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Egypt's Sisi declares three-month extension of state of emergency

23 June, 2017

Egypt's president has ordered a three-month extension of a state of emergency declared after twin church bombings in April.

Egypt's Hasm claims responsibility for Cairo suburb attack

20 June, 2017

The Hasm militant group has claimed responsibility for a Sunday attack that left two police officers dead and three conscripts injured in the upscale Cairo suburb of Maadi.

Roadside bomb kills Egyptian police officer in Cairo suburb

18 June, 2017

A roadside bomb killed an Egyptian policeman and wounded four others on a highway on the southern outskirts of Cairo on Sunday, the interior ministry said.

Egypt offers Hamas electricity in exchange for 'terror suspects'

13 June, 2017

Cairo attempts to coax Hamas into handing over 'terror suspects' with an offer of much-needed power after Israel cuts supply at the behest of the Palestinian Authority.

1967 to 2017: Arab unity, a fickle beast

09 June, 2017

Comment: Until this sudden fracturing of the GCC, it had appeared that a third phase of inter-Arab cooperation might be about to commence, writes Robert Springborg.

Curbing internet freedoms will do nothing to fight extremism

07 June, 2017

Comment: From the UK to Syria, the Islamic State group is being bolstered by governments' brutal backlash against a progressive antagonism, writes Sam Hamad.

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.

1967: Marking the end of Egypt's pan-Arab dream

02 June, 2017

Between June 5 and 10 in 1967, Israel defeated Egypt, Jordan and Syria and occupied the Sinai Peninsula, the Gaza Strip, the West Bank, East Jerusalem, and Syria's Golan Heights.

Groomed and recruited: How IS lured a Kuwaiti teen

28 May, 2017

A Kuwaiti teenager who is on trial for travelling to join the Islamic State group in Egypt's tense Sinai region, says how she was lured, groomed and recruited online.

Dozens of Coptic Christians killed in Egypt bus attack

26 May, 2017

Gunmen have attacked a bus carrying Coptic Christians in southern Egypt, killing at least 28 and injuring dozens more, a local official said.

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