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Egypt jihadist returned from Libya to face terror charges

2019-05-30 06:23

A high-profile Egyptian jihadist who was transferred to Cairo from Libya will face a military tribunal over his alleged involvement in terror attacks, security and judicial sources say.

HRW accuses Egypt forces, militants of Sinai 'war crimes'

2019-05-28 21:00

Human Rights Watch has accused both Egyptian security forces and insurgents of committing "war crimes" in North Sinai, the scene of a bloody years-long insurgency and military crackdown.

Mayor Gumede wishes Durbanites injured in Egypt bus blast a speedy recovery

2019-05-20 16:44

eThekwini Mayor Zandile Gumede has wished fellow Durbanites, who were injured in a bus explosion at the Giza Pyramids in Egypt, a speedy recovery

Egypt blast | Europe protests: WATCH the top World news videos for today

2019-05-20 10:39

South Africans injured in Egypt blast | Thousands march in European protests; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH THEM NOW.

25 SA tourists involved in Egypt bus explosion on their way home

2019-05-20 06:46

The bulk of the South African tourists who were involved in a bus explosion near Egypt's Giza Pyramids are heading back home.

Egypt blackface sketch spotlights racism in region

2019-05-19 09:03

An Egyptian comedian has sparked anger by using blackface in a sketch and mocking Sudanese people, drawing attention to what experts say is a deeper racism problem in the region.

Egypt's Sinai: At least 47 fighters, 5 troops killed in battle

2019-05-16 19:04

Forty-seven fighters and five Egyptian soldiers were killed during Egypt's ongoing military offensive in the restive Sinai Peninsula, where it is fighting Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.

WATCH: Ramadan unites Christians and Muslims in Egypt

2019-05-10 21:02

A group of Muslims and Christians have come together in Egypt to give their time to help the needy of society.

NEW DISCOVERY: Ancient tomb uncovered near Egypt's famous Giza pyramids

2019-05-05 22:47

Archaeologists have uncovered part of a cemetery, dating back 4 500 years, near Egypt’s famed pyramids on the Giza plateau near Cairo.

Egypt votes for a final day on extending el-Sissi's rule

2019-04-22 13:30

Egyptians are voting for a third and final day on constitutional amendments that would allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to remain in office until 2030.

 

US, Egypt urge calm in Libya amid Tripoli offensive

2019-05-29 20:00

The United States and Egypt, a key backer of Libyan militia leader Khalifa Haftar, have called for calm as the strongman pressed ahead in his offensive on Tripoli.

Four remaining SA tourists back home after Egypt bus blast

2019-05-22 22:16

Four South Africans who remained in Egypt following a roadside bomb on Sunday, in which three of them were injured, have returned to South Africa.

Returned SA Egypt bus blast victims: 'Thank God we didn't lose anyone'

2019-05-20 12:36

Twenty Durbanites - all of them from the Bluff and Wentworth - were among the 25 South African tourists who were in a bus when a roadside bomb exploded near it in Egypt.

UPDATE: 24 SA tourists back home following Egypt bus blast, 4 remain behind

2019-05-20 09:36

The bulk of the South African tourists who were involved in a bus explosion near Egypt's Giza Pyramids have arrived back home.

WATCH: South Africans among those injured in Egypt tourist bus explosion - reports

2019-05-19 21:00

Reports suggest that South Africans may be among the 17 people injured in an explosion which struck a tourist bus near Egypt's famed pyramid.

Repatriation: Why Western museums should return African artefacts

2019-05-18 08:42

The thousands of articles collected in most museums are not accompanied with their original history. The items on display are selected, organised and given tags or identifications by Europeans.

Egypt's Sisi hosts Abu Dhabi crown prince amid Gulf tensions

2019-05-16 07:00

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has met Abu Dhabi's powerful crown prince, Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, the presidency says, amid rising tensions in the Gulf.

WATCH: Palestinians agree on Gaza ceasefire: Hamas, Islamic Jihad sources

2019-05-06 14:20

Palestinian leaders in Gaza have agreed a ceasefire with Israel, three officials with knowledge of the talks said, after the most serious flare-up since a 2014 war.

How Egypt's referendum deepened its human rights crisis

2019-04-29 14:57

As protests spread across the Arab world in 2011, Egypt became a beacon of hope in the region.

Egypt vote on referendum extending el-Sissi's rule to 2030

2019-04-20 09:14

Egyptians are voting on constitutional amendments that would allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in power until 2030.

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