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July 27, 2016
Egypt's scholars reject government-written sermons
In a rebuke to the Egyptian government, the top religious scholars of Egypt's Al-Azhar have rejected new government measures ...
July 27, 2016
Egypt asks IMF for $12 billion loan amid struggling economy
Egypt is in the "final stages" of negotiating an agreement with the International Monetary Fund to secure a $12 billion loan ...
July 25, 2016
Egypt's Coptic Pope warns of increased attacks on Christians
The leader of Egypt's Coptic Christian church warned on Monday of increased attacks on Christians, saying national unity is ...
July 16, 2016
Egypt's pro-army media jump gun, welcome Turkey coup
Some of Egypt's pro-army media jumped the gun in their reporting on Friday night's attempted coup in Turkey, declaring it a ...
July 15, 2016
Egypt standardizes sermons, tightening grip on mosques
In a move to tighten state control over religious discourse, Egypt has launched a campaign to force Muslim clerics to read ...
July 10, 2016
On rare Israel visit, Egyptian FM calls for 2-state solution
Egypt's foreign minister paid a rare visit to Israel on Sunday, saying that his country remains a "steadfast and unwavering" ...
July 08, 2016
Demanding order, el-Sissi turns to military to rebuild Egypt
During two years in office, Egypt's general-turned-president Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has sought to impose a military-style ...
July 07, 2016
Israel finds pieces of EgyptAir plane's wreck on its coast
Pieces of wreckage believed to be from the EgyptAir plane that crashed in May were found on Thursday along the coast of ...
July 04, 2016
Odd couple Israel and Egypt enjoying 'best times ever'
Blast walls, sandbags, and guards with machine pistols manning checkpoints ring the Israeli diplomatic compound in the leafy ...
June 23, 2016
HRW calls on Egypt to free members of satirical street group
Human Rights Watch on Thursday called on Egypt's government to release from detention four members of a satirical street ...
June 22, 2016
Official: Egyptian's hijack crime scotched Cyprus asylum bid
An Egyptian hijacker fighting his extradition could have been granted asylum because of his declared opposition to Egypt's ...
June 21, 2016
Egyptian court rejects transfer of islands to Saudis
An Egyptian court on Tuesday struck down an agreement to transfer two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, delivering a rare ...
June 18, 2016
Egyptian court sentences 2 Al-Jazeera employees to death
An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced six people, including two Al-Jazeera employees, to death for allegedly passing ...
June 15, 2016
Egypt says it has found plane wreckage
Egypt on Wednesday said that it spotted and obtained images from the wreckage of the EgyptAir plane that crashed into the ...
June 11, 2016
Hard times in Egypt stoke labor unrest, showdown ahead
Labor activist Kamal al-Fayoumi has lost none of his swagger since being fired from the sprawling Egyptian textile plant ...
June 07, 2016
Egypt puts former auditor on trial for exposing corruption
Egypt's former top auditor who exposed massive corruption in the country went on trial before a court in Cairo on Tuesday, ...
June 06, 2016
EgyptAir hijacker fights extradition to Egypt, fears govt
A hijacker who threatened to blow up an EgyptAir plane told the flight crew he was doing so because he opposes Egypt's ...
May 30, 2016
Head of Egypt's journalists union to stand trial
Prosecutors on Monday referred the head of Egypt's journalists union and two board members to trial after they were formally ...
May 26, 2016
Egypt: Muslim mob attacks Christians, parade naked woman
An armed Muslim mob stripped an elderly Christian woman and paraded her naked on the streets in an attack last week in which ...
May 25, 2016
Israel's new defense minister could clash with his soldiers
Israel's incoming defense minister once called for bombing Egypt, suggested just weeks ago that Israel kill Hamas' leader in ...