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Ahmed Shafik in Cairo hotel and in good health – lawyer

Ahmed Shafik is in Cairo and his health is "good", his lawyer has said after meeting the former Egyptian prime minister for the first time since his arrival in the Egyptian capital on Saturday.

Ahmed Shafik’s whereabouts unknown after Egypt arrival – lawyer

The whereabouts of Egyptian ex-prime minister and presidential hopeful Ahmed Shafik remain unclear after his reported arrival in Egypt on Saturday evening.

Egypt’s president condemns mosque attack

Egyptian president Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi has condemned the extremist attack on a mosque in the troubled Sinai Peninsula, calling it "criminal" and "cowardly" and expressing condolences to the victims and their families.

Deadly blast strikes mosque in Egypt’s Sinai

At least 115 people have been killed in a bomb and gun attack on a mosque in Egypt's northern Sinai Peninsula, according to state media.

Egypt, IMF reach agreement on $2 billion loan instalment

Egypt has reached a staff-level agreement with the International Monetary Fund for an instalment of about $2 billion more from a three-year, $12 billion loan programme, the IMF said in a statement on Friday.

Egypt’s Abdel Fattah el-Sisi says will honour constitution, not seek third term

Abdel Fattah el-Sisi said he will stick to the constitution and not seek a third time as Egypt's president, as he promised that elections will take place in March or April next year.

Rights groups blast Egypt’s human rights record

International rights organisations have gathered in the French capital to highlight Egypt's human rights abuses, as Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is set to arrive for a two-day visit.

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Malfunctioning smart card readers mars voting in llorin

Hundreds of eligible voters’ in several parts of Ilorin metropolis were unable to cast their votes at the commencement of voting on Saturday following malfunctioning of smart card readers.