Mubarak, Egypt’s autocrat ousted in uprising, dies at 91

CAIRO (AP) — Hosni Mubarak, the Egyptian leader who was the autocratic face of stability in the Middle East for nearly 3...
18:36 25 February 2022

Foreign leaders restrained in gifts to Trump, family last year

WASHINGTON (AP) — Foreign leaders appear to have scaled back their generosity when it comes to gifts given to President ...
20:27 24 February 2022

Egypt’s once-reviled street dogs get chance at a better life

CAIRO (AP) — Karim Hegazi spends his days in a Cairo clinic taking care of animals long considered a menace in Egypt.Str...
5:42 20 February 2022

AP Interview: UN chief says new virus poses ‘enormous’ risks

LAHORE, Pakistan — The U.N. secretary general said Tuesday that the virus outbreak that began in China poses “a very dangerous situation” for the worl...
14:02 18 February 2022

Ethiopia says US plans ‘substantial financial support’

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — America’s top diplomat in his final Africa stop on Tuesday discussed political reforms with Ethiopia’s Nobel Peace Prize-winni...
12:56 18 February 2022

Ethiopia PM asks South Africa leader to help in dam dispute

JOHANNESBURG — Ethiopia's prime minister has asked South Africa's president to intervene in his country's dispute with Egypt over a massive dam projec...
13:50 12 January 2022

Fleeing war, poverty, African migrants face racism in Egypt

CAIRO — Two Sudanese sisters, Seham and Ekhlas Bashir, were walking their children home from elementary school in a Cairo neighborhood when a group of...
6:08 2 January 2022

Egyptian officials unveil new archaeological finds

CAIRO — Archaeologists in Egypt have unveiled two new artifacts from antiquity, a rare statue of one of the country’s most famous pharaohs and a dimin...
12:56 17 December 2021

Egypt’s el-Sissi says militias hold Libyan gov’t ‘hostage’

CAIRO — Libya’s U.N.-supported government is held hostage by “armed and terrorist militias” in the capital, Tripoli, Egypt’s leader said Sunday.
19:50 15 December 2021

Egyptian government seeks to do away with popular tuk-tuks

CAIRO — Motorized rickshaws known as tuk-tuks have ruled the streets of Cairo’s slums for the past two decades, squeezing through dusty alleys, dodgin...
6:24 4 December 2021

The Latest: Islamic Jihad leader signals truce terms

JERUSALEM — The Latest on the new escalation between Israel and Gaza (all times local):
21:14 13 November 2021

As rockets rain down, Israel intensifies its strikes in Gaza

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israeli aircraft struck Islamic Jihad targets throughout the Gaza Strip on Wednesday while the militant group rained scores of...
18:39 13 November 2021

Stuck on US terror list, Sudan turns to wealthy Gulf for aid

CAIRO — Sudan's new prime minister has repeatedly urged the West to end his country's international pariah status. He says it's the only way to save t...
6:01 6 November 2021

Putin courts Africa and offers to mediate dam dispute

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday sought to expand Moscow's clout in Africa by touting military aid and economic projects at the f...
13:08 24 October 2021