France foils suspected terror attack, two brothers held

France foils suspected terror attack, two brothers held

Police in France have foiled a suspected terror attack and arrested two brothers of Egyptian origin, French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said on Friday.

Egyptian billionaire denounces Saudi corruption crackdown

Egyptian billionaire denounces Saudi corruption crackdown

Egyptian billionaire businessman Naguib Sawiris condemned on Friday a crackdown on graft in Saudi Arabia, saying the purge had undermined the rule of law in the Kingdom and would deter investment.

Egyptian food producers cry foul after govt orders use of price tags

Egyptian food producers cry foul after govt orders use of price tags

A new Egyptian decree meant to combat inflation by forcing food producers to put price tags on their products or face jail time risks increasing pressure on an industry already squeezed by austerity measures ...

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.

Cyprus orders plane hijack suspect extradited to Egypt

Cyprus orders plane hijack suspect extradited to Egypt

A Cypriot court ruled on Friday that an Egyptian man accused of hijacking a plane and diverting it to Cyprus can be extradited to Cairo for his alleged crimes.

Egypt court quashes Saudi Red Sea island handover

Egypt court quashes Saudi Red Sea island handover

An Egyptian court on Tuesday quashed a government decision to hand over two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, judicial sources said, overruling a deal that had sparked public outrage.

Man hijacked plane to highlight Egypt injustices: lawyer

Man hijacked plane to highlight Egypt injustices: lawyer

An Egyptian man who hijacked a plane and forced it to be diverted to Cyprus did so to draw attention to injustices in his homeland, his lawyer said on Monday.

DNA samples taken as searchers hunt for EgyptAir plane

DNA samples taken as searchers hunt for EgyptAir plane

Egyptian forensics officials collected DNA from relatives of EgyptAir MS804 victims on Tuesday to help identify body parts retrieved from the Mediterranean, as investigators hunt for clues into the mysterious crash.

Remains retrieved from EgyptAir wreckage suggest blast on board

Remains retrieved from EgyptAir wreckage suggest blast on board

The human remains so far retrieved from the wreckage of the crashed EgyptAir plane suggest that there was an explosion aboard, an Egyptian forensics official and investigation sources said ...

Egyptian police foil protests over islands handover

Egyptian police foil protests over islands handover

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s security forces yesterday largely foiled planned protests

Egyptian, Filipino kidnapped by pirates off Nigeria

Egyptian, Filipino kidnapped by pirates off Nigeria

Pirates attacked a cargo vessel off the coast of Nigeria and kidnapped two crew members, a maritime expert confirmed Thursday, in the latest high-seas strike in the Gulf of Guinea.

Egypt seeks to calm Italy fury over slain student

Egypt seeks to calm Italy fury over slain student

Egyptian investigators on Thursday spent more than four hours briefing Italian counterparts on their so-far inconclusive probe into the torture and murder of an Italian student in Cairo.