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"There was foreign assistance for carrying out this operation," al-Sisi, flanked by top army brass, said in a speech on Saturday. (File/AFP)
17:09 GMT

Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi said Saturday that "foreign assistance" was behind a deadly bombing that killed several army troops in the Sinai Peninsula one day earlier.

Security forces have been battling militants who have killed hundreds of soldiers and police since the army toppled Mursi last July. (File/AFP)
12:41 GMT

Egypt has declared a three-month state of emergency in parts of the Sinai Peninsula after some of the worst anti-state violence since President Mohamed Mursi was overthrown last year.

October 24, 2014

At least 27 soldiers were injured in the attack (AFP/ File Archive).
19:00 GMT

At least 10 soldiers were killed in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula on Friday by a car bomb.

October 23, 2014

A bomb aimed at policemen stationed outside of Cairo University went off, injuring six police and five civilians. (File/AFP)
13:38 GMT

Militant group Anjad Misr claimed responsibility for a blast at Cairo University on Wednesday.

Angham has been in hiding lately after the Ahmed Ezz marriage doc surfaced.
10:27 GMT

Angham was mysteriously absent at the recent Alexandria International Song Festival where the songstress was to accept an honorary award for her accomplishments throughout her career.

Ehab is sadly mourning the death of his beloved mother. (Image: Facebook)
09:10 GMT

Egyptian singer Ehab Tawfiq's mother has passed away on Wednesday.

Khaled Abol Naga is seriously displeased his film wasn't picked for the Oscars. (Image: Facebook)
08:04 GMT

The Egyptian actor is displeased that his film didn't get picked as the Egyptian entry into the Oscars.

Universities across Egypt have been witnessing mass protests by angry students in recent weeks. (AFP/File)
07:28 GMT

A bomb outside Cairo University injured 10 people.

October 22, 2014

During his time in power, Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi has led a paradoxical campaign about Islam. (AFP/File)
21:59 GMT

When his fans hail him as the new Ataturk, they're ignoring some key details about Egypt's al-Sisi

Bushra is willing to sell her Paris-made wedding gown for a good cause.
14:17 GMT

The Egyptian actress is calling all celebs to join her charitable campaign of donating personal items for a cause.

Militants in the Sinai have staged cross-border attacks in the past, but have not claimed responsibility for today's shootings. (AFP?Said Khatib)
14:11 GMT

IDF spokesman Peter Lerner said in an Twitter statement Wednesday that two IDF soldiers, one male and one female, had been wounded by shots fired from Egypt.

So long, no silver screen for Yousra. (Image: Facebook)
13:47 GMT

When it rains it pours for Yousra because she'll be filming the "Saraya Abdeen" sequel scenes at the same time as this new film.

How well will Hamaki do as a first-time actor? (Image: Facebook)
10:20 GMT

Egyptian singer Mohamed Hamaki's upcoming acting project has been brewing for a while now, but he's in no rush to cook it up yet!

October 21, 2014

Shoukry believes that, besides the GCC, Jordan represents approximately 80% of total Arab tourism to Egypt.
21:47 GMT

The Ministry of Tourism is aiming for regional tourism to account for 20% of the total inbound tourism to Egypt, according

Paramedics carry the bodies of those killed, following a fierce gun battle between security forces and militants in the village of Arab Sharkas, March 19, 2014 (File/AFP)
13:33 GMT

An Egyptian court handed down death sentences to seven men found guilty of terrorism offenses Tuesday following a raid in March where two military officers were killed.