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    Egypt extends state of emergency to three years

    Agence France-Presse . Cairo | Updated at 12:13am on January 21, 2020

    Egypt’s state of emergency is set to reach the three-year mark by April after the government announced it would extend it by another three months...

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    Ethiopia’s dam: a lifeline or a show of power?

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 14, 2020

    TWO of the world’s and Africa’s oldest kingdoms have long unwittingly vied for dominance and influence on the motherland. And though cultural and economic ties...

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    At least 28 people killed in Egypt road accidents

    Agence France-Presse . Cairo | Updated at 02:28pm on December 29, 2019

    At least 28 people, including textile workers and several Asian tourists, were killed on Saturday in two road crashes in Egypt, official media and other...

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    Egypt beach resorts fight global scourge of plastic trash

    Agence France-Presse . Hurghada, Egypt | Updated at 10:57pm on December 22, 2019

    Combing the Red Sea beach at an Egyptian luxury resort, workers find bagfuls of plastic garbage -- but the news isn’t all bad, thanks to...

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    Egypt unveils ‘rare’ ancient pharaoh bust

    Agence France-Presse . Cairo | Updated at 12:00am on December 13, 2019

    A ‘rare’ bust of a statue of the pharaoh Ramses II has been discovered near Giza, south of Cairo, the Egyptian Antiquities Ministry announced Wednesday....

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    First cargo flight of onion arrives from Pakistan

    United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Updated at 10:34pm on November 20, 2019

    A cargo aircraft carrying imported onion from Pakistan arrived here on Wednesday evening.

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    Celebrating poverty: the IMF in Egypt

    Amr Khafagy | Updated at 12:00am on November 19, 2019

    THE International Monetary Fund, World Bank, Bloomberg and Financial Times, alongside big investment banks such as Morgan Stanley, are celebrating Egypt’s economic success. As the...

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    Bangladeshi among 7 killed in Libya air strike

    staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:21pm on November 18, 2019

    At least seven civilians were killed, most of them foreign workers, and 30 wounded in an air strike Monday that hit a biscuit factory in...

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    First consignment of Egyptian onions arrives Tuesday

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:53pm on November 16, 2019

    The first consignment of onion from Egypt would be flown to Bangladesh on Tuesday, said commerce ministry on Saturday. S Alam Group is importing the...

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    Retreat of the American empire

    Robert Fisk | Updated at 12:00am on October 25, 2019

    IN DAYS gone by, I used to compare the Trump presidency with the Arab dictatorships. He took preposterous pleasure in the company of Egypt’s Sisi...