Email
Password
Remember meForgot password?
    Log in with Twitter

Egypt News

Egypt's shrinking 'Pharaonic Sea' has fishermen worried

Menuf - Egypt's shrinking freshwater "Pharaonic Sea" has residents in its nearly 50 surrounding fishing villages worried.

Egypt hikes fuel prices as part of austerity drive

Apo - Egypt on Saturday announced new hikes on fuel prices as part of austerity measures tied to an IMF loan as it seeks to cut subsidies and reduce its public debt.

Egypt's Sisi sworn in for second term

Apo - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi vowed to tackle jihadists and revive the economy as he was sworn in Saturday for a second four-year term after a wave of arrests.

Wave of arrests in Egypt ahead of Sisi's second term

Apo - As Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi prepares to be sworn in for a second four-year term on Saturday, a wave of arrests signals his government's fear of social dissent, analysts say.

Egypt's Sisi to be sworn in Saturday at parliament: state media

Apo - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will be sworn in for his second term on Saturday during a special parliament session, state-media reported.

Egypt opens Gaza border for Ramadan after protesters killed

Apo - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has taken the rare decision to open the Rafah border crossing with Gaza for the entire holy month of Ramadan after Israel killed some 60 Palestinian protesters in the enclave this week.

Egypt TV series row as Saudi objects to star

Apo - Soaps and dramas normally unite binge-watching Arab audiences during Ramadan but this year an Egyptian series has been caught up in a bitter dispute with Saudi Arabia over one of its star actors.

Egypt opens Gaza border for month of Ramadan: president

Apo - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has made a rare decision to open the Rafah crossing with Gaza for a month, allowing Palestinians to cross during the holy period of Ramadan.

Hamas leader heads to Cairo ahead of Gaza protests

Gaza - The head of Gaza's Islamist rulers Hamas left for Cairo on Sunday, sources in the movement said, a day before major protests are expected in the enclave over Washington's controversial Jerusalem embassy move.

Tests show no hidden Tutankhamun chambers: ministry

Apo - Egypt's antiquities ministry said on Sunday that tests had debunked a theory that there are hidden chambers next to the tomb of Tutankhamun in the Valley of the Kings.

On his home turf in Egypt, everyone wants piece of Liverpool's Salah

Apo - Patriotic statements, flashy commercials and an anti-drug campaign: Mohamed Salah's dazzling displays for Liverpool have taken the football world by storm, and on his home turf in Egypt seemingly everyone wants a piece of him.

Egypt football star Salah signals progress in image dispute

Apo - An image rights storm that has seen star Mohamed Salah lash out at Egyptian football authorities is on the way to being settled, the Liverpool playmaker has signalled.

Shrine to Osiris and bust of Roman emperor found in Egypt

Egypt says archaeologists have discovered a bust of the Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius in the southern city of Aswan. The Antiquities Ministry says Sunday the head was found in the Temple of Kom Ombo during work to protect the site from groundwater.

Egypt court upholds life sentence against Brotherhood leader

Apo - An Egyptian appeals court on Saturday upheld a life sentence against the Muslim Brotherhood's supreme guide Mohamed Badie for "planning violent attacks", judicial officials and his lawyer said.

Egypt army says 8 soldiers, 14 jihadists killed in Sinai attack

Apo - Egypt's army said jihadists wearing explosive belts tried to storm a military camp in the Sinai Peninsula on Saturday in an assault that left eight soldiers and 14 attackers dead.

Russia, Egypt resume direct flights two years after attack

Moscow - Russia and Egypt are to resume direct flights on Wednesday following a more than two-year hiatus after a bomb downed a Russian charter over the Sinai peninsula in 2015.

Trump congratulates Egypt's Sisi after dubious vote

Washington - US President Donald Trump congratulated Egyptian former general Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on securing another four years as president, hailing the "strategic partnership" between the two countries Monday.

Egypt's Sisi sweeps vote with 97 percent, turnout down

Apo - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi swept to a second term with 97 percent of valid votes, official results showed Monday, dominating an election last week that saw him face no serious rivals.

Sisi wins Egypt election with 97 percent of valid votes: official

Apo - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has been re-elected for a second term with 97.08 percent of valid votes cast in an election last week, the election authority said Monday.

Egypt's Sisi wins second term with 96.9% of vote: state media

Apo - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has won a second term with 96.9 percent of valid votes, state media reported on Friday, raising a previous tally from the preliminary count.

Sisi, Egypt's undisputed leader and 'father figure'

Cairo - With his trademark black sunglasses and blanket media presence, Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, elected this week to a second term in office, projects an air of benign paternalism.

Egypt's Sisi wins second term with 92% of vote: state media

Apo - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has been re-elected for a second term with about 92 percent of the vote, preliminary results showed on Thursday, with just over 40 percent of voters casting ballots.

Egypt votes for third day with eyes on turnout

Apo - Egyptians voted Wednesday on the third day of a presidential election guaranteed to hand a second term to Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, leaving turnout as the only contest.

