A total of 25 militants were killed in exchanges of fire with security forces over the past two days, according to a statement by the armed forces Sunday.
A police officer was shot in the shoulder by unknown assailants late Sunday in the Delta governorate of Sharqeya.
A gunfire exchange in Ismailia on Sunday left three suspected militants dead and three security personnel injured including two police officers and one soldier, according to official sources.
Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Court has confirmed the death sentence for the popular Shiite leader Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr on “sedition” charges. The sheikh’s life now depends on the possibility of a royal pardon by King Salman.
Extremist militants were behind the assassination of a Salafist Nour Party parliamentary candidate in North Sinai last Saturday, the interior ministry said in a statement on Monday.
A Muslim Brotherhood business mogul is being interrogated over his affiliation with the outlawed group and the financing of its activities, prosecutors have said, refuting earlier extensive media reports which said he is accused of black market manipulations that caused the Egyptian pound’s value to decline.
The number of Egyptian deaths from a stampede during the Islamic hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia last month have jumped to 190, according to Egypt’s Religious Endowment Ministry.
Al-Nour Salafi party has demanded an official investigation into the killing Saturday of the only candidate they have fielded for the parliamentary elections in North Sinai.
In Coptic tradition, the Coptic Orthodox Church is the Church of Martyrs. The Book of Synaxarium, which narrates the lives of the Church’s saints, recounts that the Coptic Church exists today as a result of its martyrs’ blood. Today, one can see that the annual Coptic calendar is named after those who, according to Coptic belief, sacrificed their lives to keep their faith and to preserve the Christian doctrine.
After what many analysts have seen as a trouncing in the polls, the Salafist Nour party chairman Younes Makhion took to Facebook Wednesday evening to blast the parliamentary elections as the “worst in the history of the Egyptian Parliament.”
Egyptian security forces carried out raids in Arish, Rafah and Sheikh Zuwaid that left 20 "terrorists" dead, 12 wounded and 78 suspects arrested, the armed forces said in a statement Thursday.
Endowments Ministry Undersecretary Mohamed Abdel Razek said the ministry will not allow celebrations for the Shi'ite Day of Ashura, during the Hijri month of Muharram, to be held in mosques.
The pontiff of the Middle East's largest Christian denomination visited the High Desert on Tuesday.
On a three-week U.S. visit from Egypt, Coptic Pope Tawadros II spoke at a local congregation where hundreds of the faithful heard a message of hope and met the spiritual leader up close.
The websites of the Egyptian Cabinet and The Information and Decision Support Center (IDSC) were hacked Thursday, Youm7 reported.
Yemen: Mohsen Saleh al-Muradi does not just want to drive the Shi’ite Houthi fighters out of Yemen’s capital 130 km (80 miles) from his home town, he wants to hunt them down and stamp them out.
Semi-official results from the first stage of Egypt's parliamentary elections show that the "For the Love of Egypt" electoral coalition has emerged victorious, with the ultraconservative Salafist Nour Party, the only Islamist force contesting in the polls, facing a big defeat.
One police officer and ten other conscripts were wounded in North Sinai’s city of Arish when a roadside bomb exploded in their armoured vehicle during a survey mission.
A man was killed in confrontations with the police in Asyut Wednesday; he tried to escape once he saw security forces and began shooting, a security source told Youm7.
The Ministry of Interior said Wednesday that a “Muslim Brotherhood member” who was arrested on charges of sabotaging the elections through threatening judges is a court employee.
Twelve percent of voters from the governorates involved in the first phase of the parliamentary elections, which ended on Monday, are aware that Muslim Brotherhood members are running under other lists, according to research center Baseera.
An Arabic language teacher from the Qabaa school in the Nozha district flogged a Coptic pupil ten years old named Bibawi Faragallah 40 times with an electric wire last week.