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 2018-01-19 21:17 

Ynetnews

Egypt's el-Sissi says he will run for a second term...

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has announced he will run for a second, four-year term in elections due in March. The former general made the announcement in televised comments carried live on Friday. Winning the election is virtually a foregone ...

 2018-01-18 13:58 

Ynetnews

Report: Egypt's Sisi appoints interim intelligence chief...

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi appointed Major General Abbas Kamel on Thursday as interim chief of the country's General Intelligence Service, state television reported. The move comes ahead of a March presidential election where Sisi is expe...

 2018-01-15 15:16 

Ynetnews

Egypt's leader seeks to defuse tension with Sudan, Ethiopia...

CAIRO Egypt's president on Monday sought to defuse tensions with Ethiopia and Sudan, reassuring them that his country was not meddling in their internal affairs or planning to go to war against them. Egypt has expressed mounting alarm over a soon-to-b...

 2018-01-15 13:20 

Ynetnews

Egypt's leader seeks to defuse tension with Sudan, Ethiopia...

CAIRO -- Egypt's president has sought to defuse tensions with Ethiopia and Sudan, reassuring them that his country is not meddling in their internal affairs or planning to go to war against them. In televised comments Monday, President Abdel-Fattah el...

 2018-01-15 05:03 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Presidential hopefuls take aim at Sisi's rule...

Barely a week after authorities set a date for Egypt's presidential elections, two hopefuls have launched their campaigns with criticism of General-turned-President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi's rule....

 2018-01-14 22:04 

Gulf Times

Egypt inflation drop shows spending levels still very low...

Egypt's inflation dropped sharply in December, the latest apparent indication of economic improvement after the 2016 currency float hit Egyptians hard....

 2018-01-14 14:13 

Washington Post

Egypt: 2 presidential hopefuls take aim at el-Sissi's rule...

Barely a week after authorities set a date for Egypts presidential elections, two hopefuls have launched their campaigns with a barrage of criticism of general-turned-president Abdel-Fattah el-Sissis rule....

 2018-01-14 12:01 

Washington Post

Egypt reshuffles its government, appoints 4 new ministers...

Egypts parliament has approved a limited Cabinet reshuffle, appointing new ministers for culture, tourism, local development and business....

 2018-01-12 18:18 

NY Times

Cairo's Lawsuit King Sues Actors, Belly Dancers, Even Puppet Shows...

An Egyptian lawyers prolific lawsuits seek to punish those he deems to offend Egypts morality or its president....

 2018-01-12 12:00 

The Times

Egypt's former army chief Sami Anan to challenge Sisi for presidency...

Egypts former military chief has announced that he will challenge President Sisi in the spring elections, becoming the first heavyweight candidate after three previous contenders dropped out. Sami......

 2018-01-12 10:14 

Press TV

Netanyahu planned to give Palestinians lands in Sinai in exchange for West Bank: Report...

Former US officials say Netanyahu planned to offer Palestinian lands in Egypt's Sinai in exchange for annexing swaths of the occupied West Bank....

 2018-01-11 21:51 

Al Arabiya

Ex-military chief of staff to run in Egyptian presidential election...

Former armed forces chief of staff General Sami Anan is to run in Egypts presidential election in March, his party said on Thursday. ...

 2018-01-11 18:01 

Washington Post

Majority of Egypt's lawmakers want president to run again...

More than 500 of Egypts 596 lawmakers have signed recommendations supporting a re-election bid by President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, even before he has formally announced his candidacy, according to news reports published Thursday....

 2018-01-11 16:41 

Washington Post

Mubarak's security boss wins appeal against graft conviction...

Egypts highest appeals court has overturned the conviction on corruption charges of former President Hosni Mubaraks longtime security chief....

 2018-01-11 12:47 

Washington Post

Egyptian prosecutor orders probe into New York Times' report...

Egypts chief prosecutor has ordered an urgent investigation into a New York Times report about recordings purportedly of an intelligence officer instructing TV talk show hosts and a famous actress to downplay President Donald Trumps decision to recognize ...

 2018-01-11 10:40 

Malay Mail Online

Nicol David crashes out of Saudi Masters...

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 11 National squash queen, Datuk Nicol Davids 2018 Saudi Women's Masters campaign in Riyadh ended with a 0-3 shock defeat to Egypts Nour El Tayeb in the quarterfinals, yesterday.The former world number one and...

 2018-01-11 01:43 

The Peninsula Qatar

Egypt's heady inflation drops as election season approaches...

Egypts annual inflation rates dropped in December to their lowest levels since the country floated its pound currency in November 2016, sending prices shooting up....

