Egypt nears number two spot in Africa
Capital controls imposed to support the Egyptian pound — in the wake of a slump in tourism receipts and foreign investment and a halving of foreign exchange reserves — have left many businesses struggling to secure the dollars they need to pay for ...
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Three homemade bombs in Egypt's Alexandria wound 2, damage train
Wednesday's pre-dawn blasts are the latest sign that the restive Sinai peninsula's Islamic insurgency has spread its reach to Egypt's mainland. The insurgency escalated after the 2013 military overthrow of Islamist President Mohamed Morsi.
Why Egypt's new parliament will be born broken
At Least Four Injured After Two Explosions Rock Egypt's Alexandria
Fahmy on Egypt ordeal: “abandoned and betrayed” by Harper
Former Al Jazeera journalist Egyptian-Canadian Mohamed Fahmy, who was arrested in Egypt in 2013 and detained for almost two years on terror-related charges, is criticizing the Conservative government for what he called a lack of help when he was in an ...
Journalist released from Egyptian prison says Canada's PM abandoned him during ...
Mohamed Fahmy thanks Tom Mulcair for support during Egypt detention
Journalist released from prison in Egypt returns to Canada
Spear injuries show worker life in ancient Egypt
An ancient wall carving spells out the bloody punishment for stealing animal hides: 100 lashes and five wounds. Egyptologists have long wondered whether that was a literal description. Now skeletons showing evidence of that sentence have been found in ...
Evidence of Egyptian Punishment Found in Skeletal Remains
In Egypt, elections look set to cement return to the past
MINYA, Egypt (Reuters) - Holding court behind a battered desk at his campaign office in the southern town of Minya, Bahaa Fikry embodies Egypt's past. A provincial apparatchik in Hosni Mubarak's ruling party before the 2011 Arab Spring uprisings swept ...
Egypt elections look set to cement return to past
The parliament of generals in Egypt
Egypt days away from heading to the polls
JOHANNESBURG - Egypt is getting ready to its long-awaited parliamentary election in less than a week's time. Many hope it will be a final step in the process to bringing back democracy, but others claim it's just a farce and a mockery of the political ...
Egypt, Tunisia at a loss for how to deal with Libya
Egypt: Sisi's new capital, building to begin in January
Middle East Eye
Women in 'hot pants' to be barred from Egypt polls: official
Middle East Eye
Women wearing clothes deemed too revealing will be prevented from entering ballot boxes in Egypt during the long-awaited parliamentary elections next week, an official has said. Speaking during a press conference on Tuesday Major General Rifaat ...
Egypt criticises New York Times for 'false claims' on Gaza smuggling
Foreign Ministry spokesperson Ahmed Abo Zeid said in an official statement that the article, published 7 October and titled "As Egypt Floods Gaza Tunnels, Smugglers Fear an End to Their Trade", aims to "misrepresent facts", therefore giving a ...
Egypt court orders release of Hosni Mubarak's sons
A court in Egypt has ordered the release from prison of the sons of the country's former president Hosni Mubarak, taking into account the time they have already served. The Cairo criminal court ordered the release of Gamal, Mubarak's one-time heir ...
Court orders Egypt's Gamal and Alaa Mubarak to be released after time served ...
Egypt Court Orders Two Mubarak Sons Freed from Prison
Egypt's defence minister heads to Spain for military cooperation talks
Since President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi was sworn into office in 2014, Egypt has adopted a policy of diversifying its sources of armaments and increased its military cooperation with several states beyond the US - which has been the country's main source ...