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Egypt: The security situation remains tense

Lufthansa and British Airways canceled flights to Cairo over the weekend, citing security concerns. Although they were reticent with details, the situation in Egypt, and particularly in North Sinai, is indeed unstable.

In Cairo, Mike Pompeo blasts Obama's Middle East policies

Pompeo is touring the region to try to explain U.S. strategy after Trump's surprise announcement last month of an abrupt withdrawal of all 2,000 U.S. troops from Syria, which rattled allies, shocked top U.S. officials and prompted US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis's resignation.

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Bomb threat causes panic on Saudi airliner

Air security is a sensitive topic in Egypt.

Cairo explosion: 16 killed in Molotov cocktail attack on Egypt nightclub

The unidentified attackers torched the club by throwing Molotov bottles on it. The club, located about 5km from Tahrir Square in downtown Cairo, also houses a restaurant.

Indian Embassy in Cairo hosts annual 'Iftar' party

India's Ambassador to Cairo Sanjay Bhattacharyya last month presented his credentials to the Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi as the new Ambassador to Egypt.

Egypt's winemakers seek to revive ancient art

It's all part of a now 15-year effort to revive Egypt's small wine industry, which mainly caters to tour

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Gunmen open fire, kill 2 Egyptian policemen at the Pyramids

Egypt sees regular attacks on its security forces as it struggles with a low-level Islamist insurgency, mostly in the lawless northern Sinai Peninsula.

Five bombs explode in Cairo, one killed

Three policemen were wounded when another device went off near a police station in the poor district of Alwaraq.

Security hightened on Cairo airport: Officials

Security officials assure Cairo airport on alert after 2 bombs were bombs found.

Central Cairo hit by bomb explosion

A homemade bomb exploded in central Cairo; no immediate word on casualties and possible target.

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