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Egyptian television series prompts Sudanese protest

CAIRO An Egyptian television series being shown during the Muslim month of Ramadan has angered neighboring Sudan, prompting Khartoum to lodge an official complaint with Cairo.

Recent Egypt News

Egypt's military kills 19, arrests 20 in Sinai operation

CAIRO Egypt's military and police forces have killed 19 militants in an exchange of gunfire and arrested 20 suspects, in a continuing crackdown in Sinai, the military said in a statement on Thursday.

World, May 17 2018

Israel says Hamas curbed Gaza protests after Egyptian warning

GAZA/JERUSALEM Palestinian protests on the Gaza-Israel border have dropped off over the past two days, amid reports that Egyptian officials intervened to restore calm after dozens of Palestinians were killed by Israeli gunfire. | Video

World, Israel May 16 2018

Egypt's Sisi says U.S. Embassy move to Jerusalem causes instability

CAIRO Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Wednesday the move of the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem will cause "some instability" in the region, in his first public comments on the issue.

World, Israel May 16 2018

Egypt's Sisi defends Cairo metro fare hikes after protests

CAIRO Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Wednesday defended fare hikes on the Cairo metro that sparked a rare display of public discontent last week, saying the move was necessary for the loss-making transportation network.

World, May 16 2018

Wednesday Morning Briefing

North Korea may reconsider next month's summit with Trump, Amazon cuts Whole Foods prices for Prime members and a Reuters special report on how Egypt's brass swap the war room for a boardroom as the military's commercial ambitions grow.

Special Reports May 16 2018