Egypt minister Sees 'steep rebound' in tourist numbers
Rania Al-Mashat, Egypt's tourism minister, talks about the prospects of the industry and the government's efforts to attract more visitors.
Militants kill seven Christians returning from baptism in Egypt
Gunmen killed at least seven Christians who were returning from baptising a child at a Coptic monastery in Egypt on Friday (November 2), officials said - the most serious attack on the minority in more than a year.
Egyptian court sentences activist to jail for 'false news' over sexual harassment video
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.
Egypt plans foray into Asia bond market
Egypt says its officials will tour Asia later this year to test interest in the country’s debt, part of government efforts to expand borrowing options as volatility roils emerging markets.
Egypt's Foreign Minister discusses Middle East peace efforts
Egypt Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said that there is an obligation on everyone to avoid violence and consolidate peace in the Middle East, and that the international and regional players need greater cooperation to address issues in Palestine, Syria, Iran and Libya.
Intra-African Trade Fair to help boost trade on the continent - Obasanjo
Nigeria's Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says the Intra-African Trade Fair will really help propel and drive trade within the African continent. CNBC Africa's Kenneth Igbomor caught up with him at Afreximbank's Intra-African Trade Fair engagement session in Abidjan, where he discussed expectations for the upcoming trade fair in Egypt.
Egypt security forces thwart church bombing - state television
Egyptian security forces thwarted a suicide bomb attack on a church just outside of Cairo, state television said on Saturday.
Fighting discrimination against Copts in Egyptian football
Egypt's Coptic Christians often face discrimination on the football pitch, which is why successful players from the religious minority are a rarity. A private footballing academy called "Je Suis" is at the forefront of efforts to redress the imbalance.
Egyptian gets on his bike for World Cup road trip
Egyptian cyclist Mohamed Nufal is braving a journey on his bike from Egypt to Russia, to support his country's national team in the first World Cup appearance in 28 years.
Oldest known cancer cases found in Egyptian mummies
The world's oldest known cases of breast cancer and multiple myeloma have been discovered in the remains of mummies in the pharaonic necropolis of Qubbet el-Hawa in the Egyptian city of Aswan.