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Seven civilians killed by car bomb in North Sinai

25 July, 2017

A car bomb explosion near a military checkpoint in North Sinai has killed seven civilians, including two children, the military said.

France under Macron still indulges Egypt's harsh repression

29 June, 2017

Comment: Macron may be a fresh new face, but if cabinet ministers' visits to Cairo are any indication, we seem set for the same indulgence of repression, writes Joe Stork.

Egyptian military strikes Libyan 'weapons convoy' crossing border

28 June, 2017

Egypt’s military says its air force destroyed 12 vehicles loaded with weapons, ammunition and explosives crossing the border from Libya.

Egypt police foil church bombing, arrest extremist cell

24 June, 2017

Egyptian police said on Saturday they had foiled a church bombing by detaining a cell of would-be attackers who had planned to target Alexandria.

Egyptian Christians organise Iftar meals for Muslim neighbours

22 June, 2017

Coptic Christians have organised daily meals for their Muslim neighbours in Cairo during Ramadan, a show of communal solidarity in the wake of recent deadly attacks.

US diplomats banned from visiting religious sites outside Cairo

06 June, 2017

The US Embassy in Egypt warned its personnel against visiting religious sites outside the greater Cairo area, citing terror attacks in a statement on Monday.

Has Trump provoked a second wave of Arab counter-revolution?

06 June, 2017

Comment: The roots of the counter-revolutionary movement go back to the first days of the Arab Spring, if not to decades of authoritarian regimes in the region, writes Alaa Bayoumi.

Has Trump provoked a second wave of Arab counter-revolution?

05 June, 2017

Comment: The roots of the counter-revolutionary movement go back to the first days of the Arab Spring, if not to decades of authoritarian regimes in the region, writes Alaa Bayoumi.

Libya parliament leader 'gave Egypt permission to bomb militants'

02 June, 2017

The head of Libya's parliament reportedly gave the green light to Egypt to launch air raids on militants in response to a deadly attack on Coptic Christians.

Egypt 'deploys special forces to Libya' to back Haftar

30 May, 2017

Egypt has sent "dozens of military personnel" to Libya to back its close ally Khalifa Haftar as Cairo presses ahead with attacks on terrorist training camps in eastern Libya.

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