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‘State of Sinai’ claim hundreds of killings in Sinai attacks

, and   /  January 31, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Numbers will not be announced, says military spokesman

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North Sinai militants kill civilians, shoot police conscript

  /  January 26, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Nine bodies with gunshot wounds found in Al-Arish area over past two days

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Security challenges still major concern

  /  January 22, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Despite optimistic assessments from armed forces, situation remains volatile

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Armed forces in media struggle with Sinai-based militants

  /  January 20, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Both sides post photos online claiming successful operations, seek to convince the public they have upper hand

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North Sinai roadside bomb injures 4 army personnel

  /  January 19, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

‘State of Sinai’ militants post new propaganda photos alleging attacks on armed forces

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Tunnel containing weapons, explosives discovered in Rafah

  /  January 18, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Tunnel was 1,200 metres long and extended beyond current buffer zone: Armed Forces

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Police officer kidnapped in North Sinai found dead

  /  January 13, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

‘State of Sinai’ militants claim to be providing financial support to displaced Rafah residents

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Militants abduct police officer in Rafah, Gaza border to remain closed

  /  January 12, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Rafah-Gaza border was set to open Tuesday but will remain closed “until officer is found”, says Deputy Head of Rafah Crossing

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2 decapitated bodies found in Sheikh Zuweid

  /  January 11, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Resident claims style of execution suggests the men were accused of collaborating with Israel

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2 policemen killed in front of church in Minya

  /  January 6, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Interior ministry intensifies security presence in churches’ surroundings

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Palestinian Authority to pursue statehood bid, despite setbacks

  /  January 5, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

“We didn’t fail; the UN Security Council failed us,” says Mahmoud Abbas

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Civil society workers ask for freedom, end of threats

  /  January 3, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Following the ministry’s decision, 29 NGOs responded through a joint statement announcing their rejection of the law, as it “allows the administrative authority to severely interfere with the NGOs’ affairs, objecting and cancelling their decisions, and ignoring their independence”.

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EGP 500m compensation to first phase of families living on Gaza borders

  /  January 3, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Families with infiltrating tunnels inside their houses will not be provided with compensation, says Sinai governor

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Security Council to receive final resolution for Palestinian statehood bid

  /  December 29, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Hamas describes bid as “catastrophic”, Palestinian Authority maintains its stance

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Egyptian doctor, wife killed, daughter abducted in Libya

  /  December 23, 2014  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

Foreign Ministry warns against travelling to Libya

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Relations with Egypt should be established on intact ground: Turkish official

  /  December 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Turkey has repeatedly expressed opposition to current Egyptian government

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2 policemen detained pending investigations on rape charges

  /  December 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The incident allegedly took place in Shubra Al-Kheima over a week ago

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Hamas commits to Egyptian-brokered ceasefire agreement

  /  December 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Egypt should take action “to stop the occupation’s violations” as peace agreement sponsor, says Haniyeh

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SEC approves electoral districts law

  /  December 16, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

The law will be referred for Presidential approval after Cabinet approval

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Egypt’s Foreign Ministry and UN strongly condemn school attack in Pakistan

  /  December 16, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Attack, carried out by Taliban gunmen, leave over 125 dead

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17 terrorists killed, 11 others arrested: Armed Forces

  /  December 16, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Military operations comes within framework of armed forces to “ultimately eliminate terrorism”

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US seeks to ‘defuse tension’ between Palestinians and Israelis

  /  December 13, 2014  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

John Kerry set to meet Benjamin Netanyahu Monday to discuss recent developments before UN Security Council meeting

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Palestinian minister killed by Israeli forces

  /  December 10, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  2 Comments

Abu Ein was in Ramallah with the aim of supporting Palestinians in the West Bank as they are harassed by Israeli forces, says deputy information minister

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North Sinai curfew reduced to 11 hours

  /  December 10, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Curfew part of emergency law measures imposed in North Sinai after 24 October militant attacks

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Alleged SCAF leaks referred to military prosecution in Morsi trail

  /  December 9, 2014  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

Next session of ousted president’s trial will resume on Wednesday

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Police officer killed, 2 others injured

  /  December 9, 2014  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

The assailants are yet to be remanded in custody

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IDF attacks on Gaza buildings ‘wanton and unjustified’: Amnesty International

  /  December 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Rights group calls for impartial investigations of alleged international humanitarian law violations during 2014 Gaza conflict

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UN expresses concern over ‘increasing polarisation’ in Egypt

  /  December 2, 2014  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

Egyptian authorities should ensure that “excessive use of force” is not exercised on peaceful protestors, says UN

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7 ‘terrorist elements’ killed, 15 others arrested in Sinai

  /  December 2, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

The militants participated in “terrorist schemes” against the armed forces, says military spokesman

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Egypt condemns Erdogan’s ‘flagrant intervention’ in its internal affairs

  /  December 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Erdogan has reiterated the critical comments about the Egyptian president and government

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