Gulf Times - Egypt
Eight Egyptian soldiers, 14 militants killed in Sinai attack

Eight Egyptian soldiers, 14 militants killed in Sinai attack

Eight Egyptian soldiers and 14 militants were killed in fighting in central Sinai on Saturday when gunmen carrying explosive belts and grenades targeted a military checkpoint, the army said.

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

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

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.

Egypt heads to polls to choose between Sisi and 'rival'

Egypt heads to polls to choose between Sisi and 'rival'

Egyptians headed to the polls Monday in a presidential election to choose between incumbent Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and a little-known politician who has struggled to make the case he is a serious contender.

Bombing kills two in Egypt's Alexandria, targets security chief

Bombing kills two in Egypt's Alexandria, targets security chief

A bomb placed under a car exploded in Egypt's second city Alexandria on Saturday, killing two people including a policeman, state news agency MENA reported.

Qatar's beIN 'categorically rejects' Egypt court fine

Qatar's beIN 'categorically rejects' Egypt court fine

Monday's verdict marked the second such case against beIN in Egypt since January, when it was hit with another fine.

Bahrain paid for subversive operations in Qatar in 1996

Bahrain paid for subversive operations in Qatar in 1996

Al Jazeera Arabic Television telecast yesterday the second part of the investigative documentary 'Qatar 96', revealing the roles played by Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt in the failed coup attempt against the government in Doha in 1996.

At least 15 people killed in Egyptian train crash

At least 15 people killed in Egyptian train crash

At least 15 people were killed and 40 others were injured in a train crash on Wednesday in Egypt's northern province of Beheira, the official news agency MENA said, citing the transport ministry spokesman.

Egypt's army kills 12 militants in Sinai operation

Egypt's army kills 12 militants in Sinai operation

Egyptian security forces killed 12 militants and arrested 92 in a continuing crackdown in Sinai, the army said in a statement carried by State TV on Monday.

Egyptian army says 16 militants killed in Sinai operation

Egyptian army says 16 militants killed in Sinai operation

Sixteen militants were killed and 4 others arrested in a major crackdown launched by Egypt on Friday, the Egyptian army said in a statement carried by state TV early on Sunday.

Ancient mining ops buildings found in Egypt: ministry

Ancient mining ops buildings found in Egypt: ministry

The ruins of two buildings used to supervise mines in ancient Egypt more than 4,400 years ago have been discovered in the south, the antiquities ministry said on Thursday.

Egypt to hold presidential election March 26-28: authority

Egypt to hold presidential election March 26-28: authority

Egyptians will head to the polls on March 26-28 in the first round of a presidential election, National Elections Authority chief Lasheen Ibrahim said Monday.

Clashes in Cairo after detainee dies at police station

Clashes in Cairo after detainee dies at police station

Clashes erupted between Egyptian protesters and policemen on Saturday outside a Cairo police station over the death of a young man in custody, security sources said.