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Matariya bomb blast injures 6, several other bombs defused

  /  April 20, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Among the injured were two army conscripts, while bombs were defused near Ramses Square and Al-Shorouk

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‘Terror attacks’ in first 3 months of 2015 equal to entire 2014

  /  April 18, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Spike in attacks by militant groups remains consistent in apparent contradiction of interior ministry claims

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Egyptian Islamists’ views differ on Yemeni conflict

  /  March 28, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics, Region  /  No Comments

Amid support from government-led Sunni institutions, movements warn of Egyptian military intervention, refuse “Iranian expansionist polices”

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Another extremist group faces trial

  /  March 9, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Ajnad Misr is the fourth group to be prosecuted by the State

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Over 2,140 more Egyptians return from Libya

  /  February 25, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Cabinet approves committee to deal with victims of terrorism in Libya

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Salafi leaders back to mosques after restrictions

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

Ministry of Religious Endowment accepts sermons by Borhamy and Makhyoun

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Egypt condemns Copenhagen attacks

  /  February 15, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Attacks left 2 dead, 5 others injured across Copenhagen

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Egypt condemns assassination of Somali MP

  /  February 11, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Need for collaboration against abhorrent terrorism, says FM spokesman

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Drive-by shootings of security personnel ‘difficult to prevent’: Analyst

  /  December 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

“This happens every week,” says analyst Mohamed Qadri Saeed

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Egypt closes Salloum border amid Libya security woes

  /  December 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Border guards detain 151 illegal migrants attempting to enter Libya

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714 protests in Egypt in November, Islamists’ revolution and Mubarak verdict major triggers: Democracy Index

  /  December 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Report warns of ‘angry’ movements and ‘violent’ state strategy next 25 January anniversary

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Egypt calls for ‘return of the Libyan capital’

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

Libyan government orders military to retake Tripoli, calls for civil disobedience in capital

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US holds Egypt, UAE responsible for Libyan airstrikes

  /  August 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  5 Comments

Libyan and Egyptian Foreign Ministers deny any interference

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Egyptian shot dead at Tunisian-Libyan border, Algeria to open border for Egyptians

  /  August 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

1,200 Egyptians entered Tunisia Friday, fleeing the violence in Libya, says Tunisian news agency

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ISIL crucifies 9 men in Syria’s Aleppo: NGO

  /  June 29, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  No Comments

Also in Aleppo province, a ninth man was executed and crucified in Al-Bab town near the border with Turkey.

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Rebels hit back at ISIL in Syria border town: Monitor

  /  June 28, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  99 Comments

Al-Nusra and other rebel groups in Syria have been locked in fierce fighting with ISIL since January that has killed thousands of fighters.

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Libya votes in poll hoping to end post-Gaddafi chaos

  /  June 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Voters in Tripoli and Benghazi took advantage of a public holiday called for the election, trickling in to cast their ballots.

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Beirut blast killed Lebanese security officer

  /  June 24, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  1 Comment

The explosion happened at around midnight near an army checkpoint and a cafe where football fans were watching a World Cup match.

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Kerry in Iraq as Sunni militants seize strategic town, airport

  /  June 23, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  1 Comment

Kerry met with Prime Minister Nuri Al-Maliki and was to hold talks with Iraqi leaders across the political and communal spectrum.

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Second day of protests over Afghan election fraud claims

  /  June 22, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  No Comments

Supporters in the western Afghan city burnt their voter registration cards in protest against alleged irregularities in the contest between the former foreign minister and rival Ashraf Ghani.

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Iraq militants ‘turning back clock’ in captured Mosul

  /  June 22, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  No Comments

Security forces in Mosul wilted in the face of the onslaught, in some cases abandoning uniforms and even vehicles in their haste to flee.

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At least 15 dead as Islamists strike again on Kenyan coast

  /  June 17, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

AFP – At least 15 people have been killed in a new attack near Kenya’s coast, officials said Tuesday, just 24 hours after Somalia’s Shebab rebels massacred close to 50 people in the same area. read the rest…

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Syria TV says 30 killed in blast near Iraq border

  /  June 14, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  48 Comments

AFP – A bomb attack targeting a weapons bazaar in eastern Syria close to the Iraqi border killed 30 “terrorists” on Saturday, state television reported. “A big explosion hits a terrorist arms market in Mayadeen, read the rest…

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Iran slams Syrian opposition chief, confirms poll monitors

  /  May 26, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  123 Comments

Jarba is not running against Assad in a 3 June presidential vote but Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian hit out regardless.

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Getting Egypt right: Policy challenges for the EU and the US

  /  May 25, 2014  /  In Focus  /  112 Comments

The EU and Egypt: Repeating past mistakes?

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‘Presidential Palace’ trial delayed until Thursday

  /  May 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Proceedings postponed to hear additional testimony from the prosecutions’ witnesses

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Elite Libya unit boosts rogue general’s Islamist hunt

  /  May 20, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  121 Comments

Gunmen stormed the GNC in southern Tripoli on Sunday, two days after an anti-Islamist offensive launched by a rogue general in the eastern city of Benghazi.

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British preacher Abu Hamza guilty on US terror charges

  /  May 20, 2014  /  Politics, World  /  2 Comments

Judge Katherine Forrest will return to the Manhattan courtroom on 9 September to sentence Abu Hamza, 56, and wrap up what was the second high-profile terror trial in New York in three months.

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Libya parliament attacked, Benghazi Islamists targeted

  /  May 19, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  No Comments

AFP – Armed groups attacked Libya’s interim parliament and an air base in the east Sunday, adding to turmoil in the troubled country where a rogue general has launched an offensive against Islamists in the read the rest…

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Suicide car bomb kills 12 soldiers, civilian in Yemen

  /  May 11, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  1 Comment

AFP – A suspected Al-Qaeda suicide bomber Sunday killed 12 soldiers and a civilian in an attack on a military base in southeast Yemen, officials said, as government forces pursued jihadists in three restive provinces. read the rest…

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