CAIRO/TRIPOLI The head of the Libyan parliament aligned with eastern forces trying to seize the capital from the internationally-backed government said on Thursday there could be no peace talks until they had captured the city.
CAIRO, June 13 The head of a parliament aligned
with forces trying to seize the Libyan capital Tripoli from the
internationally backed government said on Thursday there could
be no peace talks until they had captured the city.
CAIRO Egyptians voted on Saturday in a three-day referendum on constitutional changes that could allow President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to stay in office until 2030 and boost the role of the powerful military.
CAIRO Egyptian authorities on Monday released a photojournalist who spent more than five years in jail after covering a 2013 sit-in that ended with security forces killing hundreds of protesters.
SHARM EL-SHEIKH Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi defended the death penalty at a summit between Arab and European states on Monday, saying the two regions had "two different cultures".
SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt Arab and European states sought common ground on security threats and regional crises including Yemen, Syria and Libya on Sunday at their first joint summit held in Egypt's Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh. | Video
CAIRO The Egyptian parliament on Thursday approved in principle draft constitutional amendments that would allow President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to stay in power until 2034 and tighten his control of the judiciary.
CAIRO Everyday at sunset, Ahmed Maher, one of Egypt's best known activists, says good night to his family and heads to a Cairo police station to spend the night under police watch.
* Sisi supporters say security measures needed to restore
MIT NAMA When Houaida Mabrouk heard about a government campaign that offers free hepatitis C screenings, she hesitated, afraid of testing positive. But after many from her community started visiting health clinics to get checked, she changed her mind.