Egypt, a partner with Israel in the crippling Gaza siege, bows to international pressure.
Priced out of Cairo meat market
Egyptians find meat — once a staple — increasingly out of their reach.
Protests flare on Cairo streets
Concern over health of President Hosni Mubarak and discontent over the state of the economy spark clashes.
Demise of a modern-day pharaoh
Why rumors of Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak’s illness, death and even mummification are running rampant.
Desert ecotourism: What’s in it for Egypt?
Does the downside of popularity with Western tourists outweigh the benefits? Depends who you talk to.
Cairo smokers shocked by sex warning
In a country of smokers that shuns talk of sex, anti-tobacco warnings highlighting impotence draw fire.
Poor of Cairo drown their sorrows in moonshine
“Bouza” — an ancient form of bootleg alcohol — is cheap, popular and frowned upon both by religious and medical authorities.
Drive-by shooting mars Coptic Christmas
Revenge killing of at least seven points to tensions between Muslims and Coptic Christians.
Egypt’s Pork Industry on the Brink of Collapse
Egypt’s embattled pork industry braces for complete collapse after a surprising nationwide pig cull.
Egypt Wins 2008 Africa Nations Cup
Egypt beat Cameroon 1-0 Sunday night off a goal from Mohamed Aboutrika in the 77th minute, successfully defending their 2006 title while earning a record 6th African championship.