Egypt

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Virgin Atlantic plane damaged after Egyptair flight clips it on runway

Virgin Atlantic plane damaged after Egyptair flight clips it on runway

Virgin Atlantic plane damaged after Egyptair flight clips it on runway

The incident took place at John F Kennedy Airport in New York City

16 men handed jail sentences as LGBT crackdown continues in Egypt

16 men handed jail sentences as LGBT crackdown continues in Egypt

16 men handed jail sentences as LGBT crackdown continues in Egypt

The men have been convicted of abnormal sexual relations and inciting debauchery

Friday, November 24, 2017

Friday, November 24, 2017

'155 dead' after massive suicide bomb attack on Mosque in Egypt

'235 dead' after massive suicide bomb attack on Mosque in Egypt

'235 dead' after massive suicide bomb attack in Egypt

The attack took place earlier today

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Israel's Holocaust memorial to honour first Arab with Righteous Among the Nations medal

Israel's Holocaust memorial to honour first Arab with Righteous Among the Nations medal

Israel's Holocaust memorial to honour first Arab for helping Jews

Mohammed Helmy hid Jewish Anna Boros and her grandmother during the Second World War

Friday, October 20, 2017

Friday, October 20, 2017

Irish student imprisoned in Egypt freed after four years in Cairo jail

Ibrahim Halawa: Irish student imprisoned in Egypt freed after four years in Cairo jail

Irish student imprisoned in Egypt freed after four years in Cairo jail

Ibrahim Halawa was imprisoned when he was 17 in the wake of the 'Day of Rage' protests in 2013

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Hamas and Fatah 'reach political reconciliation deal'

Rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah reach key deal over Gaza

Rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah reach key deal over Gaza

Hamas has claimed it has reached a deal with Fatah, however no further details have been released

Monday, October 9, 2017

Monday, October 9, 2017

'LGBT crackdown' begins after rainbow flags flown at rock concert

Egypt: 'Crackdown on LGBT people' after rainbow flags flown at rock concert

Egypt: 'Crackdown on LGBT people' after rainbow flags flown at rock concert

Rainbow flags were flown at a Mashrou’ Leila concert near Cairo

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Imam accused of holding weddings for 27 underage girls in Egypt

Imam accused of holding weddings for 27 underage girls in Egypt

Imam accused of holding weddings for 27 underage girls in Egypt

The Imam is now facing a disciplinary hearing and has been suspended from his work

Monday, October 2, 2017

Monday, October 2, 2017

Egypt 'ordered 30,000 grenades from North Korea'

Egypt 'ordered 30,000 grenades from North Korea'

Egypt 'ordered 30,000 grenades from North Korea'

The alleged plan to give the grenades to the Egyptian army was foiled by the US

"Monarch has really suffered over the last few years', says ABTA spokeswoman Victoria Bacon

Monarch has been decimated by recent terror attack, says ABTA spokeswoman Victoria Bacon

Monarch has been decimated by recent terror attacks, says ABTA spokeswoman

Victoria Bacon from the Association of British Travel Agents spoke to Daisy McAndrew about the airline's collapse

Monday, September 18, 2017

Monday, September 18, 2017

Ibrahim Halawa was charged over violent clashes following the removal of Mohammed Morsi

Egyptian court acquits Irish citizen Ibrahim Halawa of murder

Egyptian court acquits Irish citizen Ibrahim Halawa of murder

Halawa had faced murder charges in a mass trial surrounding the removal of Mohammed Morsi

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Saudi Arabia has been the UK's best customer in recent years

London is about to host a roll call of the world's most vile regimes. We must protest

'London is hosting a roll call of the world's worst regimes and we must protest'

Huge arms fair will attract dictators and human rights abusers from around the world. But don't worry, we'll be there too

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Qatar announces restoration of relationship with Iran amid ongoing crisis

Qatar announces restoration of relationship with Iran amid ongoing crisis

Qatar announces restoration of relationship with Iran amid ongoing crisis

The government in Doha is currently embroiled in a diplomatic crisis with five other gulf countries

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Qatar Crisis: Saudi Arabia re-opens border to allow Mecca pilgrimage

Qatar Crisis: Saudi Arabia re-opens border to allow Mecca pilgrimage

Saudi Arabia re-opens Qatar border to allow Mecca pilgrimage

The country has been in a diplomatic dispute after it claims Qatar has been working to destabilise the Persian Gulf

Monday, August 14, 2017

Monday, August 14, 2017

Donald Trump has condemned all sides for Charlottesville. But here are some occasions when he wasn't so impartial

The times Donald Trump forgot to take an 'all sides' view

The US president has been vocal on many different issues and blasted numerous people over the course of his presidency

Monday, August 7, 2017

Monday, August 7, 2017

Al Jazeera to take legal action against Israel as it moves to shut down offices

Al Jazeera to take legal action against Israel as it moves to shut down offices

Al Jazeera to take legal action against Israel as it moves to shut down offices

Israeli Communications Minister Ayoub Kara has announced there is to a ban on the station in the country and occupied territories

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Egyptian woman assaulted 'by three men after refusing to give them free cigarettes'

Egyptian woman 'assaulted by three men after refusing to give them free cigarettes'

Egyptian woman 'assaulted by three men after refusing to give them cigarettes'

The three men allegedly used wooden sticks to beat the woman and also smashed up part of the shop they were in

Monday, July 17, 2017

Monday, July 17, 2017

US report claims United Arab Emirates government placed false story which started Gulf crisis by hacking Qatari government news websites

