Egypt travel advice

On 19 July, an armed group attacked a security checkpoint along the Farafra-Bawati road in the New Valley governorate, killing 22 border guards.

There were a number of explosions in Cairo on 25 June, including at some Metro stations. There are reports of injuries. Metro services were suspended temporarily but have now resumed.

On 2 May 2014, there were bomb blasts in El Tor Al Tur in South Sinai targeting a police check point and a bus. On the same day there was an explosion outside a court building in Heliopolis in Cairo. There were a number of deaths and injuries.

On 16 February, 3 South Korean tourists and their driver were killed in an attack on a bus in Taba Sinai.