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  • Egypt’s Morsi sentenced to life over espionage charges

    World | June 18, 2016 19:21 IST

    Cairo: Former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi was on Saturday handed down life imprisonment by a Cairo criminal court on charges of espionage. The sentencing of Morsi came during the final ruling in the trial of

  • sushma swaraj invites diaspora to invest in india

    Sushma Swaraj invites diaspora to invest in India

    August 24, 2015 12:46 IST

    Cairo: Noting that India's economy has rebounded strongly after NDA came to power, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has invited the diaspora to invest in the country as she listed steps taken by the government

  • blast near cairo security building injures six

    Blast near Cairo security building injures six

    World | August 20, 2015 9:50 IST

    Cairo: A large bomb exploded early Thursday near a national security building in the Shubra neighbourhood of Cairo, wounding at least six people including at least one police officer, Egyptian security officials said.There were no

  • 23 dead in egyptian factory fire

    23 dead in Egyptian factory fire

    World | July 29, 2015 1:49 IST

    Cairo: At least 23 people died and 22 others were injured after a fire broke out at furniture factory in Egypt, a media report said.The incident took place in El-Obour City in Qaliubiya province on

  • egypt army kills 17 terrorists

    Egypt army kills 17 terrorists

    World | July 26, 2015 11:27 IST

    Cairo: The Egyptian armed forces killed 17 extremists during clashes at Sheikh Zuweid city in the restive North Sinai governorate, a media report said."The confrontation happened after militants attacked a military checkpoint in Sheikh Zuweid,

  • egypt death toll rises to 21 in nile collision

    Egypt death toll rises to 21 in Nile collision

    World | July 24, 2015 11:01 IST

    CAIRO:  Egypt's health ministry said thursday that the death toll from a collision of two boats on the Nile,  the night before has risen to 21, after two more bodies were retrieved from the river.Health

  • egypt 19 dead after boat capsizes on nile

    Egypt:19 dead after boat capsizes on Nile

    World | July 23, 2015 7:48 IST

    Cairo: At least 19 people were killed after a boat collided with a barge and capsized on the Nile river near here, Egypt's interior ministry said in a statement on Thursday.The collision happened near Giza

  • five soldiers killed in egypt terror attack

    Five soldiers killed in Egypt terror attack

    World | July 19, 2015 9:08 IST

    Cairo: At least five soldiers were killed and seven wounded in an attack by militants at a military checkpoint in Egypt's Sinai peninsula, a media report said.The Al Qaeda-inspired Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis group, which has

  • huge blast at italian consulate in cairo at least one killed

    Huge blast at Italian Consulate in Cairo, at least one killed

    World | July 11, 2015 12:22 IST

    Cairo: An explosion Saturday morning in downtown Cairo heavily damaged the building housing the Italian Consulate.Heath Ministry official Hossam Abdel-Ghaffar told The Associated Press that at least one person was killed in the blast.An Egyptian

  • is faction claims responsibility for missile attack on

    IS faction claims responsibility for missile attack on Israel

    World | July 04, 2015 13:17 IST

    Cairo: An Islamic State (IS) affiliate has claimed responsibility for firing three rockets into Israeli territory on Friday."Three rockets were launched from Sinai Peninsula bordering Israel and Gaza," The Jerusalem Post quoted an Israeli Defense

  • egypt s state prosecutor killed in bomb attack in cairo

    Egypt's state prosecutor killed in bomb attack in Cairo

    World | June 29, 2015 21:11 IST

    Cairo: Egypt's Prosecutor General, who has referred thousands of Islamists to trial in recent months, was today killed after militants targeted his convoy in a powerful bomb attack, the senior-most official to be assassinated since

  • hosni mubarak faces final retrial over 2011 killing of

    Hosni Mubarak faces final retrial over 2011 killing of protesters

    World | June 04, 2015 18:06 IST

     Cairo: Egypt's highest appeals court today ordered a final retrial against former president Hosni Mubarak over his alleged inaction which led to killing of hundreds of protesters during the 2011 uprising that toppled his three decade-long

  • un chief instructs syria envoy to seek political end to war

    UN chief instructs Syria envoy to seek political end to war

    World | April 10, 2015 10:52 IST

    United Nations: The U.N. secretary-general instructed his special envoy to Syria on Thursday to relaunch a political process aimed at ending the four-year-old conflict, the clearest sign yet that a plan to freeze hostilities in

  • egypt releases deports jailed australian journalist

    Egypt releases, deports jailed Australian journalist

    World | February 02, 2015 8:40 IST

    Cairo: Egypt Sunday decided to release jailed journalist Peter Greste, who will now be deported back to his native Australia, according to media reports.The Egyptian foreign ministry coordinated with the Australian embassy in Cairo for

  • purported is message threatens japan jordan hostages

    Purported IS message threatens Japan, Jordan hostages

    World | January 27, 2015 20:47 IST

    Cairo: An online message purportedly from the Islamic State group warned Tuesday that a Japanese hostage and Jordanian pilot the extremists hold have less than "24 hours left to live."   The message, posted online Tuesday

  • egypt court overturns mubarak jail sentence for graft

    Egypt court overturns Mubarak jail sentence for graft

    World | January 13, 2015 16:53 IST

    Cairo: Ousted Egyptian strongman Hosni Mubarak's last remaining conviction was today overturned by a court that ordered a retrial in a graft case which could pave the way for his possible release from jail in

  • india s support for palestine has been consistent abbas

    India's support for Palestine has been consistent: Abbas

    World | November 06, 2014 9:52 IST

    Ramallah: Describing India as a "consistent" friend whose support for the Palestinian cause has remained "solid and strong", President Mahmoud Abbas today said New Delhi has set an example for its other supporters."India's support for

  • egypt to have three new provinces

    Egypt to have three new provinces

    World | August 21, 2014 7:35 IST

    Cairo: Egypt is to establish three new provinces and demarcate others including Cairo, Giza and Suez, a government official said on Wednesday.The new three provinces will be Middle Sinai, Alamin and Wahat, Xinhua quoted Development

  • un chief arrives in cairo for talks on gaza

    UN chief arrives in Cairo for talks on Gaza

    World | July 21, 2014 23:42 IST

    Cairo: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon arrived in Cairo on Monday afternoon for talks with Egyptian officials on achieving a ceasefire in the war-stricken Gaza Strip, media reported.Ban is currently on a regional tour that

  • sisi sworn in new egyptian president

    Sisi sworn-in new Egyptian president

    World | June 08, 2014 14:34 IST

    Cairo: Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi Sunday was sworn-in the seventh president of Egypt at a ceremony in Cairo.Sisi took the oath at the Supreme Constitutional Court, Al Ahram news reported.The ceremony was attended by former interim president

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