Egyptians vote in second day of election

Apo - Polls opened in Egypt on Tuesday for the second day of a presidential election incumbent Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is expected to win easily against a little-known rival.

Egypt heads to polls to choose between Sisi and 'rival'

Apo - Egyptians headed to the polls Monday in a presidential election to choose between incumbent Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and a little-known politician who has struggled to make the case he is a serious contender.

Egypt heads to polls to choose between Sisi and 'rival'

Apo - Egyptians vote in a presidential election Monday to choose between incumbent Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and a little-known candidate who has struggled to make the case he is not Sisi's minion.

Policeman dead in pre-election bombing in Egypt's Alexandria

Alexandria - A policeman was killed in a bomb attack Saturday targeting the security chief of Egypt's Alexandria, officials said, two days before the start of presidential election.

Egypt: pyramids, desert and military rule

Apo - Egypt, known worldwide for its ancient pyramids, is the Arab world's most populous country and has been under military control for decades.It is ruled by ex-army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who is assured of a second term in elections next week.

Egyptians to vote Monday, Sisi re-election guaranteed

Apo - Egyptians will choose their next president in elections starting Monday, with President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi expected to easily secure a second four-year term.

Egypt opens Gaza border for two days

Gaza - Egypt opened its largely sealed border with the Gaza Strip on Friday for two days, Palestinian authorities said.
  1 2 3 4 5 6 ... 50 Next»

Set up a news alert for

Egypt


Egypt Image

Untitled
Abdel Ghaffar Wadgy, Ministry of State for Antiquities (MSA), Egypt
Canadians gather at Ontario Legislature to support Egypt.
Canadians gather at Ontario Legislature to support Egypt.
Global demonstrations took place to protest the imprisonment of Malachi York who many believe to be ...
Global demonstrations took place to protest the imprisonment of Malachi York who many believe to be innocent of his charges. Some think that his arrest is part of a grander scheme.
One of Ole Bryn s sketches.
One of Ole Bryn's sketches.
Ole J Bryn / NTNU
The Muslim Brotherhood has denounced the generals  apparent power grab
The Muslim Brotherhood has denounced the generals' apparent power grab
The BBC image of protesters
Egyptian Brotherhood's Mohamed Badie (R)  Essam Sultan (C) and Mohamed el-Beltagy (L) gestures ...
Egyptian Brotherhood's Mohamed Badie (R), Essam Sultan (C) and Mohamed el-Beltagy (L) gestures from the defendants cage during their trial in the capital Cairo on June 7, 2014
Khaled Desouki, AFP
Morsi addressing crowd in Tahrir square in June
Morsi addressing crowd in Tahrir square in June
Jonathan Rashad
Egypt s new military leader Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.
Egypt's new military leader Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.
arab saga
Cats were to become the most popular animal mummified.
Cats were to become the most popular animal mummified.
Breakingnewsworld
Mourners carrying signs and Egyptian national flags stand in an unfinished building during a funeral...
Mourners carrying signs and Egyptian national flags stand in an unfinished building during a funeral service for policemen and people killed in a car bomb explosion, near Al Naser Mosque in Egypt's Nile Delta city of Mansoura in Dakahlyia province, on December 24, 2013
With permission by Reuters / Abd El Ghany
Still from  The Valley of Salt
Still from 'The Valley of Salt'
Hot Docs
Serious crowd violence following an Egyptian league match between Al Masry and Al-Ahly left over 70 ...
Serious crowd violence following an Egyptian league match between Al Masry and Al-Ahly left over 70 people dead and up to one thousand injured
Muhammad غفّاري
Neighbors view damage to the Kaware family home in northern Gaza  where eight people died last month...
Neighbors view damage to the Kaware family home in northern Gaza, where eight people died last month in an Israeli air strike.
Muhammad Sabah/Wikimedia Commons
Army trucks surrounding Tahrir Square  Cairo
Army trucks surrounding Tahrir Square, Cairo
RamyRaoof
The Sinai s Red Sea resorts  a favourite with Israelis.
The Sinai's Red Sea resorts, a favourite with Israelis.
From the short documentary  Egyptian Winter  about the revolution in Egypt.
From the short documentary "Egyptian Winter" about the revolution in Egypt.
Vimeo
Egyptian protestors being fired upon by a water cannon in January 2011
Egyptian protestors being fired upon by a water cannon in January 2011
yamaha_gangsta
Egyptian riot policemen douse burning tyres during a rally to mark the first anniversary of the mili...
Egyptian riot policemen douse burning tyres during a rally to mark the first anniversary of the military ouster of president Mohamed Morsi on July 3, 2014 in Cairo
Khaled Desouki, AFP
Painted scene from the tomb of Rudj-Ka depicting the tomb owner with his wife.
Painted scene from the tomb of Rudj-Ka depicting the tomb owner with his wife.
Meghan E Strong / Supreme Council of Antiquities, Egypt

Latest News
Top News