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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.

 
This file photo shows Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie (Photo by AFP)
9 May 2017 05:55

Egypt sentence Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie to life

Islam Times - An Egyptian court has sentenced the Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie and two other members of the outlawed movement to life in prison over their alleged role in protests following the 2013 ouster of the country’s first democratically-elected president, Mohamed Morsi.

 
This September 9, 2015 image released on the official Facebook page of the Israeli embassy in Egypt shows the sign posted outside during the re-opening of the embassy in Cairo, Egypt. (Photo by AP)
8 May 2017 06:53

Israeli embassy in Egypt closed for past 5 months

Islam Times - Israel’s embassy in Cairo has been closed for the past five months over alleged security issues in a move described by Egypt as “strange and inexplicable”.

 
Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood Preacher Sentenced to Death
1 May 2017 09:24

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood Preacher Sentenced to Death

Islam Times - An Egyptian court confirmed a death sentence against controversial Muslim Brotherhood preacher Wagdy Ghoneim on Sunday after the country’s grand mufti gave his consent to the verdict.

 
What Drives Are Taking Iraq’s Al-Hakim to Egypt?
22 Apr 2017 09:33

What Drives Are Taking Iraq’s Al-Hakim to Egypt?

Islam Times - Ammar al-Hakim, the head of Iraq’s biggest parliamentary bloc National Alliance visited Egypt on Tuesday. A delegation of members of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq also accompanied al-Hakim who made the visit in response to an official invitation by the Egyptian officials.

 
A picture taken on April 16, 2017 shows a general view of the Monastery of St. Catherine in Egypt
19 Apr 2017 12:32

Daesh attack in Egypt’s Sinai kills 1 police officer, injures 4

Islam Times - Armed men have attacked Egyptian security forces close to the St. Catherine Monastery in the country’s Sinai Peninsula, killing one police officer and wounding four more.

 
Egypt Offered Riyadh 40,000 Soldiers for Yemen War
19 Apr 2017 05:35

Egypt Offered Riyadh 40,000 Soldiers for Yemen War

Islam Times - Egypt's President proposed sending 40,000 Egyptian ground forces to Yemen to join the Saudi-led Arab coalition against the Houthi alliance.

 
The file photo shows a parliamentary session in Cairo, Egypt. (Photo by AFP)
12 Apr 2017 06:29

Egyptian lawmakers approve 3-month state of emergency

Islam Times - Egypt's parliament has unanimously approved a three-month state of emergency declared by President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi after attacks claimed by Takfiri Daesh terrorists killed over 40 people.

 
Egypt Declares 3-Month State of Emergency After Church Bombings Kill 44
10 Apr 2017 08:00

Egypt Declares 3-Month State of Emergency After Church Bombings Kill 44

Islam Times - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has announced a three-month state of emergency following ISIS terrorist group's attacks on two churches that killed at least 44 people.

 
The file photo purportedly shows Salem Salmy al-Hamadeen, aka Abu Anas al-Ansari, the founder and top leader of Daesh-linked Velayat Sinai Takfiri terrorist group in an undisclosed location. (Photo by Egypt’s army)
3 Apr 2017 07:21

Egyptian military kills top leader of Takfiri terrorist group

Islam Times - Egypt’s military forces have killed the founder and top leader of Daesh-linked Velayat Sinai Takfiri terrorist group in an airstrike.

 
Former Egyptian Autocrat Released from 6-Year Detention
18 Mar 2017 04:27

Former Egyptian Autocrat Released from 6-Year Detention

Islam Times - Ousted Egyptian dictator Hosni Mubarak was ordered to be freed from detention on Mandy according to Egypt's official news agency al-Ahram.

 
Reasons for Egypt, Persian Gulf States Tensions
14 Mar 2017 07:58

Reasons for Egypt, Persian Gulf States Tensions

Islam Times - Sharp disagreements have worsened ties between Egypt and some Persian Gulf monarchies especially Saudi Arabia.

 
Egyptian Army Kills 3 Palestinians Working Inside Rafah Tunnels
25 Feb 2017 10:10

Egyptian Army Kills 3 Palestinians Working Inside Rafah Tunnels

Islam Times - Egyptian army forces detonated a commercial tunnel in Gaza Strip, killing Palestinian workmen and injuring five others on Saturday.

 
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.