World Bulletin / News Desk
A roadside bomb Sunday killed an Egyptian policeman and wounded four others on a highway on the southern outskirts of Cairo, the interior ministry said.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but extremists have carried out many attacks on the police and army since the 2013 army toppling of president Mohamed Morsi.
Egypt is fighting a long-running insurgency by a local affiliate of the ISIL group in North Sinai province, in which hundreds of soldiers and policemen have been killed.
In past months, another militant group called Hasm has claimed responsibility for attacks in Cairo and the Nile Delta, most of them targeting policemen.
Egypt recently ceded sovereignty over two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia
Despite its association with terrorism, Washington sees PYD as viable ally against ISIL in Syria
Move follows accusations that Saudi authorities were hindering entry of Hajj pilgrims from Qatar
Regime forces were killed in Jobar district of Damascus
Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says Tehran should continue with 2015 deal despite fresh US sanctions
An official Saudi source renews accusations against Tehran of 'spreading terrorism and extremism'
Four Arab states severed diplomatic relations with Qatar, accusing Doha of supporting terrorism
After the liberation of Mosul and loss of territory in Syria's Raqqa, ISIL terrorist group has become more active in the unrest in southern Philippines, Egypt's Sinai Peninsula and Nigeria’s Borno State.
Israeli media report reopening of Cairo embassy could be imminent after 8-month closure
Nearly 4.1 million Jordanians are eligible to vote in the election
Around 4,000 people near Hadalat crossing reportedly living only on flour, water
But Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano suggested there were more prospects now for the truth to be revealed.
Case number rapidly approaching ICRC projection of 600,000 infections by end-2017
Around 800 pilgrims are set to cross the terminal on Monday
Medhat Shousha quits in wake of deadly train accident
Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rarely addresses the Kurdish issue.