Egypt

Two policemen, militant killed in Egypt

CAIRO - An Egyptian policeman and a militant were killed when security forces raided a hideout used by radical Islamists near Alexandria on Wednesday, and a senior officer was killed near Cairo when a bomb blew up his car, the Interior Ministry said.

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Gunmen kill 2 Egyptian policemen near Cairo, court jails Islamists 20 Apr 2014

CAIRO - Gunmen killed an Egyptian intelligence officer and a policeman on a road outside Cairo in a late-night firefight, the Interior Ministry said on Sunday.

Egyptian court jails Muslim Brotherhood leader for insulting judiciary 19 Apr 2014

CAIRO - An Egyptian court sentenced a leading figure of the Muslim Brotherhood, Mohamed El-Beltagy, to one year in prison on Saturday for insulting the judiciary, the first sentence handed to a leader of the organisation since it was outlawed last year, security and judicial sources said.

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New militant group claims responsibility for Friday blast in Cairo 19 Apr 2014

CAIRO - The Egyptian militant group Ajnad Misr claimed responsibility on Saturday for a blast that killed one police officer in Cairo.

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Egyptian leftist politician submits bid to run for president 19 Apr 2014

CAIRO - Leftist politician Hamdeen Sabahi officially submitted his bid on Saturday to run for Egypt's presidency, making him the second candidate for next month's election alongside former army-chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi who is widely expected to win.

Bomb blast in Cairo kills police officer- Egyptian state media 18 Apr 2014

CAIRO - A bomb exploded in a Cairo square late on Friday, killing one police officer and wounding another, the Egyptian state newspaper Al Ahram reported on its website.