Security chief believes homemade device with power of 1.5kg TNT caused plane to fall apart in the air
President Sisi's camp looks set to dominate elections thanks to a weak opposition
Mexican tourists and their guides among 12 people killed by security forces hunting Islamist militants
Across the world – and especially in Africa – war can rage on for years, ignored by all those who are not directly affected
The invasive tests are a gross violation of women's rights but are still openly carried out in many societies
American starts world's first crowdfunding page to set up a kingdom in northeast Africa
As the chances of a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict fade, few alternatives remain
Experts see similarities between Tuesday's tragedy and the mysterious 1999 crash of EgyptAir flight 990
Sisa Abu Daooh has spent the last 40 years dressing and working as a man to provide for her family
Footage shows knife-wielding men forcing the couple into a cage on the dance floor while jihadi music plays
Egyptian newspapers are full-throated in their support for military action against Islamic State
Islamic State targets in Libya hit by Egyptian forces after militants behead 21 Christians in gruesome video
Australian correspondent says he will now fight to win the release of his two colleagues from jail
Group which pledged allegiance to Islamic State carried out simultaneous attacks on military targets
Discovery will 'shed light' on Fifth Dynasty pharaohs who witnessed the construction of the first pyramids
By 2050, Africa’s population will hit 2.4 billion. What effect will this have and what opportunities will it present for your business?
Nigeria's population is expected to surpass the US by 2050. Where else will the continent grow?
A year after 1,000 people died in Cairo's Rab'a Square, investigators says mass killings went 'according to plan'
From the archive: The Palestinian smugglers who use Hamas tunnels to bring supplies into Gaza
Egyptian president acknowledges the 'very negative' impact the verdict had on international relations