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UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 5, 2019

Car bomb collides with vehicles in Egypt capital, killing 20

A car packed with explosives being driven to carry out an attack collided with other vehicles and exploded in central Cairo, killing at least 20 people, the Interior Ministry said …


Egypt TV says ousted president Morsi dies in court

Egypt’s former president, Mohammed Morsi, the Muslim Brotherhood leader who rose to office in the country’s first free elections in 2012 and was ousted a year later by the military, …


Egypt voters approve referendum extending president’s rule

Voters in Egypt approved constitutional amendments allowing President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to remain in power until 2030, election officials said Tuesday, a move that critics fear will cement his authoritarian rule …


Egypt schedules 3-day referendum on constitutional changes

Authorities on Wednesday scheduled three days of voting in a nationwide referendum starting Saturday on proposed changes to Egypt’s constitution that could see President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi remain in power until …


Egypt railcar crash, fire at central Cairo station kills 25

Egyptian railway officials say a locomotive has crashed into a barrier at Cairo’s main train station at high speed, causing its fuel tank to explode and triggering a huge fire, …


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 29, 2018

Egypt says its security forces killed 40 militants

Egypt said Saturday its security forces have killed 40 militants in raids on their hideouts in the Sinai Peninsula and the Greater Cairo area, just hours after a roadside bomb …


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 15, 2018

Egypt announces discovery of 4,400-year-old tomb

Egypt on Saturday announced the discovery of a private tomb belonging to a senior official from the 5th dynasty of the pharaohs, which ruled roughly 4,400 years ago.


Blocks found in Egypt bear name of famed pharaoh’s builder

Egypt says archaeologists digging in Cairo have found two blocks of limestone with inscriptions belonging to an engineer who worked for Ramses II, one of the longest ruling pharaohs in …


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 2, 2018

Islamic State attack on Christian pilgrims in Egypt kills 7, wounds 19

Islamic militants on Friday ambushed three buses carrying Christian pilgrims on their way to a remote desert monastery south of the Egyptian capital of Cairo, killing seven and wounding 19, …


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 28, 2018

Trains collide north of Egyptian capital, 12 killed

A passenger train collided with a cargo train in Egypt on Wednesday, killing at least 12 people, including a child, in the latest deadly accident involving the country’s underfunded and …


Egypt says 4,400-year-old tomb discovered outside Cairo

Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered a 4,400-year-old tomb near the country’s famed pyramids at the Giza plateau just outside Cairo, the Antiquities Ministry said Saturday, the latest discovery that authorities …


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 27, 2018

Egypt’s former top auditor injured in failed kidnap attempt

Egypt’s former top auditor on Saturday suffered serious injuries to his face and leg during an apparent kidnapping attempt that turned into a brawl outside his suburban Cairo home.


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 25, 2018

Egypt places colossus of Ramses II in atrium of new museum

With much fanfare, Egypt on Thursday placed the ancient statue of one of its most famous pharaohs, Ramses II, in the entrance hall of a new antiquities’ museum under construction …


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 29, 2017

Egypt says 10 killed in shootout outside Cairo church

At least 10 people, including eight Coptic Christians, were killed in a shootout outside a church and at a nearby store owned by a Christian in a Cairo suburb, Egypt’s …


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 9, 2017

Arab ministers demand reversal of Trump Jerusalem decision

Arab foreign ministers on Sunday demanded that the United States rescind President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, calling it a “grave” development that puts Washington on …


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 2, 2017

U.S. defense secretary meets with Egyptian officials in Cairo

U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis met Saturday with Egyptian officials to discuss cooperation between the two countries, the first stop on a trip that will also take him to …


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 25, 2017

‘They were shooting anyone who seemed to be breathing,’ survivor of Egypt mosque attack says

Egyptian warplanes carried out strikes against suspected terrorist targets in the North Sinai region, the military said Saturday, as the toll from an attack on a mosque Friday rose to …


UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 19, 2017

Arab League delivers harsh criticism of Iran, little action

Saudi Arabia on Sunday asked fellow Arab nations to take a “serious and honest” stand against Iran, saying that showing leniency toward Tehran would only encourage it to press on …


Rivals Hamas, Fatah reach preliminary deal on governing Gaza

Rival Palestinian groups Hamas and Fatah have reached a preliminary, partial agreement that could pave the way for President Mahmoud Abbas to resume governing the Gaza Strip a decade after …


UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 10, 2017

Egypt says police killed 10 suspected militants in Cairo

Egyptian police on Sunday raided two adjacent apartments used as hideouts by members of a splinter faction of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group, killing 10 of them in a shootout, …


Gonzaga’s Tillie, Hachimura take games to U19 World Cup

Gonzaga basketball recruiting spans the globe and that will be on display in Cairo, Egypt, from July 1-9.


UPDATED: Thu., April 20, 2017

Charity worker freed from Cairo jail is back in U.S.

An Egyptian-American charity worker who was imprisoned in Cairo for three years and became the global face of Egypt’s brutal crackdown on civil society returned home to the United States …


Egypt’s Mubarak free, acquitted after years-long detention

Far from the cameras that followed him closely over six years of legal wrangling, Egypt’s ousted President Hosni Mubarak quietly returned home to his family on Friday after winning acquittals …


Bomb kills 25 at Egypt’s main Coptic Christian cathedral

A bomb ripped through the chapel in St. Mark’s Cathedral, the seat of Egypt’s ancient Coptic Orthodox Church in central Cairo, killing 25 people and wounding another 49, mostly women …


Explosion in Cairo kills 6 Egyptian policemen, injures others

An explosive blast, possibly a bomb, killed six policemen and injured three others Friday in what was likely the deadliest assault targeting Egyptian security forces in Cairo in recent months, …


Egypt’s former grand mufti survives shooting west of Cairo

Egypt’s former grand mufti survived an attempt on his life in a western Cairo suburb when two masked gunmen opened fire as he was walking toward a mosque to hold …


Egypt: Leader of Islamic State affiliate killed in Sinai

Egypt’s military says the leader of the Islamic State’s affiliate has been killed in the Sinai Peninsula.


Egypt court recommends death for 2 Al-Jazeera employees

An Egyptian court Saturday recommended the death sentence against six people, including two Al-Jazeera employees, for allegedly passing documents related to national security to Qatar and the Doha-based TV network …


Family endures ultra adventure in Sahara

T he Sahara Desert was a high point for the Lowe family, led by a father with a weakness for challenging his endurance. In the past year, Ted Lowe of …


Hazards of desert trek paled to Cairo taxi

“Cairo was a dump,” Ted Lowe said, recalling the day he arrived in Egypt with his daughter and son to race an ultramarathon in the Sahara Desert. They bought all …