Sunday, 17 November, 2019

Two killed by bomb in 'attempted assassination' of Alexandria security chief

The Taba border crossing between Israel and Egypt Two killed by bomb in 'attempted assassination' of Alexandria security chief
Patty Aguilar | 26 March, 2018, 04:18

An IED bomb exploded in the Rushdi neighborhood of Egypt's second largest city of Alexandria on Saturday and targeted the convoy of the city's security chief, leaving at least two police officer dead.

Two people were killed when a bomb exploded under a auto in the Egyptian city of Alexandria on Saturday in what appeared to be an assassination attempt on the city's security chief, state media reported. Daesh released a video last month in which it warned Egyptians against voting and urged militants to attack security forces and leaders.

"Bringing weapons into a foreign country constitutes a criminal offense that may lead to investigation, arrest and trial proceedings which, at best, will result in prolonged detention in the destination country and the payment of high fines", the ministry said. Egyptian authorities say the group is the Brotherhood's armed wing, but the Brotherhood says it rejects violence.

Byron Allen's Entertainment Studios Acquires The Weather Channel
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Three children die in Siberia shopping mall fire
A representative of Russia's Investigative Committee, Svetlana Petrenko, said that 26 people had sought treatment or had been taken to hospital.

Trump dismissed advisers' warnings against vetoing spending bill
The Senate passed the spending bill by a 65-32 vote early Friday after the House of Representatives approved the measure Thursday. Republicans hold majorities in both the House and Senate, but there was not universal support in the party for the bill.

The Hasam movement first emerged in 2016 when it claimed responsibility for a series of attacks on government officials.

Egypt on Monday begins three days of voting in a presidential election which President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is widely expected to win.

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