At least one person is killed and more than 40 left wounded after hundreds of Christian protesters clash with riot police in
At least one person has been killed and more than 40 have been left wounded after hundreds of Christian protesters clashed with riot police in Egypt. The scuffles began after authorities halted the construction of a church in...
An explosion at a chemical plant near Cairo, Egypt, injures 12 people. 2018-07-13 (Context: Cairo, Egyptian)
Egyptian chief prosecutor Nabil Sadek refers 555 ISIL suspects suspected of 63 terror attacks to a military court, while the Giza Criminal Court in Cairo sentences nine terrorists to life imprisonment and two others to five years imprisonment each. 2018-05-7 (Context: Cairo, Egyptian)
The lawyer of Ahmed Shafiq, a candidate for the spring 2018 presidential elections in Egypt, says she met him in a hotel room in Cairo following his arrest the day before in Dubai, U.A.E., after saying earlier today that his family didn't know his whereabouts. 2017-12-3 (Context: Cairo, Egyptian)
Nine people are killed in two coordinated attacks targeting Coptic Christians in Egypt. Two of the victims are killed by a gunman in a Coptic-owned appliance store in the Helwan area of Cairo. The gunman then moves to a church where he kills a further six civilians and a policeman before being arrested. 2017-12-29 (Context: Cairo, Egyptian)
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: Cairo, Egyptian)