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The sole candidate running against Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi in this month's national election has attempted to organize a rally, but no one showed up.
Egyptian authorities have detained a staunchly pro-government talk show host over allegations he insulted police and disseminated false news on his state television program.
Egyptian prosecutors have ordered the detention of two journalists for 15 days pending an investigation after their arrest while preparing a report on the historic Alexandria tramway.
A video purportedly by the Islamic State's affiliate in Egypt is calling on its fighters to stage attacks during next month's presidential elections and warning Egyptians to stay away from polling centres.
Egypt's president has given a thinly veiled but stern warning to opposition politicians calling for a boycott of presidential elections in March, saying he would die first before allowing anyone to mess with the country's security.
President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has submitted his nomination documents to Egypt's election commission, a day after a potentially serious challenger was arrested over criminal allegations.
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is defending President Donald Trump’s move to declare Jerusalem the capital of Israel, a decision that has touched off uneasiness among Arab nations on his first tour of the region.
Egypt's chief prosecutor has ordered an "urgent" investigation into a New York Times' report about recordings purportedly of an intelligence officer instructing TV talk show hosts and a famous actress to downplay President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi says the country is constructing its largest water purification plant to better face future threats of shortages.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has condemned Friday’s attack in Egypt outside Mar Mina church in the Helwan district, south of Cairo.
The lawyer for an Egyptian presidential hopeful living in the United Arab Emirates says he has been arrested at his home and will be deported to Egypt.
Egypt's president has given his security forces a three-month deadline to restore "security and stability" in troubled northern Sinai following a massacre by Islamic militants there that killed 305 people last week.
The scale of the bloodshed was vastly higher than past militant attacks but the Egyptian government response the same: Three days of mourning, reassuring messages in the media that things are under control, and the president promising vengeance.
Egypt was reeling Sunday from the horrific militant attack on a mosque in northern Sinai that killed 305 people two days earlier — the deadliest assault by Islamic extremists in its modern history and a grim milestone in a long-running fight against the insurgency led by an Islamic State affiliate.
The number of people known to have died in a gun and bomb attack on a mosque in Egypt has risen to more than 300, state media had said.
In the deadliest-ever attack by Islamic extremists in Egypt, militants assaulted a crowded mosque during prayers, blasting helpless worshippers with gunfire and rocket-propelled grenades and blocking their escape routes. At least 235 people were killed before the assailants got away.
Egypt's highest appeals court on Wednesday upheld a five-year prison sentence for Alaa Abdel-Fattah, an iconic figure of the country's pro-democracy movement convicted for taking part in a peaceful demonstration in 2013.
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The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) has urged the Federal Government to sell off idle assets across the country to shore up government’s fund and accelerate the nation’s development.
The House of Representatives on Tuesday, urged the Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, to beef up security in 16 communities in Adamawa Southern Senatorial district.
Super Eagles midfielder Ogenyi Onazi has said that he is looking forward to the 2018/2019 Turkish Super Lig season after rejoining his club Trabzonspor for pre-season.
Wall Street stocks retreated in early trading on Tuesday as disappointing results from Netflix weighed on large technology shares.
President Donald Trump publicly thanked Senator Rand Paul on Tuesday for backing his stance towards Vladimir Putin at their inaugural summit -- the only high-profile lawmaker from his Republican party to have done so.
The National Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party, Uche Secondus, has said if his party wins at the centre in 2019, the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration will be probed on the way it spent the $322m looted funds recovered from the late dictator, General Sani Abacha.
The Niger State Government on Thursday deployed all political appointees to the 742 political wards across the state to participate in the ongoing continuous voters registration in the state.
The Sokoto State Government has partnered with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to construct 222 latrines and drilled 201 boreholes in schools, clinics and villages to checkmate open defecation and enhance safe drinking water.
Jay Samuels, national chairman of Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN), says his party walked out of the recent meeting where some political parties formed a united front ahead of the 2019 general election.
The Federal Government, on Tuesday, said its response to Amnesty International’s (AI) report on human rights in the country, had never been defensive.