Gulf Times - Egypt
Egypt uncovers mummification workshop near Great Pyramids

Egypt uncovers mummification workshop near Great Pyramids

Egyptian archaeologists revealed on Saturday the details of an ancient burial shaft and a mummification workshop that were discovered 30 meters underground, near the Saqqara necropolis south of Cairo.

Salah's Egypt leave World Cup winless after late Saudi defeat

Salah's Egypt leave World Cup winless after late Saudi defeat

Essam El Hadary, the oldest player ever to appear at a World Cup, marked his record achievement with one outstanding penalty save for Egypt but was powerless to stop a second in a 2-1 defeat by Saudi Arabia on Monday.

Arab dismay — and jokes — after mass World Cup exit

Arab dismay — and jokes — after mass World Cup exit

No-one expected Egypt, Morocco or Saudi Arabia to win the World Cup but for all three to crash out on the same day was a disaster for Arab football.

Russia on verge of World Cup last 16 after beating Egypt

Russia on verge of World Cup last 16 after beating Egypt

The return of Mohamed Salah from injury couldn't prevent World Cup hosts Russia virtually sealing their place in the last 16 by beating Egypt 3-1 on Tuesday.

Egypt raises gasoline prices by up to 50%

Egypt raises gasoline prices by up to 50%

Egypt raised gasoline prices by up to 50 percent, the oil ministry said on Saturday, under an IMF reform plan that calls for the slashing of state subsidies on some consumer products.

Uruguay beat Salah-less Egypt to end 48-year jinx

Uruguay beat Salah-less Egypt to end 48-year jinx

Uruguay's Jose Gimenez scored with a thunderous 89th-minute header to deal Egypt a 1-0 defeat in their World Cup opener on Friday, just as the North Africans appeared to have escaped with a point despite missing key striker Mohamed Salah.

Salah left out of starting line-up for Egypt World Cup opener

Salah left out of starting line-up for Egypt World Cup opener

The star striker, who turned 26 on Friday, suffered injury three weeks ago in Liverpool's Champions League final defeat to Real Madrid.

Egypt's Sisi sworn in for second term in office

Egypt's Sisi sworn in for second term in office

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi was sworn in on Saturday for a second four-year term in office as the country faces major economic and security challenges.

Egypt's former anti-graft chief gets 5-year jail for spreading false news

Egypt's former anti-graft chief gets 5-year jail for spreading false news

A military court has sentenced Egypt's former anti-corruption chief to five years in prison on charges of spreading false news harmful to the military, his lawyer said on Tuesday.

Eight Egyptian soldiers, 14 militants killed in Sinai attack

Eight Egyptian soldiers, 14 militants killed in Sinai attack

Eight Egyptian soldiers and 14 militants were killed in fighting in central Sinai on Saturday when gunmen carrying explosive belts and grenades targeted a military checkpoint, the army said.

Egypt's Sisi wins 97 percent in election with no real opposition

Egypt's Sisi wins 97 percent in election with no real opposition

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has been re-elected with 97 percent of votes, the same proportion that the former military commander secured four years ago for his first term but with a lower turnout, official results showed on Monday.

Egypt heads to polls to choose between Sisi and 'rival'

Egypt heads to polls to choose between Sisi and 'rival'

Egyptians headed to the polls Monday in a presidential election to choose between incumbent Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and a little-known politician who has struggled to make the case he is a serious contender.