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Egypt

Israel hit with rockets from Egypt’s Sinai, ISIS affiliate claims responsibility
Several rockets have struck Israel, with an ISIS-affiliated group in Egypt’s Sinai claiming responsibility. There were no casualties. Some view the assault as a follow-up to July 1, the Sinai Province group’s biggest one against Egyptian forces in years.

04.07.2015 06:01

​'100 killed' in ISIS attacks on Egyptian checkpoints in Sinai
At least 100 Egyptians, including soldiers, were killed after an Islamic State affiliate launched simultaneous attacks on army checkpoints in the Sinai Peninsula, officials said. It comes two days after Egypt's top prosecutor was assassinated.

01.07.2015 10:09

Egypt prosecutor general killed in car blast, obscure group claims responsibility
Egypt’s top prosecutor has died in hospital after suffering mortal injuries in an explosion that targeted his car, the MENA state news agency reports. The Giza Popular Resistance movement has claimed responsibility in a Facebook post.

29.06.2015 13:04

​WikiLeaks 'Saudi Cables': Gulf States were willing to pay $10bn for Mubarak's release
The Gulf States were willing to pay $10 billion for the release of deposed Egyptian President Mubarak, according to the so-called 'Saudi Cables' released by WikiLeaks. The whistleblowing site has published 60,000 top-secret documents from these cables.

23.06.2015 12:14

​Egyptian President Sisi invited to London, days after Morsi execution upheld
Prime Minister David Cameron has provoked anger after inviting Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi to the UK later this year, days after a Cairo court upheld a death sentence on former President Mohammad Morsi.

19.06.2015 08:25

Egyptian court sentences ex-President Morsi to death in 2011 jailbreak case
An Egyptian court has sentenced former President Mohamed Morsi to death on Tuesday on charges of killing, kidnapping and other offences during a 2011 mass jailbreak.

16.06.2015 09:27

Egypt plans to open New Suez Canal on August 6
Egypt will inaugurate the New Suez Canal on August 6, which will massively increase the capacity of the existing canal and offer an important chance to boost the country’s struggling economy.

13.06.2015 16:49

​Luxor terror attack: ‘Change in IS strategy- soft target course’
An attempted suicide bombing of the Luxor temple in Egypt is a hammer blow for the Egyptian tourism industry which has just begun to get back on its feet and needs foreign investment and tourists, Hugh Miles, Middle East specialist and journalist told RT.

10.06.2015 13:38

Suicide car bomber attack near Luxor temple tourist site in Egypt
A suicide car bomber has blown himself up in a parking lot near Karnak Temple, a famous tourist site in Luxor, southern Egypt, officials said. Local news reported two dead and several injured.

10.06.2015 09:00

Turkey at the crossroads: Erdogan’s power at stake in parliamentary elections
Turkey’s June 7 parliamentary elections are crucial for President Erdogan. Four years ago, his party got almost 50 percent of the vote, but without a majority he won’t be able to push through a constitutional change to a presidential republic.

04.06.2015 12:50

Will a Pan-Arab ‘NATO-style force’ secure the Arab region?
Having a self-reliant Arab security system, as opposed to seeking foreign intervention, is becoming a necessity for a group of Arab states to confront terrorism and safeguard the stability of the region. But will it be effective?

03.06.2015 14:25

Unlimited upgrades & value mean Russian T-14 Armata tank is export gem – developer
Russia’s brand new ‘super tank’ Armata T-14 has unlimited potential for modernization, which together with a reasonable production value, significantly increases its export possibilities, the developer said.

26.05.2015 14:39