Gulf Times - Cairo
Dozens killed and injured in crash and fire at Cairo train station

Dozens killed and injured in crash and fire at Cairo train station

At least 25 people were killed and 50 injured when a locomotive smashed into a barrier at Cairo's main train station on Wednesday, causing an explosion and a fire, state television and witnesses said.

Six Egyptian policemen charged with torturing prisoner to death

Six Egyptian policemen charged with torturing prisoner to death

Six Egyptian policemen were charged Sunday with torturing a prisoner to death, state media reported, a rare case against law enforcement over alleged abuses in custody.

Egypt hindering Qatar's participation in League meetings, says QMC

Egypt hindering Qatar's participation in League meetings, says QMC

The meetings were scheduled to be held from May 7 to 9 at the headquarters of the League of Arab States in Cairo.

Gunman kills 4 in attack on Egypt church

Gunman kills 4 in attack on Egypt church

A gunman opened fire on a church south of Cairo on Friday, killing four people before policemen shot him dead, state media and officials said.

16 policemen killed in Egypt shootout

16 policemen killed in Egypt shootout

Sixteen Egyptian policemen were killed in a shootout with militants on the road between Cairo and the Bahariya oasis in the country's Western Desert, according to an official toll released Saturday.

Qatar has not violated Riyadh pacts, says al-Muraikhi

Qatar has not violated Riyadh pacts, says al-Muraikhi

Doha ready for talks; Qatar against terrorism in all its types and forms, says Minister of State for Foreign Affairs.

Egypt jails four people over deadly train collision

Egypt jails four people over deadly train collision

Egyptian prosecutors on Sunday ordered the jailing of four people in connection with a train collision that killed more than 40 people and injured scores two days earlier, the country's official Middle East News Agency reported.

Egyptian court sentences eight to death for deadly attack on police

Egyptian court sentences eight to death for deadly attack on police

An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced eight suspected Islamists to death on charges of carrying out a deadly attack on a police station in Cairo nearly four years ago.

Gunmen kill five Egyptian police south of Cairo

Gunmen kill five Egyptian police south of Cairo

Gunmen ambushed an Egyptian security checkpoint on Friday, opening fire on a car and killing five policemen in an area just south of the capital, the state-run MENA news agency and the Interior Ministry said.

Soldier, two retired officers killed south of Cairo

Soldier, two retired officers killed south of Cairo

An unidentified gunman killed two retired military officers and a soldier at a highway toll station south of the Egyptian capital, the military said Wednesday.

Gunmen kill 26 in attack on Christians in Egypt

Gunmen kill 26 in attack on Christians in Egypt

Masked gunmen attacked a group of Coptic Christians in southern Egypt on Friday, killing 26 people and wounding 26 others as they were driving to a monastery, medical sources and eyewitnesses said.

Trump praises Sisi, says he hopes to visit Egypt

Trump praises Sisi, says he hopes to visit Egypt

US President Donald Trump said on Sunday he hoped to visit Cairo soon, praising President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi after a meeting in Saudi Arabia and declaring that "safety seems to be very strong" in Egypt.