President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi

A woman reads a copy of Egyptian newspaper 'Al-Tahrir' with the headline 'No to Dictatorship' on December 3, 2012 in Cairo. A cartoon of a newspaper in human form chained in a cell was pasted on the front of several independent papers including Al-Watan and Al-Masry Al-Youm with the line …

Egyptian Authorities Call on Citizens to Report on the Media

Egypt wants its citizens to report on the news media. Escalating a pre-election crackdown on independent or critical reporting, Egyptian authorities have published a list of telephone numbers for citizens to alert them to reports they view as undermining security or spreading false news.

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence shakes hands with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, right, at the Presidential Palace in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. Pence arrived in Cairo hours after the U.S. Congress and President Donald Trump failed to reach agreement on a plan to avert a partial federal closure. …

Pence to Egypt’s Sisi: ‘We Will Support a Two-State Solution’

CAIRO — US Vice President Mike Pence met Saturday with Egyptian leader Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi and sought to reassure him that the US would support a two-state solution and was still committed to working toward Israeli-Palestinian peace despite anger in the Arab world over US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

KUWAIT CITY, KUWAIT: One of four Pakistani men is publicly executed by hanging 02 October 2005 in Kuwait City after being convicted by Kuwaiti authorities of drug trafficking. Mohammad Ahmad Khan, 33, Sayed Shah, 26, Faz Yusef, 32 and Abdulbaseer Ishaq, 50, were hanged inside the interior ministry in Kuwait …

Egypt Executes Four Jihadists over 2015 Bomb Attack

Egypt on Tuesday executed four Islamists following their conviction by a military tribunal of killing three military academy students in a 2015 bomb attack that wounded six others.

Relatives of of injured worshippers grieve outside Suez Canal University hospital in Ismailia, Egypt, Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017, a day after an attack on a mosque. Militants attacked a crowded mosque during Friday prayers in the Sinai Peninsula, setting off explosives, spraying worshippers with gunfire and killing more than 200 …

Survivors Describe 20 Minutes of Terror in Attack at Mosque in Egypt’s Sinai

They arrived in five SUVs, took positions across from the mosque’s door and windows, and just as the imam was about to deliver his Friday sermon from atop the pulpit, they opened fire and tossed grenades at the estimated 500 worshipers inside. When the violence finally stopped, more than 300 people, including 27 children, had been killed and 128 injured.

FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2015 file photo, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, center, reviews honor guards, as he takes part in a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of Unknown Soldier outside of Kremlin wall in Moscow, Russia. Seeking to improve the country's image, authorities in Egypt are pulling …

Egypt Tries to Avoid a Fight as Allies Escalate Against Iran

Egypt faces high expectations from Saudi Arabia and its other Gulf Arab benefactors that it will have their back as tensions rise with their rival Iran, including throwing the weight of its military — the largest standing Arab army — into the crisis if needed.

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Islamic State Claims Attack on Egypt Police Checkpoint

The Islamic State extremist group has claimed responsibility for an attack on an Egyptian police checkpoint near the famed Saint Catherine’s Monastery in Sinai late Tuesday which authorities said killed one policeman and wounded four.

JERUSALEM, ISRAEL - JUNE 25: Russian President Vladimir Putin and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attend a press conference at the Israeli leader's Jerusalem residence on June 25, 2012 in Jerusalem, Israel. President Putin is on his first Middle East tour for seven years beginning with a trip to Jerusalem …

Putin Said Willing to Host Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks

Amid speculation over a developing Egyptian bid to revive stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations, Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said late Sunday that Russian President Vladimir Putin was willing to host Israeli and Palestinian leaders for direct talks.

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, listens to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry during their meeting at the Presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, April 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil,POOL)

Assassination Plot Reported Against Egypt’s President Sissi

Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi reportedly canceled a visit to Mauritania, where an Arab League summit starts Monday, due to “credible information” of a plot to assassinate him in Nouakchott, the nation’s capital.