Gulf Times - Cairo
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.

17 mummies discovered in Egyptian province

17 mummies discovered in Egyptian province

Egyptian archaeologists have discovered 17 mummies in desert catacombs in Minya province, an "unprecedented" find for the area south of Cairo, the antiquities ministry announced on Saturday.

Cairo blast kills Egyptian man

Cairo blast kills Egyptian man

An explosion killed an Egyptian man on Friday in Cairo, the interior ministry said. The blast in the Maadi district, caused by a "strange metal device", killed a 35-year-old doorman as he cleaned a garden, the ministry said in a statement.

HMC participating in Arab hospitals forum in Cairo

HMC participating in Arab hospitals forum in Cairo

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) will participate in the 18th annual forum of the Arab Hospitals Federation (MedHealth 2017), being held in Cairo from Tuesday.

Ten policemen in Egypt charged with torturing man to death

Ten policemen in Egypt charged with torturing man to death

Ten policemen in Egypt have been charged with torturing a man to death at a police station in Cairo in November, a judicial source and the victim's lawyer said on Sunday.

At least 25 dead in anti-Christian blast in Cairo

At least 25 dead in anti-Christian blast in Cairo

A bomb blast killed at least 25 worshippers during Sunday mass inside a Cairo church near the seat of the Coptic pope who heads Egypt's Christian minority, state media said.

Militants claim Cairo blast that killed six police

Militants claim Cairo blast that killed six police

A recently emerged Egyptian militant group claimed responsibility for a bomb attack in Cairo on Friday that killed six policemen and wounded three others.

Three photojournalists detained in Egypt

Three photojournalists detained in Egypt

Three photojournalists have been detained on charges of spreading false information after conducting interviews on the streets with members of the public in central Cairo, officials said Sunday.

Senior Egypt pro-government cleric escapes shooting

Senior Egypt pro-government cleric escapes shooting

Gunmen opened fire at former Egyptian mufti Ali Gomaa in a Cairo suburb on Friday, missing the pro-government cleric but wounding a bodyguard, the interior ministry said.

Solar Impulse 2 leaves Egypt for final leg of world tour

Solar Impulse 2 leaves Egypt for final leg of world tour

The first solar-powered plane to circle the world took off from Cairo on Sunday for Abu Dhabi, in the final leg of its journey.

Solar plane lands in Egypt in penultimate stop of world tour

Solar plane lands in Egypt in penultimate stop of world tour

The Solar Impulse 2 landed in Cairo on Wednesday for the penultimate stop in the solar-powered plane's world tour, two days after setting off from Spain.