Egypt will have to deepen its IMF-backed reforms and better encourage private sector growth if it wants to cash in on a wave of global expansion that may soon come to an end, a fund official in Cairo said.
Egypt’s army said on Wednesday that three soldiers and 30 Takfiri militants have been killed in the past week in the restive Sinai Peninsula amid an ongoing military campaign against the Daesh terrorist group.
A Shia source of emulation Ayatollah Lotfollah Safi Golpayegani said on Sunday that Islamic Republic should have interaction will all Islamic states, Egypt in particular, while maintaining its interests and dignity.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has announced the extension of a nationwide state of emergency for three months from April, already in place following two deadly church bombings early last year.
Egyptian authorities have decided to court-martial former anti-graft chief Hisham Genena, two months after he was beaten up and arrested as a member of a short-lived campaign for a potential presidential candidate.
The Jordanian and Egyptian foreign ministers have denounced the latest Israel's aggression against the Gazans during Friday's Land Day peaceful demonstration, urging the international community to protect the Palestinians' rights.
Egypt has warned foreign journalists about the consequences of the “non-professional” coverage of the presidential election in the North African country, where incumbent Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is headed toward a landslide victory in what has been effectively a one-man show.