Egypt has contracts to sell $1.9 bln worth of state assets – PM

CAIRO, July 11 (Reuters) - Egypt has signed contracts to sell stakes in state assets worth a total of $1.9 billion as part...

Egypt to host summit of Sudan’s neighbours as fighting continues

CAIRO, July 9 (Reuters) - Egypt said on Sunday it would host a summit of Sudan's neighbours on July 13 to discuss ways to end a 12-week...

Egypt officially withdraws from UN global grain agreement

Cairo officially withdrew on Tuesday from a decades-old UN grain treaty, over a year after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine threw the supply of staple wheat imports to...

Egypt Using Remote Hearings to Isolate Prisoners

Egypt has begun holding detention renewal sessions for pre-trial detainees remotely via videoconference, with detainees attending the sessions from prisons under police custody....

Alaa Abd el-Fattah: MPs and peers call for Egypt travel advice to be changed...

Alaa Abd el-Fattah, a dual UK-Egpyt citizen, has been under lock and key in North Africa for nine of the past 11 years. The legislators want the...

Egypt: 10 years on, Sisi’s coup continues squeezing country

Ten years ago, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi launched a coup against Egypt's first democratically elected president in history, removing Mohammed Morsi from power, suspending the constitution, and establishing...

Egypt coup: A decade on, liberals must do some serious self-reflection

Drawing lessons from the tumultuous events of the past decade, they should strive to rescue the country from the grip of authoritarianism. 

Foreign travel advice, Egypt

The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) advises against all travel to: the Governorate of North Sinaiwithin 20km of the Egyptian and Libyan border....

Greece boat disaster: Trafficking suspects plead not guilty

Nine Egyptian men accused of causing a disaster last week when a vessel carrying hundreds of people sank off the Greek coast have pleaded not guilty.

Egypt approves budget amid privatisation drive, economic crisis

Egypt is dealing with an economic crisis, with the government seeking investments to meet its foreign debt obligations.