Egypt

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...

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...

February 4, 2018
February 4, 2018

4,400-year-old tomb discovered in Egypt

Archaeologists in Egypt discovers a 4,400-year-old tomb near the country's famed pyramids at the Giza plateau just outside Cairo, the Antiquities Ministry says, the latest discovery that...

December 10, 2017
December 10, 2017

Egypt archaeologists discover mummy in Luxor

Egyptian archaeologists have discovered a mummy in one of two previously unexplored tombs across the Nile from the southern city of Luxor, the antiquities ministry says.

October 9, 2017
October 9, 2017

Salah goals take Egypt to 2018 World Cup

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah converted a stoppage-time penalty to give Egypt a dramatic 2-1 win over Congo Brazzaville and a place at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

July 7, 2017
July 7, 2017

23 Egyptian soldiers killed, 26 injured in Sinai car bomb attacks

At least 23 Egyptian soldiers were killed and at least 26 more injured by the two deadly car bombs that ripped through army checkpoints in northern Sinai on Friday, security sources say.

May 27, 2017
May 27, 2017

IS claims deadly shooting of Egyptian Christians

Islamic State says that its fighters have carried out a shooting that killed dozens of Egyptian Christians, according to a statement from the group.

February 6, 2017
February 6, 2017

Cameroon beat Egypt to win Cup of Nations

Vincent Aboubakar came off the bench to score a stunning winner with two minutes left as Cameroon fought back to beat Egypt 2-1 in a thrilling Africa Cup of Nations final on Sunday.

February 2, 2017
February 2, 2017

Veteran goalkeeper sends Egypt into final

Egypt's 44-year-old goalkeeper Essam El Hadary saved two spot kicks as the seven-times champions reached the African Nations Cup final by edging Burkina Faso 4-3 on penalties on Wednesday.