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The United States and Egypt are returning to a "stronger base" in bilateral ties despite tensions and human rights concerns, US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday after talks with his Egyptian counterpart. "Egypt remains...
Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shokry said on Sunday no journalists are imprisoned in Egypt because of their reporting. The comments came at a news conference following the first "strategic dialogue" between Egypt and the United States...
 U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday that he had discussed with Egyptian officials "increased border cooperation" with respect to Libya. Egypt and Libya share a long, porous border and Islamic State militants have...
 U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said a nuclear deal signed between Iran and world powers last month would make Egypt and the region safer. "There can be absolutely no question that the Vienna plan, if implemented, will make Egypt and...
Egypt's central bank kept the Egyptian pound steady at 7.73 per dollar at a foreign exchange auction on Sunday after a depreciation earlier last month. The pound remained steady at currency exchange bureaus. The central bank said it had offered...
A political battle over the use of fetal tissue in medical research has been reinvigorated by the release of undercover videos targeting Planned Parenthood officials. But the controversy comes just as interest in the use of fetal tissue is dwindling...
Two senior executives at Egypt's Emaar Misr have resigned, the property developer said on Sunday, several weeks after its disappointing flotation on Cairo's Stock Exchange. Chief Development Officer Walid El-Hindi and Chief Investment...
An Egyptian court on Sunday postponed for the second time the verdict in the retrial of Al Jazeera television journalists who have been charged with aiding a terrorist organisation, a reference to the banned Muslim Brotherhood, to Aug. 29. Mohamed...
Thousands of Israelis attended demonstrations across the country on Saturday, two days after an ultra-Orthodox Jew stabbed six people at Jerusalem's gay pride parade, leaving one teenager in critical condition.   Large rallies were held in...
The new Afghan Taliban leader appealed for unity in the insurgency in his first public message released on Saturday amid reports his predecessor's family members opposed his selection.   The new head, Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansour, was...