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Egyptian voters back constitutional changes in referendum: Election Commission

CAIRO - Nearly 90 percent of Egyptian voters have approved in a referendum constitutional changes that could see President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi stay in power until 2030, the Election Commission said on Tuesday. 

Apr 24, 2019, 00:02 AM IST

Egyptians vote for second day on constitutional changes

The three-day referendum was called last week, a day after Egypt`s 596-member parliament endorsed the draft amendments by 531 to 22.

Apr 21, 2019, 23:01 PM IST

Egypt parliament to vote Tuesday on constitutional changes: speaker

Proposed constitutional amendments had previously suggested that Sisi would be allowed to seek two new six-year terms after his current one expires in 2022.

Apr 15, 2019, 08:39 AM IST

FIFA considering Oman, Kuwait as potential hosts for 2022 World Cup games: Reports

The World Cup will be expanded from 32 to 48 teams in 2026, but FIFA president Gianni Infantino has proposed bringing forward the enlarged format to 2022.

Mar 07, 2019, 14:07 PM IST

'No deal in the desert,' EU says of Brexit breakthrough in Egypt

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Dutch Prime Minsiter Mark Rutte are among more than 20 EU leaders expected to go to Egypt.

Feb 22, 2019, 16:55 PM IST

AFC Asian Cup: UAE protest over eligibility of Qatar players dismissed on day of final

The United Arab Emirates Football Association (UAE FA) had protested the eligibility of Almoez Ali and Bassam Al Rawi, who helped Qatar reach their maiden final at the continental championship against Japan. 

Feb 01, 2019, 17:43 PM IST

Qatar won't be distracted from final by eligibility row, says coach Felix Sanchez

On the eve of the Asian Cup final between Qatar and Japan, the United Arab Emirates had formally questioned the eligibility of Almoez Ali 22, and Iraqi-born defender Bassam Al Rawi, 21.

Jan 31, 2019, 16:55 PM IST

Gulf tensions boil over at Asian Cup as Qatar oust UAE

The crowd of 38,646 at the Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE, was hostile to the Qatar side. 

Jan 30, 2019, 09:51 AM IST

Egypt, France discuss trade, bilateral ties

They also discussed the maximum cooperation in the sectors of health, renewable energy, transportation and logistics.

Jan 21, 2019, 10:38 AM IST

Egypt to host 2019 African Nations Cup

They will stage the expanded 24-team event in June-July after initial hosts Cameroon were stripped of the tournament last month over concerns at the slow pace of preparations.

Jan 08, 2019, 17:46 PM IST

We stand with you in fight against extremism: India tells Egypt after deadly terror attack

At least four persons were killed and 10 wounded in an explosion on Friday targeting a bus carrying Vietnamese tourists in Egypt.

Dec 29, 2018, 17:45 PM IST

Salah scores late winner for Egypt, Morocco sink Cameroon

Salah, who had a quiet match, produced yet another last-gasp winner for his country in the 90th minute with a deft chip over the goalkeeper after a quick interchange of passes.

Nov 17, 2018, 12:48 PM IST

Egypt: 19 militants killed in security operation after attack on Christians

slamic State did not provide any evidence to back up its claim of responsibility, one of several in recent years as Egypt`s Christian minority has been repeatedly targeted.

Nov 04, 2018, 19:02 PM IST

Gunmen kill 7 Christians on bus near Egyptian monastery, say officials

The attackers struck close to Saint Samuel the Confessor monastery in Minya, 260 km (160 miles) up the River Nile from Cairo, the Archbishop of Minya, Anba Makarious, told Reuters. 

Nov 03, 2018, 06:30 AM IST

Ancient sandstone sphinx discovered in Egypt

Egyptian archaeologists draining water from a temple in the southern city of Aswan have uncovered a sandstone sphinx likely dating to the Ptolemaic era, the antiquities ministry said on Sunday.

Sep 17, 2018, 10:35 AM IST

Salah's scoring return pleases Liverpool manager Klopp

Mohamed Salah was introduced as a second-half substitute in Liverpool’s International Champions Cup clash against City in the United States and the 26-year-old levelled the scores almost immediately before forward Sadio Mane scored the winner.

Jul 26, 2018, 11:58 AM IST

Egypt goalkeeper Essam El Hadary 45, becomes oldest player to compete in FIFA World Cup 2018

El Hadary 45, broke the record previously held by Colombia's Faryd Mondragon, who played in the 2014 World Cup three days after his 43rd birthday.

Jun 26, 2018, 11:14 AM IST

FIFA World Cup 2018: Saudi Arabia defeat Egypt in consolation win

Saudi Arabia managed their first win at the 2018 World Cup by beating Egypt 2-1

Jun 25, 2018, 22:43 PM IST

FIFA World Cup 2018: Saudi Arabia vs Egypt - As it happened

The unexpected last-minute goal by Saudi Arabia's Salem Al Dawsari led the team to land victorious, finishing off with grabbing the third position in Group A ahead of Egypt.

Jun 25, 2018, 19:09 PM IST

FIFA World Cup 2018: Saudi Arabia vs Egypt live streaming timing, channels, websites and apps

Saudi Arabia and Egypt will face each other at Volgograd Arena on Sunday. 

Jun 25, 2018, 18:33 PM IST