A locust outbreak in Sudan and Eritrea is spreading rapidly along both sides of the Red Sea to Saudi Arabia and Egypt, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization said on Friday, flagging a possible threat to crops and food security.
Two Palestinians including a Hamas policeman suffocated to death from gas in a cross-border tunnel under Gaza's frontier with Egypt, the enclave's interior ministry said Monday.
Egyptian security forces have killed 40 suspected militants in three separate incidents in North Sinai and Giza, the Interior Ministry said on Saturday, a day after a bombing on a Vietnamese tourist bus in Giza killed four people.
Al Jazeera Media Network’s staff in Doha and around the world renewed their call on Sunday for the release of their colleague Mahmoud Hussein and all detained journalists.
Archaeologists in Egypt said on Saturday they had discovered a rare collection of mummified scarab beetles, as well as an apparently pristine Fifth Dynasty tomb that they plan to open in the coming weeks.
Gunmen killed at least seven people and wounded 14 others in an attack on a bus driving towards a Coptic Christian monastery in Egypt on Friday, the Archbishop in Minya said.
Egyptian security forces killed 52 suspected militants in North Sinai, the military said in a statement on Monday.
HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani participated yesterday in a meeting held by the foreign ministers of the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) and the foreign ministers of Egypt and Jordan with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
An Egyptian appeals court has upheld a three-month prison sentence for prominent human rights activist Khaled Ali, but suspended it for three years.
The couple died at the five-star Steigenberger Aqua Magic Hotel in Hurghada after falling ill suddenly during an all-inclusive stay at the Red Sea resort.