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10 Egyptian soldiers killed in Sinai roadside bombings

Cairo - Ten Egyptian soldiers were killed in two roadside bombings as they clashed with Islamic State group jihadists in the Sinai Peninsula, the military said on Thursday.

10 Egyptian soldiers killed in Sinai roadside bombings

Cairo - Ten Egyptian soldiers were killed in two roadside bombings as they clashed with Islamic State group jihadists in the Sinai Peninsula, the military said on Thursday.

Egyptian prosecutor allows for Mubarak release

Cairo - A prosecutor allowed Monday for Hosni Mubarak to be released, his lawyer said, after an appeals court acquitted Egypt's ex-president of involvement in the killing of protesters during the 2011 uprising.

Op-Ed: Libyan oil ports still not retaken by eastern commander

It has been a week since the Benghazi Defence Brigades (BDB) launched a surprise attack on troops loyal to eastern commander Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar and seized Es Sider and Ras Lanuf two of the four main ports in the Libyan Oil Crescent.

Pharaoh statues found in muddy Cairo pit

Cairo - Archaeologists in a muddy pit in a Cairo suburb on Thursday uncovered two pharaonic statues dating back more than 3,000 years.

Egypt appeals court acquits Mubarak over protester killings

Cairo - Egypt's top appeals court on Thursday acquitted Hosni Mubarak of involvement in the killing of protesters during a 2011 revolt, ending the final trial for the strongman who ruled for 30 years.

Merkel in Egypt to reduce migrant flows

Cairo - German Chancellor Angela Merkel held talks Thursday with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on stemming illegal migration to her country, during a two-day trip that will also include Tunisia.

More Egypt Copts flee jihadists in Sinai

Ismailia - Egyptian Coptic Christians fled the Sinai for a second day Saturday following a string of apparent jihadist attacks, as President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi instructed his government to help shelter them.

British FM Johnson, Egypt's Sisi finalise loan deal

Cairo - British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Saturday finalised a $150 million loan guarantee agreement tied to crucial IMF financing for Egypt.

Ex-CIA agent convicted in rendition case arrested in Portugal

Lisbon - A former Central Intelligence Agency agent wanted in Italy after being convicted of illegally kidnapping an Egyptian cleric who was sent to Egypt under the Bush-era extraordinary rendition program has been arrested in Portugal.

Egypt, Jordan say no concessions on a Palestinian state

Cairo - Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and King Abdullah II of Jordan agreed Tuesday there could be no concessions on establishing a Palestinian state, the presidency said after talks in Cairo.

Egypt court confirms death sentences over football riot

Cairo - A court Monday upheld death sentences against 10 people over rioting at a Port Said football stadium five years ago that killed 74 fans and sparked more violence in Egypt.

Op-Ed: Cairo meeting fails to find solution for Libyan crisis

Cairo - Egyptian government attempts to mediate a peace deal between Presidency Council (PC) leader of the UN-brokered Government of National Accord (GNA) Faiez Serraj and Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, commander of the Libyan National Army (LNA) failed.

'Everything must be done' to preserve Mideast two-state solution: UN chief

Cairo - UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said in Cairo Wednesday there is no option other than a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict and efforts to reach it should be preserved.

Egypt tycoon says to speak up on political return

Cairo - Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris said on Tuesday that he is returning to politics to press for more freedoms in the North African country after staying away out of frustration."To the esteemed people who are listening to us...

Aoun makes first Egypt visit as Lebanese president

Cairo - Lebanese President Michel Aoun on Monday started his first visit to Cairo since his election in October and held talks with his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and religious leaders."Hopes of the role that Egypt could play are high.

IS group executes 5 Egyptians it accuses of spying for army

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

Louvre suspect's father insists son not radicalised

Cairo - The father of an Egyptian suspected of being the machete attacker in Paris's Louvre museum said Saturday his son showed no sign of radicalisation and he believed in his innocence.

Iraqi family barred from flying to US from Cairo

Cairo - An Iraqi family was barred from flying from Cairo to New York Saturday after US President Donald Trump signed an order restricting arrivals from seven Muslim countries, airport officials said.

Egypt working for talks between rival Libya authorities

Cairo - Egypt is working to organise direct talks between the leaders of rival Libyan authorities contesting the war-torn country, its foreign minister said Saturday after hosting a regional meeting.
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