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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has taken the rare decision to open the Rafah border crossing with Gaza for the entire holy month of Ramadan after Israel killed some 60 Palestinian protesters in the enclave this week.
The rise of American football in Egypt is unexpected. Egypt is the only country in the Middle East and Africa which boasts a domestic league: the Egyptian Federation of American Football (EFAF).
Egypt's military operations against an affiliate of the Islamic State group in North Sinai is threatening to spark a humanitarian crisis.
Egypt on Thursday opened its largely sealed border with the Israeli-blockaded Gaza Strip for three days, on the eve of more planned protests against Israel.
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi urged Egyptians on Wednesday to vote in next week's election to show they are in charge, a day after he denied any role in excluding his rivals.
Egyptian leader al-Sisi is utilizing Cairo’s good relationship with Israel to maintain warm ties with Washington and benefit from newly discovered oil riches of Eastern Mediterranean.
Campaigning began in Egypt's presidential election on Saturday with incumbent Abdel Fattah al-Sisi likely to romp to victory.
An Egyptian court put leading government critic Abdel Moneim Abul Fotouh and 15 others on terror lists at the request of the public prosecutor.
Sexual violence, a significant legal and social problem in Egypt, has been a growing phenomenon over the past decade. It has been trivially tackled by the Egyptian criminal justice system.
Egyptian police arrested on Wednesday a leading government critic and party leader Abdel Moneim Abul Fotouh.
A Cairo court on Sunday handed 17 people life sentences over unrest that saw the deaths of three civilians during anti-government protests in 2014.
General Sami Anan has been accused of breaking the law right his bid to run for presidency, argues the current president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.
An Egyptian court sentenced ousted Islamist President Morsi to three years in prison along with 19 other defendants for "insulting the judiciary."
Egyptian authorities on Tuesday executed 15 prisoners convicted of attacks on security forces in the restive Sinai Peninsula, police officials said.
Cyprus, Greece and Egypt pledged closer cooperation on combatting terrorism and people trafficking in the Eastern Mediterranean.
Participants at the Young Arab Media Leaders Program in Dubai said press freedom in their home countries was lacking, but improving.
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