If he wins President Al Sisi could stay in power until 2030 and the role of the already powerful military would be boosted too.
President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi inaugurated Egypt's largest church on Sunday on the eve of Coptic Christmas, sending a message of tolerance and unity in the predominantly Muslim country.
A British woman has been sentenced to three years in prison in Egypt after bringing around 300 painkiller tablets into the country from the UK
Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have met for the first time
An Egyptian court has annulled a ruling blocking the transfer of sovereignty of two islands to Saudi Arabia.
Angela Merkel has sought to help Egypt in tackling migration to Europe as the German Chancellor visited the country ahead of a trip to Tunisia.
Egypt’s former President Mohamed Mursi has been given another life sentence after a court in Cairo found him guilty of espionage and leaking state secrets.
A court in Cairo has postponed passing judgement for a second time on Egypt’s ousted president Mohamed Mursi in his latest trial. Six other
Thousands in the Egyptian capital Cairo have protested President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi decision to hand over two islands to Saudi Arabia. Sisi’s
Egypt’s president has hit out at reports that murdered Italian student Giulio Regeni was killed by the country’s security service. Abdel Fattah
The Egyptian parliament met on Sunday for the first time in three years as President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi seeks approval for up to 300 laws issued by
Low turnout in Egypt's elections as critics complain of narrow choice of candidates
Ballots boxes were tightly secured at the end of day one of Egypt’s parliamentary elections. Voting continues today (Monday Oct 19) in this the first
A milestone in the road-map to democracy. That is how Egypt’s long-awaited parliamentary election, which began on Sunday, is being presented. But
Egypt begins the final stage of the road to democracy. Voting is underway in the country's first parliamentary elections in three years.
Egyptian authorities say that they will obtain the radar equipment needed to complete the search for Queen Nefertiti’s tomb. The latest theory
Egypt has a new government one month ahead of a general election with Sherif Ismail as its prime minister. President al-Sisi has kept the former
Egyptians are bewildered at the sudden resignation of the government and prime minister with a general election looming in October. President Abdel
There is a new taxi company in Egypt reserved for women: Pink Taxi. Sexual harassment and Egyptian male society’s behaviour toward women is the worst
Critics of Egypt’s new anti-terrorism law, fear it will be used to crush dissent and stifle press freedom. The addition to the law books, introduced