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  • Nile water share 'matter of life or death': Egyptian President

    Nile water share 'matter of life or death': Egyptian President

    Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi has said that Egypt's share of Nile water is "a matter of life or death" for his nation. "No one can touch Egypt's share of Nile water," Xinhua news agency quoted Sisi as saying in a......

    November 19, 2017
  • Rajyavardhan Rathore to visit Egypt for World Youth Forum

    Rajyavardhan Rathore to visit Egypt for World Youth Forum

    The Minister of State (Independent Charge) Youth Affairs and Sports Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore will attend the five-day World Youth Forum from Sunday, scheduled to be held at Sharam El Shiekh, Egypt. Col Rathore has been deputed on behalf of the......

    November 4, 2017
  • 35 Egyptian police, troops die in clashes with Islamists

    35 Egyptian police, troops die in clashes with Islamists

    At least 35 Egyptian troops and police officers have been killed in clashes with Islamist fighters in the Bahariya oasis in the country's Western Desert, security and medical sources said. An interior ministry statement confirmed the yesterday's incident and said......

    October 21, 2017
  • Egypt unearths 4,300-year-old Pharaonic obelisk in Giza

    Egypt unearths 4,300-year-old Pharaonic obelisk in Giza

    Archeologists have discovered part of a Pharaonic obelisk dating back to about 4,300 years ago in Saqqara district on the outskirt of Egypt's Giza Province. Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) Secretary General Mostafa al-Waziri revealed the discovery of the upper......

    October 5, 2017
  • Trump calls Egypt's Sisi, keen to develop ties

    Trump calls Egypt's Sisi, keen to develop ties

    The US is keen to develop close ties with Egypt and overcome any obstacles in the way of cooperation, President Donald Trump has told Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi over phone. "President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi received a phone call tonight......

    August 25, 2017
  • 2 killed, 5 wounded in ISIS suicide bombing in Gaza

    2 killed, 5 wounded in ISIS suicide bombing in Gaza

    Two were killed, including a suicide bomber, and five injured early on Thursday in a suicide bombing attack after an Islamic State (ISIS) member carried out on the borders between southern Gaza Strip and Egypt, security officials said. Eyad al-Bozzom......

    August 17, 2017
  • Egypt archaeologists discover tombs dating back 2,000 years

    Egypt archaeologists discover tombs dating back 2,000 years

    Egypt's antiquities ministry says that archaeologists have discovered three tombs dating back more than 2,000 years, from the Ptolemaic Period. The discovery was made in the Nile Valley province of Minya south of Cairo, in an area known as al-Kamin......

    August 16, 2017
  • Egypt train collision toll rises to 41

    Egypt train collision toll rises to 41

    The death toll in a collision between two passenger trains in the Egyptian coastal city of Alexandria has risen to 41, the Health Ministry announced on Saturday. Health Ministry spokesman Khaled Mujahid told the state-run Al-Ahram newspaper that at least......

    August 12, 2017
  • Turkey plans to trade with Qatar via Iran

    Turkey plans to trade with Qatar via Iran

    Turkish Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci said that Turkey, Iran and Qatar are discussing using Iran's land route to facilitate trade between Qatar and Turkey. In an exclusive interview with state-run Anadolu Agency, Zeybekci said on Friday the three countries are......

    August 5, 2017
  • 32 Muslim Brotherhood supporters jailed for 10 years

    32 Muslim Brotherhood supporters jailed for 10 years

    An Egyptian court has sentenced 32 people related to the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group to 10 years in prison over riot and vandalism charges, the media reported. Citing MENA news agency Xinhua reported on Monday that the defendants were accused......

    August 1, 2017
  • 8 sentenced to death in Egypt over police station assault

    8 sentenced to death in Egypt over police station assault

     An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced eight persons to death over charges of breaking into a police station in 2013, the media reported. The defendants were convicted of assaulting a government institution, setting it ablaze, wounding 19 policemen and civilians,......

    July 29, 2017
  • Egypt army kills 40 militants in Sinai raids

    Egypt army kills 40 militants in Sinai raids

    At least 40 militants were killed in military raids on terrorist hideouts in North Sinai province of Egypt, the army said on Tuesday. "Egyptian security forces killed 40 highly dangerous militants in ground and air raids in North Sinai cities of......

    July 25, 2017
  • Arab states present new list of Qatar-linked terrorists

    Arab states present new list of Qatar-linked terrorists

    Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain and Egypt on Tuesday presented a new list of nine organisations and nine individuals which they claim are backed by Qatar and allegedly involved in "terrorist activities". In a joint statement, the......

    July 25, 2017