Egypt

Palestinians to proceed with Gaza talks

GAZA - The Palestinian delegation to talks in Cairo aimed at cementing a Gaza ceasefire decided to proceed with the negotiations on Tuesday, a senior Hamas leader said, despite Israel's killing of two Hamas militants in the occupied West Bank.

Recent Egypt News

Egypt upholds death sentence for five in killing of policeman

CAIRO - An Egyptian court upheld death sentences on Saturday against five Islamists convicted of charges including killing a policeman and carrying weapons, judicial sources said.

World, 20 Sep 2014

Egypt targets last bastion of Muslim Brotherhood dissent, Al Azhar

CAIRO - Egypt has moved to curb one of the last bastions of Muslim Brotherhood dissent with sweeping new rules to curtail violent protest at Al Azhar University, among the world's most venerable centers of Islamic learning.

World, 18 Sep 2014

Russia, Egypt seal preliminary arms deal worth $3.5 billion: agency

MOSCOW - Russia and Egypt have reached a preliminary deal for Cairo to buy arms worth $3.5 billion from Moscow, Interfax news agency quoted the head of a Russian state arms agency as saying on Wednesday.

World, Russia 17 Sep 2014

Egypt's military focus is at home, not on Islamic State: minister

CAIRO - Egypt's foreign minister has suggested his country might not provide military assistance to the United States for its battle against the Islamic State militant group, saying the army was focused on the home front.

Politics, World, 16 Sep 2014

Six police dead in attack in Egypt's Sinai: interior ministry

CAIRO - Six Egyptian policemen were killed on Tuesday when a roadside bomb exploded as they passed through a volatile part of northern Sinai in an armored convoy, the interior ministry said.

World, 16 Sep 2014