Mon, Oct 20 2014
CAIRO - Egypt has no plans to provide the United States with direct military assistance in its war against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria even though American aerial bombardment may not be enough to defeat the group, the country's prime minister said.
Sun, Oct 19 2014
CAIRO - Six Egyptian soldiers were killed by a remotely-detonated roadside bomb in the Sinai Peninsula on Sunday, the army said in a statement.
Thu, Oct 16 2014
CAIRO - An attack with a rocket propelled grenade killed two policemen and wounded another in the capital of Egypt's restive North Sinai province, state media reported late on Thursday.
CAIRO - U.S. democracy watchdog The Carter Center has closed its Egypt office and says it will no longer monitor the country's parliamentary elections due to an increasingly restrictive political environment.
Tue, Oct 14 2014
- Citigroup Inc said it was pulling out of consumer banking in 11 markets, including Japan and Egypt, as the U.S. bank with the biggest international business looks to cut persistently high costs. | Video
- Citigroup Inc said it is pulling out of consumer banking in 11 markets, including Japan and Egypt, as the U.S. bank with the biggest international business looks to cut persistently high costs. | Video
Mon, Oct 13 2014
CAIRO - At least thirty people died in a bus crash in southern Egypt early on Monday, security sources said.
Fri, Oct 10 2014
CAIRO - A top leader of Egypt's most active Islamist militant group Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis was killed on Friday by Egyptian soldiers in the lawless north of the Sinai Peninsula, a military spokesman said on Facebook.
WASHINGTON - The effectiveness of the U.S.-led coalition effort in Syria is under scrutiny as Islamic State fighters try to overrun a strategic Syrian town on Turkey's border.
Wed, Oct 8 2014
SANAA - Yemen's new Prime Minister Ahmed Awad bin Mubarak quit his post early on Thursday hours after the Houthi militia called for mass protests against the "foreign interference" they said was behind his appointment.
Regardless what voters decide in the November elections, there will be a major changing of the guard next year in the U.S. Congress as result of a number of key retirements.