Egypt's president and foreign minister have met with White House adviser Jared Kushner, just hours after the Trump administration cut or delayed hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to Cairo over human rights concerns.
Wed, 23 Aug, 2017
Egyptian Christians have buried their dead a day after suicide bombers from the so-called 'Islamic State' group killed at least 45 people in co-ordinated attacks targeting Palm Sunday services in two cities.
Mon, 10 Apr, 2017
Sat, 21 May, 2016
Wed, 30 Mar, 2016
An EgyptAir mechanic whose cousin joined Islamic State in Syria is suspected of planting a bomb on a Russian passenger plane that was blown out of Egypt’s skies in late October, according to sources familiar with the matter.
Sat, 30 Jan, 2016
Fri, 06 Nov, 2015
Claims by the so-called 'Islamic State' group that it caused a Russian passenger plane to crash, killing all 224 people on board, are “propaganda” aimed at damaging Egypt’s image, President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has said.
Tue, 03 Nov, 2015
Mon, 02 Nov, 2015
With much pomp and fanfare, Egypt yesterday unveiled a major extension of the Suez Canal billed by its patron, President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi as a historic achievement needed to boost the country’s ailing economy after years of unrest.
Fri, 07 Aug, 2015
Yesterday’s Irish Examiner editorial, ‘A Sobering Lesson for Israel’, was one of the most unbalanced and ill-informed commentaries I have read. You blame Israel for alienating its allies, but give no sensible explanation of why.
Thu, 09 Apr, 2015
MORE than 650 Palestinians and 31 Israelis have died, so far, as a result of ‘Operation Protective Edge.’ For two weeks, each day’s news has brought fresh horrors: yesterday, 12-year-old Palestinian, Rabee Qasim, was killed by an Israeli shell as he led a donkey and cart through a Bedouin village.
Thu, 24 Jul, 2014
Israeli air strikes shook Gaza every few minutes yesterday, and militants kept up rocket fire at Israel’s heartland in intensifying warfare that Palestinian officials said has killed at least 47 people in the Hamas-dominated enclave.
Thu, 10 Jul, 2014