Fourth bird flu death in Egypt this year

2015-01-20 12:25

According to the World Health Organisation there has been a jump in the number of bird flu infections in people in Egypt.

Key anti-Mubarak group banned in Egypt

2014-04-28 13:22

A Cairo court has banned the opposition April 6 Youth Movement that was a catalyst in the uprising to oust former president Hosni Mubarak in 2011.

Archaeologists discover ancient skeleton with cancer

2014-03-18 14:56

British researchers have found evidence of metastatic cancer on a 3 000-year-old skeleton from a tomb in Sudan and hope it will offer new insights into the disease.

Egypt stocks plunge after Mursi power grab

2012-11-25 19:18

Egypt's stock market has plunged in its first day open since President Mohamed Mursi's seizure of new powers set off street violence and a political crisis.

Minister: Egypt still unsure about IMF loan

2011-12-04 15:19

Egypt's future finance minister said it was too soon to say whether the country would take a loan of $3.2bn offered by the IMF to fund its budget deficit.


Suez Canal revenue hits a record $508m

2014-09-03 12:45

Revenues from Egypt's Suez Canal has reached $508m in August, the highest monthly level in history, Suez Canal Authority chairperson says.

Mummies from 4 000 years ago had heart disease

2014-04-04 12:07

Heart disease is not a modern disease – when scientists did full-body CT scans of 4 000-year-old mummies they discovered evidence of hardening of the arteries.

GM comes together in Africa

2013-01-09 14:33

General Motors announced that its sub-Saharan Africa and North Africa operations will join forces and become GM Africa.

Egypt requests World Bank loan

2012-02-03 11:41

The World Bank says talks are to start soon with the Egyptian government over a $1bn loan.

Swiss freeze Mubarak assets

2011-02-11 20:32

Switzerland has frozen assets that may belong to Hosni Mubarak, who stepped down as president of Egypt after 30 years of rule.

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