Officials did not say whether the suspects were connected to the attack near the pyramids, but said three raids across the country took place simultaneously.
Will the government’s underhanded tactics be sufficient for the current president's hand-picked successor to rule the Democratic Republic of the Congo?
- by Konstantinos Snenton
Ebola patients flee and police have fired live ammunition and tear gas to disperse more than 100 people protesting against an election delay in the east.
- by Al-Hadji Kudra Maliro & Saleh Mwanamilongo
Jazz bassist Musa Manzini was awake and strummed an acoustic guitar slowly as neurosurgeons operated on a brain tumour.
- by Kimon de Greef
Tricked into fighting, forced to perform brutal rituals, and killed by the thousand in battle. Meet the child soldiers of the world's longest running conflict.
- by David Wroe
The election in Congo holds out hope for the country's first ever democratic transition. But now it has been delayed again, and fears are growing.
- by David Wroe
Disney has been accused of "colonialism and robbery" for trademarking the Swahili phrase "hakuna matata", made famous by The Lion King.
- by Nick Allen
When Nigerian soldiers opened fire on rock-throwing protesters, officials defended them, saying their forces had simply done what US President Donald Trump told American soldiers to do.
- by Dionne Searcey and Emmanuel Akinwotu
The US airstrikes in a coastal Somali town were pre-emptive strikes to prevent a major extremist attack, according to an intelligence officer.
December 17 is a grim anniversary for the Red Cross, but Australians working for the international body have a defiant message for those who target them.
- by Dorsa Nazemi-Salman
More than 150 women and girls have sought treatment for rape and other acts of sexual violence near Bentiu.