Egypt Headlines

Car bomb attack kills Egypt's top public prosecutor

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CAIRO - Egypt's top public prosecutor was killed by a car bomb attack on his convoy on Monday, the most senior state official to die at the hands of militants since the toppling of an Islamist president two years ago.

World, Egypt 8:59am EDT

Amnesty slams Egypt over arrests of youths

CAIRO - Amnesty International has accused the Egyptian authorities of jailing young activists to quell unrest under one of the toughest crackdowns in the country's history.

World, Egypt 8:59am EDT

Mon, Jun 29 2015

Car bomb attack kills Egypt's top public prosecutor

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CAIRO - Egypt's top public prosecutor was killed by a car bomb attack on his convoy on Monday, the most senior state official to die at the hands of militants since the toppling of an Islamist president two years ago.

World, Egypt 29 Jun 2015

Amnesty slams Egypt over arrests of youths

CAIRO - Amnesty International has accused the Egyptian authorities of jailing young activists to quell unrest under one of the toughest crackdowns in the country's history.

World, Egypt 29 Jun 2015

White House condemns Cairo attack that killed Egyptian prosecutor

WASHINGTON - The White House on Monday condemned a car bomb attack in Cairo that killed Egypt's top public prosecutor and injured nine people in his convoy.

World, Egypt 29 Jun 2015

Egypt's public prosecutor wounded in Cairo bomb attack: sources

CAIRO - Egypt's public prosecutor was wounded by a bomb that targeted his car on Monday, judicial and medical sources said.

World, Egypt 29 Jun 2015

Little-known group claims attack targeting Egypt public prosecutor

CAIRO - A little-known group calling itself the "Giza Popular Resistance" claimed responsibility for an attack on Monday that wounded Egypt's public prosecutor, according to a statement on its Facebook page.

World, Facebook, Egypt 29 Jun 2015

Ruling in Egypt trial of Jazeera journalists set for July 30

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CAIRO - An Egyptian court said on Monday it would issue a ruling on July 30 in the retrial of two Al Jazeera television journalists previously sentenced to seven to 10 years in prison.

World, Egypt 29 Jun 2015

Israel approves extending fortified fence on its Jordan border

JERUSALEM - Israel's security cabinet has approved extending the fortified fence along its Egyptian border into a section of the frontier with neighboring Jordan, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday.

World, Egypt, Israel 29 Jun 2015

Fri, Jun 26 2015

Suicide bombing an attempt to threaten Kuwaiti national unity: PM

KUWAIT - Kuwaiti Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber al-Mubarak al-Sabah said on Friday that a suicide bombing at a Shi'ite Muslim mosque in the capital was an attempt to threaten the country's national unity.

Egypt, World 26 Jun 2015