Ahmed Tolba

Four killed in renewed Sudan protests, opposition medics say

Aug 01 2019

KHARTOUM At least four protesters were killed and many injured by gunfire in the Sudanese city of Omdurman on Thursday, opposition medics said, as hundreds of thousands took to the streets to pile pressure on the country's military rulers.

Egypt changes key government posts for Sisi's second term

Jun 14 2018

CAIRO Egypt appointed a new government on Thursday, replacing several key ministers as President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi pushes ahead with tough economic reforms and seeks to improve security.

Egypt's Sisi wins 97 percent in election with no real opposition

Apr 02 2018

CAIRO Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has been re-elected with 97 percent of votes, the same proportion that the former military commander secured four years ago for his first term but with a lower turnout, official results showed on Monday.

Former Egypt premier says he's 'fine' and still mulling election bid

Dec 04 2017

CAIRO Former Egyptian prime minister Ahmed Shafik, who returned home from the United Arab Emirates in mysterious circumstances after announcing his bid for Egypt's presidency, told Reuters on Monday he was "fine" but was prevented from saying much more.

After return home, former Egypt premier says still mulling election bid

Dec 03 2017

CAIRO Former Egyptian prime minister Ahmed Shafik, who returned home from the United Arab Emirates after announcing his bid for Egypt's presidency, appeared in Cairo on Sunday to say he was still considering his run in next year's election.

Mindestens 235 Tote bei Anschlag auf Moschee auf dem Sinai

Nov 24 2017

Kairo Bei einem Anschlag auf eine Moschee im Norden der ägyptischen Halbinsel Sinai haben Extremisten während des traditionellen Freitagsgebets mindestens 235 Menschen getötet und 109 weitere verletzt.

New al Qaeda-linked group claims responsibility for major Egypt attack

Nov 03 2017

CAIRO A previously unknown militant group with links to al Qaeda claimed responsibility on Friday for an attack in Egypt's Western Desert that killed at least 16 policemen two weeks ago, announcing the start of a holy war against the Egyptian state.

Militants attack Egypt police, dozens killed: sources

Oct 22 2017

CAIRO Egypt's security forces suffered one of their heaviest attacks after militants firing rockets and detonating explosives hit a police operation on Friday in the western desert, authorities and security sources said on Saturday. | Video

Two German tourists stabbed to death on Egyptian beach

Jul 14 2017

CAIRO An Egyptian man stabbed two German tourists to death and wounded four others on Friday at a popular seaside vacation spot on the Red Sea, after apparently searching out foreigners to attack, officials and witnesses said.

Palm Sunday bombings of Egyptian Coptic churches kill 44

Apr 09 2017

TANTA,Egypt/CAIRO At least 44 people were killed in Egypt in bomb attacks at the cathedral of the Coptic Pope and another church on Palm Sunday, prompting anger and fear among Christians and leading to troop deployments and the declaration of a three-month state of emergency. | Video

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