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In Egypt, pope seeks Christian-Muslim rejection of violence

Pope Francis is brushing off security concerns to forge ahead with a two-day trip to Egypt aimed at presenting a united Christian-Muslim front that repudiates violence committed in God's name.

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to meet Donald Trump in Washington in early April

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi and US President Donald Trump will meet in Washington next month, Egypt's leading state-owned newspaper said on Sunday.

Egypt mourns 25 Christians killed in massive church bombing in Cairo

Egypt mourns 25 Christians killed in massive church bombing in Cairo

The bomb went off during Sunday Mass at a chapel adjacent to St Mark's Cathedral, seat of the ancient Coptic Christian church.

Egypt protests after el-Sissi gives islands to Saudi Arabia

Egyptian security forces fired tear gas today at demonstrators protesting President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi's decision to hand over two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia.

Amid multitude of woes, Egypt leader says democracy is back

Egypt's president says his country has established a democratic system and rebuilt constitutional institutions after years of turmoil following the 2011 uprising.

Video of Egyptians giving police condom balloons goes viral

The video, which has been shared 15,000 times on Facebook, showed the two men in their early 20s laughing as they unwrap and inflate condoms. "From the youth of Egypt to the police," was written on the balloons.

In Egypt, angry talk of Western conspiracy over plane crash

Egypt is facing a Western conspiracy that seeks to scare off tourists and destroy the country's economy.

Egyptians trickle to polls in parliamentary runoffs

Egyptians trickled to the polls on Tuesday in just over half of the country's 27 provinces in parliamentary runoffs that are part of an election process dubbed as the final transition to democratic rule but that apparently failed to inspire voters.

Egypt's leader says country in 'ferocious war'

Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has said in an interview that the Mideast region must cooperate to defeat a worsening terrorist threat that has led to "ferocious war" in his country and some countries "sliding into a vicious cycle of failure."