Egypt

June 7, 2022
June 7, 2022

Injured Salah led Egypt to victory

Injured Liverpool star Mohamed Salah defied his club and captained Egypt to a 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying victory over Guinea in Cairo at the weekend, according to national coach Ehab Galal.

October 20, 2019
October 20, 2019

Egypt unveils biggest ancient coffin find in over a century

Egypt has unveiled the details of 30 ancient wooden coffins with mummies inside discovered in the southern city of Luxor in the biggest find of its kind in more than a century.

April 7, 2019
April 7, 2019

Finely painted Ptolemaic tomb unveiled in Egypt

Archaeologists unveil a well preserved and finely painted tomb thought to be from the early Ptolemaic period near the Egyptian town of Sohag.

December 29, 2018
December 29, 2018

Bomb kills 3 tourists, Egyptian guide near pyramids

Three Vietnamese tourists and an Egyptian guide were killed and at least 10 others injured when a roadside bomb blast hit their tour bus on Friday less than 4 kilometres (2.5 miles) from Egypt's world-famous Giza pyramids, authorities say.

September 17, 2018
September 17, 2018

Archaeologists discover ancient sphinx in Egypt

Egypt says archaeologists have discovered a statue of a lion's body and a human head in the southern city of Aswan.

September 4, 2018
September 4, 2018

One of oldest Nile Delta villages found

One of the oldest villages in the Nile Delta has been discovered after archaeologists unearthed artefacts dating to the fifth millennium BC, Egypt's antiquities ministry has said.

June 25, 2018
June 25, 2018

Saudi Arabia sink Egypt

Saudi Arabia winger Salem Al-Dawsari scores a last-gasp winner as Mohamed Salah's Egypt suffer a 2-1 loss in their Group A dead rubber in Volgograd on Monday.

June 25, 2018
June 25, 2018

El Hadary to become oldest player in World Cup history

Egypt goalkeeper Essam El Hadary is set to become the oldest player ever to appear at a World Cup after the 45-year-old was named in the team to face Saudi Arabia in Volgograd.

June 10, 2018
June 10, 2018

Salah greeted with 'lezginka' dance in Russia

Egypt’s Mo Salah arrives in Russia with his wing ahead of their third appearance FIFA World Cup and the Pharaohs immediately treated to the traditional ‘lezginka’ dance by locals at the team’s base in Chechnya.

April 2, 2018
April 2, 2018

Making the safe choice

Egypt re-elected Abdel Fattah al-Sisi as president for another four-year term on March 28, 2018. The result of the election was foregone. Sisi has been accused of sidelining or intimidating several powerful candidates, leaving only another candidate in the race. According to the results, Sisi won 92 percent of the votes cast.