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Donald Trump, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi discuss fighting terrorism in phone call

US President Donald Trump commended Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi for his efforts to deal with Egypt`s economic challenges.

Egypt frees 2011 revolution figure Maher

Egypt has released political activist Ahmed Maher, a leading figure in the 2011 revolt that toppled the government, after he completed his jail term, his lawyer and a security source said Thursday.

Egypt`s Sisi, Trump agreed in call on UN Israel vote delay

Egypt agreed to postpone a UN Security Council resolution against Israeli settlements when US president-elect Donald Trump called President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the presidency said Friday.

Egypt executes convicted jihadist Adel Habara

Egyptian authorities today executed a jihadist convicted of involvement in a 2013 gun attack on police in the Sinai Peninsula, state media reported.

Egypt arrests four over deadly church blast

Egypt said Monday it had arrested four people suspected of involvement in a devastating bombing of a Cairo Coptic church, as grief-stricken mourners gathered for the funeral of the dead.

Egypt court overturns life sentence against ex-president Mursi

The court last week overturned a death sentence against Mursi in a separate case, meaning he no longer faces execution. 

Egypt's Sisi says spoke to Donald Trump by telephone, congratulated him on win

Egypt's Sisi says spoke to Donald Trump by telephone, congratulated him on win

"President Trump said he looked forward to meeting the president (again) soon."

Egypt's Sisi says Putin ready to host Mideast peace talks

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said his Russian counterpart and close ally Vladimir Putin wants to host an Israeli-Palestinian summit to revive peace talks, in an interview published today.

Muslim, Arab leaders condemn Nice attack

Muslim, Arab leaders condemn Nice attack

Leading Muslim clerics joined Arab leaders on Friday in condemning a truck attack that killed at least 84 revellers in the Mediterranean resort of Nice on France`s national holiday.

Egypt court quashes cession of Red Sea islands to Saudi: Judge

Saudi Arabia is one of Egypt President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi`s main regional backers and the kingdom has provided Egypt with billions of dollars worth of aid since the ex-Army chief took power.

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.