Authorities are in the process of responding to the deadly bombings that occurred Thursday throughout North Sinai that not only resulted in heavy casualties, but also caused considerable losses to properties in the surrounding areas.
Qatar will allow the return of senior Muslim Brotherhood figures to Doha following the death of Saudi King Abdullah and the “consequent change in Qatar’s foreign policies,” according to a statement on the Brothers Without Violence Movement’s Facebook page Sunday.
The reasons for a meeting between former Freedom and Justice Party members and U.S. State Department officials are “not understandable,” said Foreign Minister Sameh Shokry in Addis Ababa Saturday.
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi issued a decree on Saturday to create a unified military command for the east of the Suez Canal to combat terrorism two days after a series of militant attacks killed at least 30 people in the restive Sinai peninsula.
Islamist militants attacked late on Saturday army troops at three checkpoints in Egypt’s volatile Sinai Peninsula, wounding at least six soldiers, a military source told Aswat Masriya.
The Muslim community in Britain has escalated its campaign to drop the controversial anti-terrorism bill amid growing fears it will put the Muslims “under siege” and increase their alienation.
An audio message purportedly from a Japanese journalist being held by Islamic State militants said a Jordanian air force pilot also captured by the group would be killed unless an Iraqi female prisoner in Jordan was released by sunset on Thursday.
Three were injured in an explosion in a bus station in Port Said in the early hours of Thursday, Aswat Masryia reported.
A bomb went off near a checkpoint Tuesday evening injuring seven security personnel in Qaliubeya, in Greater Cairo, with two more bombs found close to a checkpoint in Qena Wednesday.
An improvised explosive device (IED) exploded on the Fayoum-Wasty railroad on Thursday, halting train movement for over an hour, but leaving no casualties, a security official at Fayoum security directorate said.
Egypt’s top Islamic cleric on Tuesday backed the arrest of more than 500 supporters of the blacklisted Muslim Brotherhood following clashes over the weekend on the anniversary of the country’s 2011 uprising.
“I am not sad for this outcome as such criminals ought to be prosecuted,” Egypt’s Grand Mufti Sheikh
More than 500 backers of Egypt's blacklisted Muslim Brotherhood were arrested as clashes erupted on the anniversary of its 2011 uprising, a minister said Monday, in the biggest police sweep for months.
The kidnapping of at least 20 Coptic Christians in two separate incidents in December and January has been claimed by Libyan militants affiliated with the self-proclaimed Islamic State.
The Nour Party would appear on the same electoral list as former members of the National Democratic Party (NDP), as long as they are not implicated in corruption, its leader has said.
Coptic activist Nader El-Serafy announced Wednesday that he has joined the ultra-conservative Salafist Nour Party's electoral list in upcoming parliamentary elections.
Alexandria Court for Urgent Matters has set 12 February to decide on designating the 6 April movement as a “terrorist organisation”, according to a Tuesday statement by the ‘Popular Front against the Brotherhoodisation of Egypt’.
Egypt's armed forces killed three "terrorists" during raids in North Sinai's city of al-Arish between Wednesday and Monday, the army spokesman said.
Gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in Libya’s capital Tuesday, killing at least five foreigners and three guards, authorities said.
Youm7 issued a statement to the security forces over “terrorist” attack threats against its headquarters and a number of the newspaper’s heads Tuesday.
Former Egyptian Vice President Mohamed ElBaradei said that Islamists "must not be removed from the political arena" in Egypt and it is a "mistake to push them underground".
Egypt's interior minister said on Monday that the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood wanted to have "another revolution" on Sunday, the fourth anniversary of the 25 January 2011 uprising.
Revenge attacks on Muslim places of worship have begun in France following yesterday's massacre at the office of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris.