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FILES / AFP | Egypt will host the expanded 24-team event in June-July after initial hosts Cameroon were stripped of the tournament.

Egypt to host 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

 23:08 08/01/2019

Egypt will host the new expanded 24-team Africa Cup of Nations, the Confederation of African Football confirmed after a meeting of their executive commitee in Dakar on Tuesday.

AFP file photo | An Egyptian military vehicle near the Giza Pyramids.

Bomb strikes tourist bus near Egypt's Giza Pyramids

 01:35 29/12/2018

Egyptian security officials say a roadside bomb has hit a tourist bus in an area near the Giza Pyramids, in the outskirts of Cairo, killing at least two people and wounding 10 other

EPA / Hundreds were killed as security forces dispersed a sit-in at Rabaa al-Adawiya square in 2013

Egypt sentences hundreds over 2013 pro-Morsi protests

 23:22 08/09/2018

Egypt has delivered verdicts for more than 700 people over a pro-Muslim Brotherhood sit-in after President Mohammed Morsi was ousted in 2013.

Egypt internet: Sisi ratifies law tightening control over websites

Egypt internet: Sisi ratifies law tightening control over websites

 10:40 19/08/2018

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has signed a new law that tightens controls over the internet.

AFP / Defendants look out into the court in Cairo

Egypt court sentences 75 to death over 2013 pro-Morsi protests

 00:32 29/07/2018

An Egyptian court has sentenced 75 people to death for their role in the violence that erupted after President Mohammed Morsi's removal in 2013.

© Egyptian presidency, AFP | A handout picture shows Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi delivering a speech on June 30, 2018 to mark the fifth anniversary of the protests that led to the ousting of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi.

Five years after Morsi, Egyptian economy strengthens amid oppression

 20:13 02/07/2018

Five years after the deposal of Mohamed Morsi, Egypt’s first democratically elected president, the country’s long-ailing economy appears to be on the path to recovery. But at what cost?

© Fabrizio Bensch / Reuters

Rampant Russia all but through to World Cup knockout stage after 3-1 win over Salah’s sorry Egypt

 03:56 20/06/2018

A sparkling second-half performance ensured that Russia are virtually guaranteed to qualify for the knock-out rounds for the first time in their modern history, in the wake of a 3-1 victory over a poor Egypt.

© Egyptian presidency / AFP | Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi giving a speech during his swearing in ceremony on June 2, 2018, for a second four-year term in office, at the parliament meeting hall in Cairo.

Egypt's al-Sisi sworn in for second term amid unrest

 22:06 02/06/2018

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi vowed to tackle jihadists and revive the economy as he was sworn in Saturday for a second four-year term after a wave of arrests.

Egypt's election commission said there had been a 41.5 percent turnout [Reuters]

Abdel Fattah el-Sisi narrowly misses 100 percent of vote in Egypt

 07:47 03/04/2018

Ex-army general secures 97 percent win, final results show, in a poll where only challenger was a Sisi supporter.

Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani attends a Gulf Cooperation Council summit in Doha. Picture: Osama Faisal/AP

Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt and United Arab Emirates cut ties with Qatar

 22:20 05/06/2017

EMIRATES and Etihad Airlines have suspended all flights to and from Qatar as Arab nations sever diplomatic ties to the country and give citizens 14 days to leave.

© Nile News / AFP

Gunmen attack bus carrying Coptic Christians south of Cairo in Egypt

 20:12 26/05/2017

Gunmen opened fire Friday on a bus carrying Coptic Christians south of Cairo in Egypt killing 26 people and wounding 25, according to officials.

Two churches in Egypt have been targeted by extremists with two bombs attacks and multiple deaths. Picture: AP/Nariman El-Mofty

Dozens killed in twin bomb attacks at churches in Egypt: reports

 19:49 09/04/2017

EGYPT’S Health Ministry says an explosion at a church in the coastal city of Alexandria has killed 11 people, and wounded at least 35 others.

Donald Trump called Abdul Fattah al-Sisi a "fantastic guy" after meeting him in September

Trump to 'reboot' US-Egypt ties with Sisi meeting

 23:19 03/04/2017

Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi is to visit the White House for the first time since he led the military's overthrow of his predecessor in 2013.

© AFP file photo | This picture, taken in May 2015, shows the former Egyptian strongman waving to supporters from his room at the Maadi military hospital in Cairo.

Egypt's ousted president Hosni Mubarak freed from detention

 19:35 24/03/2017

Egypt's ousted president Hosni Mubarak left a military hospital on Friday where he had spent much of his six-year detention, his lawyer said.

Mubarak to be released from prison after acquittal in protester deaths

Mubarak to be released from prison after acquittal in protester deaths

 01:51 14/03/2017

Egypt's former president Hosni Mubarak is to be released this week, his lawyer said on Monday, after an appeals court acquitted him of involvement in the deaths of protesters during the 2011 uprising against him.

Russia vetoed a UN resolution calling for an end to bombing

Syria conflict: France wants Russia on war crimes charges

 06:03 11/10/2016

French President Francois Hollande has suggested Russia could face war crimes charges over its bombardment of Syria's second city Aleppo.

Police special forces patrolled the streets of Cairo on the fifth anniversary of the 2011 uprising

ADVERTISEMENT Hundreds forcibly disappeared in Egypt crackdown, says Amnesty

 09:22 13/07/2016

Egypt's security services have forcibly disappeared and tortured hundreds of people in the past year in an effort to wipe out dissent, a rights group says.

A growing number of Egyptians have begun losing patience with Sisi over corruption, poverty and unemployment [AFP]

Egypt's Sisi celebrates Morsi's ouster

 02:37 01/07/2016

Sisi declares the ouster of Egypt's first democratically-elected president a national holiday with lavish celebrations.

© Stephane Mahe / Reuters

France hands first ‘ex-Russian’ Mistral ship to Egypt

 22:44 02/06/2016

Egypt’s flag has been raised over the first Mistral amphibious assault ship, which Cairo has purchased f-rom France. Originating f-rom a severed Moscow-Paris contract, the ship and its twin are equipped with Russian electronics.

Debris found at the EgyptAir crash site. Picture: Egyptian Armed Forces Facebook via AP

‘There isn’t even a whole body part’

 06:11 25/05/2016

EGYPTIAN forensics officials are collecting DNA f-rom relatives of EgyptAir MS804 victims to help identify body parts retrieved f-rom the Mediterranean, as Greece will soon dispatch crash information to Egyptian authorities.

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