Submarine deployed to find crashed jet's black boxes: Egypt PM

Egypt President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi today said a submarine was deployed to locate the black boxes that could provide vital clues on what caused an EgyptAir plane to crash in the Mediterranean Sea carrying 66 people, as he asserted no theory was being favoured in the probe.

Hollande inks deals in Egypt visit dogged by rights criticism

French President Francois Hollande sealed several economic deals with his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Cairo.

King Salman announces Saudi-Egypt bridge in rare Cairo visit

Saudi King Salman on Friday announced plans to build a bridge over the Red Sea to Egypt, in a lavish show of support for the government of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.

EgyptAir hijack ends with passengers freed unharmed, suspect arrested

EgyptAir hijack ends with passengers freed unharmed, suspect arrested

The passengers and crew were unharmed. Eighty-one people, including 21 foreigners and 15 crew, were on board the Airbus 320.

Less than third of voters turn out in Egypt election

In the latest vote, 60 seats from the lists saw clear winners, while in the first stage, another 60 were swept by a pro-Sisi coalition For Love of Egypt.

Russia suspends Egypt flights as Western intelligence backs bomb theory

Russia suspends Egypt flights as Western intelligence backs bomb theory

Putin's decision was a response to the crash of an Airbus A321 operated by a Russian carrier on Saturday over Egypt's Sinai Peninsula. All 224 people on board were killed.

Egypt president defends security laws ahead of UK visit

"There is a real roadmap for democracy in Egypt," Sisi told BBC television ahead of his visit.

Egypt's Abdel Fattah al-Sisi calls for NATO help in Libya 'vacuum'

Egypt's Abdel Fattah al-Sisi calls for NATO help in Libya 'vacuum'

Libya has descended into chaos since longtime dictator Gaddafi was ousted in 2011. 

Pro-Sisi alliance biggest winner in 1st round of Egypt polls

A political alliance loyal to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has emerged as a big winner in the first round of parliamentary polls through which he is seeking to tighten his grip on power over two years after he ousted his Islamist predecessor.

Egypt turnout 21.7 pc in first round run-off: Officials

The first round run-off in Egypt's parliamentary election produced a turnout of 21.7 per cent, officials announced today, reflecting disinterest in a vote held in the absence of any strong opposition.

Egypt voters trickle in to elect wew pro-Sisi Parliament

Egypt voters trickle in to elect wew pro-Sisi Parliament

Egyptians voted Sunday to elect a new parliament that will bolster President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's grip on power after he crushed all opposition since ousting his Islamist predecessor two years ago.

Brotherhood missing from ballots as Egypt readies to vote

One party - the banned Muslim Brotherhood - will be conspicuously absent from ballot papers when Egypt's voters head to the polls for long-delayed parliamentary elections today.

Egyptian President meets PM Modi at UN

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a meeting with the Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Friday on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly sessions here.

Egypt's Sisi pardons 100 prisoners, including Jazeera journalists: Sources

Egypt`s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi pardoned 100 prisoners including three Al Jazeera television journalists on Wednesday, security sources said, a day before he plans to head to the annual United Nations summit.

Egypt's Sisi swears in new government, keeps ministers in key posts

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi kept his finance, investment and interior ministers in a new government sworn in on Saturday, state news agency MENA reported, as he tries to rebuild an economy battered by Islamist militant violence.

Mexico `outraged` over Egypt tourist killings

 Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto expressed his nation`s "outrage" at the killing of eight tourists by Egyptian security forces as his foreign minister arrived in Cairo Wednesday demanding an urgent inquiry into the "unjustified attack".

Egypt's president asks oil minister to form new cabinet after govt resigns

 Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Saturday asked Oil Minister Sherif Ismail to form a new cabinet within one week after the government submitted its resignation, a statement from the presidency said.

Egypt`s PM, government resigns: Presidency

Egypt`s PM, government resigns: Presidency

The Egyptian government on Saturday submitted its resignation to President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the presidency said, days after the agriculture minister was arrested over corruption.

Egypt elections to start on October 17

Egypt`s Legislative Elections, the first since President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi took office, are to be contested in phases starting October 17, the electoral commission announced on Sunday.

Greste calls for Sisi pardon after Egypt jails Al-Jazeera journalists

 Australian Al-Jazeera reporter Peter Greste called Sunday for Egypt`s president to pardon him and two colleagues handed prison sentences in a shock ruling that sparked international condemnation and which he described as "politically motivated".