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Egyptian army soldiers in formation. (AFP/File)
July 01, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Unknown assailants attacked Egyptian military guards at the Egypt-Libya border.
Anti-Morsi demonstrators gathered at Cairo's Tahrir Square on June 30, 2013. (AFP/File)
July 01, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Egyptian authorities shut down the Tahrir Square metro station on the third anniversary of the demonstrations that ousted President Mohamed Morsi.
Photo: worldleague.2016.fivb.com
June 30, 2016 - 17:17 GMT
The 2016 FIVB Volleyball World League, which began on 16 June and will end on17 July, is the 27th edition of the event first celebrated in 1990.
Gaza residents wait at the Rafah border crossing to enter into Egypt on June 30, 2016. (AFP/Said Khatib)
June 30, 2016 - 16:30 GMT
While expected to remain open through Monday, Egyptian authorities confirmed that the Rafah border crossing will be closed on Friday.
Egyptian Coptic Christians at a Christmas mass in Cairo. (AFP/File)
June 30, 2016 - 15:31 GMT
The priest of St. George Church in Al-Arish was shot and killed while fixing his car Thursday morning.
Debit cards for accounts in foreign currency can still be used abroad up to a limit of $100,000 as per a 2014 directive. (File photo)
June 30, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Egypt has instructed its banks to prevent debit card withdrawals from Egyptian pound accounts while abroad, due to the acute shortage of foreign currency in Egypt.
More than 2.5 million Brits were planning trips to Turkish resorts this year.  (AFP/Ozan Kose)
June 30, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
The triple suicide bombing at Istanbul's Attaturk Airport is the latest blow for tourism, as skittish tourists find more reasons to stay away.
The promotional poster for Finding Dory. (teaser-trailer.com)
June 30, 2016 - 08:19 GMT
The film topped the North American box offices in its first week of release.
'Alwanat' arts group launches first Upper Egyptian ballet school in Minya. (rockettes.com)
June 30, 2016 - 08:09 GMT
'Alwanat' arts group launches first Upper Egyptian ballet school in Minya.
Italy has repeatedly complained that Egyptian authorities have not cooperated to find those responsible for the 28-year-old student's death. (File photo)
June 30, 2016 - 06:44 GMT
Italy has voted to halt supplies of F16 spare parts to Egypt in an effort to intensify efforts to resolve the case of the Italian student's death.
An EgyptAir plane on the runway. (AFP/File)
June 30, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Data extracted from the black box from EgyptAir Flight MS804 indicates smoke in the toilet room, confirming earlier reports.
Egyptian MPs received a questionable text (Facebook /  WhatsApp)
June 29, 2016 - 18:46 GMT
Osama Sharhar denies the claims.
Egyptian police examine cars at a checkpoint in North Sinai. (AFP/File)
June 29, 2016 - 15:30 GMT
An IED planted by the side of the road killed one officer and wounded two conscripts in Rafah City, North Sinai.
Palestinians residing in the Gaza Strip wait for travel permits to cross into Egypt through the Rafah border crossing in the southern Palestinian coastal enclave after it was open for five days by Egyptian authorities, on June 29, 2016. (AFP/Said Khatib)
June 29, 2016 - 12:30 GMT
The Rafah crossing, Gaza's main lifeline, has been slowly shut down amid allegations that Hamas is supporting militants carrying out attacks in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula.
Illustrative photo of an Egyptian member of the armed forces in northern Sinai. (AFP/File)
June 29, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Five airstrikes allegedly targeted bunkers of “hardliners” affiliated to Sinai Province -- a group formerly Ansar Beit al-Maqdis -- near the villages of Beit Amira, al-Shalaq and al-Lufitat south of the town of Sheikh Zuweid.