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African leaders at an emergency summit in Cairo agree on 'the need for more time' for Sudanese authorities and political actors 'to implement peaceful, organized and democratic transition measures'
(UPDATED) 'The principle of African solutions to African problems is the only way to deal with common challenges facing us,' Egypt's Abdel Fattah al-Sisi says in his opening remarks
Despite protests from human rights groups, the 3-day plebiscite is expected to approve sweeping constitutional changes that will extend President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's rule until at least 2024
(UPDATED) 'The president's current term shall expire at the end of 6 years from the date of his election as president in 2018,' state media reports
Human Rights Watch says those deported are now 'at serious risk of torture and ill-treatment in Egypt' and 'could face severe torture and unfair trials'
There is no immediate comment from the Israeli side on the potential agreement
The prime minister says Israel is prepared for a widespread military campaign in Gaza as tensions simmered following the latest flare-up – but only after all other options were exhausted
The photographer, widely known as Shawkan, faces 5 years of strict supervision and will be required to spend every night sleeping at his local police station, but he vows to resume his work
it is the first permission granted for the Muslim umrah pilgrimage since the start of Egyptian military operations in northern Sinai in 2014
After the accident, the cabinet announces that Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli has accepted the resignation of Transport Minister Hisham Arafat
'I will never talk to someone like him,' says Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
The key amendment endorsed Wednesday calls for extending the president's term in office from 4 years to 6, parliament says on its website
An archaeologist says 12 children and 6 animals were among the mummies, while the rest were adult men and women
The university says hugging between unmarried men and women violates 'the values and principles of society'
A group of 5, which included family members, arrives in the capital two days after a blast hit a tour bus killing 3 Vietnamese holidaymakers and an Egyptian guide
Egyptians working at the world-famous tourist site are concerned the bombing's aftermath may affect their livelihoods
The suspects are killed in separate raids in the Giza governorate – the scene of a deadly bombing on Friday – and in the restive Sinai Peninsula, the interior ministry says
'It belongs to a high official priest... (and) is more than 4,400 years old,' says Egypt's antiquities minister
'The terrible global assault on journalists that has intensified in the past few years shows no sign of abating,' says Committee to Protect Journalists Executive Director Joel Simon
Human Rights Watch calls on Egyptian authorities to 'immediately reveal all the detainees' whereabouts, release all of those arrested solely for exercising their rights, and bring any others swiftly before a judge to review their detention'
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the military have yet to comment on the announcement
Since December 2016, jihadist attacks in Egypt have left more than 100 Christians dead
Amnesty International denounces the 'disgraceful' verdict against Amal Fathi who, it says, is sentenced 'simply for her courage to speak out against sexual harassment'
However, Shawkan should be able to walk free after already having spent 5 years in jail
The music legend is holding a concert to celebrate his new album 'Egypt Station'
No one was wounded in the explosion and no significant damage was caused, security and judicial sources say, without specifying the type of device involved
The law allows the Egyptian government to suspend or block any personal account which 'publishes or broadcasts fake news or anything (information) inciting violating the law, violence or hatred'
Eid al-Adha, or the festival of sacrifice, is marked by Muslims sacrificing animals according to religious traditions at the end of the hajj annual pilgrimage
The new legislation allows authorities, through a judge, to order the blocking of websites that 'constitute a threat' to Egypt's national security or economy
The deadly exchange of fire takes place after the authorities received information that 'terrorist elements' were hiding in the area
It is the largest single case of capital punishment convictions.
Egypt, which ranks in the bottom tier of the World Press Freedom Index, is set to ratify a bill that will place social media accounts with more than 5,000 followers under a government committee
The also-ran Philippine basketball youth team salvages a win in the classification match as Kai Sotto drops a monster double-double
Paul not only sings some of the Beatles' biggest hits like 'Blackbird' and 'A Hard Day's Night,' but also his new song, 'Come On to Me'
Luis Suarez scores the winner on his 100th international appearance to send Uruguay into last 16 with host Russia
Egyptian star Salah disappoints as the Pharaohs get crushed by Russia
Egypt is in a must-win situation after losing its opening game to Uruguay
Jose Gimenez scores last-gasp goal as Uruguay kicks off its FIFA World Cup 2018 bid with a dramatic win
From Spain's sudden sacking of its coach to Egypt star Salah's doubtful return, here are some moments to look out for in the global football showpiece
US President Donald Trump's handshake with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore marks a historic moment
The Liverpool star is expected to miss Egypt's opening World Cup match against Uruguay due to a shoulder injury
Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will have two major challenges to tackle in his second term: security and economic recovery
Likely sidelined for 3 weeks, the Egyptian star is expected to miss the opening match
Qatar's Government Communications Office says it is trying to 'protect the safety of consumers,' amid the Gulf diplomatic crisis
A lower court's 2013 order – blocking YouTube after it carried the controversial film 'Innocence of Muslims' – is upheld
Egypt president Sisi says the decision to keep the crossing open was taken 'to alleviate the suffering' of residents in the Palestinian enclave
'I hope that this message reaches our Palestinian brothers that self-expression and protest over this decision does not lead them to measures that could lead to more victims,' Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi says
Amnesty's investigation 'reveals that prisoners detained on politically motivated charges are being held in prolonged and indefinite solitary confinement in Egypt – at times for several years – which in and of itself amounts to torture'
The military says it was able to 'foil a large terrorist operation'