Gulf Times - Egypt
QP announces successful startup of refinery venture in Egypt

QP announces successful startup of refinery venture in Egypt

Qatar Petroleum has announced the “successful” startup of the Egyptian Refining Company (ERC) Refinery project located in Mostorod, north of Cairo.

UN experts call Mursi's death in Egypt 'arbitrary killing'

UN experts call Mursi's death in Egypt 'arbitrary killing'

An independent panel of United Nations experts said Friday the death of former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi in June could amount to "a state-sanctioned arbitrary killing".

Egyptian ticket collector held after ordering men off moving train, one dead

Egyptian ticket collector held after ordering men off moving train, one dead

Egypt's public prosecutor has ordered the detention of a ticket collector after one of two vendors he allegedly told to get off a moving train

Egypt police kill militant in Cairo security raid

Egypt police kill militant in Cairo security raid

A militant was killed and two police officers wounded in an exchange of fire during a security raid in the Egyptian capital Cairo, the interior ministry said on Sunday.

Dozens arrested in Egypt after rare anti-Sisi protests

Dozens arrested in Egypt after rare anti-Sisi protests

Protests erupted overnight in Cairo and other Egyptian cities calling for the removal of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, in a rare show of dissent quickly quashed by authorities.

Nineteen dead in explosion due to Cairo car crash

Nineteen dead in explosion due to Cairo car crash

Nineteen people died and 30 were injured in an explosion resulting from a car crash in central Cairo, Egypt's health ministry said on Monday.

20 militants killed by airstrikes in Egypt's restive Sinai

20 militants killed by airstrikes in Egypt's restive Sinai

Egyptian security forces launched airstrikes on Islamist militants' hideouts in Egypt's restive Sinai region on Friday, killing 20 insurgents

Tutankhamen head set for London auction despite Egyptian protests

Tutankhamen head set for London auction despite Egyptian protests

A brown quartzite head of young king Tutankhamen was due to be auctioned in London with an estimate of more than $5 million on Thursday, in the face of Egyptian demands for its return.

Four killed in attack on government building in Egypt's Sinai

Four killed in attack on government building in Egypt's Sinai

Militants attacked a government building under construction in Egypt's restive northern Sinai region on Saturday, killing at least four work

Mursi hailed as 'a martyr killed deliberately, slowly over six years of abuse'

Mursi hailed as 'a martyr killed deliberately, slowly over six years of abuse'

The death of Mohamed Mursi, modern Egypt's first democratically elected head of state, while on trial in a Cairo court, has brought an outpouring of condolences around the Middle East and calls for an investigation into his conditions.

1st elected Egyptian president Mursi dies after 6 years of 'torture' in prison

1st elected Egyptian president Mursi dies after 6 years of 'torture' in prison

Former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi, the first democratically elected head of state in Egypt's modern history, died Monday aged 67 after collapsing in a Cairo court while on trial on espionage charges, authorities said.

The princes who want to destroy any hope for Arab democracy

The princes who want to destroy any hope for Arab democracy

Since the Arab uprisings of 2011, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have used their considerable resources to promote authoritarian governments run by military strongmen in the region.