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Egypt hangs 15 over attacks on security forces

Egypt hangs 15 over attacks on security forces

Egyptian authorities on Tuesday executed 15 prisoners convicted of attacks on security forces in the restive Sinai Peninsula, police officials said.

Yemen Houthis rally after killing ex-strongman

Yemen Houthis rally after killing ex-strongman

Thousands of Houthi supporters rallied in Sanaa on Tuesday as the rebels cemented their grip on the Yemeni capital after killing their former ally ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh.

Egypt mourns more than 300 killed in mosque attack

Egypt mourns more than 300 killed in mosque attack

Egypt mourned on Saturday as the death toll from a gun and bomb assault at a mosque in the Sinai Peninsula soared above 300, including children, in the deadliest attack the country has witnessed.

BJP cries foul as MNS corporators join Sena

BJP cries foul as MNS corporators join Sena

In a major political development, six of the seven Maharashtra Navnirman Sena corporators of the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) yesterday walked over to the rival Shiv Sena.

Sinai blast kills 18 Egyptian policemen

Sinai blast kills 18 Egyptian policemen

At least 18 Egyptian policemen were killed and three injured on Monday in an attack claimed by Islamic State on a security convoy in the Sinai Peninsula, which is gripped by an insurgency.

GE Q2 profit slumps as investors await new CEO’s targets

GE Q2 profit slumps as investors await new CEO’s targets

General Electric Co’s profit fell nearly 60% in the second quarter and it put off an expected “reset” of 2018 earnings targets until November, sending shares down sharply.

26 Egyptian soldiers killed or wounded in Sinai attacks

26 Egyptian soldiers killed or wounded in Sinai attacks

Twenty-six Egyptian soldiers were killed or wounded on Friday in attacks on checkpoints in the Sinai Peninsula where the Islamic State group is conducting an insurgency, the military said.

Ten Egyptian soldiers killed in Sinai fighting

Ten Egyptian soldiers killed in Sinai fighting

Ten members of Egypt's security forces were killed when their vehicles were hit by two improvised bombs during a military operation against suspected militants in the Sinai peninsula, the army said on Thursday.

Pakistan cleric denies military support

Pakistan cleric denies military support

A flamboyant Pakistani cleric vowing to bring down the country’s government has denied ...

Fitch affirms Ahli Bank IDR at ‘A-’

Fitch affirms Ahli Bank IDR at ‘A-’

Fitch Ratings has affirmed Ahli Bank’s long-term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at ‘A-’ with a ‘stable outlook’...

Foreign climbers blamed for Mt Everest brawl

Foreign climbers blamed for Mt Everest brawl

A new account of a brawl on Mount Everest which emerged yesterday said one of the foreign climbers involved had sworn at a group of Nepalese guides and challenged them to a fight.

Scots blame themselves for WC shambles

Scots blame themselves for WC shambles

Gordon Strachan says Scotland have no-one else but themselves to blame after Wales came from behind to win their World Cup qualifier 2-1 at Hampden.