Egypt Chronology of Terrer
Oct. 21, 1992 — Militants ambush tourist bus, killing a British woman and wounding two British men. The woman is the first foreigner to die in militant-related violence.
Feb. 26, 1993 — Bomb in crowded coffee shop in central Cairo kills a Turk, a Swede and an Egyptian and wounds 20.
June 8 — Bomb explodes near tour bus on Pyramids Road in Cairo, killing two Egyptians and wounding 22 people, including five Britons.
Oct. 27 — A man described as a mentally disturbed musician shoots dead two American businessmen, a French jurist and an Italian at a luxury Cairo hotel.
March 4, 1994 — Gunmen fire at Nile cruiser in southern Egypt, wounding a German woman tourist, who died after being flown back to Germany.
Aug. 26 — Gunmen kill Spanish boy in an attack on a tourist bus in southern Egypt.
Sept. 27 — Gunmen shoot and kill one German tourist and wound another in a gun attack in the Red Sea resort of Hurghada. Two Egyptians also killed and another German man died of his wounds after returning to Germany.
Oct. 23 — Suspected Muslim militants kill a British tourist and wound three in a minibus attack.
April 18, 1996 — Islamic militants shoot dead 18 Greek tourists they mistook for Israelis near the Pyramids.
Sept. 18, 1997 — Gunmen kill nine German tourists and their Egyptian bus driver in a shooting and firebomb attack outside the Egyptian Museum in Cairo’s Tahrir Square.
Nov. 17 — Attackers kill 58 tourists and four Egyptians at an ancient temple near the southern tourist town of Luxor. Six gunmen and three police also die in the violence.
Oct. 7, 2004 – A series of bombings at the Taba Hilton hotel on Egypt’s border with Israel, and two beaches further south, kill 34 people.
April 7, 2005 – A probable suicide bomb attack in a bazaar in medieval Cairo kills an American man, a French man and woman and the suspected bomber.
April 30 – A suicide bomber wounds seven people including four foreigners — two Israelis, an Italian and a Swede — near the Egyptian museum.
July 23 – Car bombs rock Red Sea resorts of Sharm el-Sheikh and nearby Naama Bay, killing 20 and wounding at least 100.