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Salah ‘must rest’, says Egypt coach

Salah raised eyebrows by removing any mention of his affiliation to Egypt on his Twitter bio.

Thai PM says no IS ties as Egypt arrests student

Prayuth Chan-ocha plays down militant group links in predominantly Buddhist nation.

Anti-Sisi protesters clash with security forces in Suez

Egypt bans protests under a 2013 law.

Egypt’s Sisi denies graft accusations

Construction contractor Mohamed Aly claims authorities have misappropriated millions of Egyptian pounds in public funds. 

Youngest son of Egypt’s ousted President Mursi dies

Abdallah Mursi, 24, began to feel spasms while driving in Cairo with a friend and died shortly afterwards.

UN postpones anti-torture conference in Cairo after criticism

Local and international rights groups slam the decision to hold the event in Cairo, citing alleged torture by Egypt's security forces.

FIFA appoints emergency committee to run Egyptian football

The temporary committee has until the end of July 2020 to complete its work.

Mo Salah’s U-turn on teammate’s harassment scandal divides Egyptians

Mohamed Salah has been criticised for his perceived support for Amr Warda who was thrown out of the Egypt squad following sexual harassment claims before being reinstated.

‘Nightmare’ as Egypt aids China to detain Uighurs

Egypt and China recently signed a security memorandum focusing on 'combatting terrorism.'

Egyptian artist paints murals on houses to celebrate haj

Each mural takes artist Eid Al Salwaawi between two and three hours.

Fiery Cairo car crash claims 19 lives

Egypt's prosecutor general orders an investigation to determine the causes of the crash.

Egypt displays restoration of Tutankhamun gilded coffin

The golden coffin will be displayed along with other Tutankhamun artefacts towards the end of next year when Egypt's new mega-museum is opened.

Artist adorns Egyptian cave church with biblical art

The building of St Simon Monastery's complex only began after the current parish priest visited the area and decided to turn it into a worship place.

Mane, Mahrez emerge from Salah shadow to steal the show

The two players have been instrumental in leading their sides to the upcoming final where Senegal will attempt to win their maiden title.

Egypt opens two ancient pyramids, unveils new finds

The Bent Pyramid of King Sneferu, the first pharaoh of Egypt's 4th dynasty, and a nearby pyramid would be reopened to visitors for the first time since 1965.

Egypt asks Interpol to trace Tutankhamun mask over ownership docs

Egypt asks Interpol to track down a 3,000-year-old Tutankhamun artefact that was sold in London for US$6 million despite fierce opposition from Cairo.

Egypt sack coach after exit from Cup of Nations

Javier Aguirre says the defeat to South Africa is his responsibility but added he is proud of his players.

Egypt FA chief quits after shock Cup of Nations exit

Hani Abou Rida sacked his technical team before resigning after Egypt elimination from the Africa Cup of Nations.

Late Lorch goal stuns Africa Cup of Nations hosts Egypt

Defeating Egypt mean South Africa will next face Nigeria in the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations.

Egypt condemns planned sale of Pharoah statue head

Egypt condemns a planned London auction by Christie's of a head from a statue of Pharoah Tutankhamun, which is set to proceed despite Cairo's concerns over paperwork.

Egypt’s Warda recalled after harassment claims

Egypt’s FA has decided to reduce Warda's suspension so it only runs until the end of the first round.

Hosts Egypt make winning start to Africa Cup of Nations

A packed crowd of 70,000 ensured a heady atmosphere at the Cairo International Stadium.

Egypt accuses UN of seeking to ‘politicise’ Morsi death

Egypt's foreign ministry spokesman is condemning the UN's call for an independent investigation into Mohamed Morsi's death.

Kit Siang, Hadi call for probe into Morsi’s death

The two rival political leaders refer to reports alleging mistreatment of the former president behind bars.