Migrants from Africa often pass through Egypt's Sinai desert to reach Israel. (AFP/File)
November 24, 2015 - 18:00 GMT
On Monday Egyptian border guards killed five Sudanese nationals who were attempting to cross into Israel.
The investment will be used to produce oil equipment locally in Egypt. (Al Bawaba/File)
November 24, 2015 - 17:22 GMT
China Petroleum and Technology Development Corporation (CPTDC) intends to invest approximately $10m in Egypt, Li Qitang, Egypt’s chief office representative, told Daily News Egypt.
Egyptian film 'Abl Zahmet al-Seif' to screen at Dubai Film Festival. (
November 24, 2015 - 13:30 GMT
Egyptian film 'Abl Zahmet al-Seif' to screen at Dubai Film Festival.
Sinai Province has conducted a series of attack in northern Egypt. (AFP/File)
November 24, 2015 - 13:08 GMT
Sinai Province, the same group who downed the Russian passenger jet in October, claimed responsibility for today's car bomb in Al Arish.
Egypt's Defense Minister, Sedqi Sobhi, met the Russian Defense Minister in Cairo on Monday. (AFP/File)
November 24, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
The Russian and Egyptian Defense Ministers met late Monday, as part of a series of talks about Egypt and Russia collaborating on military movements.
An Egyptian woman displays an ink-stained finger after voting in parliamentary elections that have been marked with violence. (AFP/Khaled Desouki)
November 24, 2015 - 08:57 GMT
Two bombs exploded at a hotel holding Egyptian election judges the day after parliamentary polls closed.
Industry experts are moving quickly to seal deals with Egypt. (Shutterstock)
November 24, 2015 - 06:16 GMT
Egypt's major gas discovery may lead to future self-sufficiency, but in the immediate term, Israel may still meet Cairo's needs.
An Egyptian policeman walks with a dog in front of the French embassy in Cairo on November 15, 2015. (AFP/Khaled Desouki)
November 24, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Egyptian national Salah Emad al-Gebaly was one of 130 victims killed in the November 13 Paris attacks.
Egypt is considered to be at turning point, as President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi faces economic issues, criticism for his repression of speech, and human rights violations. (AFP/File)
November 23, 2015 - 17:31 GMT
The second phase of elections in Egypt received a higher turnout than the infamous low attendance to voting in the first phase.
An Egyptian man casts his vote at a polling station in the capital Cairo on November 23, 2015. (AFP/Khaled Desouki)
November 23, 2015 - 16:25 GMT
Several journalists reported being banned from taking photographs of polling stations.
Men line up to vote at a polling station in Cairo on November 22, 2015. (AFP/STR)
November 23, 2015 - 14:00 GMT
The second day of parliamentary polling for 13 of the governorates in Egypt has seen some violence.
The initiative provides scholarships to 2000 Egyptian students. (Twitter)
November 23, 2015 - 14:00 GMT
The first 250 out of a projected 2000 trainees have graduated from the online initiative, which aims to empower Egyptian youth while boosting Arabic online content.
The Sinai Peninsula, where Egyptian authorities are battling a jihadist insurgency, is a major route for African migrants trying to reach Israel. (AFP/Menahem Kahana)
November 23, 2015 - 13:30 GMT
Five Sudanese migrants were killed in a shootout between Egyptian security forces and traffickers in Rafah.
An Egyptian man shows his ink-stained finger after casting his vote at a polling station in the capital Cairo on November 22, 2015, on the first day of the second and final round of the country's parliamentary elections. (AFP/File)
November 23, 2015 - 09:24 GMT
This is the last day of polling before run-off elections on 1 December and 2 December.
Yemen is the lowest-ranked country on the index, but Egypt has not shown any improvement in the political empowerment of women since 2006. (Pixgood)
November 23, 2015 - 09:04 GMT
Can you guess which MENA country nabbed a spot among the worst countries for women's empowerment?
An Egyptian official checks boxes containing ballot cards in the capital Cairo on November 21, 2015. (AFP/File)
November 23, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Voting processes went smoothly in all polling stations except in Saudi Arabia and Jordan.