Egypt

Fatwa on Facebook: Top Muslim cleric declares war on fake 'likes'

Fatwa on Facebook: Top Muslim cleric declares war on fake 'likes'

Fake 'likes' are cheating, he said.

Apr 19, 2018, 18:02 PM IST
Cristiano Ronaldo scores twice in stoppage time as Portugal snatch win in Egypt friendly

Cristiano Ronaldo scores twice in stoppage time as Portugal snatch win in Egypt friendly

Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo scored two stoppage time goals to steal a 2-1 win over Egypt after Mohamed Salah had given the African side the lead in an entertaining World Cup warm-up in Switzerland on Friday.

Mar 24, 2018, 16:37 PM IST
Saudi crown prince sets off on maiden foreign tour

Saudi crown prince sets off on maiden foreign tour

Saudi Arabia's crown prince lands in Egypt tomorrow on the first leg of his maiden foreign tour as heir to the throne, a diplomatic charm offensive that follows his stunning rise to power.

Mar 03, 2018, 17:05 PM IST
13 terrorists, two army officers killed in Egypt army raids

13 terrorists, two army officers killed in Egypt army raids

Egyptian security forces today raided militant hideouts in the restive North Sinai during which 13 terrorists and two army officers were killed, the military said.

Mar 01, 2018, 14:40 PM IST
In Egypt, sports academy gives Syrian children platform to rise

In Egypt, sports academy gives Syrian children platform to rise

With a small administrative office, and the lone training hall, Syrian youngsters practise martial arts, aerobics, ballet, and gymnastics. In addition, the academy organises football tournaments, especially for Arab and African refugees in the city.

Feb 20, 2018, 10:22 AM IST
Mystery of 'Screaming mummy', that baffled experts for 132 years, solved

Mystery of 'Screaming mummy', that baffled experts for 132 years, solved

In 1881, archaeologists came across Deir El Bahri valley which hid the mummies of some of the greatest  Egyptian pharaohs - Rameses the Great, Seti I and Tuthmosis III. Five years later, they came across the mummy of a young man – his hands and feed bound, face contorted in extreme pain. 

Feb 18, 2018, 08:27 AM IST
Egypt anti-jihadist sweep kills 28 militants

Egypt anti-jihadist sweep kills 28 militants

A major operation against jihadists in Egypt has killed 28 fighters in the Sinai Peninsula since it was launched by the military on Friday, the army said on Monday.

Feb 12, 2018, 16:08 PM IST
Liverpool's Mohamed Salah is the idol of his Egyptian village

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah is the idol of his Egyptian village

Deep in Egypt`s Nile Delta region, the children of Nagrig village have a clear goal in life: they want to become football stars like Mohamed Salah, Liverpool's top scorer and Africa's top player.

Feb 12, 2018, 14:37 PM IST
Egypt begins security operation against ''terrorists'' - Army spokesman

Egypt begins security operation against ''terrorists'' - Army spokesman

Egypt on Friday launched a major security operation involving the army and police against "terrorist and criminal elements and organisations" across the country, the army spokesman said.

Feb 09, 2018, 12:30 PM IST
Hot air balloon crashes in Egypt, 1 tourist killed, 7 injured

Hot air balloon crashes in Egypt, 1 tourist killed, 7 injured

Egyptian officials say a sightseeing balloon carrying foreign tourists over the southern city of Luxor has crash landed, killing one tourist and injuring seven.

Jan 05, 2018, 15:32 PM IST

Hot air balloon crashes in Egypt's Luxor, 1 tourist killed

Egyptian officials say a sightseeing balloon carrying foreign tourists over the southern city of Luxor has crash landed, killing one tourist and injuring seven.

Jan 05, 2018, 15:23 PM IST
Liverpool and Egypt star Mohamed Salah goes from Chelsea flop to African king

Liverpool and Egypt star Mohamed Salah goes from Chelsea flop to African king

Salah failed to blossom after moving from Swiss outfit Basel to Stamford Bridge, leading to him being lent to Serie A sides Fiorentina and AS Roma, then sold to the latter.

Jan 05, 2018, 11:48 AM IST
Liverpool's Egyptian talisman Mohamed Salah wins African Player of the Year award

Liverpool's Egyptian talisman Mohamed Salah wins African Player of the Year award

The 25-year-old has scored 23 goals in 29 matches in all competitions this season for the Premier League outfit after moving from AS Roma in the summer.

Jan 05, 2018, 11:42 AM IST
Qatar allows full ownership for foreign investors

Qatar allows full ownership for foreign investors

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt severed ties with Qatar in June, accusing it of links to extremist groups and being too close to Shiite Iran, Riyadh`s regional arch-rival.

Jan 04, 2018, 17:32 PM IST
One-legged Egyptian soccer players aim for a league of their own

One-legged Egyptian soccer players aim for a league of their own

The team hope to inspire other disabled Egyptians to take up the sport and eventually establish a federation which could regulate a domestic league for the disabled.

Jan 02, 2018, 18:05 PM IST
Mohamed Salah named Arab player of the year

Mohamed Salah named Arab player of the year

Salah, 25, has been an instant success at Liverpool since joining from AS Roma, scoring 17 goals in the Premier League already and 23 in all competitions.

Jan 02, 2018, 15:28 PM IST
Egypt court jails ousted president Mohammed Morsi for insulting judiciary

Egypt court jails ousted president Mohammed Morsi for insulting judiciary

An Egyptian court has convicted former Islamist President Mohammed Morsi and 18 others over insulting the judiciary, sentencing them to three years in prison.

Dec 30, 2017, 16:11 PM IST
Ten killed in terror attack outside church in Egypt's Cairo

Ten killed in terror attack outside church in Egypt's Cairo

At least 10 people, including eight Coptic Christians, were killed in the shootout outside the south Cairo church.

Dec 29, 2017, 17:47 PM IST
Egypt coach Hector Raul Cuper reveals secrets about FIFA World Cup qualification

Egypt coach Hector Raul Cuper reveals secrets about FIFA World Cup qualification

It is the third time for Egypt to enter the FIFA World Cup and the first time in 28 years (the last time Egypt participated was 1990 edition in Italy).

Dec 27, 2017, 20:51 PM IST
Egypt executes 15 militants over 2013 Sinai attack

Egypt executes 15 militants over 2013 Sinai attack

Egypt on Tuesday executed 15 militants charged with killing nine members of the security forces in a 2013 attack in the country`s northeast, a government official said.

Dec 26, 2017, 20:59 PM IST