Attacks in Egypt's Sinai kill at least 28 security personnel

ISMAILIA - Two attacks in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula killed at least 28 security personnel on Friday, security sources said, in some of the worst anti-state violence since Islamist President Mohamed Mursi was overthrown last year.

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Egypt sentences to death seven suspected members of Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis 21 Oct 2014

CAIRO - An Egyptian court sentenced to death seven suspected members of Islamist militant group Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis on Tuesday on charges related to attacks on the military in and around Cairo in March which killed nine soldiers, judicial sources said.


Egypt court sets January 1 appeal date for Al Jazeera journalists 21 Oct 2014

CAIRO - An Egyptian court has set January 1 as the date for an appeals hearing for the three Al Jazeera journalists serving jail time in Egypt, the network said on Tuesday.

Video of woman giving birth outside Egyptian hospital triggers outcry 20 Oct 2014

CAIRO - An Egyptian hospital director was suspended on Monday after a video purporting to show a woman giving birth on the facility's doorstep caused an uproar among citizens tired of overcrowded and understaffed medical centres.

Roadside bomb kills six soldiers in Egypt's Sinai 19 Oct 2014

CAIRO - Six Egyptian soldiers were killed by a remotely-detonated roadside bomb in the Sinai Peninsula on Sunday, the army said in a statement.

RPG attack kills 2 policemen in Egypt's Sinai - state TV 16 Oct 2014

CAIRO - An attack with a rocket propelled grenade killed two policemen and wounded another in the capital of Egypt's restive North Sinai province, state media reported late on Thursday.