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Egypt’s Sisi warns of potential for conflict over Ethiopian dam

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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Wednesday warned of the risk of conflict over Ethiopia’s giant dam on the Blue Nile after talks involving...

Splintered coalition reflects fate of Egypt’s uprising a decade on

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Ten years ago protesters surged onto Egypt’s streets, emboldened by the success of Tunisia’s Arab Spring uprising. Some young activists formed the Revolution Youth Coalition...

Egypt sentences dozens to jail over 2013 sit-in

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A court in Egypt sentenced 59 people to 15 years in prison on Thursday for their role in organising and participating in a 2013...

Egypt’s Sisi wins parliamentary approval for possible Libya intervention

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Egypt’s parliament gave President Egypt the green light for possible military intervention in Libya by approving the deployment of armed forces abroad to fight...

Sisi says Egypt will not stand idle to threat to Egyptian...

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Egypt will not stand idle in the face of any moves that pose a direct threat to Egyptian and Libyan national security, President Abdel-Fattah...

Egypt arrests leave few vocal critics of Sisi

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A smiling Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi appeared on state television last month to pardon more than 330 prisoners, saying it was...

Egypt’s Sisi launches presidential bid after biggest rival arrested

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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi officially launched his bid for a second term in office on Wednesday, submitting documents to register as...

Egypt’s Sisi vows to keep up Qatar blockade

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Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Monday his government would keep up a blockade of Qatar by four Arab states over...

Egypt’s Sisi pardons 502 prisoners including well-known tycoon

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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has pardoned 502 prisoners before the Eid al-Fitr holiday including prominent businessman Hesham Talaat Moustafa, according to...

Egypt’s Sisi ratifies deal ceding Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia

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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Saturday ratified an agreement that cedes sovereignty over two uninhabited Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia,...

Rights groups urge Egypt’s Sisi to spare six men on death...

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Human rights groups urged Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to intervene by a Thursday deadline to commute the death sentences of six...

Egypt says Trump to visit Cairo at earliest opportunity

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Egypt said on Monday that U.S. President Donald Trump had told President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi during a phone call that he wanted...

Egypt’s Sisi promises justice after migrant ship capsizes

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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Saturday ordered authorities to punish those responsible for capsizing a ship which resulted in the deaths...

Egypt puts on trial 237 activists for protests against Sisi

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Egypt put on trial 237 activists arrested for protesting against President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, judicial sources said on Saturday, the first court...

Egypt’s security forces disperse small protests against Sisi

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Egyptian security forces fired tear gas and arrested scores of people to disperse small protests against President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Monday,...

Protesters demand fall of Egypt government over islands deal

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Hundreds of Egyptian protesters angered by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's decision to hand over two islands to Saudi Arabia called on Friday...

Egypt’s Sisi says Libya intervention risky, supports eastern commander

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Military intervention in Libya is risky and foreign powers would be better off supporting a military commander based in the east, President...

Putin, Sisi agree about need to fight terrorists in Libya, Yemen

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Russian President Vladimir Putin and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi highlighted in a phone conversation on Monday that the fight against terrorists...

Egypt’s Sisi, for first time, says Russian plane was brought down...

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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Wednesday that the Russian plane that crashed in Sinai last year was downed by terrorists...

Sisi “won’t hesitate” if asked to send troops to Gulf

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Egypt will not hesitate to send military forces into the territory of Arab Gulf allies to offer protection if asked by the...

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