Turnout low in Egypt's long-awaited parliamentary election
In 2013 Sisi, then army chief, overthrew Egypt's first freely-elected president in 2013, the Brotherhood's Mohamed Mursi, then launched the fiercest crackdown on dissent in Egypt's modern history. Human rights groups say Egypt has about 40,000 ...
Voters' apathy influences Egypt's legislative election
Egypt Elections 2015: Voting Begins In Country's First Parliamentary Elections ...
Lack of Enthusiasm Mars Latest Voting in Egypt
International Business Times
Gamal El-Ghitani, Famed Egyptian Novelist And Journalist, Dies In Cairo
International Business Times
Gamal el-Ghitani, a renowned Egyptian novelist and journalist, died from respiratory complications Sunday morning at a military hospital in Cairo, where he had been in a coma for months, according to Egypt's state-run news agency MENA. He was 70.
One of Egypt's most acclaimed novelists Gamal el-Ghitani dies aged 70
Acclaimed Egyptian Novelist Gamal El-Ghitani Dies at 70
Egypt central bank devalues pound again to 7.93 per dollar
The San Luis Obispo Tribune
CAIRO — Egypt's central bank weakened the value of the Egyptian pound against the dollar Sunday for the second time in a week. The bank said in a statement that it weakened the pound at an auction, dropping the value from 7.83 to 7.93 pounds per dollar.
Egypt's central bank weakens the pound at an auction, second devaluation this week
Egypt elects new parliament, first under el-Sissi
CAIRO — Egyptian voters began heading to the polls Sunday to elect a parliament, the first since the military-led ouster of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi in 2013. The vote will mark the final step in what has been billed as a post-Morsi transition ...
Egypt elections promoted as transition from Morsy
In Egypt vote, ultraconservative Islamists try balancing act
Egypt Vying to Lure Foreign Capital Weakens Pound to Record
Egypt let its currency weaken to a record low, seeking to attract foreign capital and replenish reserves that dropped the most in almost four years during September. The black market premium to buy dollars surged. The pound fell to 8.0301 per dollar in ...
Of gods and men: how ancient Egypt was the crucible for multiple faiths
A trail-blazing British Museum exhibition about religion in Egypt after the fall of the pharaohs is to shine a light for the first time on an overlooked and difficult truth: how much the great world faiths and mythologies borrowed from each other and ...
What it's like to visit Egypt now as a first-time tourist
Colorado Springs Gazette
3, 2015, photo, shows Philae Temple near Aswan, Egypt, which was saved from floodwaters and relocated. With Egypt's once-thriving tourism industry in decline, visitors face a combination of smaller crowds, eager guides and pushy souvenir sellers.
One of us: the militant Egypt's army fears most
His path from the military to Egypt's most wanted man – described by former colleagues, relatives and Egyptian security officials – shows that many of the country's problems are homemade. A senior military officer in the Sinai, where Ashmawy joined ...
Egypt kicks off long-awaited parliamentary election
Yahoo! Maktoob News
Oct 18 (Reuters) - Egypt kicked off a long-awaited parliamentary election on Oct. 18, the final step in a process meant to put the country back on course towards democracy but which critics say has been undermined by state repression. LATEST STORIES ...