A military officer was killed in North Sinia's Rafah city during an attack on a security checkpoint on Wednesday, medical and security sources said.
Egypt's Interior Minister Magdi Abdel Ghaffar said confronting "terrorist groups" has shifted from being a security confrontation to an "existential war," in a Wednesday speech.
The Cairo Court of Appeals will look into an appeal to an earlier court ruling declaring the Palestinian group Hamas as a "terrorist" organisation in a session on March 28, it announced on Wednesday.
The Egyptian government has appealed against a court ruling that designated Hamas a terrorist organisation.
Small bombs hit two electricity transmission units in 10th of Ramadan city early Wednesday morning, cutting power to most of the city, Al-Ahram’s Sharqiya governorate reporter told Ahram Online.
No casualties were reported in the Wednesday blast.
Police forces arrested six students loyal to deposed President Mohamed Morsi in Monufiya, north of Cairo, on Tuesday morning, an NGO reported.
Four people were killed and four were injured while at least some of them were manufacturing explosives; two inside an apartment in Qalyubia governorate in the Delta, and two others in Fayoum,Youm7 reported.
Eclipsed by newer, more bloodthirsty and media-savvy global jihadists, Somalia's Shebab militants are struggling to stay relevant.
Two blasts in North Sinai claimed the lives of three people on Tuesday, including an officer, a suicide bomber and a civilian.
The latest blast left an officer dead and injured three conscripts, security sources said.
The sources said the officer's body and the three conscripts have been taken to hospital.
Lebanese singer Fadl Shaker has re-appeared on the public scene about 2 years after joining hard line sheikhs and announcing his retirement.” I would like to go back to my normal life”, he said in an interview with LBC channel Saturday.
Three conscripts were killed in an explosion east of al-Arish City in North Sinai on Monday, security sources said.
The terrorist group Islamic State beheaded on Monday four suspects in the Iraqi city of Mosul for allegedly being homosexuals, according to the Spanish news agency EFE.
Islamic State (IS) militant group supporters last Wednesday launched a social media network that imitates Facebook and Twitter, in an apparent bid to garner more support for the jihadi organisation.
The execution of Islamist protester Mahmoud Ramadan on Saturday was met with harsh criticism from Egypt’s strong yet oppressed Islamist entities.
The Egyptian government said "much of the coverage" on the execution of a convicted man earlier this week, "seemed to focus on unrelated factors," on Monday.
The committee tasked with managing Muslim Brotherhood funds said on Sunday that it seized the funds of 16 Brotherhood members.
Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris said in an interview aired on the privately-owned channel ONTV on Saturday that every person should be penalized for their actions and not for what their identity cards say.
Cairo's criminal court postponed the trial of ousted president Mohamed Mursi for charges of spying for Qatar.
The next session will be held tomorrow and will be a secret session.
Mursi, who was ousted in July 2013, stands trial alongside 10 others, including two of his aides over accusations of leaking classified national intelligence to the Qatari intelligence.
A Cairo criminal court adjourned Sunday to 19 March the trial on terrorism-related charges of Al-Jazeera journalists Mohamed Fadel, a Canadian national, and Baher Mohamed, an Egyptian national, along with other defendants charged in absentia.
A French man has appeared in a video posted by the Islamic State speaking about the story behind his conversion to Islam and his decision to join the militant group seeking an Islamic caliphate in the Arab region.
The fight against the Islamic State group “must be a shared international effort and should not be left to any one nation along,” said British Ambassador John Casson in a high-level meeting with Egyptian officials and a UK delegation of senior officials and counter-terrorism experts Thursday.