Alahednews Alahednews Egypt: Former Military Chief of Staff Enters Presidential Race Former Egyptian armed forces chief of staff General Sami Anan said Saturday he intended to run in the country’s presidential election in March. Ethiopia: PM Arrives In Egypt for Talks on Sharing Nile Ethiopia’s PM arrived in Cairo on Wednesday for a two-day visit to discuss a massive dam that Egypt fears will cut into its share of the Nile, at a Egypt: Morsi Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison for Insulting Judiciary An Egyptian court has convicted former President Mohammed Morsi and 18 others over insulting the judiciary, sentencing them to three years in prison. At Least Three Killed In Attack on Church South of Cairo An attack in Egypt church killed at three in south Cairo. Egypt Hangs 15 over Terrorist Attacks on Security Forces Egyptian authorities on Tuesday executed 15 prisoners convicted of attacks on security forces in the restive Sinai Peninsula, police officials said. Al-Azhar’s Grand Sheikh Slams US Decision over Al-Quds, Cancels Pence Meeting Al-Azhar’s Grand Sheikh has cancelled a planned meeting with US Vice President Mike Pence. Egypt: FM Sees ’No Reason’ Why Ex-PM Should Not Run for President Egyptian FM Sameh Hassan Shoukry said Friday he saw ’no reason’ why the country’s ex-premier Ahmed Shafiq should not run for president. Sisi Urges Army to Use ‘Brute Force’ to Secure Sinai Egypt’s President urged his military command to use all necessary force to secure the Sinai Peninsula within the next three months. Egypt Mosque Attack: 230+ Martyred in Sinai Massacre More than 230 people had been martyred at a mosque in North Sinai. Sinai Mosque Attack: 150+ Dead & Injured in N Egypt 50 dead as bomb explodes and gunmen storm mosque at Friday prayers. Egypt’s Daesh Affiliate Kills 10 People in Sinai Convoy Attack A group affiliated to Daesh had killed 8 people in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula. Egypt’s Sisi Urges Calm, Says «Time Not Right to Challenge Hezbollah» The Egyptian President urged for calm in the region saying it is not the right time to challenge Lebanon’s Hezbollah. Egypt: 12 Militants Killed in Western Desert Shootout Egypt’s news agency reported that police had killed 12 militants in southwest of Cairo. Egypt: 35 Police, Troops Die in Clashes with Terrorists At least 35 Egyptian troops and police lost their lives in clashes with terrorists in the Bahariya oasis in the country’s Western Desert late on Fr Reports: Egypt Ordered 30,000 Rockets from NKorea in $23m Deal Foiled by US Egyptian business executives ordered $23 million worth of rockets from North Korea for the Egyptian army in a complex and illicit arrangement that was Egyptian Cabinet Expands Grounds for Withdrawing Citizenship Egypt’s Cabinet has proposed an amendment for the withdrawal of acquired citizenship. US Report Points to Egyptian Abuses, Anti-Democracy Actions A US report conveyed that Egypt is failing to protect free speech and its minorities. Report: Egypt Cuts Military Ties with N Korea Egypt’s defense minister announced that his country has cut military ties with North Korea. Egypt: Terrorists Attack Convoy in Sinai, Kill 18 Police Daesh terrorists ambushed a police convoy in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula on Monday, killing 18 police and wounding seven others. HRW Website Blocked in Egypt after Torture Report HRW said its website had been blocked in Egypt after it released a report on torture in prisons. HRW: Egypt President Allows ’Systematic Torture’ In Jails Human Rights Watch said Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi permitted ’systematic’ torture .in detention centers Egypt, Sudan Border Dispute Heats Up After Decades of Silence A dispute between Egypt and Sudan over the construction of an Ethiopian hydroelectric dam has re-ignited a 60-year-old dispute. Egypt: Bus, Pick-Up Truck Collide, At Least 14 Killed Egypt’s Health Ministry stated that 14 people were killed and 42 injured when a bus collided with a pick-up truck and then plunged from an overpass Trump Calls Egypt’s Sisi to Affirm Support The US President phoned his Egyptian counterpart to strengthen ties between both countries. «Israel», Egypt Officials Meet to Discuss Reopening Cairo Embassy An ’Israeli’ delegation met with the Egyptian leadership to discuss the reopening of the ’Israeli’ entity’s embassy in Cairo.