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In landmark meeting, Donald Trump hails Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's 'fantastic job' in Egypt

In landmark meeting, Donald Trump hails Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's 'fantastic job' in Egypt

US President Donald Trump set human rights scandals aside to welcome Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to the White House Monday.

Apr 04, 2017, 12:55 PM IST

Egypt's 'fantastic guy' Sisi to meet Donald Trump

After four years of tension with the United States, Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi now has a fan in the White House and on Monday he meets President Donald Trump.

Apr 01, 2017, 10:54 AM IST

Over 5 million Syrians have fled homeland

More than five million people have fled Syria`s civil war to neighbouring countries, according to data from the UN refugee agency UNHCR and the government of Turkey.

Mar 31, 2017, 15:56 PM IST

Emirati academic gets 10 years in prison over tweets

An Emirati academic held since August 2015 over his tweets has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

Mar 30, 2017, 15:38 PM IST

Egypt's Hosni Mubarak walks free after six years in detention

Hosni Mubarak, Egypt's ousted president was today freed from a military hospital after six years in custody over charges of killing more than 200 protesters during the 2011 Arab Spring uprising that toppled him.

Mar 24, 2017, 20:16 PM IST
UK issues laptop, tablet flight ban for six countries including Saudi Arabia, Turkey

UK issues laptop, tablet flight ban for six countries including Saudi Arabia, Turkey

Britain tightened airline security on flights from Turkey, the Middle East and North Africa on Tuesday, banning laptops and tablet computers from the plane cabin following a US security warning.

Mar 21, 2017, 23:05 PM IST

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.

Mar 19, 2017, 19:58 PM IST
Archeologists discover massive statue in Cairo slum

Archeologists discover massive statue in Cairo slum

A team of archeologists in Egypt have discovered a massive statue in a Cairo slum which may be of pharaoh Ramses II, one of the country's most famous ancient rulers.

Mar 11, 2017, 00:03 AM IST

Scientists discover huge statue of Egyptian pharaoh

The fragments of the quartzite statue were found by Egyptian and German archaeologists in the heavily populated Ain Shams and Matariya districts.

Mar 10, 2017, 20:43 PM IST
Shah Rukh Khan starrer 'Raees' to release in Egypt and Jordan!

Shah Rukh Khan starrer 'Raees' to release in Egypt and Jordan!

After creating a storm at the box office windows in India, superstar Shah Rukh Khan's 'Raees' is set to entice the audiences in Egypt and Jorden. The romantic hero has donned a gangster avatar in Rahul Dholakia's venture. 

Feb 22, 2017, 17:33 PM IST
Football star Lionel Messi becomes face of Hepatitis C treatment initiative in Egypt

Football star Lionel Messi becomes face of Hepatitis C treatment initiative in Egypt

Messi has signed to become the ambassador for Tour n' Cure, the Egyptian initiative said on its website.

Feb 22, 2017, 10:48 AM IST

DNA: Analysing the problems being faced by world's heaviest woman Iman Ahmad

Analyzing the problems being faced by world's fattiest women Iman Ahmad from Egypt. Watch complete new story of DNA to get the detailed news updates!

Feb 19, 2017, 01:09 AM IST

Militants kill Christian in Egypt's Sinai, second in a week

Suspected Islamic militants gunned down a Coptic Christian teacher on his way to school in northern Sinai today, the second killing of a Christian in less than a week in the turbulent region, officials said.

Feb 16, 2017, 16:00 PM IST
Lionel Messi delays trip to Egypt after Barcelona's shocking 0-4 loss to PSG in Champions League

Lionel Messi delays trip to Egypt after Barcelona's shocking 0-4 loss to PSG in Champions League

Paris Saint-Germain defeated Barcelona 4-0 in the Champions League

Feb 15, 2017, 22:30 PM IST

13 Egyptians kidnapped in Libya freed: Army

Egypt's army today announced the release of 13 Egyptians kidnapped in eastern Libya, which has been plagued by chaos and security problems since 2011.

Feb 14, 2017, 19:57 PM IST

This is how Eman Ahmed, world's heaviest Egyptian woman, was brought to Mumbai

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Feb 14, 2017, 15:25 PM IST
Egypt inflation hit 29.6% in January

Egypt inflation hit 29.6% in January

Egypt's annual inflation rate hit 29.6 percent in January, official figures showed today, three months after the government floated the pound in line with an International Monetary Fund bailout.

Feb 11, 2017, 17:32 PM IST
AFCON 2017:  Cameroon lift cup of nations trophy, beat Egypt 2-1 in the final

AFCON 2017: Cameroon lift cup of nations trophy, beat Egypt 2-1 in the final

It is a fifth Cup of Nations crown for the Indomitable Lions, and the first time they have beaten Egypt in the final.

Feb 06, 2017, 11:16 AM IST
AFCON 2017: Cameroon ready to take on underdogs Egypt in Cup of Nations final

AFCON 2017: Cameroon ready to take on underdogs Egypt in Cup of Nations final

Egypt were seen as dark horses on their return to the Cup of Nations after three years, while Cameroon were dismissed as outsiders.

Feb 05, 2017, 12:00 PM IST

Kuwait executes prince, six others convicted of murder

Kuwait hanged seven people at its central prison on Wednesday, including a prince in the ruling Al-Sabah family, according to a statement carried by state news agency KUNA.

Jan 25, 2017, 17:54 PM IST