Recent Egypt News
CAIRO Egyptian border patrol and coast guard forces stopped more than 12,000 people of various nationalities from illegally entering or leaving the country in 2016, the military said on Wednesday,
CAIRO An Egyptian court on Wednesday approved a freeze on the assets of three human rights activists, one of them said, the latest twist in a five-year-old case in which NGOs are accused of receiving foreign funds to sow chaos.
CAIRO Islamic State is responsible for an attack on a security checkpoint in Egypt's North Sinai province that killed at least eight people on Monday, the group's Amaq news agency said on Tuesday.
CAIRO At least seven policemen and one civilian were killed in a bomb attack on a checkpoint in the northern Sinai city of al-Arish on Monday, and five of the attackers were also killed, the Egyptian Interior Ministry said.
CAIRO Egyptian activist Ahmed Maher, a symbol of the popular uprising that ousted Hosni Mubarak in 2011, has been released after three years in prison for breaking a law that bans unapproved protests, his lawyer said on Thursday.