Salah 'confident' for World Cup despite shoulder injury
Egypt's Mohamed Salah is "confident" of being fit for the World Cup despite suffering a shoulder injury in Liverpool's Champions League final defeat against Real Madrid. Salah was forced off in tears during the first half of the 3-1 loss in Kiev on Saturday, sparking fears he wouldn't make it to next month's World Cup.…
Egypt opens Gaza border for month of Ramadan: president
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has made a rare decision to open the Rafah crossing with Gaza for a month, allowing Palestinians to cross during the holy period of Ramadan.
Salah equals Luis Suarez’s club record
Egypt and Liverpool striker, Mohammed Salah, yesterday notched up his 31st of the season to equal Luis Suarez’s club record for goals in a season, as the Reds were held to 2-2 by West Bromwich Albion. Salomon Rondon completed a remarkable comeback from two goals down against Liverpool, although the 2-2 draw at the Hawthorns…
Talks to ease Egypt concerns over Nile dam fail
A new round of talks held in Khartoum to ease Egypt's concerns over a controversial dam that Ethiopia is building along the Nile have failed, a Sudanese minister said Friday.
Egypt's Sisi wins second term with 96.9% of vote
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has won a second term with 96.9 percent of valid votes, state media reported on Friday, raising a previous tally from the preliminary count.
Egyptians vote in second day of election
Polls opened in Egypt on Tuesday for the second day of a presidential election incumbent Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is expected to win easily against a little-known rival.
Bombing ahead of Egypt vote kills two policemen in Alexandria
Two policemen were killed in a car bomb attack Saturday targeting the security chief of Egypt's Alexandria, officials said, two days before the start of the country's presidential election.
Egypt court orders Uber and Careem to cease operations
Egypt's administrative court issued a ruling on Tuesday stopping the operations of Uber and Careem, state media reported, although both ride-sharing apps said their services were not suspended. The two services had sparked protests by taxi drivers who complained that their drivers were not required to pay the hefty fees to operate transportation vehicles. The…
Nigeria wins second bronze as Egypt tops medals’ table
Nigeria won another bronze medal at the 2018 Cadet and Junior African Fencing Championship, which ended yesterday at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Indoor Sports Hall of the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos. Nigeria got its first medal at the championship featuring 13 countries through Tosan Egbesemirone in the men’s individual epee and on the last day of…
Egypt tops medals table as competition enters day three
Egyptians put up brilliant displays to pull clear on the medal’s table on day two of the Eighth Junior/Cadet African Fencing Championships holding at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Indoor Sports Hall of the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos. The Egyptians, one of the continent’s powerhouses in the sport, won gold medals in the Men’s Cadet Sabre and the…