Abdel Fattah al-Sisi
No room for debate as Egypt's Sisi poised for second term
With Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on the cusp of winning a second term in this month's election, what's left of the opposition is reduced to praying he will step aside in four years.
Egypt's Sisi warns 'defaming' army is treason
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi told media on Thursday they should prevent defamation of the military, which he warned would be seen as "high treason" amid a campaign to crush Sinai jihadists.
Egypt to hold presidential election March 26-28
Egyptians will head to the polls on March 26-28 in the first round of a presidential election, National Elections Authority chief Lasheen Ibrahim said Monday.
Russia begins its partial withdrawal from Syria
The first group of Russian troops deployed to Syria returned home on Tuesday, the army said, beginning a partial withdrawal announced by President Vladimir Putin.
Egypt's Sisi urges Palestinians to unite, co-exist with Israel
Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Tuesday urged Palestinians to unite and "be ready to co-exist" in peace with Israelis, in his address to the United Nations.
Egypt says Sisi met Israel prime minister at UN for first public talks
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in New York to discuss the Middle East peace process in their first public talks, his office said on Tuesday.
Egypt president approves contentious NGO law
Egypt's president has signed into law a contentious new bill to regulate non-governmental organisations, the official gazette said on Monday, triggering fears of an intensified crackdown on civil society.
Trump to urge Muslim leaders to fight extremism in major speech
It comes on the second day of a visit to Saudi Arabia, part of an eight-day foreign tour -- Trump's first since taking office -- that will take him next to Israel and the Palestinian Territories and then to Europe.