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March 14, 2016
Egypt devalues pound, signals move toward floating currency
Egypt's central bank took a step toward floating the currency on Monday, devaluing the Egyptian pound by 13 percent in hopes ...
February 23, 2016
Egypt pound reaches record lows amid a dollar shortage
The Egyptian pound has dropped to record lows on the black market in the past week, hovering between 9 and 9.25 per dollar, ...
February 19, 2016
Egypt president calls for new law to hold police accountable
The Egyptian president on Friday called for a new law or amending existing legislations to hold police accountable for abuses ...
February 18, 2016
In Egypt, clamp on academic freedoms sparks scholar backlash
Egyptian authorities are increasingly harassing foreign academics with restrictions, bans on entering the country and ...
February 17, 2016
Prolific Egyptian political writer and insider, Heikal, dies
Mohamed Heikal, a close confidant of Egypt's nationalist leader Gamal Abdel Nasser since the 1950s and later author of ...
February 16, 2016
Boutros Boutros-Ghali, first UN chief from Africa, dies
Boutros Boutros-Ghali, a veteran Egyptian diplomat who helped negotiate his country's landmark peace deal with Israel but ...
February 14, 2016
Egypt policeman's conviction overturned in protester's death
Egypt's highest appeals court on Sunday overturned the conviction of a police officer sentenced to 15 years in prison for the ...
February 13, 2016
Amid multitude of woes, Egypt leader says democracy is back
Egypt's president said Saturday that his country has established democratic and constitutional rule after years of turmoil ...
February 12, 2016
Egyptian doctors revolt against escalating police abuses
When a doctor at a Cairo hospital told a police officer that his cut didn't require stitches, the response was startling and ...
February 11, 2016
Italy urged Egypt for help hours after student disappeared
Italian officials contacted Egyptian authorities hours after a student later found tortured to death disappeared in central ...
February 08, 2016
A reporter covers 2 decades of tumult in the Middle East
"And Then All Hell Broke Loose: Two Decades in the Middle East" (Simon & Schuster), by Richard Engel Regular viewers of ...
February 05, 2016
Funeral service held for Italian student killed in Egypt
A funeral service has been held for an Italian student whose body was found in Cairo on Wednesday bearing marks of torture, ...
February 04, 2016
Tortured Italian student died 'slow death': Egypt official
The body of an Italian graduate student who disappeared last month has been found with multiple stab wounds, cigarette burns ...
January 28, 2016
Egypt's top auditor faces backlash over corruption findings
Egypt's top auditor ignited an uproar when he estimated that corruption had cost the country billions of dollars. Yet the ...
January 25, 2016
Amid heavy security, Egypt marks 5th anniversary of uprising
Amid heavy security Monday, Egypt marked the fifth anniversary of the uprising that toppled longtime autocrat Hosni Mubarak, ...
January 24, 2016
Egypt's president praises 2011 uprising, urges patience
Egypt's president paid tribute on Sunday to the country's 2011 uprising that toppled longtime ruler Hosni Mubarak, saying ...
January 23, 2016
Egypt warns against unrest on uprising anniversary
Egypt's president, speaking ahead of next week's anniversary of the 2011 uprising that toppled longtime ruler Hosni Mubarak, ...
January 22, 2016
Egyptian army says it is beefing up security
The Egyptian army announced Friday that it would beef up security measures to secure vital installations and "confront any ...
January 21, 2016
Egypt intensifies crackdown ahead of Arab Spring anniversary
Egyptian authorities have intensified a crackdown on dissent ahead of next week's anniversary of the country's 2011 Arab ...
January 15, 2016
Activists detained in Egypt ahead of uprising anniversary
Egyptian authorities are rounding up activists ahead of the fifth anniversary of the Jan. 25 uprising that toppled longtime ...