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Inflation has been on the rise since the currency flotation on November (AFP/File)
October 17, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Egypt, a country with a population of 90 million, where more than 28 percent of them live below the poverty line, has been struggling with economic challenges and political turmoil since the Jan. 25 Revolution in 2011.
Egypt's team players sing their country's national anthem during their World Cup 2018 Africa qualifying match between Egypt and Congo at the Borg el-Arab stadium in Alexandria on October 8, 2017.
TAREK ABDEL HAMID / AFP
October 16, 2017 - 19:59 GMT
Saudi Arabia has invited Egypt’s national football team to the Kingdom to perform umrah in recognition of their qualification to the World Cup, Asharq Al-Awsat Newspaper reported.
Sherine singing. (Instagram / sherine)
October 16, 2017 - 18:30 GMT
Saudi Arabia's entertainment authority says it has cancelled plans for a concert featuring famous Egyptian singer Sherine Abdel Wahab.
Sherine (L) and Queen Rania of Jordan (R). (Instagram / sherine / Instagram / queenrania)
October 16, 2017 - 17:30 GMT
Sherine, popular Egyptian singer, had a slight mix-up she blamed on her age during a concert in the Dead Sea.
I want a little sugar in my bowl. (Johavel / Shutterstock.com)
October 16, 2017 - 17:04 GMT
A run-down of this year's Cairo Jazz Festival makes us wish we'd practiced more saxophone.
Abla Fahita looks to the sky. (Facebook / Abla Fahita)
October 16, 2017 - 15:38 GMT
That Abla Fahita is back at it again.
The most common types of sexual harassment in Egypt (Harassmap)
October 16, 2017 - 14:21 GMT
On “harmful cultural practices”, which include female genital mutilation (FGM) and forced marriage, Cairo ranked top.
It is not known if the man being punished is a member ISIS or if he is simply subjected to the harsh Sharia law the terrorists practice.
October 16, 2017 - 14:03 GMT
ISIS in Egypt has released a video showing a thief having his hand cut off to boast of it's 'eye for an eye' attitude to crime and punishment.
Egypt national football team
October 16, 2017 - 13:53 GMT
After securing a place in the Russia 2018 World Cup, Egypt have kept their place in FIFA's monthly global football rankings published on Monday, remaining in 30th place.
The currency flotation has made property prices more affordable for Saudis and Egyptians living abroad. (File photo)
October 16, 2017 - 12:49 GMT
More and more Saudis are buying property in Egypt, with prices starting from $80,000.
This is the first time in months that such an incident occurs (AFP/File)
October 16, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
ISIS has claimed responsibility for the two rockets launched from Egypt’s restive Sinai Peninsula which landed in southern Israel’s Eshkol Regional Council Sunday night, marking the first time in months that such an incident occurred.
Nawart Masr. (Ubisoft)
October 15, 2017 - 11:30 GMT
Will the new Assassin's Creed game, Origins, help Egypt put some of the shine back on that apple?
Zamalek's former Brazilian player Ricardo Alves Fernandes (Photo: Ahram)
October 15, 2017 - 11:17 GMT
FIFA has sent a formal letter to Egyptian football club Zamalek ordering its management to immediately pay the team's former Brazilian player Ricardo Alves Fernandes all his fees or the team may lose points in the domestic league.
The U.N. condemned the arrests as violations of international law and said the three countries should take immediate action to release those detained and drop all charges (Shutterstock/File)
October 15, 2017 - 08:31 GMT
United Nations officials expressed deep concern regarding waves of arrests targeting the LGBT populations of Azerbaijan, Egypt, and Indonesia.
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Shutterstock/File)
October 15, 2017 - 07:55 GMT
The UNESCO vote was marred by tension between Egypt and Qatar with Cairo accusing Doha of using its financial power to influence the U.N. agency’s 58-member executive council.
Egypt's Coptic christian Minority has been targetted by extremists (AFP)
October 13, 2017 - 13:37 GMT
Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church has come under attack again after a priest was stabbed to death in Cairo.