Suicide bomber kills three police in historic heart of Cairo
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.
Super Eagles to know opponents on April 12
The Super Eagles, who won the African Cup of Nations in 2013, will know their opponents in this year’s edition of the competition on April 12, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has revealed. April 12 is the date approved by the Confederation of African Football for the draws of the 32nd edition of the competition,…
Leading African clubs long for CAF title
A number of popular African clubs who have not won a continental competition for a long time will be in CAF Confederation Cup play-offs first-leg action this weekend. It is 42 years since Nigerians Enugu Rangers won the now defunct African Cup Winners Cup and Ghanaians Asante Kotoko lifted the African Cup of Champions Clubs…
Man throws explosive device by US embassy in Cairo
A man was arrested on Tuesday after throwing a homemade explosive device close to the US embassy in Cairo, Egyptian security and judicial sources said.
Blast at Cairo chemical site injures 12
A strong explosion at a chemical tank near Cairo airport in the east of the Egyptian capital has left at least a dozen people injured, the army said on Thursday night.
Gunman attacks church near Cairo, shot dead
A gunman attacked a church south of Cairo on Friday and was shot dead by policemen, police officials said.
Bomb hoax forces EgyptAir plane to land in Uzbekistan
An EgyptAir flight from Cairo to Beijing made an emergency landing in Uzbekistan on Wednesday after a bomb threat that turned out to be a hoax, the airline said.
EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo disappears from radar
Egyptian search teams combed the Mediterranean for signs of an EgyptAir flight with 66 people on board that vanished from radar en route from Paris to Cairo on Thursday, the airline said.
Gunmen kill eight Egyptian policemen south of Cairo
The policemen were travelling in a minivan when the assailants in a pickup truck blocked their path and sprayed the vehicle with automatic rifle fire, the ministry said.
Two military cadets killed in Egypt bombing
Two Egyptian military cadets were killed in a bombing north of Cairo on Wednesday as they waited to board a bus, officials said. The blast struck in the Nile Valley city of Kafr al-Sheikh and wounded 10 other people, police officials said. Scores of policemen and soldiers have been killed in attacks since the military overthrew…