Egypt

UN-brokered talks on Libya elections resume in Cairo

The oil-rich country has been wrecked by conflict since a NATO-backed uprising toppled and killed longtime dictator Moammar Gadhafi in 2011. 

published on : 12th June 2022

Egypt displays trove of newly discovered ancient artifacts

The artifacts will be transferred for a permanent exhibit at the new Grand Egyptian Museum, a mega project still under construction near the famed Giza Pyramids, just outside Cairo.

published on : 31st May 2022

Louvre Museum ex-director charged in art trafficking case

Jean-Luc Martinez was charged Wednesday after being taken in for questioning along with two French specialists in Egyptian art, who were not charged, another source close to the inquiry told AFP.

published on : 26th May 2022

Egypt arrests 13 teenage boys for harassing women tourists

Visitors to the Pyramids at Giza and other famous archeological sites in Egypt are routinely harassed and followed by young men aggressively offering tours, souvenirs, carriage or camel rides.

published on : 9th May 2022

Four French, one Belgian among 10 killed as bus crashes into truck in Egypt

The crash happened some 55 kilometers south of the ancient city of Luxor, as it was travelling to the temples of Esna on the west bank of the Nile River.

published on : 13th April 2022

Priyangka Devi strike hands India victory against Egypt 

It was Priyangka's first-ever goal for the Blue Tigresses against 95th ranked Egypt. The first half began with the Indian side pressing hard to seize the initiative.

published on : 6th April 2022

Salah's turn as Egypt beats Senegal in 1st leg of WC playoff 

Egypt started the playoff at breakneck speed at Cairo International Stadium and the own goal from Ciss came in the fourth minute.

published on : 26th March 2022

Egypt displays recently discovered ancient tombs in Saqqara 

Mostafa Waziri, secretary-general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, said Egyptian archeologists started excavating the site in September.

published on : 19th March 2022

CBI to pursue red corner notice against Egypt national who took away his minor son: Supreme Court

Apte and her mother claimed that they have tried to contact Kassem through the Embassy in Abu Dhabi and Egypt but their effort has not been successful.

published on : 9th March 2022

Flock of Egyptian vultures choose Yamuna to roost

According to the monitoring data, since 2015, the numbers have been on the rise. 

published on : 7th March 2022

US, Egypt launch group to prepare for COP27 climate summit in November

Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry said the group is focused on the United Nations' COP27 conference in Egypt's Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh.

published on : 21st February 2022

Egypt steps up Gaza role after brokering last year's truce

Egypt joined Israel in imposing a crippling blockade on Gaza after the Hamas takeover but has recently taken steps to ease the restrictions, tacitly acknowledging that Hamas is here to stay.

published on : 14th February 2022

Egypt names first-ever Christian head of country's top court

President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi picked the 65-year-old judge Boulos Fahmy to head Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court from among the court's five oldest of 15 sitting judges, as is prescribed by law.

published on : 9th February 2022

Egypt media tycoon charged with sex assault against orphan girls

Media and real estate tycoon Mohamed el-Amin was arrested on January 8 and held in custody pending investigations into accusations that he "sexually assaulted children using force".

published on : 5th February 2022

Xi Jinping says China, Egypt hold 'similar visions and strategies'

Egyptian leader Abdel Fattah el-Sissi was one of at least four heads of state who met Xi after attending the opening of the Beijing Winter Olympics, seeking closer ties with China.

published on : 5th February 2022
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