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Instructions from headquarters: Islamic State's new guerrilla manual

24 May 2019

CAIRO After losing territory, Islamic State fighters are turning to guerrilla war - and the group's newspaper is telling them exactly how to do it.

Egypt teaches students about love and marriage in attempt to curb divorce

14 May 2019

CAIRO During a recent class at Cairo University, students laughed as they watched a skit acted out by their peers about a married couple. The husband came home from work and asked his wife, who was sweeping the floor, why dinner wasn't ready.

Refugees in Egypt struggle to live as economic hardships deepen

10 Apr 2019

CAIRO Syrian refugee Ahmad al-Khatib and his 16-year-old son both work as tuk-tuk drivers in Cairo, but it is not enough to pay the bills.

Egypt unveils 2,500-year-old mummy at forgotten cemetery

09 Apr 2019

MINYA, Egypt Egypt has unveiled the 2,500-year-old mummy of a high priest at an ancient cemetery south of Cairo.

"Two is enough," Egypt tells poor families as population booms

21 Feb 2019

SOHAG, Egypt, Feb 20 Nesma Ghanem is hoping for a fourth child even though her doctor says her body can't handle a pregnancy at the moment. She has three daughters and would like them to have a brother.

'Two is enough,' Egypt tells poor families as population booms

20 Feb 2019

SOHAG, Egypt Nesma Ghanem is hoping for a fourth child even though her doctor says her body can't handle a pregnancy at the moment. She has three daughters and would like them to have a brother.

In Cairo, Pompeo blasts Obama's Middle East policies

11 Jan 2019

CAIRO U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday accused Barack Obama of sowing chaos by abandoning the Middle East to Islamist militants and Iranian influence in a blistering critique of the former president's policies even as Pompeo's boss, President Donald Trump, moves to pull American troops out of Syria. | Video

UPDATE 1-Egypt foreign reserves drop for first time post-devaluation

08 Jan 2019

CAIRO, Jan 7 Egypt's foreign currency reserves fell to $42.551 billion in December from $44.513 billion in November, the central bank said on Monday, the first drop since a 2016 currency devaluation.

In Egypt, weddings get costlier as economic hardships deepen

21 Dec 2018

CAIRO Nadia Mohammad Salem started saving up for her wedding long before she got engaged. But getting married proved far more stressful than she'd imagined when her husband proposed a year ago.

Lectured by Sisi on body weight, Egyptians respond with jokes

19 Dec 2018

CAIRO Egyptians on social media have been poking fun at comments from President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi calling out Egyptians for being overweight - the second time the former general has picked up on the subject in as many months.

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