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#Egypt

# egypt - Saturday 24 September, 2022

Egypt to enter bid to host 2036 Olympics
# Olympics
# Olympics

Egypt to enter bid to host 2036 Olympics

Sat 7:37 PM 10,648 Views 10 Comments

If successful with its bid, Egypt would become the first African or Arab nation to host the Olympics.

# egypt - Sunday 14 August, 2022

At least 41 dead after fire in Cairo church
# Egypt
# Egypt

At least 41 dead after fire in Cairo church

Updated Aug 14th 2022, 1:45 PM 16,056 Views 2 Comments

The blaze broke out during a Sunday mass.

# egypt - Monday 30 May, 2022

Egypt displays trove of newly discovered ancient artefacts including mummies
# Cairo
# Cairo

Egypt displays trove of newly discovered ancient artefacts including mummies

May 30th 2022, 5:48 PM 21,046 Views 10 Comments

The artefacts date back 2,500 years.

# egypt - Wednesday 13 April, 2022

At least 10 killed as lorry and tourist bus collide in Egypt
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

At least 10 killed as lorry and tourist bus collide in Egypt

Apr 13th 2022, 3:59 PM 10,767 Views 1 Comment

The crash happened on a road about 27 miles south of the city of Aswan

# egypt - Tuesday 29 March, 2022

Mane scores and Salah misses in penalty shootout as Senegal beat Egypt to reach World Cup
# Africa
From The42
# Africa

Mane scores and Salah misses in penalty shootout as Senegal beat Egypt to reach World Cup

Mar 29th 2022, 9:22 PM 9,689 Views 5 Comments

Partey strikes as Ghana upset Nigeria to reach World Cup

# egypt - Friday 25 March, 2022

Salah sets up win for Egypt over Senegal, Slimani stuns Cameroon
# Qualifiers
From The42
# Qualifiers

Salah sets up win for Egypt over Senegal, Slimani stuns Cameroon

Mar 25th 2022, 10:27 PM 3,689 Views 0 Comments

The eagerly awaited clash was a repeat of the Africa Cup of Nations final last month.

# egypt - Sunday 6 February, 2022

Mane converts winning spot-kick as Senegal win first AFCON after penalties
# Historic
From The42
# Historic

Mane converts winning spot-kick as Senegal win first AFCON after penalties

Feb 6th 2022, 10:19 PM 25,256 Views 18 Comments

Sadio Mane had previously missed a penalty in the first half of normal time before later sealing the winner against Egypt.

# egypt - Wednesday 2 February, 2022

Egypt boss Queiroz blasts Eto'o for describing AFCON semi-final as 'a war'
# Videogate
From The42
# Videogate

Egypt boss Queiroz blasts Eto'o for describing AFCON semi-final as 'a war'

Feb 2nd 2022, 12:27 PM 6,723 Views 1 Comment

The former Real Madrid coach has called on the Confederation of African Football to take action.

# egypt - Wednesday 26 January, 2022

Mohamed Salah scores winning spot-kick as Egypt edge past Ivory Coast
# The Egyptian King
From The42
# The Egyptian King

Mohamed Salah scores winning spot-kick as Egypt edge past Ivory Coast

Updated Jan 26th 2022, 10:24 PM 7,670 Views 4 Comments

The sides remained locked together at 0-0 after 120 minutes.

# egypt - Wednesday 19 January, 2022

Seven-time AFCON champions Egypt book last-16 spot as Cape Verde and Malawi also advance
# Round-Up
From The42
# Round-Up

Seven-time AFCON champions Egypt book last-16 spot as Cape Verde and Malawi also advance

Jan 19th 2022, 9:58 PM 4,508 Views 0 Comments

It’s great news for Dublin-born defender Roberto Lopes who plays for Cape Verde.

# egypt - Thursday 13 January, 2022

Egyptian president urges Sudanese to talk as he denies backing coup
# Sudan
# Sudan

Egyptian president urges Sudanese to talk as he denies backing coup

Jan 13th 2022, 7:52 AM 4,491 Views 0 Comments

Egypt fears that prolonged deadlock would further destabilise its southern neighbour.

# egypt - Tuesday 11 January, 2022

Iheanacho hits winner against Salah's Egypt as Nigeria move past troubled AFCON build-up
# Off The Mark
From The42
# Off The Mark

Iheanacho hits winner against Salah's Egypt as Nigeria move past troubled AFCON build-up

Updated Jan 11th 2022, 10:33 PM 5,319 Views 0 Comments

Guinea-Bissau couldn’t capitalise on Egypt’s defeat despite their best efforts against Sudan.

# egypt - Tuesday 28 December, 2021

Perfectly wrapped ancient Egyptian mummy digitally ‘unwrapped’ for first time
# Egypt
# Egypt

Perfectly wrapped ancient Egyptian mummy digitally ‘unwrapped’ for first time

Dec 28th 2021, 10:15 AM 27,779 Views 12 Comments

The body of Amenhotep I has been seen for the first time in centuries after being digitally scanned to avoid disturbing its beautiful wrapping.

