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21 October 2018 6:05 PM Suspected militants kill 3 workers in Egypt's Sinai

Egyptian security officials say three workers contracted to build a security wall in the northern Sinai city of el-Arish have been shot dead by suspected militants. The officials say a fourth worker was wounded in the attack, which took place Saturday outside their homes. The officials say six militants have been killed in two separate raids by security 22

19 October 2018 4:42 PM Egypt, Saudi conclude Tabuk-4 joint military drills

Egypt's military says its forces have concluded drills with Saudi Arabia held in Egypt's southern military zone. The armed forces' statement on Friday said the Tabuk-4 exercises were held with the participation of observers from the United Arab Emirates, Oman and Bahrain. Also this week, Egyptian and Russian paratroopers began joint training, running 23

17 October 2018 8:38 PM Liverpool's Mane has surgery on hand injury

London - Liverpool said on Wednesday that forward Sadio Mane had undergone successful surgery on a hand injury he sustained while on international duty with Senegal. Jurgen Klopp has a number of concerns ahead of his team's return to Premier League action against Huddersfield on Saturday, with doubts over forward Mohamed Salah and midfielder Naby Keita 19

16 October 2018 5:20 PM Egypt extends state of emergency for another 3 months

The government declared a state of emergency after an Islamic State affiliate bombed two Coptic churches in April 2017, killing at least 44 people, and it has been renewed once before. President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi's latest renewal was published in the official gazette on Tuesday. Parliament is expected to approve it within seven days, and it has already 32

15 October 2018 4:02 PM Egyptian president arrives in Russia

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi has arrived in Russia on a visit expected to further boost ties between the two nations. Egyptian officials say the visit will enhance economic and trade ties and include discussions to advance the construction of the nuclear plant Russia is building on Egypt's Mediterranean coast. The Kremlin says Russian President 24

11 October 2018 3:25 PM Egypt's president wants Libya to hand over captured militant

Egypt's president says he wants a prominent militant captured in Libya this week extradited so that he can be "held accountable." Thursday's comments by President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi were the first official word in Egypt on the capture of Hisham el-Ashmawi by a self-styled Libyan military force allied with Egypt. El-Ashmawi was captured in the city of Derna 23

10 October 2018 2:09 PM Egypt's inflation rises to 15.4% amid price hikes

Egypt says inflation jumped to 15.4% in September, a rise of more than two percentage points over the previous month. Data released on Wednesday by the state statistics bureau shows an increase in food and beverages prices, the single largest component in the basket of goods and services used to gauge inflation. The rate was 12.8% in August 23

06 October 2018 2:33 PM PICS: Melania Trump in Egypt to tour pyramids, Sphinx

Melania Trump is in Egypt to wrap up a four-country tour of Africa by visiting the pyramids and the Great Sphinx. The US first lady arrived in Cairo on Saturday after a flight from Kenya. She planned to meet with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi and his wife, first lady Entissar Mohameed Amer, before heading to the nearby city of Giza to see the pyramids 51

02 October 2018 4:19 PM Melania Trump has tea with Ghana's 1st lady, exchanges gifts

US first lady Melania Trump is meeting over tea with Ghana's first lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo. Mrs. Trump arrived in the West African nation on Tuesday to open her first extended solo international tour. It's also her first visit to Africa. A spokeswoman for Mrs. Trump says the first ladies exchanged gifts: a White House tray in a signed leather case for Akufo-Addo 27

02 October 2018 3:00 PM Melania Trump, on Africa tour, visits baby clinic in Ghana

At the Greater Accra Regional Hospital at Ridge on Tuesday the US first lady saw how babies are weighed - in sacks hung from a hook on a scale. She also saw how vitamins are administered to babies and toured a neonatal intensive care unit. The stop was her first after arriving in the West African nation on Tuesday morning. It was meant to highlight her interest 26