Egypt's President said on Saturday a ceasefire plan proposed by his country offered the chance to end the Gaza conflict between Israel and Hamas, but warned that lost time further complicated matters.
"The Egyptian initia
Egypt's new president Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi has made a head start on tackling the country's economic problems, managing to introduce long-awaited subsidy reform without stirring popular unrest.
Sisi's government, formed
The economist behind a plan to unlock at least $380 billion worth of assets from Egypt's black market says President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi must first restore another asset that has depreciated over the years:
An Egyptian court sentenced Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie to life in prison on Saturday, the court's judge said, for inciting violence that erupted after the army deposed Islamist President Mohamed Mursi last year.
Algeria agreed to ship five cargoes of liquefied natural gas to Egypt before the end of the year, a source at Algerian state energy firm Sonatrach said, helping its north African neighbour with its worst energy crunch in years.
Egypt's new president Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi pledged on Tuesday to give up half his salary and property and called on the Egyptian people to make similar sacrifices in a bid to prepare the public for a period of painful economic austerity.
Egypt is receiving fuel shipments to cover its needs for this month, an energy official said on Friday, despite $6 billion of free fuel given by its Gulf allies after the army took power last year.
Amr Mostafa, vice president of t
The dangerous developments unfolding in Iraq, Syria and Libya topped talks between King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia and Egyptian President Abdul Fattah Al Sisi yesterday.
The Saudi monarch, during his first visit to Cairo since the 2
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah will pay a brief visit to Egypt on Friday in a show of support for its newly elected president, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, two Saudi sources told Reuters on Thursday.
Saudi Arabia and other Gulf Arab mo
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi ordered a military-style regime of early morning starts for ministers on Tuesday as he swore in a new government that hopes to revive an economy plagued by sluggish growth and recent political turmoil.