Egypt inaugurates several power generation plants, projects

2018-07-25 10:13

Egypt has inaugurated several power generation projects, including three power plants built by the German conglomerate Siemens.

Egypt names Mubarak-era figures to head media watchdogs

2017-04-12 22:04

Egypt's president has picked three former leaders at state news organisations during the era of deposed Hosni Mubarak to lead new media watchdog agencies.

Egypt backs French Mideast peace talks

2016-05-17 17:59

Egypt's president has declared his support for a French proposal to hold a Mideast peace conference later this year.

Egypt's president opens Africa investment conference

2016-02-20 16:23

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is opening an Africa-focused investment conference, with government and private sector representatives, aiming to boost intra-African investments.

Red card for red carpet

2016-02-08 21:14

Egypt's el-Sissi gets a red card for his grand red carpet.

Egypt, Ethiopia hope for long-term Nile co-operation

2015-03-24 19:46

Egypt and Ethiopia say there's hope for long-term Nile River co-operation following their agreement.

Retrial date set for Al-Jazeera journalists

2015-02-09 08:40

Egypt will hold a retrial for two Al-Jazeera English journalists still imprisoned, court officials say, throwing into question one of their fates after authorities deported their Australian colleague.

New Egypt decree to deport foreigners

2014-11-12 22:49

A new Egyptian decree allows the president to deport foreigners accused or convicted of a crime.

Soldiers of Egypt claim palace blasts

2014-07-01 20:02

An Egyptian group, Soldiers of Egypt, has claimed the blasts outside the presidential palace that killed 2 police officers.

Egypt army chief says he will run for president

2014-03-26 23:55

Egypt's el-Sissi has resigned from the military and announced he will run for president.


Egypt passes bill to block popular social media accounts

2018-07-19 10:28

Egypt's parliament has passed a bill targeting popular social media accounts that authorities accuse of publishing "fake news", the latest move in a five-year-old drive to suppress dissent and silence independent sources of news.

Egypt puts auditor on trial for exposing corruption

2016-06-07 18:06

Egypt's former top auditor who exposed massive corruption in the country has gone on trial on charges that include spreading 'false news.'

Egyptian activists campaign for release of street performers

2016-05-12 21:00

Egyptian activists have taken to social media to demand the release of five detained members of a satirical street performance group whose selfie-style video clips mocked President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi

Egypt president calls for new law to hold police accountable

2016-02-20 10:54

Egypt's president calls for new law to hold police accountable after incident with an officer killing a driver.

Protester disrupts Egypt's al-Sissi news conference

2015-06-03 19:27

A protester has disrupted a news conference as Egypt's al-Sissi defends his government's track record.

Egypt leader blames unrest on 'civilizational gap'

2015-02-11 23:21

Egypt's president has shrugged off criticism of human rights abuses, blaming a 'civilizational gap'.

Egypt to criminalise 'insulting revolutions'

2014-12-03 15:26

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi says his office is drafting a law to criminalise insulting the uprisings that toppled President Hosni Mubarak and his Islamist successor Mohammed Morsi.

Egypt's military to guard key state installations

2014-10-27 19:04

Egypt's military to guard key state facilities as prominent pro-democracy activist is detained

Sisi donates half his wealth to Egypt

2014-06-24 20:58

Egypt's el-Sissi says he donates half of his wealth and salary to help the country.

Egypt satirist says show's suspension wasn't nice

2013-12-05 10:13

Popular Egyptian satirist says he’ll take the military and the government at their word that they are not behind the decision to take his weekly television programme off air.

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