Egyptian tour guides hold a candlelight vigil at the base of the Great Pyramid of Giza in solidarity with victims of attacks in Paris and Beirut and the Russian plane crash in northern Sinai, on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt, Nov. 15, 2015.
A bomb hidden beside a wall went off as the bus carrying 14 Vietnamese tourists was passing, it adds.
At least 10 other Vietnamese tourists, as well as an Egyptian bus driver, were also hurt in the blast, the interior ministry said.
CNN's Hossam Ahmed reported from Cairo and Mohammed Tawfeeq reported and wrote from Atlanta.
Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly said the bus had "deviated" from a route secured by security services.
Egypt has attempted in recent to lure tourists back to the country, with some success.
"It was awful - people screaming", she said. However, this is the first attack to target foreign tourists in nearly two years.
It said that 10 were seriously injured.
According to the official state news agency MENA, security forces killed the suspected fighters in raids in Giza and northern Sinai - a volatile desert region that has been a hotbed for various armed groups.
Last year, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi declared a countrywide state of emergency after two church bombings killed dozens of people in two cities. "We will continue to move towards a new year of determination to root out terrorism", he wrote.
State highway workers were sent to the area on Monday (Tuesday NZT) to erect "no parking" signs along USA 70 outside the monument. It might be nice if someone inside the White House told the president that he doesn't need Democrats to get funding for his wall.
As of right now, it looks like we'll start off the new year with some of the coldest temperatures of the winter season thus far. The winter storm came ashore Christmas Eve and brought more than a foot of snow to the Sierra Nevada mountains in California.
Translation: Democrats prefer a government shutdown to giving Trump one dime for his bloody border wall. Roughly 420,000 workers were deemed essential and are working unpaid, while 380,000 were furloughed.
The Democrat-led Senate refused to entertain the House provisions, while the House refused to go forward without them. Although tourists could still stroll along the Mall and visit its open-air sites, they found public restrooms closed.
Meanwhile, legal expert Shah Khawar said that acquittal of Sharif in one case and conviction in the other will go in his favour. Accountability Court announced the verdict and he is arrested from the court after the announcement of the verdict.
The club are in the market for a striker with both Álvaro Morata and Olivier Giroud struggling to score with any real consistency. The Rossoneri had targeted Morata several times over the last couple of years, but Chelsea outbid them with €75m to Real Madrid .
The box-office performance of the film is also very disappointing and the trade experts are considering the movie as a flop. However, it was shocking that Khan's presence in the film did not lead to an increase in footfall over Saturday and Sunday.
Barca captain Messi lauded the World Cup winner's potential and insisted the club are committed to nurturing his development. The Argentina worldwide said he enjoyed his battle with Ronaldo while the forward was in Spain .
Elsewhere, US political turmoil triggered by the partial shutdown of the federal government is also adding to market concerns. A measure of oil market volatility jumped to the highest level since late November on Monday before easing lower today.
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He said the U.S. could use Iraq as a regional launching pad to carry out operations against the ISIS and Syria. His militia is represented in Parliament by the Binaa bloc, a rival coalition to Mr al-Sadr's Islah.
Turkey: Almost 300000 Syrians have gone home
Speaking on a visit to French troops in Chad, Mr Macron said: "To be allies is to fight shoulder to shoulder". The U.S. pullout from Syria is being called a victory for Vladimir Putin.
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