Eighteen-year-old Andrej Ciesielski climbed to the summit of the Cheops Pyramid in Egypt and then posted a video of his adventure online.Read the full story ›
Museum staff have been referred for trial after a botched attempt to glue the beard back on to the ancient burial mask.Read the full story ›
A police officer and a soldier have been killed in a shooting on the outskirts of Cairo.
According to Egyptian state news the two officials were shot in their car in the Giza area on Saturday and checkpoints were immediately put in place to "crack down on the attackers and catch them".
The shooting came the day after three foreign tourists were stabbed in a militant attack on a hotel in the Red Sea resort city of Hurghada, Egypt.
Egypt's former president Hosni Mubarak has had an appeal against his three-year jail sentence on corruption charges denied.
According to Reuters Egypt's court of appeal rejected appeals from both Mubarak, and his two sons.
Mubarak, was jailed alongside his sons last May after reportedly diverting public funds earmarked to renovate presidential palaces and using the money to upgrade family properties.
Egypt will deploy additional security measures following attack at the Red Sea resort of Hurghada that left three tourists wounded.Read the full story ›
Gunmen have opened fire on a tourist bus at a hotel in Cairo, Reuters reports, citing security sources. No deaths have been reported.
Egypt has welcomed the New Year by staging a colourful fireworks display over the country's iconic Pyramids in Cairo.
A molotov cocktail has been hurled at a Cairo restaurant, leaving 12 dead and six wounded, Egyptian security officials have said.Read the full story ›
A molotov explosion has killed 18 people at a restaurant in the Egyptian capital Cairo, security officials say.
A plane flying from Warsaw to the Egyptian resort of Hurghada has made an emergency landing in Bulgaria following a bomb threat, Bulgarian authorities said.
The flight, carrying 161 people, made an emergency landing in the Black Sea city of Burgas.
A spokeswoman for the Burgas airport said all passengers and crew were evacuated, but no explosives have been found aboard.
The plane landed in Burgas at 05.48 a.m. (0348 GMT) after a request for flight number LLP8015 travelling from Warsaw to Hurghada to make an emergency landing, due to a report of the presence of explosives on board
A police spokeswoman said crew were alerted to a possible bomb by a passenger, who when questioned, admitted to having consumed alcohol.
Polish national carrier LOT said the aircraft did not belong to the airline but was a charter, destined for the Egyptian city of Hurghada.
The airport remains closed.