US report claims UAE government started Qatar crisis with fake news

US report claims UAE government started Qatar crisis with fake news

The Washington Post has claimed a false news story created by the UAE on a government website created the current diplomatic crisis

Friday, July 14, 2017

Friday, July 14, 2017

Details of the attack are still emerging

Two killed in Egypt beach stabbing

Two killed in Egypt beach stabbing

Attack took place in Red Sea resort of Hurghada

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Thursday, June 22, 2017

United States calls for Gulf countries to iron out grievances with Qatar

United States calls for Gulf states to iron out grievances with Qatar

United States calls for Gulf states to iron out grievances with Qatar

Five countries in the Persian Gulf have cut ties with Doha over allegations it is bolstering instability in the region

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Bahrain bans social media sympathy for Qatar in diplomatic row

Bahrain bans social media sympathy for Qatar in diplomatic row

Bahrain bans social media sympathy for Qatar in diplomatic row

The United Arab Emirates took the same step on Wednesday

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

United Arab Emirates warns of prison sentences if people support Qatar on social media

United Arab Emirates warns of prison sentences if people support Qatar on social media

UAE warns of prison sentences if people support Qatar on social media

The United Arab Emirates has cut ties with Qatar in an escalating diplomatic crisis

Qatar Crisis: Moscow denies hacker involvement, says there's "zero" proof

Qatar Crisis: Moscow denies hacker involvement, says there's 'zero' proof

Qatar Crisis: Moscow denies hacker involvement, says there's 'zero' proof

Five Gulf countries have severed all diplomatic ties with Qatar in an escalating dispute

Monday, June 5, 2017

Monday, June 5, 2017

"Tickets should be easy to get, right" - Twitter users react to Qatar row after countries cut ties, speculating about the 2022 World Cup

Fifa urged to strip Qatar of 2022 World Cup after Isis terror claims

Fifa urged to strip Qatar of 2022 World Cup after Isis terror claims

The competition was awarded to Qatar amid huge controversy in 2010, and the Twitterati are now urging football's governing body to reverse its decision

Five Middle East countries cut diplomatic ties with Qatar over allegations of destabilising the region

Arab states sever diplomatic ties with Qatar over Isis terror claims

Arab states sever diplomatic ties with Qatar over Isis terror claims

They have accused the nation of backing militant groups like Isis, which it has denied by saying the claim has 'no basis in fact'

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Indian doctors treating world's heaviest woman resign in protest over lying allegations

Indian doctors treating world's heaviest woman resign in protest over lying allegations

Doctors treating world's heaviest woman quit in protest over lying allegations

Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty's family say the doctors took credit for helping her achieve a weight loss she supposedly hasn't achieved

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

The ancient tomb was found near Luxor, one of the world's richest archaeological sites (stock photo)

Archaeologists discover 3,500-year-old Pharoah tomb in Egypt (VIDEO)

Archaeologists discover 3,500-year-old Pharoah tomb in Egypt

Tomb contains eight mummies and thousands of statues

Monday, April 10, 2017

Monday, April 10, 2017

BREAKING Rocket sirens sounded in Israeli communities near Gaza border

Rocket sirens sounded in Israeli communities near Gaza border

Sirens also sounded near Egyptian border

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

'Electronics ban is not about what we’re doing in UK airports; it’s what’s not being done overseas', says former bomb disposal officer

'Electronics ban isn't about what we’re doing in UK airports; it’s what’s not being done overseas'

'Electronics ban is about what’s not being done overseas'

Major Chris Hunter, a former bomb disposal officer who served in Iraq, spoke to Paul Ross about the new electronics ban on inbound UK flights from six Middle East and North African countries

Downing Street confirms laptop ban on flights from six countries in Middle East and North Africa

Downing Street confirms laptop ban on flights from six countries in Middle East and North Africa

Downing Street confirms laptop ban on flights from six countries

The move comes after America implemented a similar policy via Donald Trump's executive order on Tuesday

Friday, March 10, 2017

Friday, March 10, 2017

Archeologists discover 3,000-year-old ancient pharaoh statues in Cairo

Archeologists discover 3,000-year-old ancient pharaoh statues in Cairo

Archeologists discover 3,000-year-old ancient pharaoh statues in Cairo

German and Egyptian archeologists found the statues in a mud pit between crumbling apartment blocks on wasteland in the Mattarya district, Cairo

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Indian doctors confirm 100 kilogram weight loss of 'world's heaviest woman'

Indian doctors confirm 'world's heaviest woman' has lost 100kg

Indian doctors confirm 'world's heaviest woman' has lost 100kg

Prior to the surgery in Mumbai, Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty used to weigh around 500 kilograms

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Egypt puts former footballer Mohamed Aboutrika on terror list

Egypt puts former African Footballer of the Year Mohamed Aboutrika on terror list

Egypt puts former footballer Mohamed Aboutrika on terror list

Aboutrika has been accused of providing financial support to the Brotherhood, which Egypt considers a terrorist organisation

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Thursday, December 15, 2016

EgyptAir flight MS804: traces of explosive found on crash victims' bodies

EgyptAir flight MS804: traces of explosive found on crash victims' bodies

EgyptAir flight MS804: traces of explosive found on crash victims' bodies

The plane on route from Cairo to Paris went down over the Mediterranean in May, killing all 66 people on board

Monday, November 21, 2016

Monday, November 21, 2016

'Pyramids' have been discovered in Antarctica

Snow joke – scientists stunned by 'Pyramids' discovered in Antarctica

'Pyramids' have been discovered in Antarctica

Scientists have been shocked by images produced by Google Earth, which appear to show pyramids in Antarctica, bearing a resemblance to the pyramids of Giza in Egypt