after nearly 80 days

Palestinians argue with officials in a makeshift station in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip on November 18, 2017 as they await clearance to take a bus to travel through the Rafah border crossing with Egypt, after it opened for three days for the first time since a Palestinian […]

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Scientists in Egypt find huge ‘void’ in Great Pyramid of Giza

November 2, 2017 10:40 pm
Scientists in Egypt find huge ‘void’ in Great Pyramid of Giza

Great Pyramid of Giza (File photo) A huge undiscovered “void”, the size of a jet plane, has been found inside the Great Pyramid of Egypt. The 30-meter-long secret chamber, sealed off 4,500 years ago, has remained untouched until this day, scientists revealed on Thursday. The discovery, named simply “Big Void”, has been […]

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Egyptian court in Giza gives death penalty to 11 suspected members of terror cell

October 22, 2017 9:09 pm
Egyptian court in Giza gives death penalty to 11 suspected members of terror cell

An Egyptian court has given death penalty to 11 suspected members of a terrorist outfit. (File photo) A court in Egypt has handed down death sentences to 11 people and life terms to more than a dozen others who are suspected of creating a “terrorist organization” and attempting to murder two policemen […]

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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi more determined in terror fight after attacks

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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi more determined in terror fight after attacks

A handout picture released by the Egyptian Presidency on October 22, 2017 shows Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi (C) meeting with Egypt’s Minister of Defence Sedki Sobhi (2nd-L), Interior Minister General Magdi Abdel Ghaffar (2nd-R), Egyptian head of general intelligence Khaled Fawzy (L) and security officials in Cairo. (AFP photo) […]

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Egypt police death toll from firefight rises to 54

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Egypt police death toll from firefight rises to 54

A picture taken on October 21, 2017 shows Egyptian security forces’ vehicles and armored personnel carriers parked on the desert road toward the Bahariya oasis in Egypt’s Western Desert, about 135 kilometers southwest of Giza. (By AFP) The death toll from a firefight between police and militants southwest of the […]

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