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Meeting of former Lebanese prime minister Saad al-Hariri (L) with Gen. Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi (R) in Cairo. (AFP)
March 24, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said that he called on President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to take part in training the Lebanese army; a request to which Sisi responded favorably on Wednesday.
Egyptian forces have been battling an armed insurgency in the Sinai Peninsula since 2014. (AFP/File)
March 23, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
An Egyptian military spokesman also said that security forces killed 15 militants and arrested seven others during an operation.
Dozens of Egyptians take part in demonstration in front of a government office in downtown Alexandria on March 7, 2017, against cuts in government bread subsidies. [AFP]
March 23, 2017 - 12:15 GMT
Egyptians are suffering high levels of unemployment. Youth - who are the worst effected - have taken to Twitter to express their frustrations.
The banned Middle East carriers include Emirates, Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways, Royal Jordanian, Saudi Airlines, and Turkish Airlines. (File photo)
March 23, 2017 - 10:14 GMT
While airlines are still trying to assess the extent of financial hit from the gadget ban on US and UK flights, experts are already estimating big losses.
Photo: Special Olympics Egypt
March 22, 2017 - 18:45 GMT
We all love the Olympics! We leave work early, change our daily schedules and cancel meetings just to watch our favorite athletes playing for their lives...
Egypt is raising the fees for its multiple entry visa from US$25 to US$60. (File photo)
March 22, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
Egypt to raise its visa entry fees starting from July.
A man serving tea in Cairo. (Shutterstock/ Orhan Cam)
March 21, 2017 - 17:00 GMT
The inflation rate in Egypt, one of the country's main problems since last year’s flotation of the pound, hit its highest level in 30 years in February.
The meeting touched on the general developments in Palestinian territories, the expansion of Israeli settlements, and the failure of the peace process. (AFP)
March 21, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
Mahmoud Abbas arrived in Cairo on Sunday to meet with President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi.
The resumption of Saudi oil deliveries to Egypt signal a potential thaw in relations after months of tension.  (AFP/Hassan Anmar)
March 21, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
Two shipments of gasoline from Aramco will arrive on March 25 or 26, after two other shipments of diesel oil arrived over the past two days at the seaports of Suez and Ain Al-Sokhna.

The current portfolio of the World Bank in Egypt includes 22 projects for a total commitment of about $8.1 billion. (File photo)
March 21, 2017 - 05:17 GMT
The World Bank has granted Egypt with the second billion of a $3B loan to support its economic reform program.
Eslam Nasser
March 20, 2017 - 19:44 GMT
Egyptian cyclist Eslam Nasser died of heart attack while participating in the African Continental Track Cycling Championships in South Africa on Monday.
The real estate sector in Egypt is driven by strong demand from a young population looking to purchase their own home. (File photo)
March 20, 2017 - 15:56 GMT
Egypt tops the list of the fastest-growing mortgage markets in the world in 2017.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump looks meets with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi at the Plaza Hotel on September 19, 2016 in New York. (AFP Photo/Dominick Reuter)
March 20, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
The trip will be Sisi's first state visit to the United States since being elected president in 2014.
Bank Audi entered the Egyptian market in March 2006 and succeeded in consolidating its position to become a leading bank in Egypt.  (File photo)
March 20, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
Bank Audi, one of the oldest banking institutions in Egypt and Lebanon, eyes expansion in Lebanon, Egypt, and Turkey with Bank Audi Egypt looking to double its share in the Bank Audi Group.
Salah gave Roma the lead with a close-range finish moments before half time
March 20, 2017 - 06:48 GMT
Egyptian winger Mohamed Salah created a goal and scored another as his side AS Roma defeated counterparts Sassuolo 3-1 in the Italian Serie A on Sunday.
Newly elected Confederation of African Football President Ahmad of Madagascar
March 19, 2017 - 18:18 GMT
Newly elected Confederation of African Football President Ahmad of Madagascar has said the support of Egypt was crucial to his election campaign, which saw out long-reigning president Issa Hayatou on Thursday.