Nine people, including Russians and Ukrainians, die in a bus accident in Egypt.
Thirty-thousand North Korean rocket propelled grenades are seized off the coast of Egypt by American forces after being purchased by Egyptian business executives for $23 million (EGBP406 million-W20 billion).
2017-10-2 (Context: Egypt)
Palestinian factions, Hamas and Fatah, sign a unity deal in Cairo, that is also publicly supported by the governments of Egypt and Saudi Arabia. The Fatah-controlled Palestinian National Authority (PNA), along with Israel, currently govern the West Bank. According to the signatories of the deal, the PNA will take administrative control of the Gaza Strip, and, along with Hamas, police its borders. The signatories consider the agreement a first step, and, if productive, plan to meet next month to address the remaining issues. The government of Israel opposes any involvement by Hamas in a Palestinian government.
2017-10-12 (Context: Egypt)
Egypt announces the discovery of a tomb in Luxor belonging to a royal goldsmith who lived more than 3,500 years ago in the 18th Dynasty.
2017-09-9 (Context: Egypt)
Hamas, through Egyptian-mediated talks, agrees to dissolve its Gaza administration, hold talks with the Fatah West Bank government, and hold elections for a Palestinian unity government.
2017-09-17 (Context: Egypt)
Militants ambush a police convoy in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula killing 18 police and wounding seven others.
2017-09-11 (Context: Egypt)