The space program is el-Sissi’s latest attempt to reinvigorate the Egyptian economy with a series of mega-projects.
The expulsion of Anwar Sadat’s nephew, who shares the name of the president slain in 1981, was seen as an effort to prevent him from running for the presidency in the 2018 election.
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian airport security denied entry to a senior Palestinian official on Monday and deported him, sources at Cairo airport said.
In 2016, Christians were the most persecuted religious group on the planet and the trend is continuing. Over the past three weeks in Egypt, a...
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's parliament on Monday kicked out a prominent legislator with a reputation for being critical of the government because he allegedly "belittled" the assembly in correspondence with foreign organizations.
Egypt's parliament has expelled a lawmaker who spoke out against alleged corruption and criticized the body for its handling of human rights issues. The legislature, which is packed with government … Click to Continue »
A pro-ISIS group in Egypt is calling upon the country's Muslim majority to manufacture home-made weapons and increase attacks against the country's embattled Christian minority. Read moreComments
As I wrote about a couple of days ago, Egypt was planning on raising the cost of tourist visas on arrival from $25 to $60 as of March 1, 2017. That's a 140% price hike, which is substantial, especially for a country that is trying to...Show More Summary
Egyptian security officials and a tribal leader say that Islamic State militants in the volatile northern Sinai region have abducted four civilians accused of cooperating with the military and killed … Click to Continue »
Americas Raytheon has won a $45.5 million contract modification from the US Special Operations Command for the delivery of the Silent Knight Radar system. The modification is a follow-up to an initial 2006 agreement — that tasked Raytheon with building, testing and integrating the new Silent Knight radar into a variety of special forces aircraft […]
After Islamic militants barged into his uncle's house, shot him and his son dead, then looted the place and set it on fire, Said Sameh Adel Fawzy knew it was … Click to Continue »
Flight of families to Ismailiya follows warning of attacks by ISIL and murders targeting community in El Arish.
Some fled with little more than the clothes they were wearing, terrified that the militants of Islamic State would come for them next. For a fourth day on Sunday, Coptic Christians — one of Egypt’s most vulnerable minorities — sought safe haven after a series of sectarian killings in and near...
Hamas blames Egypt for deaths of 3 from toxic gas in Gaza tunnel This is like the man who kills his parents, then pleads for mercy because he is an orphan. The three died in a smuggling tunnel between the...
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Saturday finalised a $150 million loan guarantee agreement tied to crucial IMF financing for Egypt. In Johnson's first visit as foreign secretaryShow More Summary
Dozens of Coptic Christians have left Egypt's Sinai Peninsula after a string of jihadist attacks killed three Christians in the restive province, church officials said. On Thursday, suspected Islamic State jihadists killed a member of the minority in the North Sinai city of El-Arish and set his house on fire.
Effective as of Wednesday, March 1, 2017, a decision from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that visa fees for visitors to Egypt from various land ports, seaports and airports will increase from $25.00 to $60.00 — which is an...Show More Summary
Cairo, Egypt, February 25, 2017- The 2017 Men's African Club Championship featured a new record of 28 registered teams to participate in the competition due to stat in the Tunisian Capital 17 to 27 March, 2017.
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt expressed frustration on Saturday at Britain's refusal to lift a suspension of flights from the United Kingdom to the Red Sea resort of Sharm al-Sheikh, imposed after Islamic State brought down a Russian airliner in 2015.