 2018-01-10 20:57 

Defense News

'Make Egypt Great Again': Israeli experts question neighbor's military buildup...

For a country that is in economic chaos and lacks a state enemy teeming at its border, the rapid buildup of Egypts military arsenal has raised eyebrows in Israel....

 2018-01-10 20:50 

The Jordan Times

Egypt's heady inflation drops as election season approaches...

CAIRO — Egypt's annual inflation rates dropped in December to their lowest levels since the country floated its pound currency in November 2016, sending prices shooting up. Bringing down inflation is key for President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi who ha...

 2018-01-09 23:00 

Yomiuri Shimbun

[ the-japan-news.com ]

Egypt’s Sisi wins backing of parliament for 2nd term...

CAIRO (Reuters) Egypts President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi has won the backing of over three-quarters of parliamentarians for a second term as president, lawmakers said on Tuesday, a day after a timeline for the election was announced....

 2018-01-09 21:25 

VOA

Egypt, Eritrea Leaders Meet as Nile Tensions Rise...

Egypt's president and his Eritrean counterpart met in Cairo on Monday amid heightened tensions with Sudan and Ethiopia over border disputes and the construction of a massive upstream Nile dam.Egypt fears the soon-to-be completed dam in Ethiopia could ...

 2018-01-09 18:52 

Ynetnews

Egypt's President Sisi wins huge parliamentary support for a 2nd term...

CAIRO Egypt's President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi has won the backing of over three-quarters of parliamentarians for a second term as president, lawmakers said on Tuesday, a day after a timeline for the election was announced.Sisi has yet to announce his ...

 2018-01-09 11:24 

Washington Post

Egypt building water purification plant in face of shortages...

Egypts President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi says the country is constructing its largest water purification plant to better face future threats of shortages....

 2018-01-09 11:05 

Washington Post

Egypt building water purification plant in face of shortages...

Egypts President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi says the country is constructing its largest water purification plant to better face future threats of shortages....

 2018-01-08 15:10 

RT.com

Giant dead whale drifts more than 4,000 km from Gibraltar to Egypt (VIDEO)...

A rare 12-meter-long (39ft) fin whale has been found beached at Egypt's Alexandria on Sunday. It washed up on Roshdy beach, Al Ahram reports....

 2018-01-08 14:39 

Washington Post

Egypt to hold presidential election March 26-28...

The chairman of Egypts election commission says the presidential election will be held March 26-28, with a runoff in April....

 2018-01-07 14:42 

Fox News

[ World ]

Christians in Egypt celebrate Christmas after year marred by violence...

Egypts Coptic Orthodox Christiansjoined by President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissipacked into the heavily fortified Christs Nativity Cathedral for Christmas Eve mass Saturday after a violent year in which they were repeatedly targeted by Islamic State....

 2018-01-07 03:07 

VOA

Coptic Christians Celebrate Christmas in New Cathedral, Tight Security...

The head of the Coptic Church, Pope Tawadros II, led midnight mass in the cathedral of Egypt's new administrative capital on Saturday, a service attended by President Abdel Fattah al Sisi.The mass, on the eve of Coptic Christmas, which is celebrated o...

 2018-01-06 21:02 

France 24

Egypt's Copts celebrate Christmas after year marred by violence...

Coptic Orthodox Christians packed Egypt's newly built Nativity of Christ Cathedral on Saturday for a Christmas Eve mass after a bloody year for a minority repeatedly targeted by jihadists....

 2018-01-06 18:41 

Ynetnews

Egypt's el-Sissi attends Christmas Mass amid tight security...

In a show of solidarity with Egypt's embattled Christians, President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi Saturday made a symbolic appearance at an Orthodox Christmas Mass in a new cathedral as tens of thousands of soldiers and police deployed outside churches acros...

 2018-01-06 16:19 

Taipei Times

One killed, 12 wounded in Luxor balloon crash...

A hot air balloon carrying foreign tourists on Friday crash-landed over Egypts ancient city of Luxor, killing a tourist from South Africa and injuring at least 12 others, Egyptian officials said, speaking on condition of anonymity in line with regulations...

 2018-01-06 09:47 

Al Arabiya

Egyptians attack police station after detainee's death...

Egypts official news agency says dozens of protesters have attacked a Cairo police station over reports that a detainee died in custody. State-run...

 2018-01-06 09:09 

Washington Post

Egyptians attack police station after detainee's death...

Egypts official news agency says dozens of protesters have attacked a Cairo police station over reports that a detainee died in custody....

 2018-01-06 05:06 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Hot air balloon crashes over Luxor, killing tourist...

