Archaeologists hail 'big discovery' in Egypt as statue 'depicting Ramses II' unearthed
Archaeologists have found an eight-metre statue submerged in ground water in a Cairo slum that they say probably depicts revered Pharaoh Ramses II, who ruled Egypt more than 3,000 years ago. The discovery, hailed by the Antiquities Ministry as one of ...
Egypt: archaeologists find 'probable' Ramses II statue in Cairo
'One of most important discoveries ever': Statue of ancient Egyptian ruler found in slum
Ancient Ramses II statue find one of Egypt's 'most important'
Egypt's economy shows signs of life
AT TIMES last year it looked as if Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi, Egypt's authoritarian president, was losing his grip. Faced with a faltering economy, he told Egyptians that they needed to sacrifice—by not eating or sleeping, if necessary. Perhaps they could ...
Egypt's Inflation Surges to 30% But Monthly Price Gains Ease
Egypt's urban consumer price inflation hit 30-year high in Feb
Egypt's inflation rate hits 30-year high amid bread shortages
A forgotten Canadian has spent 10 years in Egyptian prison. Advocates are telling Trudeau to get him back
On Thursday morning at a Parliament Hill press conference, they will call on the Liberal government to press Egypt for his release. “I hope this will revive the case, bring it more attention, will put pressure on this Canadian government,” Rev. Majed ...
Egypt eyes pre-uprising tourist numbers
The number of tourists visiting Egypt this year could come close to levels seen before its 2011 uprising, encouraged by investments in airport security and a cheaper Egyptian pound, the country's tourism minister says. Egypt's tourism industry, a ...
Egypt sentences man to death for killing Christian
Cairo - An Egyptian court sentenced a Muslim man to death on Thursday for murdering a Christian for selling alcohol, security and judicial officials said. The court in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria issued its sentence after receiving approval ...
Man sentenced to death for killing Coptic vendor in Egypt
Egyptian sentences man to death for killing Christian
The Christians fleeing their homes after ISIS attacks in Egypt
Egypt's Christians make up 10% of the population, according to researchers and rights groups; they are the largest minority in the Middle East. Official statistics from the government are not available as it tries to brush aside accusations of ...
Egypt's Christians fear the Islamic State has a 'killing list' and their names are on it
'We want bread': subsidy cut sparks protests across Egypt
Some of Egypt's major cities have been paralysed by rare protests in response to a cut in bread subsidies. The country's ministry of supply reduced the state-sponsored provision of bread of up to 4,000 to 500 loaves per bakery, according to local news ...
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Egypt Looks to Avert Bread Protests After Subsidy Cut
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Egypt's Pharaohs stay top of Fifa's Africa rankings
Egypt reached the final of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations but lost to Cameroon despite taking an early lead. Egypt have moved into the Top 20 of the Fifa world rankings for the first time since January 2011. Back then, the Pharaohs were tenth after ...
Egypt advance into top 20 in FIFA global rankings
The real reason behind thaw in EU-Egypt tensions
CAIRO — It seems bizarre that only a year has passed since the European Parliament called for a halt to military aid and weapons sales to Egypt following the killing of the Italian student, Giulio Regeni, in Cairo. Member states demanded back then, in ...
Egypt reforms must focus on investment, World Bank says
Egypt needs to implement economic reforms aimed at encouraging more private investment and moving away from subsidies towards targeted transfers for the poor, a senior World Bank official said on Wednesday.