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Incident leaves six police personnel dead and four injured, according to state media
Egyptian military carries out extensive raids to counter militant groups in Sinai
UN body says a new humanitarian pause is “urgently needed”
At least 60 people died in a single Gaza neighbourhood as Israeli death toll rises to 7, 5 of whom were soldiers
Hamas says ceasefire must be preceded by Israel’s commitment to Palestinian conditions
The attack came a day after violence, including heavy fighting between militants and security forces and twin suicide bombings targeting a minority group, killed at least 36 people in the northern province of Nineveh.
AFP – Nigeria’s military on Monday said it had made an arrest in connection with the bombing of a football match that killed at least 40 people. “A key suspect in the terror bomb explosion that rocked Kabang community in Mubi, Adamawa state… has been arrested by troops who cordoned [off] the area in swift …
The military says six border guards were killed at the hands of smugglers and outlaws
The confirmation came amid growing fears over the flood of foreigners into Syria, with no end in sight in the three-year war that has already left 162,000 people dead.
Militants bomb pipeline in Sinai for second time in a week, 23rd time since 2011 revolution
Clashes broke out in Fayoum, Cairo
The two children accidentally triggered the explosive devices while playing
Pipeline bombed for the 22nd time since Mubarak’s ouster
Search for suspects underway, says interior ministry
By Alexander Liddington-Cox Egypt’s tourism industry is in pain and travel warnings from foreign governments seem a fair scapegoat for their sufferings. But these warnings are reasonable responses to continuing security threats that are again embracing tourists. It’s up to the winner of this month’s presidential election, not foreign governments, to make the case that it’s …
At least nine car bombs went off throughout the morning, when the city is typically gridlocked.
Prosecution has charged them with founding, leading and joining a terrorist organisation, among other charges
By Rebecca Lister Dahab means gold in Arabic, but it seems that the resort should now be called lead. This once vibrant resort, formerly brimming with tourists and expats, is slowly dying and poverty is beckoning. Shops and restaurants are empty, dive centres closing daily, many hotels are standing empty – a ghost town in …
The bloodshed comes as officials count ballots from the 30 April general election, the first since US troops withdrew in late 2011, and amid a protracted surge in nationwide unrest that has sparked fears of a return to the sectarian killing sprees of 2006-2007.
Two others wounded in Giza attack
This is the second explosion of the day in Greater Cairo
The Sinai-based militant group has claimed responsibility for attacks around Egypt
The assault came in the eastern province of Hadramawt were the security forces have suffered repeated losses which prompted President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi to fire his interior minister earlier this month.
The Syrian army said the air strikes killed one soldier and wounded seven, cautioning that the assault endangered “the security and stability of the region”.
The “bomber” is one of the “most dangerous terrorist elements”, says Ministry of Interior statement
A homemade bomb exploded on University Bridge, causing little damage
Ministry releases statement about capture of street vendor involved in Giza bombing
Reuters – Egypt’s bourse surged to a five-year high after a local newspaper reported that discussions over a new presidential election law would begin on Wednesday, while Dubai’s shares fell in profit-taking after mixed earnings reports. Cairo’s Al-Ahram said an administrative court, under the mandate of the 2014 constitution, would start discussions on the draft …
The Ministry of Antiquities says UNESCO will help Egypt both financially and technically in renovating the damaged Museum of Islamic art.
The report will be crucial in assessing the money needed to return the museum to its original condition.