Gulf Times - Egypt
Egypt shuts mosques and churches over coronavirus fears

Egypt shuts mosques and churches over coronavirus fears

Egypt on Saturday ordered its mosques and churches to shut their doors to worshippers in an effort to curb the spread of the coronavirus

Temporary entrance restriction on those coming from Egypt

Temporary entrance restriction on those coming from Egypt

‘As a public health measure, the State of Qatar has imposed a temporary entrance restriction to its territories on all those who are coming from Egypt through intermediate points.

Egypt's ex-president Hosni Mubarak dead at 91

Egypt's ex-president Hosni Mubarak dead at 91

Egypt's former president Hosni Mubarak, who ruled for three decades before he was ousted amid the Arab Spring protests in 2011, died Tuesday at age 91.

Ethiopian PM asks S.Africa to mediate Nile dam dispute

Ethiopian PM asks S.Africa to mediate Nile dam dispute

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Sunday asked South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa to intervene in a long-running dispute with Egypt over a massive dam being built on the Blue Nile River.

QP announces successful startup of refinery venture in Egypt

QP announces successful startup of refinery venture in Egypt

Qatar Petroleum has announced the “successful” startup of the Egyptian Refining Company (ERC) Refinery project located in Mostorod, north of Cairo.

UN experts call Mursi's death in Egypt 'arbitrary killing'

UN experts call Mursi's death in Egypt 'arbitrary killing'

An independent panel of United Nations experts said Friday the death of former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi in June could amount to "a state-sanctioned arbitrary killing".

Egyptian ticket collector held after ordering men off moving train, one dead

Egyptian ticket collector held after ordering men off moving train, one dead

Egypt's public prosecutor has ordered the detention of a ticket collector after one of two vendors he allegedly told to get off a moving train

Egypt police kill militant in Cairo security raid

Egypt police kill militant in Cairo security raid

A militant was killed and two police officers wounded in an exchange of fire during a security raid in the Egyptian capital Cairo, the interior ministry said on Sunday.

Dozens arrested in Egypt after rare anti-Sisi protests

Dozens arrested in Egypt after rare anti-Sisi protests

Protests erupted overnight in Cairo and other Egyptian cities calling for the removal of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, in a rare show of dissent quickly quashed by authorities.

Nineteen dead in explosion due to Cairo car crash

Nineteen dead in explosion due to Cairo car crash

Nineteen people died and 30 were injured in an explosion resulting from a car crash in central Cairo, Egypt's health ministry said on Monday.

20 militants killed by airstrikes in Egypt's restive Sinai

20 militants killed by airstrikes in Egypt's restive Sinai

Egyptian security forces launched airstrikes on Islamist militants' hideouts in Egypt's restive Sinai region on Friday, killing 20 insurgents

Tutankhamen head set for London auction despite Egyptian protests

Tutankhamen head set for London auction despite Egyptian protests

A brown quartzite head of young king Tutankhamen was due to be auctioned in London with an estimate of more than $5 million on Thursday, in the face of Egyptian demands for its return.