Egypt Headlines

Blast outside Cairo University wounds 11: Officials

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CAIRO - A bomb outside Cairo University wounded 11 people on Wednesday, among them several police officers, Egyptian officials said.

World, Egypt 6:55pm EDT

At least three drugs smugglers killed in attack along Egypt border: Israel

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JERUSALEM - At least three attackers in Egypt's Sinai peninsula, probably drugs smugglers, were killed after they opened fire on Israeli soldiers across the border on Wednesday and wounded two, the Israeli military said. | Video

World, Egypt, Israel 3:29pm EDT

Two Israeli soldiers wounded in attack along Egypt border: military

JERUSALEM - Attackers in Egypt's Sinai peninsula opened fire on Israeli troops across the border on Wednesday, wounding two soldiers, the Israeli military said.

World, Egypt 8:10am EDT

Tue, Oct 21 2014

Egypt sentences to death seven suspected members of Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis

CAIRO - An Egyptian court sentenced to death seven suspected members of Islamist militant group Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis on Tuesday on charges related to attacks on the military in and around Cairo in March which killed nine soldiers, judicial sources said.

World, Egypt 21 Oct 2014

Egypt court sets January 1 appeal date for Al Jazeera journalists

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CAIRO - An Egyptian court has set January 1 as the date for an appeals hearing for the three Al Jazeera journalists serving jail time in Egypt, the network said on Tuesday.

World, Egypt 21 Oct 2014

Mon, Oct 20 2014

No plan for Egyptian military action against Islamic State in Iraq, Syria

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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.

World, Egypt, Syria, Iraq 20 Oct 2014

Sun, Oct 19 2014

Roadside bomb kills six soldiers in Egypt's Sinai

CAIRO - Six Egyptian soldiers were killed by a remotely-detonated roadside bomb in the Sinai Peninsula on Sunday, the army said in a statement.

Egypt, World 19 Oct 2014

Thu, Oct 16 2014

RPG attack kills two policemen in Egypt's Sinai: state TV

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.

World, Egypt 16 Oct 2014

U.S. democracy watchdog quits Egypt as political noose tightens

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.

World, Egypt 16 Oct 2014

Tue, Oct 14 2014

Citi pulls out of consumer banking in 11 countries, profit jumps

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- 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

Japan, Egypt 14 Oct 2014
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Key retirements mean a changing of the guard next year in U.S. Congress

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.