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Egypt police probe motives of Red Sea beach attacker

Hurgada - Police on Saturday questioned the suspected jihadist who stabbed to death two German women and wounded four others at a Red Sea beach resort, adding to the woes of Egypt's hobbled tourism industry.

Germany confirms two nationals killed in Egypt attack

Berlin - Berlin on Saturday said two women who were killed after being stabbed in an Egyptian beach resort were German nationals, confirming earlier reports.

Egypt beach resort attack kills two foreigners

Cairo - Two foreign women were killed on Friday and four others were wounded when an assailant stabbed them at an Egyptian Red Sea beach resort, officials said.

Egypt beach resort attack kills two foreigners

Cairo - Two foreign women tourists were killed on Friday and four others were wounded when an assailant stabbed them at an Egyptian beach resort in the Sinai Peninsula, officials said.

Egypt military says 26 soldiers killed or wounded in Sinai attacks

Cairo - Twenty-six Egyptian soldiers were killed or wounded on Friday in attacks on checkpoints in the Sinai Peninsula where the Islamic State group is conducting an insurgency, the military said.

Egypt says 26 soldiers killed or wounded in Sinai attacks

Cairo - Twenty-six Egyptian soldiers were killed or wounded on Friday in attacks on several checkpoints in Sinai that included car bombings, the military said in a statement.

Saudi-led bloc regrets 'negative' Qatar response to demands

Cairo - Foreign ministers of the Saudi-led bloc that imposed an embargo on Qatar said Wednesday they regretted the emirate's "negative" response to a list of demands to end a diplomatic crisis.

Egypt raises price of fuel by over fifty percent

Cairo - Egypt announced that fuel prices will be increased by up to 55 percent. This is the second rise since Egypt allowed the local currency to rise seven months ago.

Egypt's Sisi ratifies handover of islands to Saudi Arabia

Cairo - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi ratified a treaty that hands over two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia in a deal that had sparked protests and a police crackdown, the cabinet said Saturday.

Egypt's Sisi ratifies island handover to Saudi Arabia: cabinet

Cairo - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi ratified a treaty that hands over two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia in a deal that had sparked protests and a police crackdown, the cabinet said Saturday.

Egypt top court suspends all rulings on islands transfer

Cairo - Egypt's top court on Wednesday suspended all previous rulings on whether Cairo can transfer two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, as it considers who has legal jurisdiction.

Roadside bomb kills policeman south of Cairo

Cairo - A roadside bomb Sunday killed an Egyptian policeman and wounded four others on a highway on the southern outskirts of Cairo, the interior ministry said.

Panicked Qatar shoppers stock up as Gulf rift bites

Doha - Shoppers in Doha were taking no chances on Monday despite Qatari officials reassuring residents there was no need to panic after Saudi Arabia imposed a de facto food blockade.

Saudi, UAE seize chance to isolate Qatar

Riyadh - Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, emboldened by US President Donald Trump's new approach to the region, have seized the chance to isolate Qatar, analysts said Monday.

Football: Gulf crisis could hit Qatar 2022

Doha - The diplomatic crisis sweeping the Gulf could invigorate a campaign by critics of Qatar to strip Doha of the 2022 World Cup, experts said Monday.

Arab states cut Qatar ties in major diplomatic crisis

Riyadh - Arab nations including Saudi Arabia and Egypt on Monday cut ties with Qatar, accusing it of supporting extremism, in the biggest diplomatic crisis to hit the region in years.

Generation homeless: trying to help Egypt's street kids

Cairo - Barefoot and wearing shabby clothes, the two-year-old wanders through the dirty streets of Cairo alongside her mother, who has also spent all her life without a home of her own.

Egypt and Russia discuss fight against 'terror'

Cairo - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Monday held talks in Cairo with Russia's foreign and defence ministers on ways to battle "terrorism", his office said.

Pro-Haftar air force says took part in Egyptian raids

Benghazi - The air force loyal to Libya's strongman Khalifa Haftar said Saturday it took part in Egyptian air strikes on jihadist positions in the country after a deadly attack on Egypt's Copts.

Cold-blooded desert massacre leaves Egypt's Copts in shock

Bani Mazar - The masked gunmen first ordered the Christians travelling to the Egyptian desert monastery to get down from the buses they were in -- and then to recant their faith.The mix of faithful visiting the sanctuary along with monastery workers refused.

Egypt says Christian massacre attackers trained in Libya

Cairo - Egypt said Saturday attackers who massacred Christians near a monastery had trained in militant camps in Libya which it targeted with air strikes, after the Islamic State group claimed responsibility.

Egypt hits jihadists after attack on Christians kills 28

Minya - Egypt launched six air strikes on jihadist camps in Libya Friday after masked gunmen attacked a bus of Coptic Christians south of the Egyptian capital, killing at least 28 people.

Attack on Egypt Christians kills 26

Cairo - Masked gunmen attacked a bus carrying Coptic Christians on a visit to a monastery south of the Egyptian capital on Friday, killing at least 26 people, officials said.

King Tut's bed, chariot paraded through Cairo to new home

Cairo - The first of the many wondrous artefacts found in Egyptian boy king Tutankhamun's tomb were transported carefully through Cairo's streets on Tuesday to their new home near the Giza Pyramids.

Trump announces plans to soon visit Egypt

Riyadh - US President Donald Trump told Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Sunday during talks in the Saudi capital that he would soon visit Egypt.

Egypt hands Italy documents in student murder probe

Cairo - Egypt's prosecution said Wednesday it has handed over to Italian investigators documents requested by Rome to help the probe into the kidnapping and murder last year of an Italian student.

17 mummies discovered in central Egypt

Egypt - Egyptian archaeologists have discovered 17 mummies in desert catacombs in Minya province, an "unprecedented" find for the area south of Cairo, the antiquities ministry announced Saturday.

17 mummies discovered in central Egypt

Egypt - Egyptian archaeologists have discovered 17 mummies in desert catacombs in Minya province, an "unprecedented" find for the area south of Cairo, the antiquities ministry announced Saturday.

17 mummies discovered in central Egypt

Egypt - Egyptian archaeologists have discovered 17 mummies in desert catacombs in Minya province, an "unprecedented" find for the area south of Cairo, the antiquities ministry announced Saturday.

Egypt, IMF in initial agreement on next aid tranche

Cairo - The International Monetary Fund said Friday it will release the second tranche of a $12-billion loan to Egypt, in a "vote of confidence" in the country's economic reform programme.The amount of $1.
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