Egypt launches airstrikes against militants after deadly attack

The Egyptian army said it had carried out intense airstrikes against militants in the volatile Sinai Peninsula on Saturday, a day after 12 soldiers were killed there in an attack claimed by an...

12 Egyptian security personnel killed in Sinai attack

Twelve security personnel were killed on Friday in an attack by suspected militants on a checkpoint in Egypt's volatile Sinai Peninsula, according to a military spokesman.

Ethiopia blames riots on Egypt, "foreign forces"

Ethiopia on Monday accused "foreign forces" of fomenting protests in its restive Oromia region and slammed Egypt for allegedly backing an outlawed group there, following the declaration of a state...

Egyptian parliament to quiz lawmaker over virginity tests comment

The Egyptian Parliament will question a lawmaker over his call for obligatory virginity tests to be conducted on women seeking university admission, state-run al-Ahram newspaper reported on...

Hardline Muslim Brotherhood leader killed by Egypt police

A senior leader in the banned Muslim Brotherhood was killed late Monday by Egyptian police, the Interior Ministry and a Brotherhood spokesman said, although they offered conflicting accounts of...

Five Egyptian police officers shot dead in volatile Sinai

Five police conscripts were killed Saturday in a drive-by shooting in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, the Interior Ministry said.

Egyptair hijacker to be extradited from Cyprus to Egypt

An Egyptian man accused of hijacking an Egyptair passenger aircraft in March is to be extradited to Egypt, a court in Nicosia ruled on Friday, according to Cypriot state news agency CNA.

Egypt’s assistant top prosecutor survives assassination attempt

Egypt’s assistant general prosecutor survived an attempt on his life Thursday when a blast targeted his convoy in Cairo, the Interior Ministry said in a statement on its Facebook page.

33 bodies recovered as Egypt migrant boat raised, taking toll to 202

Rescue workers have retrieved 15 additional bodies from the migrant vessel that sank off the coast of Egypt last week, an official said Tuesday, taking the toll to 193.

Egypt's al-Sissi warns of illegal migration after boat tragedy

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sissi on Monday called on his people to avoid risking their lives for overseas jobs after dozens of Egyptians died in the Mediterranean Sea last week in a...

Egypt arrests two people over migrant boat tragedy

Egyptian authorities on Saturday arrested two people in connection with the sinking of a migrant boat that left at least 162 dead, the state Middle East News Agency reported.

164 bodies retrieved in Egypt's migrant boat tragedy

One hundred and twelve bodies have been recovered after a boat carrying hundreds of migrants capsized off the coast of Egypt this week, a health official said on Friday.

More than 50 found dead after migrant boat capsizes off Egypt

More than 50 people have been found dead after a migrant boat capsized off the coast of Egypt, a health official said Thursday.

Egypt jails four over deadly migrant boat sinking

Egyptian prosecutors on Thursday ordered four people to be remanded in police custody pending an investigation into the sinking of a migrant boat that left at least 42 dead, state television...

Death toll rises to 42 as migrant boat sinks off Egypt

A total of 30 bodies were retrieved on Wednesday after a boat carrying migrants sank off Egypt, a Health Ministry official said Wednesday.