Air security is a sensitive topic in Egypt.
In an interview in Islamic State’s al-Naba weekly newspaper, an unidentified leader of the organisation’s branch in Egypt said the group could target these places at any time
Egypt agreed the three-year programme with the IMF in November, after floating its Egyptian pound currency
Egypt’s judges club, an informal professional association, said on Wednesday it would hold an emergency meeting on May 5 to discuss how to move forward after parliament passed the law.
Islamic State attacks and sectarian wars in Iraq, Syria and elsewhere are devastating Christian populations and jeopardising their future in the Middle East
In April, Egypt and Saudi Arabia had agreed to maritime borders that handed ownership of the disputed Red Sea islands, Tiran and Sanafir, over to Riyadh.
66 people were killed after the EgyptAir flight crashed into the sea
French and Egyptian aviation officials have said it is too soon to determine what caused the disaster, although a terror attack on the Airbus A320 has not been ruled out.
The BEA is involved in the search because the crashed plane was an Airbus, manufactured in France. The cause of the crash, on a Paris-Cairo flight, is unclear.
North Sinai became the stage of many violent attacks by militants since the January 2011 revolution that toppled the ex-president Hosni Mubarak.
The gunmen travelling in a truck stopped a microbus carrying the policemen and sprayed it with bullets before fleeing from the scene, a security source said.
The verdict against former president Mohamed Mursi, who is charged in the same case, was postponed to the same day.
The festival will be held from from May 8-12 to mark the 155th birth anniversary of poet laureate Rabindranath Tagore.
Security forces have sought to quell dissent since thousands took to the streets on April 15 to protest a decision by President Abdel Fattah Sisi to hand over two islands to Saudi Arabia
Thousands of police were deployed across much of Cairo on Monday to stifle plans for mass demonstrations called to protest the government’s decision to surrender the islands of Tiran and Sanafir.