Egypt executes nine men over killing of public prosecutor – prison source, lawyer
21 February 2019 | 12:48 pm
Egyptian authorities have executed nine men convicted over the 2015 killing of the country's chief prosecutor, a prison source and a lawyer said on Wednesday
16 Sep 2018
An Egyptian court has ordered the arrest of ousted President Hosni Mubarak's two sons. Alaa and Gamal Mubarak were on bail and barred from travel due to the 2012 stock market manipulation accusations.
29 Sep 2018
An Egyptian court on Saturday (September 29) sentenced an activist to two years in jail over a video she posted on social media criticising the government for failing to protect women against sexual harassment and over poor living conditions, her lawyer said.
21 Dec 2018
Bodybuilder Dina Abdel Maksoud has become one of the first Egyptian women to win a gold trophy in a European championship.
4 Feb 2019
The human and animal mummies of different genders and ages were found in Minya, south of Cairo. Several other objects discovered inside the tomb have helped researchers narrow down the burial date.
17 Apr 2019
FRANCE 24 meets Amr Waked, the Egyptian actor who dared to speak out.
22 Apr 2019
Egyptian expats are voting on constitutional changes that could allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi stay in power till 2030. Critics see the amendments as a move back toward authoritarianism.
19 Jun 2019
Egyptian security forces block access to the cemetery where Egypt's former president Mohamed Morsi is buried, the day after he collapsed in court and died.
3 Jul 2019
Dozens attended prayers and the burial of famed Egyptian actor Ezzat Abu Auf who died early Monday morning.
17 Sep 2019
Farouk Soussa, vice president for MENA economics research at Goldman Sachs Group Inc., talks about Middle East economies' dependence on oil, the governments' policies, and Egyptian bonds. He speaks with Tracy Alloway and Manus Cranny on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Middle East."
23 Dec 2019
Egypt's ancient writing system remains a mystery to many. One museum in Jerusalem is hoping to change that by introducing emojis to increase understanding of hieroglyphs in the digital age.
16 Apr 2020
In a number of countries across the Middle East, reporting on the coronavirus has become increasingly challenging. Among them is Egypt, where the infection rate continues to climb among the 100 million-strong population. The country has also come under fire for stepping up late and not imposing strict enough measures to tackle the spread of the virus. For more on the situation, we speak to Egyptian journalist and author Khaled Diab.
8 Dec 2020
After a lavish welcoming ceremony at the Hôtel des Invalides, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi arrives at the Elysée Palace where he is welcomed by French President Emmanuel Macron. The heads of state are set to discuss major regional crises but also the human rights situation in Egypt.
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After speaking with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, the German chancellor bristled at his use of the words apartheid and Holocaust with regards to Israel.
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11 Hindu men given life sentences for raping a Muslim woman in 2002 and killing seven of her family have been released from prison. The rape took place during riots in Gujarat state, led at the time by Narendra Modi.
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Officials of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) currently being questioned by the Nigerian Senate have claimed that some of the payment vouchers relating to the transfer of the sum of 17.16 billion in 2013 have been eaten up by termites.
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The vast majority of Sierran Leoneans — 80 percent in fact — are under 35. But is the government doing enough to empower this young generation? DW's Edith Kimani asks young Sierra Leoneans if they feel powerful enough to make their mark on the global stage.