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Egyptian security forces on patrol in the Sinai. (AFP/File)
January 17, 2017 - 12:30 GMT
Egypt's battle against a Daesh-affiliated insurgency has largely been contained to the Sinai Peninsula until now.
Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. (AFP/File)
January 17, 2017 - 09:38 GMT
The last cabinet reshuffle took place in March, when Sisi named 10 new ministers including for the finance and investment portfolios.
Egyptian lawyer and former presidential candidate Khaled Ali celebrates the decision amid street crowds (Mohamed El-Shahed/AFP)
January 17, 2017 - 09:01 GMT
The Egyptian Supreme Court ruled yesterday that the transfer of two islands to Saudi Arabia could not go ahead, a decision which pleased many on social media.
The movie garnered LE4.3 million in the second week of its screening in cinemas. (File photo)
January 17, 2017 - 08:34 GMT
The movie garnered LE4.3 million in the second week of its screening in cinemas.
Bread seller in Hurghada. (Shutterstock/Sergei Butorin)
January 17, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
Moody's attributes a potential four percent increase to private consumption and foreign investments which should push forward economic development in Egypt.
Egypt national football team
January 16, 2017 - 16:20 GMT
Egypt return to the African Nations Cup finals for the first time in seven years and are eager to prove their credentials as one of the tournament...
This girl can sing. (Instagram)
January 16, 2017 - 12:05 GMT
Man, she's good!
The controversy surrounding the Red Sea islands conceals a much more important struggle between Egypt's judiciary and Sisi's regime. (AFP/File)
January 16, 2017 - 10:31 GMT
Opposition lawyers chanted "Long live Egypt" and sung the national anthem after the court handed down its verdict.
The annual report by Dubai's Land Department revealed that the sum of real estate investment transactions for the year exceeded $24.7B from 55,928 investors.  (Shutterstock)
January 16, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
A total of 6,416 Arab investors from outside the GCC contributed over $3.2B to Dubai's real estate market last year, with Egyptians topping the list for numbers and Jordanians for value.
The iconic Egyptian actress is back after a 15-year hiatus. (Egypt Independent)
January 16, 2017 - 07:35 GMT
The iconic Egyptian actress is back after a 15-year hiatus.
El-Garhy confirmed that the programme also includes lifting fuel subsidies entirely in a period of 3-5 years. (AFP/File)
January 16, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
The most prominent terms of the economic reform program are reducing the overall deficit, decreasing it to 8.5 percent in the coming fiscal year, and turning the initial deficit into a surplus this fiscal year.
Egypt's Argentinian coach Hector Raul Cuper looks on during a training session in Port-Gentil on January 14, 2017, during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations football tournament in Gabon.
Justin TALLIS / AFP
January 15, 2017 - 19:07 GMT
The Pharaohs’ coach Héctor Cúper warned the national team against speaking to the media before their first match against Mali in the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) on Tuesday...
Dina Powell went from an Egyptian immigrant to a successful Goldman Sachs executive (Wikimedia Commons)
January 15, 2017 - 13:20 GMT
An Egyptian-born Coptic Christian is the latest appointee to the President-elect's administration.
Maged posing with Eric Roberts. (Instagram)
January 15, 2017 - 11:34 GMT
He has started filming scenes for the upcoming film "The Outcast."
A young Egyptian woman has been hit with abuse on social media after her husband abandoned her (Twitter)
January 15, 2017 - 08:58 GMT
She appealed for support and received a barrage of abuse.
A technical delegation from the IMF will be visiting Cairo this week in order to keep an eye on the implementation of the economic reform programme. (AFP/Saul Loeb)
January 15, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
Details of the IMF's $12B loan to Egypt, which were due to be published three months ago, are expected to be released this week.