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    Former Egypt president Mursi dies during trial

    Reuters . Cairo | Updated at 12:47am on June 18, 2019

    Former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi, the first democratically elected head of state in Egypt’s modern history, died on Monday aged 67 after collapsing in a...

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    Egyptian extremist held in Libya, sent back to Egypt

    Agence France-Presse . Cairo | Updated at 02:22pm on May 29, 2019

    One of the most-wanted Egyptian extremist who was captured in neighbouring...

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    Bomb blast hits tourist bus near Egypt pyramids

    Agence France-Presse . Egypt | Updated at 12:20pm on May 20, 2019

    A bomb blast hit a tourist bus near Egypt’s famed Giza pyramids on Sunday, wounding some of them, including South Africans, in the latest blow...

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    Egypt parliament to vote on extending Sisi rule

    Agence-France-Presse . Cairo | Updated at 12:00am on April 17, 2019

    Egypt’s parliament, packed with loyalists of president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, is to vote Tuesday on changes to the constitution that could keep the former military...

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    Red Hot Chili Peppers rock Egypt’s pyramids

    Reuters . Cairo | Updated at 12:00am on March 17, 2019

    Californian group Red Hot Chili Peppers played in front of Egypt’s great pyramids of Giza on Friday, entertaining more than 10,000 people at the site...

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    25 killed, 50 hurt in Cairo train station fire

    Reuters . Cairo | Updated at 04:00pm on February 27, 2019

    Twenty people were killed and 40 wounded when a fire broke out at the main train station in Egypt’s capital Cairo on Wednesday, state TV...

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    Al-Azhar univ overturns expulsion of student over hug

    Agence France-Presse . Cairo | Updated at 07:32pm on January 16, 2019

    An Egyptian university has overturned its decision to expel a male student over hugging his female friend on campus, in an incident that sparked controversy...

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    Al-Azhar univ expels female student for hugging male friend

    Agence France-Presse . Cairo | Updated at 06:05pm on January 13, 2019

    Egypt’s Al-Azhar university on Sunday said it had expelled a female student after she appeared in a video hugging a male colleague, accusing her of...

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    Egypt to host 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

    Agence France-Presse . Dakar | Updated at 12:00am on January 09, 2019

    Egypt will host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations between June 15 and July 13, Confederation of African Football (CAF) president Ahmad Ahmad announced in...

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    Explosives expert killed in Cairo blast

    Reuters . Cairo | Updated at 01:51pm on January 06, 2019

    An Egyptian police officer was killed on Saturday while attempting to defuse a bomb found near a church in an eastern Cairo suburb, state television...