At least 36 people were killed as two trains collided Friday outside the Mediterranean city of Alexandria, in one of the deadliest in a string of such accidents in Egypt, the health ministry said.
Egyptian authorities destroyed the houses of some of Cairo’s poorest last week in a grab for land rumoured to be slated for development by foreign investors. Residents waged a fierce battle to protect their homes.
Two Ukrainians were killed and four other tourists were wounded by an attacker armed with a knife at an Egyptian holiday resort in Hurghada, Egypt’s interior ministry said Friday.
Egypt's parliament on Wednesday approved a controversial maritime accord with Saudi Arabia that transfers two strategic Red Sea islands to the kingdom, state television and a lawmaker said.
Egypt launched a fresh round of air strikes over Libya on Saturday, Egyptian military sources and an eyewitness told Reuters, targeting militant camps it said were responsible for a shooting spree that killed dozens of Egyptian Christians.
The Islamic State group on Saturday claimed responsibility for shooting dead 29 Christians on a bus in central Egypt, an attack that prompted retaliatory air strikes on jihadists in neighbouring Libya.
Egyptian forces on Friday launched air strikes on six jihadist training camps in Libya in retaliation for an attack on Coptic Christians in Egypt earlier in the day in which at least 28 people were killed, many of them children.
During his visit to Saudi Arabia earlier this week, US President Donald Trump said many things that the leaders of Middle East nations wanted to hear. But there were key things he didn’t say — and those omissions make all the difference.
Egyptian state TV says 24 people were killed and 25 wounded in an attack by gunmen on a bus carrying Coptic Christians south of Cairo.
In keeping with his inclusive approach to his role, when Pope Francis visits Egypt on Friday he will meet with the head of the most important institution in the Islamic world as well as leaders of the nation’s embattled Christian community.
Gunmen attacked security forces near St. Catherine's Monastery in Egypt's south Sinai on Tuesday, killing at least one police officer and injuring four others, the Health Ministry said, just a week after church bombings killed 45 people.
Egyptian Copts will celebrate Easter mass on Saturday, marking one of Christianity's most joyous occasions just days after the deadliest attacks in living memory against the country's religious minority.
A bomb exploded in a church north of Cairo that was packed with Palm Sunday worshippers, killing at least 21 people and wounding 50 others, officials said.
Egypt's ousted president Hosni Mubarak left a military hospital on Friday where he had spent much of his six-year detention, his lawyer said.
Ten Egyptian soldiers were killed in two roadside bombings as they clashed with Islamic State group jihadists in the Sinai Peninsula, the military said on Thursday.
Egypt's former president Hosni Mubarak is to be released this week, his lawyer said on Monday, after an appeals court acquitted him of involvement in the deaths of protesters during the 2011 uprising against him.
Egypt's top appeals court on Thursday acquitted ex-president Hosni Mubarak of involvement in the killing of protesters during the 2011 revolt that ended his three-decade reign, a judicial official said.
An IS group video directed at Coptic Christians, the discovery of a shoulder-fired missile launcher near Cairo airport and recent killings have raised fears of increased terrorist activity in Egypt and resulted in Sinai Copts fleeing their homes.
An Egyptian court has added former football star Mohamed Aboutrika to the authorities' terror list, his lawyer said Tuesday, based on suspicions he financed the banned Muslim Brotherhood.
In an ongoing assault on human and civil rights groups, the Egyptian government froze the assets of several NGOs and activists this week, raising a chorus of criticism from the international community.