Egypt has announced steep increases in fuel and cooking gas prices as part of the country’s economic reforms and austerity measures tied to an International Monetary Fund (IMF) loan to overhaul its ailing economy.
Head coach of the Egypt men’s national football team says professional footballer Mohamed Salah is "almost 100%" certain to play in the Pharaohs’ 2018 Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup opener against Uruguay.
The United Nations rights office has slammed a "significant escalation" in the crackdown against the rights to freedom of expression, association and assembly in Egypt, warning of a "chronic problem" of arbitrary detention in the North African country.
Fake social media pages and accounts ascribed to top government officials are causing problems in Egypt. Because of the high volume of fake news and false official ‘decisions’ they spew, the pages are driving a wedge between citizens and state institutions.
Egypt will have to deepen its IMF-backed reforms and better encourage private sector growth if it wants to cash in on a wave of global expansion that may soon come to an end, a fund official in Cairo said.
Egypt’s army said on Wednesday that three soldiers and 30 Takfiri militants have been killed in the past week in the restive Sinai Peninsula amid an ongoing military campaign against the Daesh terrorist group.
A Shia source of emulation Ayatollah Lotfollah Safi Golpayegani said on Sunday that Islamic Republic should have interaction will all Islamic states, Egypt in particular, while maintaining its interests and dignity.