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Fire destroys 80-year-old iconic Al-Ahram Studio in Cairo, no casualty

A major fire gutted the 80-year-old iconic Al-Ahram Studio, one of the oldest in the world, on Saturday.

Hamas delegation likely to return to Cairo on Mar 9 to continue Gaza ceasefire talks

The delegation of Palestinian movement Hamas may return to Cairo on March 9 to continue talks on a possible ceasefire in the Gaza Strip after it has left the Egyptian capital for consultations with its leadership, The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing Egyptian officials familiar with the matter.

From Cairo, Guterres appeals for ‘sustained’ humanitarian access to Gaza

With essential supplies running out in Gaza, UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Thursday appealed for humanitarian access to the besieged enclave.

4 killed and 5 injured in Egypt's capital city

Cairo/UNI: Four people were killed and five others wounded in a building collapse in Egypt's capital Cairo on Wednesday, the state-run Ahram newspaper reported.

21 people killed in fire at hospital for Covid-19 patients in Baghdad: Reports

Cairo/Sputnik: A fire broke out at a hospital for treating coronavirus patients in Baghdad, leaving 21 people dead and 40 more injured, news portal Baghdad Al Youm reported citing sources.

President of Egypt says operation to unblock Suez Canal successfully ended

Cairo/Sputnik:  Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Sisi said on Monday that an operation to refloat giant container ship Ever Given that was stuck for nearly a week in the Suez Canal has successfully ended.

At least 5 people killed, 24 injured in residential building collapse in Cairo

Cairo/Moscow/Sputnik: At least five people died and 24 others were injured on Saturday as a result of a collapse of a 10-story residential building in Cairo, media reported, citing a statement by the Cairo province authorities.

Egypt train collision: 32 dead, 108 injured

Cairo/IBNS/UNI:At least 32 people were killed and 108 others suffered injuries as two trains collided in Tahta city of Egypt’s southern Sohag province, some 460 kilometres (285 miles) south of Cairo, on Friday.

Two servicemen killed in attack by IS terrorists in northern Iraq: Armed forces

Cairo/Sputnik/UNI: An attack by members of the Islamic State terror group (banned in Russia) on Iraqi troops in the northern Kirkuk province left two servicemen killed and left three others injured, the Iraqi Armed Forces’ press service said in a statement on Monday.

Egypt: 19 people die as explosion hits Cairo city

Cairo, Aug 5 (IBNS): At least 19 people died in an explosion after several cars collided in Egypt's Cairo city on Sunday, media reports said.

Egypt's court sentences 2 to death over church attack

Cairo, April 17 (Xinhua/UNI): An Egyptian court on Tuesday sentenced two defendants to death over a church attack that left nine Christians and a policeman killed in 2017, official news agency MENA reported.

‘Counter and reject’ leaders who seek to ‘exploit differences’ between us, urges Guterres at historic mosque in Cairo

New York, Apr 3 (IBNS): Speaking in Cairo’s historic al-Azhar mosque on Tuesday, UN chief António Guterres issued a call for societies, faiths and cultures everywhere to “focus on what unites us”, urging everyone to work together towards realizing the 2030 Agenda “for the collective benefit of all”.

UN expert ‘shocked’ by Egyptian reprisals against human rights defenders she met

New York, Dec 5 (IBNS): A United Nations independent rights expert has condemned Egyptian Government reprisals, which included housing demolitions and arbitrary arrests, against human rights defenders and others she encountered while visiting the country just over a month ago.

Egypt: Gunmen attacks bus carrying Coptic Christians, 26 killed

Cairo, May 26 (IBNS): Gunmen attacked a bus carrying Coptic Christians in central Egypt that left at least 26 people killed on Friday, media reports said.

21 killed in Egypt explosion

Cairo, Apr 9 (IBNS): At least 21 people were killed as an explosion rocked close to Coptic Christian church in the Egyptian city of Tanta on Sunday, media reports said.