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There was no immediate comment from Sisi's office. (AFP/File)
February 27, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
Sisi, now 62, went on to win a presidential vote in 2014. He has not said whether he will seek re-election when his current term ends in 2018, but has made much of his popular mandate and promised to respect the will of Egyptians.
Egypt last increased its entry visa fees in April 2014, from $15 to $25. (Shutterstock/Andriy Oleksienko)
February 27, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Tourists to Egypt will have to pay $60 instead of $25 for single entry visas, in a move to raise revenues that have plummeted since a Russian plane was shot down over the Sinai peninsula in October 2015.
The Confederation of African Football logo
February 26, 2017 - 16:21 GMT
The COMESA Competition Commission opened an investigation into the claims of monopoly practices allegedly carried out by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) with regards to the marketing of broadcast rights and the sponsorship of CAF tournaments.
Hungarian ambassador to Egypt, Péter Kveck (Photo: Daily News Egypt)
February 26, 2017 - 16:01 GMT
The Hungarian ambassador to Egypt, Péter Kveck, met with the Egyptian Minister of Youth and Sports, Khaled Abdel Aziz, on 21 February at the ministry’s headquarters...
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson (L) meets with his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry on February 25, 2017, in the capital Cairo. (AFP/Stringer)
February 26, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
The issue of airline security came up in talks involving visiting British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson, Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Foreign Minister Sameh Hassan Shoukry.
Misr Italia Deputy Chairman Mohamed al-Assal said his company was no longer in contact with Saudi Arabia over the deal. (Shutterstock)
February 26, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
An agreement to build housing units in Saudi Arabia has been suspended by Egyptian investors over a "breakdown in communications" between the two countries.
Fans have been barred from attending football matches for three years, following the Port Said Stadium massacre
February 25, 2017 - 17:22 GMT
Fans have been barred from attending football matches for three years, following the Port Said Stadium massacre
Several Christian families have fled their homes in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula after receiving death threats. (AFP/File)
February 25, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
Seven Christians have been killed in Arish between Jan. 30 and Thursday. Daesh, which is waging an insurgency there, claimed responsibility for the killings, five of which were shootings. One man was beheaded and another set on fire.
Egyptian security forces on their Armored Personnel Carriers. (AFP/File)
February 24, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
The 40-year-old man was shot in the neck at his home in El-Arish, the provincial capital of restive North Sinai.
The exiled Egyptian comedian said that when the Muslim and Arab world condemns Donald Trump, it should not ignore what is happening in their own countries. (File photo)
February 23, 2017 - 16:47 GMT
The exiled Egyptian comedian said that when the Muslim and Arab world condemns Donald Trump, it should not ignore what is happening in their own countries.
Other women featured in the sportswear ad include Tunisian fencer and Olympics medalist Ines Boubakri, Emirati Parkour trainer Amal Mourad, Saudi singer Balqees Fathi and Jordanian boxer Arifa Bseiso.
February 23, 2017 - 15:37 GMT
"What will they say about you?" is a rhetorical question with which many women and girls in the Middle East are all too familiar...
A member of Egypt's richest family, Sawiris is chairman of Orascom Development Holding, which operates tourist resorts and real estate projects in Egypt and Europe. (Wikimedia Commons)
February 23, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
Egyptian billionaire Samih Sawiris says that the country's currency flotation has increased the appetite for investments in Egypt, but economic recovery will take time.
King Abdullah II of Jordan and Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. (File photo)
February 23, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
The comments come as the US has seemingly pivoted away from the two-state solution.
Gilan stars in the Asaad Allah Masa’akom show. (Facebook)
February 23, 2017 - 08:47 GMT
Gilan Saleh hilariously tells you how.
The actor passed away on Wednesday. (RT)
February 22, 2017 - 20:26 GMT
Ahmed Rasem passed away on Wednesday.
Photo: Twitter
February 22, 2017 - 16:32 GMT
Argentinean superstar and FC Barcelona footballer Lionel Messi arrived in Egypt on Tuesday evening to launch the campaign Tour'n'Cure, a medical tourism program for the low-cost treatment of Hepatitis C patients in Egypt.