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Protestors near the Israeli regime embassy in Cairo
19 Feb 2017 04:57

Tensions in Israeli-Egyptian Ties after Aoun’s Visit

Islam Times - Egyptian ties with the Israeli regime have taken a nosedive after the Tel Aviv regime quietly withdrew its diplomats from Cairo days after a visit by Lebanon’s president.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) shakes hands with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry after giving a joint statement prior to their meeting at his Jerusalem al-Quds office, on July 10, 2016.
11 Feb 2017 07:37

Egypt sought Israel support in transferring islands to Saudi Arabia: Leaked phone call

Islam Times - A leaked phone recording has revealed that Egypt sought support from Israel before signing a deal with Saudi Arabia on handing over two of its strategic Red Sea islands to the Arab kingdom, a contentious decision that sparked widespread public outrage in the North African country.

With Trump Taking Office, US-Egypt Relations Likely to Heal
28 Jan 2017 08:31

With Trump Taking Office, US-Egypt Relations Likely to Heal

Islam Times - In summer 2013, the Egyptian army staged a coup led by General Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, then the chief of general staff, against President Mohamed Morsi, the first ever democratically-elected president in the country’s political history.

Turbulence in the Red Sea
19 Jan 2017 07:28

Islands Dispute Ice over Egyptian-Saudi Relations

Islam Times - Small and barren, yet the two Red Sea islands of Tiran and Sanafir have been able to cause a stir in the waters separating Egypt from Saudi Arabia. After an Egyptian court rejected a deal under which Cairo would have to hand over the two strategic islands to Riyadh, it seems that the already ...

An Egyptian woman celebrates with a national flag on January 16, 2017, after a ruling against the government’s islands deal with Saudi Arabia.
16 Jan 2017 11:38

Egyptian court rejects handover of islands to Saudi in final ruling

Islam Times - A top court in Egypt has upheld a ruling against the government’s decision to hand over two strategic Red Sea islands to the Saudi regime under a controversial deal, which has sparked public outrage.

This photo, taken from the site of a militant attack on a checkpoint in the city of el-Arish, shows the body of a militant incapacitated by security forces, Egypt, January 9, 2017.
9 Jan 2017 09:26

13 Egyptian security forces killed in militant attack in Sinai

Islam Times - At least 13 Egyptian security forces have been killed in a multipronged militant attack on a checkpoint in the city of el-Arish, the provincial capital and the largest city of Egypt’s troubled North Sinai.

In this April 15, 2016 photo, Egyptians in Cairo shout slogans against President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi during a protest at the decision to hand over control of two strategic Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia.
3 Jan 2017 08:29

Egypt arrests a dozen in protest against giving islands to Saudi Arabia

Islam Times - Egypt has arrested 12 people for taking part in a protest against the government’s decision to hand over two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia.

This photo, dated May 19, 2014, shows a mass trial of political prisoners as defendants in the cage receive sentences ranging from death by hanging, life in jail and eight to 15 years in prison on charges of murder, rioting, and violence, in Alexandria, Egypt.
2 Jan 2017 09:39

Heavy sentences given to supporters of Egypt’s Morsi

Islam Times - Two courts in Egypt have handed down heavy sentences to scores of people as part of the ruling junta’s continued crackdown on supporters of former president Mohamed Morsi.

This file photo shows the entrance to Egypt’s Council of State building in Cairo.
2 Jan 2017 09:07

Egypt arrests senior judge amid probe into corruption, bribery

Islam Times - Egyptian authorities have arrested a high-profile judge on charges of corruption as they are pushing for an unprecedented investigation into bribery case at the country’s Council of State, which functions as a supreme administrative court.

Arab States Have Phobia of Iran-Egypt Thaw
25 Dec 2016 09:18

Arab States Have Phobia of Iran-Egypt Thaw

Islam Times - Syrian crisis is the main reason behind Saudi Arabia and Egypt tensions, Medhat Hamad, the Egyptian researcher and head of Iran and Persian Gulf Arab States Studies Center in the Tanta University said in an interview with Alwaght, adding Cairo is after a political solution for the 6-year ...

Iran-Egypt Thaw Possible?
25 Dec 2016 06:09

Iran-Egypt Thaw Possible?

Islam Times - When the Islamic Revolution of 1979 built new government in Iran, Tehran in line with its new ideology and policy cut relations with Cairo for Egypt's recognition of the Israeli regime and holding official relations with Tel Aviv.

Saudi, Qatar Alliance against Egypt, will other Arabs Follow?
25 Dec 2016 06:08

Saudi, Qatar Alliance against Egypt, will other Arabs Follow?

Islam Times - An apparent alliance is shaping up with Saudi and Qatari regimes engaging in evidently hostile acts against Egypt which has traditionally led the Arab world.

In this March 28, 2015 file photo, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, right, talks with Saudi King Salman in Sharm el-Sheikh.
21 Dec 2016 05:16

Saudi visit to Ethiopia dam further strains ties with Egypt

Islam Times - A high-level Saudi delegation’s visit to a controversial dam in Ethiopia has angered Egypt, dealing a fresh blow to the already strained relations between Cairo and Riyadh.

Egypt Responds to GCC Statement
20 Dec 2016 05:51

Egypt Responds to GCC Statement

Islam Times - Egypt's Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement in which it responded to that addressed to Cairo by the Gulf Cooperation council over the church bombing, which left 26 people dead.

Saudi Arabia behind Attack on Egyptian Coptic Church?
14 Dec 2016 04:33

Saudi Arabia behind Attack on Egyptian Coptic Church?

Islam Times - Egyptian Coptic Christian community is mourning a deadly terrorists attack on Sunday that killed 25 people, most of them women and children.

In this November 6, 2014 file photo, an Egyptian army armored vehicle stands on the Egyptian side of border town of Rafah, north Sinai.
13 Dec 2016 11:06

Daesh-linked militants execute 16 civilians in Sinai Peninsula

Islam Times - The Takfiri Velayat Sinai terror group, Daesh’s offshoot in northeastern Egypt, has reportedly executed 16 civilians over collaboration with Egyptian government forces.

Egyptian emergency staff and medics attend to victims at the scene of an explosion near Cairo’s Coptic Cathedral, December 11, 2016.
11 Dec 2016 11:40

Blast kills 22, injures 35 in Egypt

Islam Times - A blast in the Egyptian capital has killed 20 people and injured 35 others, Egyptian state TV says.

Egyptian Army Helps Russia Demine Aleppo, Syria
10 Dec 2016 05:59

Egyptian Army Helps Russia Demine Aleppo, Syria

Islam Times - A group of Egyptian military personnel arrived in Syria to help the Russian military in demining mission in Aleppo.

Egyptian pilots arrived in Syria
26 Nov 2016 05:40

Egyptian pilots arrived in Syria

Islam Times - Several Egyptian pilots entered the Syrian army's airbase in Hama as Cairo has decided not to remain indifferent and participate in the anti-terrorism operations in Syria.

Egyptian President Abdul Fatah al-Sisi
23 Nov 2016 12:08

Egypt Supports Syrian Army: President

Islam Times - Egyptian president says his country will support Syrian national army in its fight against the terrorist groups in the country.