Middle East

Two German tourists killed in attack at Egyptian resort

The assailant was arrested immediately after the attack in Hurghada, in which four foreigners were also wounded.

Two tourists stabbed to death, four wounded in Egypt

Inside Story

What's behind the demand to shut down Al Jazeera?

The Saudi-led group appears to be backing down on its demand to shut down Al Jazeera.

Middle East

Gunmen kill five Egyptian policemen near Cairo

Three assailants on motorbike attack police checkpoint 30km outside Cairo before fleeing scene, interior ministry says.

Gunmen kill five Egyptian policemen near Cairo

Opinion

Middle Eastern supporters of Turkey's failed coup

A year on, the UAE and Egypt's involvement in Turkey's failed coup attempt is more apparent than ever before.

Ismail Numan Telci

by Ismail Numan Telci

Ismail Numan Telci

Middle East

Egypt's churches cancel activities for security reasons

Egyptian Christians have been told to cancel all events and activities outside churches in July due to security threats.

Egypt's churches cancel activities for security reasons

Inside Story

Can Tillerson get anti-Qatar quartet to end GCC crisis?

US Secretary of State visits Saudi Arabia as part of his shuttle diplomacy to help resolve the Gulf crisis.

Gaza

Egyptians in Gaza: 'We escaped from certain death'

Hundreds of refugees fleeing the Sinai conflict have settled in Gaza, where they have been subsisting on handouts.

Egyptians in Gaza: 'We escaped from certain death'

Middle East

Tillerson: Qatari position in Gulf row 'reasonable'

US secretary of state, while visiting Doha, says Qatar's views in Gulf crisis have been clear and 'very reasonable'.

Middle East

Will Mohammed Dahlan return to lead Gaza?

A confluence of interests between Egypt, the UAE and Hamas are paving the way for the exiled strongman's return.

Will Mohammed Dahlan return to lead Gaza?

Middle East

Egypt and Palestine discuss Hamas-Cairo rapprochement

Abbas-El-Sisi meeting comes after signs of a rapprochement between Cairo, Hamas and ex-Fatah strongman Mohammed Dahlan.

Egypt and Palestine discuss Hamas-Cairo rapprochement

Inside Story

Is anti-Qatar quartet spreading hate speech in mosques?

Saudi Arabia and its allies appear to be using mosques to spread hate speech against Qatar.

Middle East

Egyptian soldiers killed in ISIL-claimed suicide attack

ISIL claims suicide bombing at army checkpoint near Rafah in northern Sinai.

Egypt: 26 soldiers killed in Sinai suicide attack

Egypt

Egypt's Nubians call for their right to return home

Successive governments have made a series of failed promises to compensate displaced Nubians for their losses.

Egypt's Nubians call for their right to return home

Middle East

Expert discusses Egypt's military operation in Sinai

Al Jazeera's Middle East analyst Yehia Ghanem discusses attacks on the Egyptian soldiers in Sinai peninsula.

China

Egypt arrests Chinese Muslim students amid police sweep

Scores of Uighurs forced to flee in Cairo and Alexandria after police sweep on Beijing's request, rights groups say.

Egypt arrests Chinese Muslim students amid police sweep