Egypt arrests suspected organ traders

Cairo, Aug 22 Egyptian authorities have arrested 12 people including doctors and nurses suspected of belonging to a "large criminal network specialised in trading human organs", the interior...

Aug 23, 2017 1:23 AM | Newsscroll

India and Egypt have robust bilateral ties: envoy

By Youssra El-SharkawyCairo, Aug 18 India's ties with Egypt has blossomed into a multi-faceted relationship with robust cooperation in areas like defence, security and business, India's envoy here...

Aug 18, 2017 6:19 PM | Newsscroll

Egypt adds media watchdog to blocked websites list

Cairo, Aug 18 Egypt has blocked access to the website of media watchdog Reporters Without Borders, adding RSF to a growing list of restricted online sites in the North African country.The...

Aug 18, 2017 4:36 PM | Newsscroll

Hamas guard killed in rare suicide attack in Gaza Strip

Gaza City, Aug 17 A suicide bomber killed a Hamas guard in southern Gaza today, in a rare Islamist attack against the Palestinian group that has run the impoverished enclave for a decade.The attack...

Aug 17, 2017 10:36 PM | Newsscroll

UN eyes October for 'real' Syria peace talks: envoy

Geneva, Aug 17 UN Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura today said he hopes to launch "real, substantive" peace talks in October, after the opposition has had time to develop a more pragmatic negotiating...

Aug 17, 2017 9:30 PM | Newsscroll

UAE to fund USD 15 million monthly to Gaza: official

Gaza City, Aug 17 The United Arab Emirates will provide USD 15 million a month to Gaza, a Palestinian politician said today, as its rulers Hamas move closer to a UAE-based rival to Palestinian...

Aug 17, 2017 6:38 PM | Newsscroll

Gaza: Suicide bomber wounds several in face-off with security

Gaza City, Aug 17 Gaza's Hamas authorities say a suicide bomber blew himself up when security officers tried to stop him from infiltrating into Egypt, and several people were wounded.The Interior...

Aug 17, 2017 4:47 AM | Newsscroll

Egypt archaeologists discover tombs dating back 2,000 years

Cairo, Aug 16 Egypt's antiquities ministry says that archaeologists have discovered three tombs dating back more than 2,000 years, from the Ptolemaic Period.The discovery was made in the Nile Valley...

Aug 16, 2017 3:16 PM | Newsscroll

Two policemen killed in Egypt's North Sinai province

Cairo [Egypt], August 16 : Two policemen were killed in two separate attacks in Egypt's North Sinai province on Tuesday. As per media reports, unknown gunmen shot dead two policemen in...

Aug 15, 2017 8:06 AM | Newsscroll

India, Egypt support each other's candidates for UNESCO, ICJ

By Youssra El-SharkawyCairo, Aug 15 Egypt supports India's Dalveer Bhandari as judge of the International Court of Justice (ICJ), while New Delhi will back Cairo's nominee to the UNESCO's...

Aug 15, 2017 5:24 PM | Newsscroll