Type: City
Name: Cairo
Country: Egypt
Latitude: 30.059999
Longitude: 31.25
population: 7,734,602
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 36 mins ago - 3 reports

Sinai bomb kills six Egypt policemen

  CAIRO – A bomb hit an Egyptian security force convoy in the Sinai Peninsula on Tuesday, killing six policemen in the restive region where militants launch regular attacks.Two policemen were also wounded in the attack on the road between ... [Published Saudi Gazette - Mid-East - 36 mins ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 4 reports

Nine killed in tourist bus crash in Egypt

CAIRO - At least nine Egyptians were killed and 30 people injured, including an American and a Russian, in a tourist bus accident in southern Egypt on Tuesday, officials said.The bus collided with another vehicle near the city of Beni Suef, about 120 ... [Published NOW News - 9 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 8 reports

Badie handed third life term, Fattah gets bail

CAIROMohamed Badie, top leader of Egypt’s outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, was sentenced to life in jail along with 14 others on Monday on charges of murder and inciting violence during clashes near Cairo last year.The session had been summoned for witness ... [Published Oman Tribune - 18 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

FRANCE - LIBYA: UN must deal with 'terrorist threat' in Libya, French defence minister

In Cairo in Egypt for a meeting with counterpart General Sedki Sobhi, Le Drian said the talks had focused not only on the Islamic State extremist group but also the chaos in Egypt's neighbour Libya, where rival militias are engaged in combat.Paris and ... [Published Radio France Internationale - 8 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 4 reports

CAIRO: Egypt tourism could fully recover in 2015 -minister

Egypt's Tourism Minister is banking on the stability of his country to revive tourism but regional wars and the surge of Islamic State may affect the recovery. While Egypt is by no means wholly stable, Hisham Zaazou said he hoped tourist numbers would ... [Published Voxafrica - 22 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 5 reports

Egyptian activist Alaa Abdel Fattah released from prison on bail

One of Egypt’s best-known pro-democracy activists was freed from prison on bail Monday, but faces retrial for violating an anti-protest law.Alaa Abdel Fattah, wan and worn after a prolonged hunger strike, was welcomed by friends and supporters as he emerged ... [Published Los Angeles Times - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 2 reports

State Dept. Briefing On Kerry Trip to Cairo

Background Briefing on the Secretary's Trip to Cairo, Egypt:MODERATOR: (In progress) - the Secretary's trip to Cairo, Egypt. While he's there, he'll be meeting with Arab League Secretary-General Elaraby, with President al-Sisi, and with Foreign Minister ... [Published - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 3 reports

MOI Says It Eliminated Ansar Bayt Al-Maqdis Members in Suez

Cairo — Egypt's interior ministry eliminated a group of "terrorists" affiliated with the Sinai-based Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis militant group after heavy crossfire in Suez, Interior Minister Mohamed Ibrahim announced on Sunday.The seven Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis ... [Published - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 2 reports

New Israeli ambassador in Cairo meets President Sissi

Israel’s new ambassador to Egypt, Haim Koren, on Sunday presented his credentials to Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi at his palace in Cairo, allowing Koren to officially contact Egyptian government officials in his capacity as Israel’s diplomatic ... [Published The Times Of Israel - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 2 reports

Egypt factory collapse kills 6

CAIRO: A textile dyeing factory collapsed in Egypt, killing six people and injuring 22 in an accident blamed on poor construction, authorities said Monday.A "design defect" caused the disaster near the capital Cairo Sunday, according to Gamal Al-Taruti, ... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 2 reports

Kuwait Min. named deputy head of Arab labor conf

CAIRO, Sept 14 (KUNA) -- Arab Labor Ministers on Sunday named Kuwaiti Minister of Social Affairs and Labor Hind Al-Sabeeh deputy head of the Arab Labor Conference.On the sidelines of the 41st session of the conference in the headquarters of the Arab League ... [Published Kuwait News Agency - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 6 reports

John Kerry gets assurances but no commitments yet in Mideast

Cairo --Secretary of State John Kerry received broad assurances but no public commitments from Egypt on Saturday as he continued his tour of the Middle East to try to assemble a coalition behind an American campaign against the extremist group known as ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Sep 14 2014]


The Hamas spokesman also questioned whether the attack, which was reported by Israel, had in fact occurred. "There is no sign a mortar bomb was fired from Gaza and Palestinian factions are committed to keep the agreement for calm, and eager to maintain it."
"For the first time since operation Protective Edge, a mortar shell fired from Gaza hit southern Israel" Lieutenant Colonel Peter Lerner said on Twitter
"Without immediate action by the Palestinian Authority, donors and the government of Israel to revitalise the economy and improve the business climate, a return to violence as we have seen in recent years will remain a clear and present danger" the World Bank quoted Palestinian territories director Steen Lau Jorgensen as saying in a statement
"The second (challenge) is the bureaucracy and inconsistencies of policies. We are trying very much to work onon that on the presidential and cabinet level" said Salman

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