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New Egyptian prosecutor

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi selected long-time judiciary official Hamada al-Sawy as public prosecutor, judicial sources said, a first appointment since the constitution was...

EgyptAir receives first A220

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EgyptAir has taken delivery of its first of 12 A220-300 aircraft on order, becoming the first A220 operator based in the Middle East and...

Suspected militants killed in Sinai

Egyptian security forces killed 11 suspected militants in a gun battle during a raid on their hideout in Al-Arish, capital of North Sinai province,...

Cairo hospital bomber identified

Egypt’s interior ministry identified the perpetrator behind a car bombing outside Cairo’s main cancer hospital that killed more than 20 and injured dozens. It added...

Egypt getting Chaparral air defence system modifications

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Egypt will be upgrading its Chaparral air defence systems under a $17 million contract with the United States’ ProjectXYZ. On 26 July the US Department...

Cairo car bomb kills 20

Twenty people were killed and 47 injured when a car packed with explosives intended for a militant attack blew up outside a Cairo cancer...

Egypt acquires Il-76 transports

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The Egyptian Air Force has taken delivery of two Il-76 transport aircraft acquired second hand from Jordan as it expands its strategic airlift capabilities. Photos...

Egypt requests $550 million worth of ship maintenance contracts

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Egypt has requested follow-on technical support for a variety of United States-built naval vessels that is worth nearly $550 million. The request was announced by...

Sisi-style justice in Egypt

Security forces detained Lotfy Ibrahim, a young construction worker, as he left a mosque near his home on the Nile Delta in Spring 2015....

Egyptian F-16 engine upgrade underway

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General Electric Aviation has started upgrading F110 engines for the Egyptian Air Force’s F-16 fleet. General Electric Aviation said on 26 July that the first...

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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...