Latest Sharm el-Sheikh attacks Stories

2006-06-17 09:28:35

CAIRO (Reuters) - Fourteen Egyptians went on trial on Saturday on charges connected with two bombings which targeted tourists in the capital Cairo in April 2005. An American, two French people and the bomber were killed in the first attack in the bazaar area of the old city.

2006-04-24 13:30:20

CAIRO (Reuters) - Three explosions shook the Egyptian Sinai resort of Dahab on Monday and smoke could be seen rising from the town's tourist bazaar, witnesses said. At least 12 people were killed and more than 90 were wounded, Al Jazeera television reported.

2006-04-24 14:49:28

By Mohammed Abbas CAIRO (Reuters) - Three explosions shook the Egyptian Sinai resort of Dahab on Monday, killing 30 people and wounding more than 100, rescue and security officials said.

2006-04-24 13:38:52

CAIRO (Reuters) - Twenty-two people were killed and 150 wounded by three explosions that ripped through the Egyptian Sinai resort town of Dahab on Monday, a security official said. "It is twenty-two dead and 150 wounded ...

2005-09-29 08:09:13

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian police in the Sinai peninsula have shot dead two men suspected of organizing bombings which killed 67 people in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh in July, the Interior Ministry said on Thursday.

2005-09-04 10:15:48

By Jonathan Wright CAIRO (Reuters) - An investigation into attacks that killed 98 people in Sharm el-Sheikh and other Sinai resorts in the past year showed no links between the bombers and outside groups, Egypt's prime minister said on Sunday.

2005-08-27 09:05:40

ISMAILIA, Egypt (Reuters) - A land mine damaged an Egyptian police vehicle in northern Sinai on Saturday, injuring a police colonel and a civilian helping police track the group suspected of seven bombings in the area, a security source said.

2005-08-23 05:22:21

By Camilla Hall CAIRO (Reuters) - Frightened tourists have been slow to return to Egypt's south Sinai since bombs killed more than 64 people in the resort of Sharm el-Sheikh last month, dragging the regional economy into the doldrums, hoteliers said on Tuesday.

2005-08-19 10:34:14

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian police have arrested one more man suspected of belonging to a group that killed at least 64 people in three bomb attacks in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh last month, security sources said on Friday.

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