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Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis claimed responsibility for the attack on al-Farafra checkpoint in New Valley that left 22 army personnel and border guards dead.   The group claimed responsibility for the attack in a statement on Twitter, MENA reported....
US Secretary of State John Kerry decided to extend his visit to Cairo one more day to continue talks about a ceasefire in Gaza, the official news agency MENA reported.   Kerry had started a series of talks since his arrival in Cairo on Monday....
Finance Minister Hani Qadry said on Wednesday that the recent fiscal reforms will yield positive results in raising expectations about economic growth internationally.   Egypt took several economic measures, like reducing subsidies on energy...
EgyptAir will operate more direct flights between Cairo and Delhi, Tourism Minister Hesham Zaazou said. The airline will add three flights per week, which brings the total number of weekly flights to seven. Zaazou said his ministry plans for...
US Secretary of State John Kerry will arrive in Cairo on Tuesday for talks with several senior officials including his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry, the official MENA news agency reported.   A 13-person delegation from Washington arrived...
On Monday, Public Prosecutor Hesham Barakat referred 163 people affiliated to the Daboud and Beni Helal tribes in Aswan to trial over alleged involvement in the bloody clashes that took place in April. The event left 25 people dead and dozens...
Minister of Industry and Trade Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour announced that the World Bank approved a loan of US$300 million to finance micro and small enterprises (MSEs) in Egypt in order to create more job opportunities and develop remote areas in...
The Ethiopian Foreign Ministry said it is determined to overcome differences over the Renaissance Dam through dialogue with Egypt, especially after Ethiopian Prime Minister Haile Miriam Dessalines' met with President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on the...
Egypt’s Defense Minister Sedqy Sobhy has ordered 500 tons of food and medical material to be delivered to Gaza, which has been under an Israeli military offensive for days.   At least 98 have been killed in the Israeli assault as the...
Egyptian authorities agreed to open the Rafah crossing Thursday to receive Palestinians injured by Israel's airstrikes on Gaza, the Palestinian embassy in Cairo said in a statement.    Meanwhile, North Sinai's governor has...