Egypt

November 13, 2014

Navy vessels patrol the coast of Egypt's Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, February 17, 2011. (AFP/File)
11:43 GMT

Five servicemen were injured and eight others remain missing after "armed assailants" attacked an Egyptian vessel Wednesday.

Militants in the Sinai frequently target Egyptian security forces. (AFP/File)
11:14 GMT

Five Egyptian conscripts were shot dead in attacks in North Sinai on Thursday.

It is unclear who was responsible for the bombing. (AFP/File)
09:58 GMT

At least four persons suffered injuries in a bomb blast on Cairo's underground train.

The law might be utilized in the highly publicized case of Al Jazeera journalists. (AFP/File)
09:01 GMT

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi issued a decree on Wednesday giving him the authority to transfer non-Egyptian defendants on trial or already convicted to be sent to their countries to be tried or serve their sentences.

Egypt has been rocked by numerous bombings and hundreds of anti-government protests since the overthrow of Mohamed Morsi last year. (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT

Clashes between anti-government protesters and police forces have left at least two demonstrators dead and several others wounded in the Egyptian province of Giza.

November 12, 2014

Maali Zayed showing her Egypt patriotism.
12:48 GMT

In a now sacred television show interview just before her death, the late Egyptian actress shares her sadness about the state of her country.

A-Azhar University has been a hotbed of dissent in Egypt. (AFP file photo)
12:42 GMT

This is the latest in a series of expulsions at the prestigious Islamic university.

Ahmed with his wife of 15 years Maha al Soghayyar. (Image: Facebook)
12:39 GMT

It's a sad time for love... Yes, Ahmed el Sakka and his wife Maha al Soghayyar have separated!

Exciting times: Mervat has just completed filming her new movie Cairo Timing in Egypt! (Image: Facebook)
11:07 GMT

Egyptian actors Noor al Sharif and Mervat Amin are back together after 15 years of absence!

The government declared a three-month state of emergency in parts of North Sinai in October. (AFP/File)
09:35 GMT

Ten civilians were injured in a bomb blast in Egypt's Sinai.

November 11, 2014

Annual inflation reached its highest rate in nearly four years a year ago, then began falling until the fuel price hikes in July.
21:04 GMT

Egypt's annual urban consumer inflation quickened to 11.8 percent in October from 11.1 percent in September

Arafat was always vague about his upbringing. He claimed to have been born in Jerusalem in 1929, but may actually have been born in Cairo. He studied engineering in Egypt, and is thought to have gained military experience with the Egyptian army around the time of the 1956 Suez crisis.
15:37 GMT

Yasser Arafat's checkered legacy remembered in 10 flashpoint images that remind us it wasn't all black and white for the Palestinian icon-- reviled and revered in equal measure- who knew controversy and divisions - of his own people as well as his beef with Israel and the international community who, in his time, closed rank with the US and Israel.

Maali Zayed, who had cancer, died on Monday November 10, 2014. (Image: Sada Elbalad)
15:35 GMT

The 61-year-old was one of Egypt’s most celebrated actresses in the 80s, with roles varying from comedy to melodrama.

The Egyptian government classifies the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization. (AFP/File)
13:25 GMT

Since September, Egyptian authorities have demoted over 200 senior teachers with alleged ties to the Muslim Brotherhood.