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Israeli Ambassador to Egypt David Govrin
17 Aug 2017 04:35

Israeli ambassador to return to Cairo

Islam Times - The Israeli regime will return its ambassador to Cairo and its embassy will reopen soon, following a meeting between Israeli officials and the Egyptian leadership, a report says.

 
Egyptian tank runs over explosive-laden vehicle
25 Jul 2017 05:58

Egyptian tank runs over explosive-laden vehicle

Islam Times - An Egyptian army tank runs over an explosive laden vehicle in a move which thwarted an attack which could have claimed the lives of at-least 50 civilians and soldiers in a checkpoint in the restive Sinai Peninsula.

 
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi (C) rides a vehicle with senior Arab leaders and members of the Egyptian military at the opening of the Mohamed Naguib military base at El Hammam City in the North Coast, Marsa Matrouh, Egypt, July 22, 2017 in this handout picture courtesy of the Egyptian Presidency. (Photo by Reuters)
23 Jul 2017 06:35

Egypt opens sprawling military camp, says largest in Middle East

Islam Times - Egypt has opened a sprawling military base in the northwest of the country, which officials claim is the largest of its kind in the region.

 
Cairo Court Sentences 28 to Death, 15 to Life in Prison
23 Jul 2017 04:40

Cairo Court Sentences 28 to Death, 15 to Life in Prison

Islam Times - An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced to death 28 people on alleged charge of killing the country's top prosecutor in 2015.

 
Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry (R) listens to remarks by Emirati Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Abdullah bin Zayed Al-Nahyan (C) during a joint press conference in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, July 5, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
18 Jul 2017 11:25

Egypt to deny Qataris visa-free entry

Islam Times - Egypt, which has joined a Saudi-led bloc of states in boycotting Qatar, says it will end a visa-free regime with the country and will continue to require that Doha meet the 13 demands the bloc has given it.

 
26 Egyptian Troops Killed in Sinai Terrorist Attack Claimed by ISIS
8 Jul 2017 08:08

26 Egyptian Troops Killed in Sinai Terrorist Attack Claimed by ISIS

Islam Times - At least 26 Egyptian troops including a colonel were killed in a terrorist attack claimed by ISIS terrorists at an army checkpoint in the country’s Sinai region.

 
Egypt’s Parliament Extends State of Emergency amid Crackdown
5 Jul 2017 05:45

Egypt’s Parliament Extends State of Emergency amid Crackdown

Islam Times - Egypt’s rubberstamp parliament approved on Tuesday the extension of the current emergency state for an additional three months, after President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi issued a decree to extend the period.

 
How Cairo Handed Over Arab World Leadership to Riyadh?
4 Jul 2017 10:31

How Cairo Handed Over Arab World Leadership to Riyadh?

Islam Times - Following the collapse of the Ottoman Empire in early 20th century, agreements, such as Sykes-Picot, were stricken between the then global powers such Britain and France which led to drawing new borders between the Islamic territories and emergence of independent states in West Asia and ...

 
Egyptian Court Quashes Islands Transfer to Saudi Arabia
22 Jun 2017 05:19

Egyptian Court Quashes Islands Transfer to Saudi Arabia

Islam Times - Egypt's high administrative court has defended an earlier decision to annul the transfer of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia.

 
Egypt Committee Approves Islands Transfer to Saudis, Public Opposes Move
15 Jun 2017 06:06

Egypt Committee Approves Islands Transfer to Saudis, Public Opposes Move

Islam Times - An Egyptian parliamentary committee voted Tuesday to approve a controversial 2016 deal to transfer two Red Sea islands to the Saudi regime.

 
Israeli Regime PM Visited Cairo Secretly, Met Egypt’s El-Sisi
13 Jun 2017 06:02

Israeli Regime PM Visited Cairo Secretly, Met Egypt’s El-Sisi

Islam Times - Israeli regime prime minister held a secret meeting in Cairo last year with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.

 
Egyptian lawyer and former presidential candidate Khaled Ali (C) celebrates after the Supreme Administrative Court upheld on January 16, 2017 a ruling voiding a government agreement to hand over two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia in a deal that had sparked protests in Egypt. (Photo by AFP)
13 Jun 2017 04:54

Lawyer calls Egypt's Sisi 'traitor' over islands transfer to Saudis

Islam Times - A prominent Egyptian rights lawyer has called President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi a "traitor" over his government's controversial decision to cede sovereignty of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, Egypt's top benefactor.

 
Reasons for Worsening Sudan, Egypt Diplomatic Row
1 Jun 2017 06:55

Reasons for Worsening Sudan, Egypt Diplomatic Row

Islam Times - The diplomatic row between Sudan and Egypt has taken a turn to the worse after Sudan's cabinet approved a ban on importing agricultural and livestock products from Egypt.

 
Egypt Carries out New Airstrikes in Libya
31 May 2017 07:17

Egypt Carries out New Airstrikes in Libya

Islam Times - Egypt has continued airstrikes in Libya targeting the Islamist-controlled city of Derna, Libyan commanders have said, confirming witness accounts. Cairo earlier sent warplanes to Libya in retaliation for a deadly gun attack on Coptic Christians.

 
West has Responsibility for Middle-East Chaos
31 May 2017 06:41

West has Responsibility for Middle-East Chaos

Islam Times - The Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov said that the western states that supported regime changes and financed militants in the Greater Middle East, particularly in Libya, bear responsibility for the chaos ravaging the region.

 
Egypt Hits Back at Western-backed Militants in Libya
29 May 2017 05:00

Egypt Hits Back at Western-backed Militants in Libya

Islam Times - After the killing of Coptic Christians on its territory, Egypt attacked jihadist positions in Libya due to a 'direct threat' to its national security following the dismantling of Libyan statehood by the NATO-led intervention.

 
Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry speaks during a joint press conference at the Foreign Ministry in the Jordanian capital Amman on May 14, 2017. (Photos by AFP)
28 May 2017 06:25

Egypt defends Libya airstrikes, says terror training camps were destroyed

Islam Times - Egypt has defended attacking militant training camps in Libya, noting that the terrorists' facilities were completely destroyed.

 
This file photo shows Egyptian army and police vehicles standing guard outside Saint Mark’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in central Cairo, Egypt. (By AFP)
22 May 2017 08:11

Egypt refers 48 Daesh suspects to military court over church bombings

Islam Times - Egyptian authorities have handed over to the military dozens of suspected militants to be tried in military courts over recent church bombings.

 
Egyptian Ambassador to Russia Mohammed Abdelsattar Al-Badri
15 May 2017 12:01

Russians and Egyptians Discuss Crisis in Syria

Islam Times - The Russian deputy foreign minister and representative to the Arab League met with the Egyptian ambassador to Moscow to discuss the ongoing crisis in Syria and other developments in the region.

 
The undated photo shows Egyptian soldiers in Sinai.
15 May 2017 05:11

Explosion kills Egyptian colonel, injures 3 recruits in Sinai

Islam Times - A colonel in the Egyptian military has been killed and three recruits have been injured in an explosion that targeted their armored vehicle in the Sinai Peninsula, security sources say.