Egyptian president congratulates Narendra Modi

Egyptian President Adly Mansour has wished India`s prime minister-designate Narendra Modi success in his new responsibility and expressed his desire to further develop strong bilateral relations.

Egypt to hold presidential election on May 26-27

Egypt announced a presidential election for May 26-27, a poll likely to be swept by the retired army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi who deposed the Islamist president in July.

Egypt`s Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi resigns as Defence Minister to run for President

Egypt`s Army chief Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi on Wednesday resigned as Defence Minister to run for president in an election he is expected to win easily.

Egypt to have `elected` leader by June: interim president

Interim president Adly Mansour said Egypt will have an "elected" leader in two and a half months, in an interview published today.

Egypt to have `elected` leader by June: Interim President

Interim President Adly Mansour said Egypt will have an "elected" leader in two and a half months, in an interview published by the state-owned Al-Ahram daily.

Egypt passes presidential election law

Egypt`s interim president issued anticipated decree that governs upcoming presidential election, clearing the way for the vote that many expect the country`s military chief to take part in and win.

Egypt`s new PM says to fight militancy, rebuild economy

Egypt`s new Prime Minister said on Tuesday he would seek to eradicate militant violence that has increased since the overthrow of Islamist President Mohamed Morsi, hoping improved security will lead to economic recovery.

Egypt`s new PM says to fight militancy, rebuild economy

Egypt`s new Prime Minister said on Tuesday he would seek to eradicate militant violence that has increased since the overthrow of Islamist President Mohamed Morsi, hoping improved security will lead to economic recovery.

Outgoing housing minister says named new Egypt PM

Outgoing housing minister Ibrahim Mahlab has been named Egypt`s new prime minister and tasked with forming a government after the previous military-installed cabinet resigned, state newspaper Al-Ahram reported Tuesday.

Egypt to hold presidential election first: Mansour

Egypt will hold a presidential election before parliamentary polls this year, interim President Adly Mansour said move that could pave way for the swift election of army chief Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.

Egypt announces early election a day after carnage

Egypt announced early presidential elections likely to anoint the general who overthrew Islamist president Mohammed Morsi, as the country reeled after a weekend of violence killed dozens of people.

Police state has ended: Egypt`s President

Egypt`s military-backed interim President said that the country`s uprisings have put an end to the police state and to abuses, part of a campaign to rebrand the security forces amid a heavy handed crackdown on Islamists and other critics of the government.

Egypt President makes rare visit to Coptic pope

Egypt`s interim President on Saturday made a rare visit to the Coptic pope ahead of this week`s Orthodox Christmas celebrations, underlining efforts by the military-backed government to project an image of inclusion ahead of a crucial referendum later this month.

Egypt announces referendum date for new constitution

Egypt`s interim president Adly Mansour has said a referendum on a new draft constitution would be held next month.

Egypt to free 21 women jailed for protesting

Egypt will pardon 21 women and girls who were sentenced to 11 years in prison for a peaceful protest, reports quoted the presidential office as saying on Friday.

Egypt President approves contentious law regulating protests

Egypt`s interim president today approved a controversial law regulating protests in the deeply polarised country, prompting rights groups to condemn it as "repressive".

Mansour defends Morsi`s ouster, says Egypt moving to democracy

Egypt`s President Adly Mansour has defended the removal of the country`s first freely elected leader Mohammed Morsi by the powerful military, saying the Islamist ruler had "betrayed the ballot box".

Egypt President vows to battle for security to the end

Egyptian President Adly Mansour vowed on Thursday to battle for security "to the end", as Islamists promised new protests against his Army-installed interim government.

Egypt`s govt launches crackdown on Islamists over clashes

Egypt`s interim government on Wednesday ordered the arrest of top Islamists, including Muslim Brotherhood movement`s chief, for inciting violence that left 51 people dead.

Egypt`s interim President issues election timetable

Egypt`s interim President Adly Mansour has reportedly issued a swift timetable for the amendment of constitution and setting parliamentary and presidential elections in early 2014.