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The UNESCO is sending a delegation to assess the funds it will allocate to restoring the museum, widely considered the oldest of its kind, to its original state after bombings in Cairo damaged it.
Both the Islamic Art Museum and the Egyptian National Library Archives have been affected
Explosion injures one as Egypt prepares for a violent 25 January
A bomb went off next to a police institute in the Ain Shams district in Cairo at 7am Saturday, damaging the institute’s walls but left no injuries. The blast came the morning after a series of bombings targeted police across Cairo on Friday 24 January, leaving six dead. Photos by Ahmed AlMalky
The blast took place on busy Al-Arid Street in the Haret Hreik neighbourhood, targeted by a suicide car bombing earlier this month.
AFP – At least 22 Shi’a pilgrims returning from Iran were killed and 20 others wounded when a bomb hit a bus in the southwest Pakistan province of Baluchistan Tuesday, officials said. The attack took place at Dringhar village on the Pakistan-Iran highway some 60 kilometres (37 miles) west of Quetta, Baluchistan’s capital. “At least …
The “Not A Martyr” campaign sprung up after Chaar was killed in a 27 December car bombing that targeted moderate Lebanese politician Mohammad Chatah.
The bombs were found in a black bag, 20 meters away from the police station
Suspected militants have bombed a natural gas pipeline Tuesday
Cabinet spokesman expects “terrorist” attacks by the Brotherhood during Eastern Christmas
The cabinet held a meeting on Wednesday to discuss the repercussions of the deadly attack
The army said the soldier was shot by Lebanese troops as he was driving a civilian vehicle along a section of the border near Rosh HaNikra on the Mediterranean coast.
A video recently surfaced showing footage of the explosion from various angles
The voting is seen as a test for the Libyan authorities who took over after veteran dictator Muammar Gaddafi was overthrown and killed in the armed revolt.
The attack came a day after a suicide bomber killed four soldiers when he rammed his bomb-laden car into a checkpoint near the northern Sinai town of El-Arish.
The explosions occurred during a military operation in the town bordering the Palestinian Gaza Strip
Al-Rayessa checkpoint attacked again and three soldiers injured in Al-Sheikh Zowayed
The blasts are the latest in a wave of sectarian attacks in the city
Both blasts hit at the hour of weekly Muslim prayers, in a city where Sunni supporters of Syria’s rebels engage in frequent, often deadly, clashes with Alawites, who back the Assad regime.
Daily attacks in Sinai result in 30 dead and 151 injured, mostly security
Somali and Africa Union troops clear out complex in heavy firefight
Violence has killed more than 570 people in Iraq so far in May and over 1,000 in less than two months
Taliban launched a major attack close to an Afghan intelligence facility and the headquarters of a government force that protects foreign firms
The unidentified gunmen swarmed into Sulaiman Bek on Wednesday after deadly fighting with the security forces
A car bomb blasted the embassy of France in Tripoli, injuring two French guards and causing serious damage to the building.
The country still faces significant security challenges, mainly from Sunni militants who carry out attacks in a bid to undermine confidence in the Shi’a-led government
The violence comes just days before the 10th anniversary of the US-led invasion of the country
Second deadly attack to hit Iraq in as many days
A small memorial was held on the second anniversary of Sayed Bilal, who died in police custody
Various political and civil groups have joined a memorial in solidarity with the families of those killed by a suicide bomber in Alexandria in 2011