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March 25, 2017

Hosni Mubarak 2016. (AFP)
06:00 GMT
Egypt's ousted president Hosni Mubarak left a Cairo military hospitalon Friday where he had spent much of his six-year detention, his lawyer said.

March 24, 2017

Meeting of former Lebanese prime minister Saad al-Hariri (L) with Gen. Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi (R) in Cairo. (AFP)
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.

March 23, 2017

Egyptian forces have been battling an armed insurgency in the Sinai Peninsula since 2014. (AFP/File)
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]
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)
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.

March 22, 2017

Photo: Special Olympics Egypt
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)
16:00 GMT
Egypt to raise its visa entry fees starting from July.

March 21, 2017

A man serving tea in Cairo. (Shutterstock/ Orhan Cam)
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)
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)
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)
05:17 GMT
The World Bank has granted Egypt with the second billion of a $3B loan to support its economic reform program.

March 20, 2017

Eslam Nasser
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)
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)
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)
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
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.

March 19, 2017

Newly elected Confederation of African Football President Ahmad of Madagascar
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.
The 2013 protest came after what the syndicate says was a judge's handing down of a harsh sentence to some of the lawyers' clients without hearing the defence. (File/Photo)
11:00 GMT
Strikers hope a strong message is sent that lawyers are united against the harsh verdict given to their Minya colleagues.
The Egyptian actor wants to tie the knot again. (Ahram)
10:25 GMT
The Egyptian actor wants to tie the knot again.

March 16, 2017

The Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) headquarters (Photo: Ahram Gate)
16:52 GMT
Egyptian Football Association (EFA) chairman Hany Abo Rida has dismissed reports suggesting a possible moving of the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) headquarters from Cairo.
Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry meets with Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, March 6, 2017. (NATO)
13:00 GMT
Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi has issued a presidential decree establishing a diplomatic mission to NATO.
The Egyptian comedian was a guest on Colbert's show on Wednesday night. (Facebook)
08:13 GMT
The Egyptian comedian was a guest on Colbert's show on Wednesday night.
Egyptians experience food insecurity. (AFP/Khaled Desouki)
07:00 GMT
Egypt ranks third place among Arab countries on the Global Hunger Index for 2016 and in 59th place among 118 countries surveyed, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilization And Statistics (CAPMAS).

March 15, 2017

El Gouna International Squash Open logo
17:16 GMT
This year, El Gouna Egypt announced plans to host El Gouna International Squash Open Tournament for men, in addition to hosting the Orascom Development PSA Women’s World Championship.
Dubai-Based singer ‘Iman Al Shaybani’ should so be Jasmine in the Aladdin live-action film. (YouTube)
16:10 GMT
Dubai-Based singer ‘Iman Al Shaybani’ should so be Jasmine in the Aladdin live-action film.
Fate might have handed a very different hand to the Swede, who had been slated to go to the Italian capital before a late change of plans
15:16 GMT
Fate might have handed a very different hand to the Swede, who had been slated to go to the Italian capital before a late change of plans
An Egyptian man embraces his parents following his release from prison in Cairo on March 14, 2017, along with 202 other prisoners who received a presidential pardon. (AFP/Aly Fahim)
13:00 GMT
A crackdown on Morsi's supporters after the July 2013 coup saw hundreds of demonstrators killed and thousands jailed, including secular dissidents.
Russia have deployed special operations forces to an air base at Sid Barrani, which is located about 100 kilometers (60 miles) east of the Libyan border.
11:00 GMT
Russian special operations forces have been deployed to an air base at Sid Barren, 100 km east of the Libyan border.
Last year, Egypt’s transportation ministry announced it would double the price of Cairo's metro tickets to EGP 2 before the end of the 2016 fiscal year, but the changes were not implemented. (Wikimedia Commons)
11:00 GMT
The Cairo Metro Company owes the subcontractor in charge of metro maintenance EGP 10 million, and is 18 months in arrears for electricity and water bills worth EGP 300 million combined.
She will sing the character's songs in the Arabic edition of the animated film. (Facebook)
08:09 GMT
She will sing the character's songs in the Arabic edition of the animated film.
At least a dozen children were reported to have been beaten, burnt, and sexually abused. (file/photo)
08:00 GMT
Social specialist arrested amid ongoing investigations into accusations of torture in Dar Ishraqa orphanage in Egypt.

March 14, 2017

March 13, 2017

President of the Confederation of African Football Issa Hayatou
17:48 GMT
Egypt's general prosecution has referred the President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Issa Hayatou to the country's Economic Court on charges of violating Egypt's Competition Law in selling broadcast and sponsoring rights.
Ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak. (AFP/File)
17:45 GMT
Mubarak was cleared of all charges except one corruption conviction, and has served the majority of his time in detention at a military hospital.
Russia suspended all its flights to Egypt following the Russian plane crash in Sinai in October 2015. (File photo)
15:00 GMT
Russia and Egypt have signed an aviation security protocol which will resume direct flights between the two countries soon.
The Central Bank of Egypt increased interest rates to curtail inflation, but it has not been effective at reducing price hikes. (File photo)
13:12 GMT
A surge in Egyptian stocks has not been enough to curtail inflation in Egypt, despite higher interest rates.

March 12, 2017

Egyptian Football Association board (Photo: Al-Ahram)
18:33 GMT
The High Administrative Court has ordered that the Egyptian Football Association's board by dissolved, ruling on Sunday that the results of the 2016 elections for the board were invalid.
Relations between Turkey and Egypt grew strained after the ouster of Morsi, a close ally of president Erdogan's AKP government. (File photo)
15:30 GMT
The Egyptian-Turkish Business Council is expected to meet Sunday in Cairo for the first time since the ouster of Egypt's ex-president Mohamed Morsi.
Koshary, traditional Egyptian street food. [Twitter]
15:23 GMT
Americans, known for being picky eaters, try some classic Egyptian cuisine in a viral video
Egypt's Coptic Christians have recently come under attack by Daesh in the Sinai peninsula. (AFP/File)
12:00 GMT
The families fled Daesh in the northern Sinai city of al-Arish