Tag: Egypt

staffJanuary 8, 2018

Turkey-based TV airs Egypt tapes on Jerusalem

A Turkey-based TV station has released audio recordings it said were of an Egyptian intelligence officer asking influential hosts in ...

staffNovember 24, 2017

More than 230 killed in Egyptian mosque

Militants have launched a bomb and gun attack on a mosque in Egypt’s North Sinai province, killing 235 people, state ...

staffNovember 1, 2017

Hamas hands over Egypt border crossing to Palestinian authority

Hamas handed over control of the Gaza Strip’s border with Egypt to the Palestinian Authority on Wednesday, an AFP journalist ...

staffOctober 20, 2017

Irishman released from Egypt coup prison

LONDON – An Irishman who was detained and locked up in a Cairo jail since Egypt’s bloody coup in August ...

staffSeptember 25, 2017

Former ‘heaviest woman’ Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty dies

An Egyptian woman once believed to be the world’s heaviest has died in the United Arab Emirates. Eman Ahmed Abd ...

staffAugust 15, 2017

2000 year old tombs discovered in Egypt

Archaeologists have discovered three tombs that date back around 2,000 years in southern Egypt. They were found in burial grounds ...

staffJune 16, 2017

Egypt arrests dozens ahead of proposed island protests

Egyptian police stormed the homes of political opponents of a disputed 2016 agreement to transfer control of two Red Sea ...

staffJune 5, 2017

Six countries cut links with Qatar

Six Arab countries including Saudi Arabia and Egypt have cut diplomatic ties with Qatar, accusing it of destabilising the region. ...

staffMay 29, 2017

Egypt blocks financial newspaper website

Egypt has blocked the website of one of its most prominent financial newspapers, the paper’s owner said on Sunday, expanding ...

staffMay 21, 2017

Egypt refers 48 to court over Coptic church bombings

Egypt’s public prosecutor says 48 suspected members of so-called Islamic State (IS) have been referred to a military court in ...