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Trump calls Egypt's Sisi to affirm support: statement

US President Donald Trump has told his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi that he wants to strengthen ties with Cairo, Sisi's office said on Friday, days after it emerged Washington had cut some aid to Egypt.

Egypt parliament passes investment law

Egypt's parliament on Sunday adopted a law whose aim is to attract foreign investors to the country as authorities seek to redress its struggling economy.

Pentagon chief pledges support for Egypt's Sisi

US Secretary of Defence Jim Mattis met Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and top brass in Cairo on Thursday, pledging support for the American ally on his first regional tour.

Mummies discovered in ancient tomb near Egypt's Luxor

Egyptian archaeologists have unearthed several mummies, colourful wooden sarcophagi and more than 1,000 funerary statues in a 3,500-year-old tomb near the city of Luxor hailed as an «important discovery».

Security tight as Egypt Copts hold Easter mass

Egyptian Coptic Christians observed Easter Mass under tight security on Saturday with the ancient minority still reeling from twin church bombings that killed dozens just days before.

Egypt Copts ready for Easter mass despite attacks

Egyptian Copts will celebrate Easter mass on Saturday, marking one of Christianity's most joyous occasions just days after the deadliest attacks in living memory against the country's religious minority.

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Egypt celebrates the discovery of the statue of Ramses

The statue was discovered by Egyptian and German archaeologists in the slums of Cairo, near the ancient city of Heliopolis. The statue was buried in mud and water in the area where he lives, the working class Matariya.

Who are Egypt's Coptic Christians?

Egypt's Copts, targeted in a church bombing that killed 23 people in Cairo on Sunday, are the Middle East's largest Christian minority community, and also one of the oldest.

Egypt voters trickle in to elect new pro-Sisi parliament

Egyptians trickled in to polling stations Sunday to elect a new parliament that will tighten President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's grip on power after he crushed all opposition since ousting his Islamist predecessor.

Sisi set for boost as Egypt elects new parliament

Egyptians were voting Sunday in a much-delayed parliamentary election that is set to tighten President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's grip on power after he crushed all opposition since ousting his Islamist predecessor.

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