- Egypt says 30 percent turnout in 2nd round of voting Updated: Nov-25-15 3:28 pm
CAIRO - Turnout in the second round of Egypt's parliamentary elections was nearly 30 percent, authorities said Wednesday, with the vote expected to result in a rubber-stamp body loyal to President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi.
- Egypt's woes erode el-Sissi's image of invincibility Updated: Nov-14-15 7:34 am
CAIRO - The criticism was blunt - and startling, since it came from a TV presenter on a state-owned station that, like most other media in Egypt, usually has nothing but praise for Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, the country's general-turned-president.
- Egypt strengthens exchange rate against dollar Updated: Nov-11-15 12:20 pm
CAIRO - Egypt strengthened the official exchange rate by 0.20 pounds against the dollar on Wednesday, defying expectations of further weakening as the country grapples with the aftermath of last month's Russian plane crash.
- In Egypt, angry talk of Western conspiracy over plane crash Updated: Nov-10-15 5:36 am
CAIRO - Egyptian media have reacted with fury as Britain and the United States increasingly point to a bomb as the cause of the Oct. 31 Russian plane crash in Sinai, with many outlets hammering home the same message: Egypt is facing a Western conspiracy that seeks to scare off tourists and destroy the country's economy.
- Egypt's grand plans to boost tourism marred after crash Updated: Nov-05-15 5:37 pm
LUXOR, Egypt - Egypt had launched festivities, archaeological openings and a new tourism campaign to draw much-needed foreign visitors. But with many flights to Red Sea resorts grounded Thursday amid suspicion that a bomb brought down a Russian airliner, hopes for a recovery were fading.