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Israeli forces drilling to search for Palestinian tunnels in the Gaza Strip. (AFP/Menahem Kahana)
February 11, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
After multiple tunnel collapses this week, Egyptian forces destroyed a major one linking North Sinai and the Gaza Strip.
Members of the Egyptian Doctors Syndicate protest outside a hospital. (Twitter)
February 11, 2016 - 12:22 GMT
The Egyptian Doctor Syndicate rallied around doctors attacked and abused by police officers.
In December, the ministry's recorded 189 drug in short supply but had available substitutes and 43 drugs in short supply with no substitute. (Twitter)
February 11, 2016 - 11:45 GMT
The combination of a long-running pricing issue and a weak currency have led to widespread drug shortages in Egypt.
Swiss musician Bastian Baker to perform in concert in Aswan and Cairo. (Facebook)
February 11, 2016 - 10:48 GMT
Swiss musician Bastian Baker to perform in concert in Aswan and Cairo.
A passenger train is seen on the Aswan-Luxor line in Egypt on Feb. 13, 2012. (Flickr)
February 11, 2016 - 10:02 GMT
Two railway cars overturned as the train hit a cement wall trying to avoid an oncoming train.
Egypt's PM hopes that the debt will “at least [be reduced] to a very reasonable” level by the end of year. (Shutterstock)
February 11, 2016 - 07:30 GMT
Delayed payments to gas and oil companies stem from 2011, but half of the $6.3B has already been repaid in the last two years.
A woman takes part in a rally in memory of Italian student Giulio Regeni, on February 6, 2016. (AFP/Mohamed el-Shaed)
February 10, 2016 - 17:30 GMT
Egyptian investigators have tracked the last movements and calls made by Italian national and Cambridge PhD student Giulio Regeni.
File photo shows Egypt's Cairo court. (AFP/File)
February 10, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
Anas al-Fekky had been referred by prosecutors to court on accusations of "illegally obtaining" around $4.3 million.
The IPOs are expected to relate to the retail and food sectors. (File photo)
February 10, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Beltone's acquisition by Naguib Sawiris and two former ministers has prompted a new change in investment strategy.
Ahmed 'Mido' Hossam (source: BBC)
February 10, 2016 - 11:26 GMT
Zamalek dismissed coach Ahmed 'Mido' Hossam after the team's 2-0 loss to Ahly in the Cairo derby on Tuesday.
Al-Ahly team
February 10, 2016 - 11:18 GMT
Malick Evouna ran half the length of the pitch, bamboozled three defenders and placed a shot into the bottom corner as Ahly claimed the Cairo derby bragging rights by beating Zamalek 2-0 to go seven points clear at the top of the Egyptian Premier League table on Tuesday.
Egypt relies on the Nile as its main source of water but Ethiopia believes wants to use the water to generate electricity for development. (Twitter)
February 10, 2016 - 05:08 GMT
After nearly a dozen tripartite talks between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia, progress is finally being made in selecting the consultancy firms.
The Egypt State Council. (Twitter)
February 10, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Eleven groups issued a statement against the ongoing exclusion of women from major judicial bodies in Egypt.
A woman holds up a sign at a demonstration in Cairo demanding freedom for all political prisoners in July 2012. (AFP/Gianluigi Guerci)
February 09, 2016 - 18:00 GMT
Reports of 44,000 political prisoners in Egypt are a 'lie' according to Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry.
Experts says the best protection against the H1N1 virus is a yearly dose of the flu vaccine. (AFP/Jesus Alcazar)
February 09, 2016 - 14:30 GMT
A Palestinian man has succumbed to the H1N1 virus after being treated in an Israeli hospital.
The president’s apparent extravagance did not sit well with many Egyptians. (Twitter)
February 09, 2016 - 11:14 GMT
The president’s apparent extravagance did not sit well with many Egyptians.