Gunmen killed five Egyptian soldiers near the Suez Canal city of Ismailia on Monday, security sources said, in a series of attacks that highlight growing insecurity since the army ousted Islamist President Mohamed Mursi.
In an int
An Egyptian court on Monday sentenced 14 militant Islamists to death by hanging and four to life imprisonment over attacks on army and police forces in the Sinai Peninsula last year.
The men, members of a militant group called Taw
Revenue from Egypt's Suez Canal rose to $395 million in May, 15 per cent up from May 2009, a top official said in a statement on Wednesday.
"This revenue is the most since November 2009," Suez Canal Authority chairman Ahmed Fadel said.