Coronavirus pandemic

Egypt's el-Sisi says handling coronavirus crisis 'transparently'

President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi urges Egyptians to stay home for two weeks after more than 300 COVID-19 cases reported.

Egypt's el-Sisi says handling coronavirus crisis 'transparently'

Coronavirus pandemic

Friday prayer at home for most but some risk infection at mosques

Most major mosques worldwide close doors to Muslim worshippers for 'Jummah', but there were bouts of communal praying.

Friday prayer at home for most but some risk infection at mosques

Coronavirus pandemic

Egypt arrests activists demanding prisoners are freed amid virus

Group of intellectuals and activists held after calling for release of prisoners inside crowded, unhygienic facilities.

Egypt arrests activists demanding prisoners are freed amid virus

Coronavirus pandemic

Egypt targets Guardian, NYT journalists over coronavirus reports

Outrage as Egypt revokes Guardian journalist's credentials and censures Times reporter for sharing 'incorrect data'.

Egypt targets Guardian, NYT journalists over coronavirus reports

Al Jazeera World

Rehab Egypt: Edge of Addiction

At a rehabilitation centre in Egypt, men with drug and alcohol addictions embark on a road to recovery.

Health

Egypt urged to release Mahmoud Hussein amid outbreak

Al Jazeera to 'hold Egypt responsible' for Mahmoud Hussein's wellbeing in overcrowded prison amid coronavirus outbreak.

Al Jazeera urges Egypt to release jailed reporter amid outbreak

Opinion

The toxic fallout of the 'deal of the century'

Kushner and Netanyahu's 'with us or against the US' campaign breeds anti-Americanism and anti-Semitism.

Marwan Bishara

by Marwan Bishara

Marwan Bishara

Weather

Storms bring widespread floods to Egypt, killing 5

More rain is forecast in the wake of Thursday’s deadly downpours.

Storms bring widespread floods to Egypt, killing 5

Coronavirus pandemic

Egypt 'likely source' of coronavirus in Taiwan patient: doctors

Taiwan's findings contradict officials who said a Taiwanese woman was likely the source of Egyptian infections.

Egypt 'likely source' of coronavirus in Taiwan patient: doctors

Podcast

The online influencer who took on Egypt's president

The Take discusses the viral videos that sparked rare protests in Egypt.

The online influencer who took on Egypt's president

Egypt

Egypt reopens its oldest pyramid after 14-year restoration

The pyramid, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, was constructed 4,700 years ago during the era of Pharaoh Djoser.

Egypt reopens its oldest pyramid after 14-year restoration

Coronavirus pandemic

Egypt bars Qataris over coronavirus fears

Cairo said it was responding to actions taken by Doha after it imposed a temporary restriction on visitors from Egypt.

Egypt bars Qataris over coronavirus fears

Ethiopia

Ethiopia: US being 'undiplomatic' over Nile dam project

Foreign minister urges Washington to play a constructive role in talks it facilitates between Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan.

Ethiopia: US being 'undiplomatic' over Nile dam project

Middle East

Egypt sentences 37 to death including top ISIL leader

Rights group decries mass sentencing of defendants, who the court says belonged to a local affiliate of the ISIL group.

Egypt sentences 37 to death including top ISIL leader

Coronavirus pandemic

Qatar bans travellers from Egypt over coronavirus fears

Egypt reported its first coronavirus case on February 14, saying the infected person was a foreign national.