# egypt - Tuesday 24 August, 2021

Salah to miss World Cup qualifiers, Liverpool tell Egyptian FA
# No Salah
From The42
# No Salah

Salah to miss World Cup qualifiers, Liverpool tell Egyptian FA

Aug 24th 2021, 8:25 AM 6,712 Views 8 Comments

The international side will face Angola and Gabon in September.

# egypt - Friday 4 June, 2021

Afghanistan and Egypt among five countries to be added to hotel quarantine list
# Mhq
# Mhq

Afghanistan and Egypt among five countries to be added to hotel quarantine list

Jun 4th 2021, 11:01 PM 15,971 Views 24 Comments

The five countries will go on the list from Tuesday morning.

# egypt - Friday 21 May, 2021

Fresh clashes break out in Jerusalem, as Israel-Hamas ceasefire holds

Fresh clashes break out in Jerusalem, as Israel-Hamas ceasefire holds

Updated May 21st 2021, 8:19 PM 24,623 Views 54 Comments
  • Israeli police have used sound bombs against Palestinians at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque, where clashes first broke out 11 days ago.
  • Celebrations were heard on Gaza streets in the minutes after the truce began, while in the occupied West Bank, joyful crowds took to the streets.
  • World leaders have welcomed the deal, with some pushing for more direct negotiation between Israel and Hamas

# egypt - Sunday 18 April, 2021

11 dead and nearly 100 injured after passenger train derails in Egypt
# Train Derailment
# Train Derailment

11 dead and nearly 100 injured after passenger train derails in Egypt

Updated Apr 18th 2021, 7:48 PM 10,271 Views 2 Comments

It is the latest of several rail accidents to hit the country in recent years.

# egypt - Tuesday 13 April, 2021

Egypt 'seizes' ship that blocked Suez Canal, demands nearly $1 billion compensation
# Egypt
# Egypt

Egypt 'seizes' ship that blocked Suez Canal, demands nearly $1 billion compensation

Apr 13th 2021, 7:48 PM 57,722 Views 52 Comments

The 200,000-tonne MV Ever Given got diagonally stuck on 23 March.

# egypt - Sunday 11 April, 2021

Egypt jails man, 20s, for eight years for sexually harrassing three minors and drug possession
# Cairo
# Cairo

Egypt jails man, 20s, for eight years for sexually harrassing three minors and drug possession

Apr 11th 2021, 7:05 PM 29,669 Views 0 Comments

Claims against the former student first emerged through online testimonies.

# egypt - Friday 26 March, 2021

Latest attempts to refloat container ship in Suez Canal 'not successful'
# Ever Given
# Ever Given

Latest attempts to refloat container ship in Suez Canal 'not successful'

Mar 26th 2021, 10:32 PM 44,544 Views 61 Comments

The Ever Given remains wedged diagonally across the entire canal.

Two trains collide in southern Egypt, killing at least 32 and injuring dozens
# Tahta Train Crash
# Tahta Train Crash

Two trains collide in southern Egypt, killing at least 32 and injuring dozens

Mar 26th 2021, 1:12 PM 9,968 Views 8 Comments

The latest deadly train crashes comes as the country battles fallout from the Suez Canal traffic jam.

# egypt - Thursday 25 March, 2021

Egypt closes Suez Canal for up to 72 hours as efforts to free ship to enter fourth day
# Ever Given
# Ever Given

Egypt closes Suez Canal for up to 72 hours as efforts to free ship to enter fourth day

Mar 25th 2021, 10:38 PM 36,510 Views 31 Comments

Owners of the 400m-long vessel say they face “extreme difficulty” refloating it.

Stuck ship in Suez Canal imperils shipping worldwide, with over 150 vessels waiting to pass
# Ever Given
# Ever Given

Stuck ship in Suez Canal imperils shipping worldwide, with over 150 vessels waiting to pass

Mar 25th 2021, 7:09 AM 35,429 Views 36 Comments

At least 150 ships are sitting idle waiting for the Ever Given to be freed.

# egypt - Wednesday 24 March, 2021

Suez Canal Authority attempts to free 400m-long container ship wedged against both sides of waterway
# Egypt
# Egypt

Suez Canal Authority attempts to free 400m-long container ship wedged against both sides of waterway

Updated Mar 24th 2021, 4:05 PM 159,484 Views 77 Comments

The container ship has been stuck in the Egyptian waterway since yesterday.

# egypt - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

Salah returns another positive test ahead of Liverpool's top-of-the-table clash
# No Salah
From The42
# No Salah

Salah returns another positive test ahead of Liverpool's top-of-the-table clash

Nov 18th 2020, 8:38 PM 11,571 Views 4 Comments

The champions face Leicester City on Sunday.

# egypt - Saturday 14 November, 2020

Egypt unveils ancient coffins and mummies found in huge necropolis
# Historic Find
# Historic Find

Egypt unveils ancient coffins and mummies found in huge necropolis

Nov 14th 2020, 7:20 PM 52,831 Views 30 Comments

Colourful, sealed sarcophagi and statues were displayed in a makeshift exhibit at the foot of the famed Step Pyramid of Djoser at Saqqara.

