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Egyptian security forces have committed widespread abuses against civilians in restive northern Sinai Peninsula, some of which amount to war crimes, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Tuesday, urging other nations to halt military assistance.
A suicide bomber detonated an explosive device in the heart of ancient Islamic Cairo, killing three policemen who were chasing him through its narrow alleyways, medical and security sources said on Tuesday.
Egypt's Interior Ministry says a suicide bomber killed two police officers and wounded three more while he was being pursued near Cairo's famed Khan el-Khalili tourist marketplace.
Egypt's military spokesman says extremists have attacked an army checkpoint in the troubled northern Sinai Peninsula, causing 15 casualties, including the killing of at least one officer.
Egypt’s army said Saturday seven suspected jihadists were “eliminated” and 15 soldiers killed or wounded in an attack in the Sinai Peninsula, where troops are fighting the Islamic State group.
Egypt said at least seven troops, including an officer, were killed in clashes with armed fighters in recent operations in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula.
Egyptian officials say authorities have deported a German teenager they say had come to Egypt with the intention of joining Islamic State militants fighting security forces in the Sinai Peninsula.
Egyptian police killed six suspected Islamist militants in a shootout early on Saturday in the country’s south, the interior ministry said.
Egypt's president has told a US broadcaster his country and Israel are cooperating against armed groups in the Sinai Peninsula, a potentially damaging acknowledgment that could explain a request that the network not air the interview.
Egypt's interior ministry has said at least 40 fighters have been killed on Saturday in response to an attack on a tourist bus in which four people killed the night before.
The Islamic State group has announced the death of one of its leaders in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, where a security source said 15 jihadists were also killed separately.
Egyptian said Wednesday that police have killed 15 suspected militants in a shootout in the northern Sinai Peninsula, where they are battling an Islamic State-led insurgency.
An elder from the Bedouin Tayaha tribe, he has seen armies, both Egyptian and Israeli, pass through this vast desert. Now the area is the centre of a yearslong, bloody conflict between the Egyptian military and a local affiliate of the Islamic State group.
Notorious Lord's Resistance Army commander Dominic Ongwen's lawyers open their defence Tuesday at the International Criminal Court, where their client is charged with conducting a reign of terror in northern Uganda in the early 2000s.
Tour operator Thomas Cook is evacuating all of its customers from a hotel in Egypt's Red Sea resort of Hurghada after two Britons died there this week under unclear circumstances.
Egyptian security forces have killed "terrorists" in a shootout in the north of the Sinai Peninsula, where the Islamic State group is active, an interior ministry source said Sunday.
Peoples Democratic Party, Osun State chapter, on Sunday berated the state government and the ruling All Progressives Congress over planned 10-day official trip by chairmen of 68 local government areas and local council development authorities in the state to the United Arab Emirates.
Leader of Afenifere (Egbe Ilosiwaju Yoruba) Senator Ayo Fasanmi has hailed Southwest governors for their efforts to fight banditry and curb insecurity in the region.
Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, has admitted that it was a tough call excluding Kelechi Iheanacho and Semi Ajayi from his final 23-man squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Two pupils abducted from their school in Obosi in the Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State, were on Sunday, found in a hotel in Onitsha.
Brazil romped to a 7-0 victory over 10-man Honduras in their final friendly before hosting the Copa America, but lost Arthur to injury.
The Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS) says 21 prison inmates of Medium Security Prison Oko, in Edo, have performed in a Bi-Annual Drama and Music Concert show hosted by the prison.
The Lagos state Ministry of Education has announced a shift in the dates for the screening test into the State Model Colleges and Upgraded Schools, the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) and the Placement Test into JSS 1 in all public secondary schools.
Portugal will be without veteran centre-back Pepe as they aim to lift the first ever Nations League title on home soil on Sunday.
Kwara State Governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, on Friday announced the appointments of Chief of Staff (CoS), Secretary to the State Government (SSG) and Chief Press Secretary (CPS).
Real Madrid finally announced they have signed the Belgian on Friday following a protracted transfer saga and he admits it was not easy to leave.