All stories by Youssra El Sharkawy
Death toll in Egypt mosque terror attack rises to 305Rediff.com25 Nov 2017
Officials suspect Islamic State to be responsible for the attack.
Egyptian jets 'destroyed vehicles used in mosque attack'Rediff.com25 Nov 2017
Army spokesperson Tamer el-Refai said in a statement that the air forces launched retaliatory attacks on terror hideouts in the surrounding area of North Sinai, killing militants and destroying vehicles used in the deadly attack.
235 worshippers killed in mosque in Egypt's deadliest terror attackRediff.com25 Nov 2017
The gunmen in four off-road vehicles opened fire on the people who tried to exit the mosque after the explosion.
36 killed, 123 injured in train collision in EgyptRediff.com11 Aug 2017
The incident took place after a train coming from Cairo, the capital of Egypt, collided with another train coming from Port Said in Khorshid area.
Egypt: 3-month state of emergency declared post church attacksRediff.com10 Apr 2017
The Egyptian government has ordered military special forces to assist the police in securing vital state facilities across the country.
Bombings at Egyptian Coptic churches on Palm Sunday kill 45Rediff.com9 Apr 2017
Two powerful blasts triggered by Islamic State in two churches packed with worshippers celebrating Palm Sunday in Egypt's Tanta and Alexandria cities.
Former Egyptian prez Hosni Mubarak freed after 6 yearsRediff.com24 Mar 2017
Mubarak was sentenced to life in prison in 2012 for taking part in killing over 200 protesters during the 18-day revolt which began on January 25, 2011, but a retrial was ordered on appeal.
25 killed in bomb blast at Egypt's main Coptic cathedralRediff.com11 Dec 2016
The explosion took place at St Mark's Cathedral, main Coptic Christian cathedral, in Abbassyia district of central Cairo around 10:00 am when the prayers were on, according to a statement by the ministry of health.
Fmr Egypt President Morsi sentenced to 40 yrs in jailRediff.com18 Jun 2016
Egypt's toppled Islamist President Mohamed Morsi was on Saturday sentenced to life imprisonment by a court for passing state secrets to Qatar.
Black box of crashed EgyptAir plane foundRediff.com16 Jun 2016
The vessel 'John Lethbridge' that is affiliated to the company Deep Ocean Search found the cockpit voice recorder of the Airbus A320, according to a statement by the Egyptian committee that investigated the crash of plane.
EgyptAir Flight 804: 'Body parts, luggage found' at wreckage siteRediff.com20 May 2016
The navy has also found some of the passengers' belongings and was sweeping the area in search of the plane's black box, the military said.
EgyptAir plane from Paris to Cairo crashes; terror motive suspectedRediff.com19 May 2016
The plane was last detected in the skies over Greece, about 40 minutes from Athens, according to Sky News Arabia.
16 people killed in bomb attack on nightclub in EgyptRediff.com4 Dec 2015
Three masked men on motorcycles threw the firebombs into the club in the Agouza district early Friday morning and fled.
Italian Consulate in Egypt bombed; 1 killedRediff.com11 Jul 2015
Islamic State militants detonated a powerful car bomb outside the Italian consulate in Cairo, killing a civilian and injuring 10 people, the first assault on a foreign mission in Egypt since militants launched a campaign against security forces after Mohammed Morsi's ouster in 2013.
Hollywood icon Omar Sharif dies at 83Rediff.com10 Jul 2015
The Egypt-born actor's agent Steve Kenis said, "He suffered a heart attack in a hospital in Cairo."
ISIS militants target Egyptian army checkpoints in Sinai, kill 70Rediff.com1 Jul 2015
The coordinated assaults in the morning set off fierce fighting between the army and the militants that is currently ongoing, with soldiers and police chasing the attackers using ground and air force, security sources said.
Suicide bomber targets ancient Egyptian temple; 2 killedRediff.com10 Jun 2015
The bomber was killed outside the popular Karnak temple which is the second largest ancient religious site in the world.
Egypt court upholds death penalty to 11 soccer fans over riotsRediff.com9 Jun 2015
An Egyptian court on Tuesday upheld the death sentences against 11 people for their involvement in the country's worst-ever soccer violence that killed 74 fans after a top-league game in the coastal Port Said city.
Former Egypt president Morsi sentenced to death in prison breaks caseRediff.com16 May 2015
Saturday's capital punishment ruling against Morsi makes him the first president in Egypt's history to face the possibility of death by hanging.
Mubarak, two sons sentenced to 3 years in jail in graft caseRediff.com9 May 2015
Ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and his two sons were on Saturday sentenced to three years in prison.