Egypt

19 killed as car crash in Cairo sets off fire at hospital

According to the government, a vehicle driving outside the National Cancer Institute collided with up to three other vehicles, causing the explosion.

published on : 5th August 2019

Africa Cup of Nations tops and flops

From the end of a 29-year wait to a fairytale run to the quarter-finals, there were plenty of noteworthy performances and not so great ones.

published on : 20th July 2019

At least 20 killed in airstrikes in northern Sinai Peninsula of Egypt

Officials said that Egypt's air force on Friday hit more than 100 mountainous hideouts of militant groups in the city of El-Arish and the small town of Bir al-Abd.

published on : 20th July 2019

Egypt's Bent Pyramid opens to visitors for first time

The Bent Pyramid was built during the Old Kingdom under King Sneferu and is a unique example of early pyramid development in Egypt.

published on : 14th July 2019

Egyptian soccer fans fed up with sacrificing too much

For more than seven years, domestic league matches have been mostly played in ghostly stadiums empty of spectators.

published on : 9th July 2019

Egypt asks Interpol to trace auctioned off Tutankhamun mask over ownership documents

Egyptian officials said that the USD 6 million auctioned piece appeared to have been 'stolen' in the 1970s from the Karnak Temple complex just north of Luxor in Egypt.

published on : 9th July 2019

Mohamed Salah says Egypt must learn from Cup of Nations failure

The Pharaohs were billed as chief title contenders on home soil, having won three of four previous editions as hosts, but crashed out on Saturday following a shock 1-0 loss to South Africa.

published on : 8th July 2019

Africa Cup of Nations group stage tops and flops

From Madagascar's fairytale rise to the hosts, who have garnered plenty of attention on and off the pitch, there have been a lot of takeaways.

published on : 3rd July 2019

Disgraced footballer kickstarts fresh #MeToo debate in Egypt

One of the most popular Twitter hashtags in the wake of Salah and others defending the midfielder was "National team of sexual harassers".

published on : 30th June 2019

Egypt's Amr Warda recalled after harassment claims

His reintegration into the squad sparked controversy on social media in Egypt, considered one of the worst offenders worldwide for sexual harassment.

published on : 28th June 2019

'Shunning is not the answer': Mo Salah says Amr Warda can change

Warda, who spent the second half of last season on loan at Atromitos from PAOK in Greece, issued an apology in a video on Facebook.

published on : 27th June 2019

Salah sends Egypt into Africa Cup of Nations last 16

Egypt overcame the distraction of Amr Warda being banished from the squad earlier in the day over mounting sexual harassment allegations.

published on : 27th June 2019

Egypt footballer Amr Warda banned over sexual harassment claims

The sexual harassment claims surfaced earlier this week on social media platforms.

published on : 26th June 2019

Egypt detains eight for funding plot to 'overthrow state'

Since the 2013 military overthrow of elected Brotherhood president Mohamed Morsi, who died last week after collapsing in court, there has been a widespread crackdown on dissent.

published on : 26th June 2019

Egypt grind out win to launch Africa Cup of Nations

A blocked attempt by Zimbabwe captain Musona was the lone attempt in the first half as Egypt eventually broke through just before the interval.

published on : 22nd June 2019
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