- Journalist says Canada PM abandoned him during Egypt ordeal Updated: Oct-13-15 2:17 pm
TORONTO - A Canadian journalist who spent much of last two years jailed in Egypt said Tuesday that he felt "betrayed and abandoned" by Prime Minister Stephen Harper during his ordeal.
- Jailed sons of deposed Egypt autocrat Mubarak to be freed Updated: Oct-12-15 8:50 am
CAIRO - An Egyptian court ordered the release of the sons of deposed autocrat Hosni Mubarak on Monday, taking into account time already served on a corruption conviction.
- Nobel Peace Prize boosts struggling Tunisian democracy Updated: Oct-09-15 4:09 pm
TUNIS, Tunisia - It was the fall of 2013 and Tunisia's newfound democracy was in grave danger. The assassination of a left-wing politician had prompted the opposition to walk out of the constitutional assembly. The government was paralyzed, the constitution unfinished and the country on the brink of war.
- GLANCE: Tunisia, Nobel winner, shines as Arab Spring success Updated: Oct-09-15 3:30 pm
The Nobel Peace Prize announced Friday pointed to the relative success of Tunisia in building toward democracy after a 2011 uprising ousted a longtime dictator. That makes it a resounding exception among the nations of the Arab Spring revolts.
- Egypt to restore King Tut mask after botched epoxy job Updated: Oct-09-15 12:21 pm
CAIRO - The restoration of King Tutankhamun's world-famous golden mask will begin Saturday, over a year after the beard was accidentally broken off and hastily glued back with epoxy, Egypt's state-run news agency said Friday.
- Airlines begin applying tax hike on flights departing Egypt Updated: Oct-09-15 8:29 am
CAIRO - Egypt's aviation minister says airlines have begun applying a tax increase on all flights out of the country.
- Egypt's foreign reserves fall as devaluation expected Updated: Oct-08-15 12:57 pm
CAIRO - Egypt's foreign currency reserves fell for the third consecutive month in September, according to central bank figures, putting pressure on authorities to devalue the currency, limit non-essential imports and take urgent steps to promote investment.
- Journalist released from prison in Egypt leaves country Updated: Oct-06-15 2:06 pm
CAIRO - Mohamed Fahmy, a journalist who was released from prison in Egypt last month, posted on social media that he left the country Tuesday.
- Smugglers kill Egyptian policeman near border with Israel Updated: Oct-02-15 5:55 am
CAIRO - Smugglers killed an Egyptian policeman in northern Sinai near the border with Israel as he foiled a cross-border smuggling attempt, Egypt's Interior Ministry said Friday.
- Convicted Al-Jazeera journalists appeal to Egypt for pardons Updated: Sep-29-15 6:33 pm
NEW YORK - Three journalists convicted of aiding a terrorist organization while covering Egyptian unrest for Al-Jazeera publicly appealed to Egypt's president on Tuesday to pardon them.
- What it's like to visit Egypt now as a 1st-time tourist Updated: Sep-28-15 12:08 pm
CAIRO - When I told people I planned to visit Egypt, family, friends - even waiters - replied, "Wow!" and "Amazing!" But their eyes said, "Are you insane?"
- Kellogg buys Egyptian cereal company for $50 million Updated: Sep-28-15 10:45 am
NEW YORK - Kellogg said Monday that it bought Egyptian cereal company Mass Food Group for $50 million as it seeks to boost its presence in Africa.
- Egypt death toll from hajj disaster rises to 55 Updated: Sep-27-15 11:17 am
CAIRO - Egypt said Sunday that 55 of its citizens are among the more than 700 people who died in a crush of Muslim pilgrims during this year's hajj in Saudi Arabia.
- AP Interview: Egypt's leader says country in 'ferocious war' Updated: Sep-27-15 12:39 am
NEW YORK - Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has said in an interview that the Mideast region must cooperate to defeat a worsening terrorist threat that has led to "ferocious war" in his country and some countries "sliding into a vicious cycle of failure."
- A look at Egypt's Al-Jazeera English Trial Updated: Sep-24-15 2:00 am
CAIRO - Here is a look at the major events in the arrest and trial of three Al-Jazeera English journalists imprisoned in Egypt for over a year:
- Egypt buys 2 warships from France, 2nd big military purchase Updated: Sep-23-15 1:16 pm
PARIS - Egypt has agreed to buy two assault ships from France, the French government said Wednesday, dramatically increasing its capabilities on- and off-shore as the country tries to assume a more prominent role against Islamic State militants.
- Famed Egyptian satirist Ali Salem dies at 79 Updated: Sep-22-15 4:39 pm
CAIRO - Ali Salem, a famed Egyptian satirical writer whose works include one of the Arab world's most popular comedic plays, died Tuesday in his home in Cairo of natural causes, Egypt's state-run Middle East News Agency said. He was 79.
- Egypt says military killed 10 militants in western desert Updated: Sep-22-15 12:14 pm
CAIRO - Egypt's military spokesman says troops have killed 10 militants near the Bahriyah Oasis in the country's western desert - an area where Egyptian forces earlier this month mistakenly attacked a group of Mexican tourists, killing 12 people.
- Rights group says civilians harmed in Egypt's Sinai campaign Updated: Sep-22-15 12:42 am
CAIRO - The Egyptian military's campaign against Islamic insurgents in northern Sinai is harming thousands of civilians and risks turning more people against the government, Human Rights Watch said in a report Tuesday.
- 2 hurt in bomb blast in Egypt's capital Updated: Sep-20-15 4:10 pm
CAIRO - A bomb exploded in a middle-class neighborhood in Cairo on Sunday, wounding two people, Egypt's state news agency MENA said.
- 6 injured Mexican tourists returned from Egypt Updated: Sep-17-15 3:38 pm
MEXICO CITY - Mexico's presidential airplane is flying six Mexican tourists who were wounded in an attack in Egypt back to their home country.
- Brother of journalist detained in Egypt says court date set Updated: Sep-16-15 2:56 pm
CAIRO - The brother of a detained photojournalist says Egypt has set a date for the first session of his trial, more than two years after he was taken into custody.
- The Latest: Egypt imposes gag order on attack on Mexicans Updated: Sep-16-15 1:14 pm
CAIRO - The latest developments after Egyptian troops mistakenly opened fire on a group of Mexican tourists on a safari in the country's western desert, killing eight Mexicans and wounding six. All times are local, Cairo time:
- Mexican FM arrives in Egypt after 8 Mexican tourists killed Updated: Sep-16-15 5:18 am
CAIRO - Mexico's foreign minister arrived in Egypt early Wednesday morning in the wake of the deaths of eight Mexican tourists after Egyptian security forces mistakenly attacked a desert safari.
- The Latest: Mexico's foreign minister to fly to Cairo Updated: Sep-15-15 1:00 am
The latest developments after Egyptian troops mistakenly opened fire on a group of Mexican tourists on a safari in the country's western desert. All times Cairo time: