Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi has signed off on an anti-terrorism law that gives authorities more sweeping powers to ban groups on charges ranging from harming national unity to disrupting public order.
The move, announc
Islamic State released a video on Sunday that appeared to show the beheadings of 21 Egyptian Christians in Libya and President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi warned that his country would respond to the deaths as it saw fit.
Speaking on nat
The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) will support the creation of an Egyptian investment fund as part of an agreement with the Egyptian Ministry of Investment to bolster cooperation between the two countries.
The agreement wa
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi called the leaders of Gulf states to reassure them of strong Egyptian-Gulf ties after a leaked audio recording that purports to show him and senior aides being derisive of their rich Gulf donors.
Swiss food giant Nestle plans to invest about EGP1 billion ($137.93 million) in Egypt in the next few years and believes economic reforms could deliver results, its regional CEO said on Monday.
Political and economic instability t
Egypt aims to build solar and wind power plants in the next three years with combined capacity of 4,300 megawatts (MW), Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi told an energy conference in Abu Dhabi.
The plan is part of Egypt'
Kuwaiti investments in Egypt reached $2.8 billion, while commercial trade between the two countries increased 32 per cent in the first three quarters of 2014, a Wam report said.
The news agency quoted Head of the Trade Representat
Egyptian and Qatari intelligence officials met in Cairo to discuss a possible reconciliation as part of Saudi efforts to broker an end to the 18-month standoff over Doha's support of the Muslim Brotherhood, security sources said.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi met a special envoy of the Emir of Qatar on Saturday, the latest step in a Saudi-brokered effort to repair relations, regional news agencies reported.
Ties between Cairo and Doha deteriorate
Egypt received 10 Apache helicopters from the US in the past week, security sources said on Saturday, a sign of easing tensions between the long-time allies confronting Islamist extremism across the region.
The United States origi