A hot air balloon carrying foreign tourists over Egypt's ancient city of Luxor crash-landed Friday, killing a tourist from South Africa and injuring at least 12 others, Egyptian officials said....

 2018-01-06 00:01 

The Times

Tourist killed in Egypt balloon accident...

A South African tourist has been killed and 15 people injured after a hot-air balloon crashed near Egypts ancient city of Luxor yesterday. Twenty people were on board when the balloon took off at......

 2018-01-05 12:00 

The Times

South African tourist dies after hot-air balloon crashes in Luxor...

A South African tourist has been killed and more than a dozen people injured after a hot-air balloon crashed near Egypts ancient city of Luxor this morning. Twenty people were on board when it......

 2018-01-04 20:15 

Los Angeles Times

Egyptian drama 'Sheikh Jackson' effectively channels King of Pop...

Sheikh Jackson, Egypts official Oscar entry for 2018, is an offbeat, often affecting, thoughtful drama about conservative imam Shiekh Khaled Hani (Ahmad Elfishawy), whose strict, devout life turns upside down upon the death of his onetime idol, Michael Ja...

 2018-01-04 14:46 

Malay Mail Online

Egypt's mufti says bitcoin forbidden in Islam...

CAIRO, Jan 4 Egypts grand mufti has said that bitcoin is forbidden in Islam, warning the digital currency could be used for criminal purposes.Bitcoin, launched in 2009 and based on a peer-to-peer payment system, poses high risks to...

 2018-01-03 18:42 

Zero Hedge

Egypt's Grand Mufti Endorses Ban On Bitcoin Trading...

Yet another Muslim religious authority has inveighed against bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Late Tuesday, Egypt's Grand Mufti Sheikh Shawki Allam declared that digital currencies are "forbidden" by Islam and endorsed a ban on trading in B...

 2018-01-03 04:17 

The Nation

[ Pakistan ]

Egypt files murder charges against man held for Coptic church attack...

Egypts public prosecutor has filed murder charges against a man accused of killing 11 people in an attack on a Coptic church and a Christian-owned shop in a...

 2018-01-03 02:12 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Egypt's Grand Mufti: Bitcoin is forbidden in Islam...

Egypt's Grand Mufti issues fatwa claiming that trading in Bitcoin is unlawful in accordance with Sharia law....

 2018-01-01 00:17 

NY Times

Don't Belittle Egypt...

Egypts ambassador asserts that the country is an important U.S. ally, contrary to what two Op-Ed writers said....

 2017-12-30 15:47 

Washington Post

Egypt says 3 militants killed in Giza shootout...

Egypts Interior Ministry says it has killed three members of a militant group it considers a splinter of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group....

 2017-12-30 10:16 

Courier Mail

Egypt jails Morsi over insulting judiciary...

Egypt's deposed Islamist president Mohammed Morsi has been sentenced to three years in prison on charges of insulting the judiciary....

 2017-12-29 15:21 

Las Vegas Review-Journal

10 dead after gunman opens fire at church in Egypt...

At least 10 people, including eight Coptic Christians, were killed when an unidentified gunman opened fire outside a church in a south Cairo suburb, Egypt's Health Ministry said Friday. It was the latest attack targeting the majority Muslim country...

 2017-12-29 15:15 

Wall Street Journal

Gun Attack Hits Coptic Christian Church Near Cairo...

A gun attack on a church near Egypts capital killed at least 10 people and wounded five others early Friday, officials said, the latest in a string of assaults targeting the Christian minority....

 2017-12-29 15:06 

Washington Post

A look at recent attacks on Egypt's Coptic Christians...

An attack Friday on Egypts Coptic Christians in which gunmen opened fire outside a church and at a store in the south Cairo suburb of Helwan, killing at least eight Copts and a policeman, is the latest episode in what have now become regular assaults by I...

 2017-12-29 13:35 

Bloomberg

Egypt Gunman Kills 11 People Near Cairo Before Being Shot Dead...

A gunman killed 11 people and injured eight others near Egypts capital on Friday before he was shot dead by security guards....

 2017-12-29 13:05 

Republican-American

Egypt says 10 killed in attack outside Cairo church...

CAIRO (AP) At least 10 people, including eight Coptic Christians, were killed after unidentified gunmen opened fire outside a church in a south Cairo suburb, Egypts Health Ministry spokesm...

 2017-12-29 13:03 

The Guardian

Gunmen launch deadly attack on Coptic church near Cairo...

At least nine killed, including members of Egypts Christian minority, in shooting at Marmina church in Helwan district...

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