| Nov 22, 2013
| 4:49 AM
CAIRO -- Egyptian security forces have again bolstered their presence in the restive Sinai Peninsula as the country mourns 11 soldiers killed in a suicide car bombing Wednesday.
A battle in Sinai between security forces and Islamic militants sympathetic...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 4:04 AM
CAIRO, Nov 21 (Reuters) - An Egyptian police officer was
shot dead in a Nile Delta town on Thursday while trying to
arrest suspects wanted in connection with a killing of a
security official, the interior ministry said.
Captain Ahmed Samir came under...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 5:29 PM
Political fights among politicians are not new. Today, the rivalries are ridiculed in political cartoons and on TV sitcoms. In the past, political differences were shown in Staffordshire figures, slogans and drawings. The rivalry in Britain in the last...
| Oct 29, 2013
Forty years ago this month, on a cold desert night, 700 Israeli paratroopers crossed the Suez Canal in rubber dinghies in a secret operation that was about to bring Israel its greatest military victory. It was the height of the Yom Kippur War, and the...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 8:43 AM
CAIRO — In the latest of an intensifying pattern of attacks in and near the Suez Canal city of Ismailia, a powerful car bomb exploded Saturday outside a military intelligence compound, injuring six soldiers, the Egyptian military said.
| Oct 13, 2013
| 10:47 AM
CAIRO -- An American citizen detained by Egyptian authorities since late August was found hanged in his jail cell on Sunday, U.S. and Egyptian officials said. Egyptian authorities described the death as an apparent suicide.
The man, identified by the U....
| Oct 5, 2013
| 9:35 AM
CAIRO -- A military court has given a well-known Egyptian journalist working in the Sinai peninsula a six-month suspended jail sentence, state media reported Saturday, in a case that had drawn protests from media groups and rights activists.
| Oct 7, 2013
| 5:38 AM
CAIRO — A series of attacks against military, security and government-linked targets rattled Egypt on Monday, a day after violent street clashes on a military holiday left more than 50 people dead and at least 250 hurt.
Masked assailants opened...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 10:37 AM
CAIRO — Clouds of tear gas wafted into the air and gunshots rang out Sunday as supporters and opponents of Egypt’s military-backed government battled one another in the streets on a major holiday dedicated to the army — clashes that...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 11:10 AM
CAIRO — Clashes between Egyptian security forces and supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood flared Friday near Cairo’s Tahrir Square and several other locales, reviving bitter animosities that have simmered in the seven weeks since the army...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 8:15 AM
CAIRO -- Machine gun-wielding assailants fired Friday on an Egyptian military armored personnel carrier on the road linking the capital and the Suez Canal city of Ismalia, killing two soldiers and wounding two others, state media reported.
| Sep 30, 2013
| 3:12 PM
The groundbreaking dialogue between Iran and the U.S. has raised speculation of further advances to ease their 34-year diplomatic estrangement. But the two countries have overlapping interests across the Middle East and beyond that are sharply at odds....