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Stories with person: Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi
  • Egypt explorers hunt gold in the desert, following ancients story has photos
    Updated: Apr-28-16 3:32 pm

    EASTERN DESERT, Egypt - Off the off-road tracks deep in Egypt's eastern desert, prospectors are ramping up the hunt for the treasure once revered by the Pharaohs as the "skin of the gods" - gold.

  • Egypt tries to divert eyes to citizen who died in London 
    Updated: Apr-28-16 3:23 pm

    CAIRO - Under scrutiny in Europe over its handling of investigations into the torture death of an Italian student in Cairo, Egyptian authorities sought to deflect attention Thursday toward the fate of a British-Egyptian man who died in a London fire.

  • Egypt official says Sinai bombing kills 3 police, wounds 8 
    Updated: Apr-27-16 7:32 am

    CAIRO - Egypt's state news agency says three policemen have been killed in a roadside bombing in the turbulent north of the Sinai Peninsula.

  • Egypt looks to avert water crisis driven by demand, waste 
    Updated: Apr-26-16 2:17 am

    KAFR HAMOUDA, Egypt - "For a thousand years," Abdullah Sheikh's family has been working the land the same way - flooding fields in Egypt's Nile Delta and planting seeds by hand.

  • Egypt's pound flops on black market amid exchange crackdown 
    Updated: Apr-21-16 12:26 pm

    CAIRO - Egypt's currency fell to new lows on the black market this week, with traders selling it on Thursday from between 11 and 11.15 Egyptian pounds to the dollar amid speculation it will be officially devalued further.

  • Regeni murder casts shadow on French President's Egypt visit 
    Updated: Apr-17-16 7:02 pm

    CAIRO - Hours after French President Francois Hollande landed in Egypt Sunday on a visit his hosts say will deepen "distinct and strong" ties, he and his Egyptian counterpart differed publicly over human rights and the extent to which they should be respected while fighting militants.

  • Speaker: Can see why Trump comments rattle Mideast allies 
    Updated: Apr-14-16 12:13 pm

    WASHINGTON - House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday the whole world is watching American politics and that he can understand how Middle East allies would be rattled by Republican front-runner Donald Trump's provocative comments.

  • AP Analysis: Arab democracies? Not so fast, say some story has photos
    Updated: Apr-09-16 3:22 pm

    CAIRO - A new-old idea is rattling around the Middle East five years after the Arab Spring stirred democratic ambition: that restoring stability, especially if accompanied by some economic and political improvements, should be reform enough for the moment.

  • Egypt threatens to shut down center documenting torture story has photos
    Updated: Apr-06-16 5:45 pm

    CAIRO - For more than two decades, a team of psychiatrists in downtown Cairo have provided a unique service in Egypt: Therapy for people who say they are victims of torture.

  • Sen. Graham to Arab world: US hasn't changed despite Trump story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Apr-03-16 3:41 pm

    CAIRO - Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham sought to reassure the Arab world Sunday over the prospect of Donald Trump becoming president, saying in Cairo that Congress would continue to play a primary role in foreign policy, "regardless of what Mr. Trump says or does."

  • Egypt's abuses, crackdown on critics draw world attention story has photos
    Updated: Mar-31-16 4:37 pm

    CAIRO - Nearly three years into a crackdown overseen by President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, allegations of human rights abuses including killings, torture and secret detentions are starting to bring an international backlash from the Egyptian leader's allies.