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Egypt: Ex-President Mohammed Morsi dies after court appearance

Cairo, June 18 (IBNS): Once ousted by the military in 2013, former Egypt President Mohammed Morsi has collapsed in a courtroom and died, media reports said.

Egyptian security forces kill 4 suspected terrorists after Sinai attack

Cairo, June 8 (Xinhua/UNI) Egyptian security forces killed four suspected terrorists who were involved in a deadly attack on a police checkpoint in the restive Sinai Peninsula, Egypt's Interior Ministry said on Saturday.

Egypt sends condolences to Russia over deadly plane accident

Cairo, May 7 (Xinhua) Egypt offered condolences on Monday to Russian victims of a deadly plane fire at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport on Sunday, which left 41 passengers dead and several others injured.

Putin says discussed Syria, Libya, nuclear power plant in Egypt during talks with Sisi

Beijing, Apr 27 (Sputnik) Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday that he had discussed with his Egyptian counterpart, Abdul Fattah Sisi, during their meeting in Beijing, the construction of a nuclear power plant in Egypt with Russian participation, as well as the situations in Syria and Libya.

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.

Egypt to face US sanctions if it purchases Russian SU-35 Jets: Pompeo

New York, Apr 10 (Sputnik/UNI) US President Donald' Trump administration will impose sanctions on Egypt if the country purchases Russian SU-35 fighter jets, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in Congressional testimony on Tuesday.

US wants to expand Counter-terrorism partnership with Egypt: Administration Official

Washington, Apr 9 (Sputnik/UNI) The United States wants to expand its counterterrorism partnership with Egypt given that terrorism remains a significant threat to that country's stability, a senior administration official said in press briefing.

UN chief pays tribute to Egypt’s role in avoiding ‘dramatic’ escalation in conflict across the Gaza-Israel border

New York, Apr 4 (IBNS): UN Secretary-General António Guterres has paid tribute to the role played by Egypt in helping to avoid a “dramatic” escalation of violence in Gaza over recent months, as tensions grew over Palestinian protests at the border, Hamas rocket attacks, and reprisal airstrikes by Israel.

Egypt court sentences 30 men up to 25 years in jail over terror charges

Cairo, Mar 30 (Xinhua/UNI) An Egyptian court sentenced on Saturday 30 defendants up to 25 years in prisons over terrorist charges and affiliation with the Islamic State (IS) militant group, official MENA news agency reported.

At least 46 militants, 3 soldiers killed in Egypt's Sinai

Cairo, Mar 11 (Xinhua/UNI) At least 46 militants were killed in the exchange of fire in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula in the past few days, the Egyptian armed forces said in a statement on Monday.

Egypt extends condolences over Ethiopian plane crash

Cairo, Mar 10 (Xinhua/UNI) Egypt offered its condolences to the families of the victims of an Ethiopian Airlines (ET) plane crash that occurred earlier on Sunday.

Egyptian authorities arrest 6 suspects in deadly railway station fire in Cairo: Reports

Cairo, Mar 1 (Sputnik) Egypt's Prosecutor General Nabil Sadek ordered to arrest six suspects in a train crash at a railway station in central Cairo, which resulted in a deadly fire, for four days as the investigation into the incident is underway, local media have reported.

Egypt train station fire leaves 20 dead

Cairo, Feb 27 (IBNS): A massive fire broke out in Egypt's  main railway station in Cairo city and left at least 20 people killed media reports said.  

UN rights office urges Egypt to halt death row executions amid torture allegations

New York, Feb 23 (IBNS): Fifteen death row inmates have been executed in Egypt so far this month despite claims from many that they were tortured to secure a confession, the UN human rights office, OHCHR, said on Friday.

Developing countries ‘losing out’ in a world not governed by laws, Egyptian President says at UN Assembly

New York, Sept 26 (IBNS): The nations losing out the most in a world not governed by laws or the founding principles of United Nations, are developing countries, the President of Egypt told leaders at the General Assembly on Tuesday, outlining priorities that must be addressed to meet the aspirations of people everywhere.