Gulf Times - Alexandria
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.

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.

 Egypt train crash kills 37, injures 123 people

Egypt train crash kills 37, injures 123 people

Two trains collided in Egypt's coastal city of Alexandria on Friday killing 37 people and injuring 123 others, the health ministry said.

500kg Egyptian sheds half her weight after surgery in India

500kg Egyptian sheds half her weight after surgery in India

The "world's heaviest woman" has shed half her weight -- around a quarter of a tonne -- in the two months she's been in India for treatment, doctors said.

Egypt arrests man wanted over church bombings

Egypt arrests man wanted over church bombings

Egyptian police on Tuesday arrested a man wanted for alleged involvement in twin church bombings this month claimed by the Islamic State group, an official said.

Egypt Copts mark solemn Good Friday

Egypt Copts mark solemn Good Friday

Egyptian Copts observed a solemn Good Friday with prayers and fasting, as the community reeled from two church bombings that killed dozens on Palm Sunday.

Egyptian military finds debris of crashed airliner

Egyptian military finds debris of crashed airliner

The Egyptian military found the personal belongings of passengers and other debris from an EgyptAir jet floating in the Mediterranean, Cairo said, confirming that the plane had plunged into the sea with 66 people on board.

EgyptAir hijack ends with passengers freed unharmed, suspect arrested

EgyptAir hijack ends with passengers freed unharmed, suspect arrested

An EgyptAir plane flying from Alexandria to Cairo was hijacked and forced to land in Cyprus but the passengers and crew were freed unharmed and the hijacker was arrested after giving himself up.