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The International Monetary Fund says Egypt's economy had seen a 'remarkable turnaround' prior to the coronavirus pandemic, but that progress is now threatened
The Egyptian government gradually loosens coronavirus measures, but tourism – its biggest cash cow – is reeling from the crisis
(UPDATED) Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli does not specify the size of the one-year financial aid package the government is seeking from the International Monetary Fund
'We're exhausted. Have mercy on us. Our spirits have been destroyed.'
There are fears that Egypt's tourism industry – key to the country's economy – may suffer due to the novel coronavirus outbreak
The tourist, who arrived from Germany a week ago, died after having refused to be transferred to an isolation ward
Egypt's former longtime president had long been battling an illness and was recently admitted to a Cairo military hospital's intensive care unit
Egyptian authorities have notified the World Health Organization and the patient has been placed in quarantined isolation in hospital
(10th UPDATE) Here are the countries that have confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus
The statement comes after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan expressed readiness this month to send troops to Libya if requested by the country's Government of National Accord
A bus transporting textile workers collides with a car, while two more buses carrying tourists ram into a truck
The man-made canal was excavated between 1859 and 1869, in an ambitious project to connect the Mediterranean to the Red Sea, and cut shipping times for growing international trade from Europe to Asia
'This is the first discovery in Asasif by dedicated Egyptian hands, comprised of archaeologists, conservationists and workers,' says Mostafa al-Waziri, head of the Supreme Council of Antiquities
Mahienour El-Massry, a political activist and human rights defender, is 'arrested as soon as she left the State Security Prosecutor's headquarters in Cairo'
Dozens of people join nighttime demonstrations around Tahrir Square – the epicenter of the 2011 revolution that toppled the country's long-time autocratic leader
Abdullah Morsi suffers the fatal cardiac arrest while at the wheel of his car
Egypt and China sign a security memorandum focusing on 'combating terrorism' ahead of raids in Egypt in which Uighurs are questioned by Chinese officials
Egypt's prosecutor general has ordered an investigation to determine the causes of the collision
'The Prince of Egypt' is scheduled to open in February 2020 at the Dominion Theatre in London
These are governments widely criticized for human rights violations, crackdown on dissent, and the stifling of democracy. Some are headed by leaders who bear similarities with President Rodrigo Duterte.
'Morsi was struggling on the floor in the courtroom for 20 minutes. Authorities unfortunately did not intervene to save him,' says Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
Foreign ministry spokesman Ahmed Hafez says he condemns 'in the strongest terms' Rupert Colville's call for an independent investigation into Mohamed Morsi's death
The Islamist leader is buried at a cemetery in eastern Cairo's Medinat Nasr
(UPDATED) In a strongly worded statement, Amnesty International has called on Egyptian authorities to open a probe into Mohamed Morsi's death
The attack on June 5 claimed by the Islamic State group leaves dead 8 policemen southwest of El-Arish, capital of North Sinai, and 5 militants are killed in exchanges of fire that ensued
Habib al-Adly was sentenced in April 2017 to 7 years in prison for embezzling about $122 million
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'