Cairo

December 4, 2015
December 4, 2015

Cairo nightclub petrol bombing kills 16

Assailants attack a Cairo nightclub Friday with petrol bombs, killing at least 16 people in the ensuing blaze, following an apparent dispute with the staff, the interior ministry says.

November 4, 2015
November 4, 2015

Sisi defends Egypt’s security laws

President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi defends Egypt's sweeping security laws, insisting he is still taking the country on a path to democracy.

November 2, 2015
November 2, 2015

Russian airliner 'broke up in mid-air'

A Russian airliner which crashed in Egypt's Sinai peninsula, killing all 224 people on board, broke up in mid-air, a Russian official says.

October 29, 2015
October 29, 2015

World’s oldest bible at British Museum

The world's oldest bible is among 200 objects tracing Egypt's religious evolution in an exhibition at London's British Museum that spans the 1,200 years since Cleopatra's death.

August 29, 2015
August 29, 2015

Al-Jazeera trial: Egypt gives journalists 3yrs sentence

Three al-Jazeera journalists convicted in Egypt of "spreading false news" have been sentenced to three years in prison at their retrial in Cairo.

July 29, 2015
July 29, 2015

Egypt furniture factory fire kills 25

At least 25 people have died in a fire at a furniture factory north of the Egyptian capital Cairo, officials say.

March 14, 2015
March 14, 2015

Egypt unveils plans for new capital

The Egyptian government has announced plans to build a new capital to the east of the present one, Cairo

February 17, 2015
February 17, 2015

ISIS beheads 21 Egyptian Christians

Egyptian jets bombed Islamic State targets in Libya yesterday, a day after the group there released a video showing the beheading of 21 Egyptian Christians, drawing Cairo directly into the conflict...

February 16, 2015
February 16, 2015

Christian captives 'killed by IS'

Video emerges shows beheadings of 21 Egyptian Christians who had been kidnapped by Islamic State (IS) militants in Libya