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South Africans injured in Egypt return home

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Four South Africans, who remained in Egypt for medical care following a bus explosion in that country, returned home on Wednesday. “The Department of International...

Suspected militants killed in North Sinai

Egyptian security forces killed 16 suspected militants in North Sinai and found a stash of weapons and explosives in hideouts, the Interior Ministry said...

Egypt to free opposition figures

Egypt’s public prosecutor ordered the release of a former diplomat and other opposition figures who criticised President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, a judicial source said. Former...

Security forces kill militants after bus bomb explosion

Egyptian security forces killed 12 suspected Islamist militants in Cairo, the Interior Ministry said, a day after an explosion targeting a tourist bus injured...

Sisi pardons 560 prisoners

Egypt President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi pardoned 560 prisoners, the majority accused of supporting the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, two judicial sources said. Of those pardoned, 482...

South Africans injured in Giza blast

An explosion targeting a tourist bus injured at least 12 people on Sunday, mostly South African tourists, near a new museum close to the...

Islamist militants, Egyptian soldiers die in Sinai clash

Egyptian security forces killed 47 Islamist militants in operations in the Sinai Peninsula recently, the military said. Five military personnel were killed, the armed forces...

Egypt launches locally built corvette

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The Egyptian Navy has launched its second locally built Gowind class corvette, Al-Moez, which was built by the Alexandria Shipyard Company in cooperation with...

Death sentences upheld in Egypt

Egypt’s top appeals court upheld death sentences for 13 members of a disbanded militant group convicted attacking security forces, a judicial source and lawyer...

Five year sentence for Egyptian Islamist

Hard-line Egyptian Islamist leader Hazem Salah Abu Ismail’s five-year sentence for involvement in a court siege in Nasr City in 2012 was upheld by...

Lessons learnt from latest Op Copper deployment

The most recent Operation Copper deployment in the Mozambique Channel, in addition to providing valuable "on-the-job" training for both sailors and airmen,...