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Turkish news agency personnel released in Egypt

Egypt’s public prosecutor’s office ordered the release of five people detained following a raid on Turkey’s state-owned Anadolu news agency office in Cairo and...

Egypt opens new military base on the Red Sea

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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has opened Egypt’s newest military base, which is the largest on the Red Sea and one of the biggest...

easyJet resumes flights to Egypt

British low cost airline easyJet will resume flights between the UK and the Egyptian resort Sharm el-Sheikh in June following a five-year break. Last...

US citizen dies in Egypt after hunger strike

The US confirmed the death of Egyptian-American Moustafa Kassem in a prison in Egypt where he had been in custody since 2013 and vowed...

Egypt confirms it is operating Mi-24 attack helicopters

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The Egyptian military is operating the Mi-24 ‘Hind’ attack helicopter, with the Egyptian Ministry of Defence showing the type in active service. A video, released...

South Africa and Egypt looking to strengthen defence cooperation

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The South African defence industry is cultivating closer ties with the Egyptian market, with the South African Aerospace, Maritime, and Defence Export Council (SAAMDEC)...

Death sentence for Egyptian militant

An Egyptian military court sentenced top Islamist militant suspect Hisham al-Ashmawy to death after convicting him of orchestrating several high-profile attacks, the armed forces...

Egypt urged to respect media freedom

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called on Egypt to respect freedom of the press days after Egyptian security forces raided the office of...

Australia’s Barrett Communications delivers radios to Egypt

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Barrett Communications has delivered High Frequency (HF) and Very High Frequency (VHF) radio communications equipment to the Egyptian military as part of a United...

Egypt risks US sanctions over fighter deal

The United States could impose sanctions on Egypt and block future military sales if it goes ahead with a purchase of Russian warplanes, a...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...