Investigators believe the attacker swam from a public beach, according to the ministry.
Security forces in the country are on high alert.
The attack came as gunmen ambushed an Egyptian security checkpoint yesterday, opening fire on a vehicle and killing five policemen in an area just south of the capital, the state-run MENA news agency and the Interior Ministry said. They later fled the scene after one policeman who was near the location returned fire.
The 28-year-old suspect from Kafr Al-Sheikh province in the Nile Delta, north of Cairo, has been transferred to the capital for questioning. There was no claim of responsibility for that attack, either, and it was not clear whether the two incidents were connected.
The attack comes a week after Islamic militants killed 23 army personnel in Sinai Peninsula.
Judicial sources told AFP that the man being detained had confessed to sharing the ideology Daesh, although there was no Daesh claim of responsibility.
The jihadists have threatened to carry out further attacks on Christians, who make up about 10 percent of Egypt's 90 million people.
He spoke after three Arab citizens of Israel opened fire on police near one of the holiest sites in Jerusalem. The attack happened shortly after 7 a.m. near Lions' Gate in Jerusalem's Old City, according to NPR .
On Saturday, Nitish attended an event organised in Patna on the occasion of Vishwa Yuva Kaushal Divas, or World Youth Skills Day. He, however, said that he would not know if Sonia Gandhi had spoken to Nitish Kumar .
All Israeli settlements are illegal under global law as they are built on land stolen from the Palestinians. Hussein's son Jihad Hussein told AFP his father had been taken to a police station near the Old City.
McCain's office in a statement said he is doing well after undergoing surgery to remove a blood clot from his eye on Friday. Doctors at the Mayo Clinic Hospital in Arizona described the procedure as "minimally invasive" and said it went "very well".
On top of that, pitching has been a problem, as Chicago often finds itself behind before the first inning is over. Past year the Cubs shipped top prospect Gleyber Torres as part of a package that brought back Aroldis Chapman .
The real estate investment trust reported $1.13 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.49 by $0.64. Agree Realty Corporation (NYSE:ADC) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, April 24th.
However, he wasn't following the rules and wearing all-white , but it was fine because Clijsters helped him out. He later posed with the four female greats after the match and what a memorable moment it turned out to be.
The third-placed team then faces a playoff against a European side, with the losing team entering the repechage tournament. Tonga grabbed the final spot in Pool C of the 2019 Rugby World Cup on Saturday as the runner-up in Oceania qualifying.
United insiders believe a bid from Real is imminent as the two clubs prepare to meet on their USA tour in Santa Clara on July 23. However, the Old Trafford club were successful in beating the Blues in signing the Premier League striker.
South Africa drop Duminy for second Test
James Anderson ran through the South African tail as England allowed the Proteas to add just 26 runs to their overnight total. It was yet another example of the resilience of a South Africa side who have lost just one of their last 19 away Test series.
Britain may not Brexit: Blair
But he called Brexit the biggest political decision since World War II. "But they want a strong relationship with Europe". Blair acknowledges - and laments - that his beloved Labour Party did not campaign against the Brexit.
Trump vs Kim Jong
Once nearly unthinkable, Pyongyang's nuclear and missile capabilities are now a reality and here to stay. North Korea has developed an independent policy; it was independent during the Cold War period.
Trump Tower Russia Meeting: At Least Eight People in the Room
The user found that the filter was evolving to find and delete even altered references to that sentence from Trump Jr.'s emails . Homeland said Veselnitskaya first got her immigration parole letter on September 25, 2015 and it was last used in February 2016.
Game of Thrones Deaths Most Likely to Happen in Season 7
Now that Arya is no longer training to be a faceless man, it will be interesting to see where her journey takes her. They survived many unsafe situations, including being held prisoner at Harrenhal, which they eventually escaped.
'Toy Story 4': D23 reveals first details, director
The first shows main character Miguel (Anthony Gonzalez) desperately looking for a guitar in order to join a competition. We saw a clip of Jack Jack fighting with a raccoon he thinks is a thief, which was pretty amusing .
Kingdom Hearts 3 is coming out in 2018
According to the presentation during the D23 live stream, it was announced that Kingdom Hearts 3 is coming in 2018. The trailer gives us an extensive look at Andy's room, outside of it, and a meeting with Woody and Buzz Lightyear.