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Englishman Stuart Baxter resigns as South Africa football coach

His decision comes just weeks after South Africa reached the quarter-finals of the Cup of Nations in Egypt, bundling out the hosts in the last 16.

Aug 02, 2019, 15:53 PM IST

Africa Cup of Nations: Herve Renard quits as Morocco coach after an early exit

Morocco were among the pre-tournament favourites with Renard seeking to claim an unprecedented third Cup of Nations title with three different countries - after successes with Zambia (2012) and Ivory Coast (2015).

Jul 22, 2019, 00:59 AM IST

Gianni Infantino says African football will 'significantly improve' with FIFA help

Infantino also brushed aside suggestions that there was widespread opposition to the move which followed corruption allegations against CAF president Ahmad Ahmad.

Jul 18, 2019, 11:44 AM IST

Tutankhamun golden coffin under restoration for the first time

British archaeologist Haward Carter discovered the tomb of the 18th dynasty king in the Valley of the Kings in Luxor in 1922.

Jul 18, 2019, 09:34 AM IST

Hundreds of Brotherhood supporters mourn Egypt's Mursi in Turkey

Mursi, a leading member of the Islamist group which is now banned in Egypt, died on Monday after collapsing in a Cairo court while on trial on espionage charges.

Jun 18, 2019, 20:32 PM IST

Former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi buried in Cairo, says son

The burial was attended by members of the family in Cairo’s Nasr City after authorities refused burial in Mursi’s home province of Sharqiya in the Nile Delta, Ahmed Mursi said.

Jun 18, 2019, 11:29 AM IST

Egypt's ousted president Mursi dies after court hearing

The public prosecutor said Mohamed Mursi had collapsed in a defendants` cage in the courtroom shortly after speaking.

Jun 17, 2019, 23:23 PM IST

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