Egypt travel advice

In the early hours of 26 February 2015, there were a number of explosions in Cairo. The explosions occurred outside mobile telephone shops in the Mohandiseen area, a restaurant in the Imbaba area and a police station in Warraq. There are reports of one death and a number of injuries.

On 16 February, ABM carried out a suicide attack on a tourist bus in Taba, South Sinai, close to the Israeli border at Eilat, killing 3 South Korean tourists, an Egyptian driver and injuring at least 14 others. The group has threatened further attacks against Egypt’s economic interests.