# egypt - Saturday 24 October, 2020

Egypt starts voting in first stage of parliament elections
# Cairo
# Cairo

Egypt starts voting in first stage of parliament elections

Oct 24th 2020, 12:27 PM 14,638 Views 3 Comments

The elections will be held in two phases, with the first covering 14 provinces today and tomorrow.

# egypt - Thursday 19 March, 2020

Stranded in Peru: Irish citizens struggling to get home are offered London flights costing €3,000
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Stranded in Peru: Irish citizens struggling to get home are offered London flights costing €3,000

Mar 19th 2020, 3:37 PM 36,122 Views 35 Comments

It’s thought that there are at least 30 Irish tourists stranded in Peru after a sudden 15-day lockdown was announced.

# egypt - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak dies aged 91
# Mubarak
# Mubarak

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak dies aged 91

Feb 25th 2020, 11:11 AM 9,090 Views 13 Comments

He ruled Egypt for over 30 years.

# egypt - Thursday 14 November, 2019

Ceasefire called in Gaza after fresh violence sees 8 members of same family killed in air strike
# Gaza Strip
# Gaza Strip

Ceasefire called in Gaza after fresh violence sees 8 members of same family killed in air strike

Nov 14th 2019, 7:08 AM 6,509 Views 33 Comments

The Palestinian health ministry said that the Abu Malhous family was killed in the Israeli air strike earlier this week.

# egypt - Friday 27 September, 2019

Fifa hit out at 'unfair and misleading' reports over voting for The Best awards
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Fifa hit out at 'unfair and misleading' reports over voting for The Best awards

Sep 27th 2019, 7:01 PM 3,925 Views 4 Comments

Mohamed Salah appeared to be upset when the full list of voting was released without his country’s selections.

# egypt - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

'Pushed to breaking point': Mass hunger strike at Egyptian prison
# Cairo
# Cairo

'Pushed to breaking point': Mass hunger strike at Egyptian prison

Jul 31st 2019, 7:22 AM 7,706 Views 7 Comments

Inmates have been on hunger strike for more than six weeks, Amnesty International has said.

# egypt - Sunday 7 July, 2019

Egypt manager sacked and FA president resigns after shock African Cup of Nations exit
# Over And Out
From The42
# Over And Out

Egypt manager sacked and FA president resigns after shock African Cup of Nations exit

Jul 7th 2019, 11:57 AM 9,637 Views 5 Comments

The Pharaohs last-16 exit at the Africa Cup of Nations proved costly for Javier Aguirre and his staff.

# egypt - Saturday 6 July, 2019

Hosts sent packing after late South Africa goal stuns Egypt in another AFCON upset
# No Mo
From The42
# No Mo

Hosts sent packing after late South Africa goal stuns Egypt in another AFCON upset

Jul 6th 2019, 10:15 PM 8,319 Views 4 Comments

Thembinkosi Lorch scored the winner in the last-16 encounter.

# egypt - Friday 5 July, 2019

Tutankhamun statue sells for €5m at auction despite Egyptian authorities' claim it was stolen
# Christie's Auction House
# Christie's Auction House

Tutankhamun statue sells for €5m at auction despite Egyptian authorities' claim it was stolen

Jul 5th 2019, 12:19 PM 15,469 Views 15 Comments

Former antiquities minister Dr Zahi Hawass said Christie’s could not prove that the statue left Egypt lawfully.

# egypt - Thursday 20 June, 2019

'Salah is now one of the best three players in the world'
# Superstar
From The42
# Superstar

'Salah is now one of the best three players in the world'

Jun 20th 2019, 5:44 PM 8,592 Views 33 Comments

Egypt captain Ahmed Elmohamady feels the Liverpool star has few peers.

# egypt - Monday 17 June, 2019

Ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi dies after collapsing in court
# Egypt
# Egypt

Ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi dies after collapsing in court

Jun 17th 2019, 5:20 PM 25,883 Views 35 Comments

Morsi was deposed by a military coup in July 2013.

# egypt - Sunday 19 May, 2019

17 people injured after explosion hits tourist bus near Egyptian pyramids
# Cairo
# Cairo

17 people injured after explosion hits tourist bus near Egyptian pyramids

Updated May 19th 2019, 4:44 PM 24,507 Views 7 Comments

It comes months after a similar explosion killed three tourists in the region.

# egypt - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

Salah: Last season's Champions League anguish 'still hurts'
# Unpleasant Memories
From The42
# Unpleasant Memories

Salah: Last season's Champions League anguish 'still hurts'

May 1st 2019, 6:13 PM 2,845 Views 5 Comments

Having come off injured during last year’s final defeat, the Egyptian will have extra motivation when Liverpool take on Barcelona in their semi this evening.

# egypt - Thursday 4 April, 2019

The Irish-Egyptian student aiming to become a Premier Division star
# Potential
From The42
# Potential

The Irish-Egyptian student aiming to become a Premier Division star

Apr 4th 2019, 7:00 PM 11,897 Views 1 Comment

21-year-old UCD attacker Yousef Mahdy on balancing a commerce degree with competing in Ireland’s top flight.

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