CAIRO - A former intelligence officer who heads the largest loyalist coalition running in Egypt's upcoming elections expects his bloc to lead the new parliament and eventually seek to curb the legislature's wide-ranging powers.
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CAIRO - High-resolution scans suggest the tomb of Ancient Egypt's boy-king Tutankhamun contains passages to two hidden chambers, including what one British archaeologist believes is the last resting place of Queen Nefertiti.
CAIRO - Egypt's tourism industry, hit by years of political upheaval and militant violence, is expected to post moderate growth this year and hopes a global advertising campaign will revive the sector vital for economic recovery, the tourism minister said.
MOSCOW - An international contact group on Syria including Russia, Iran, the United States, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Egypt could meet in October, RIA news agency cited Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov as saying on Monday.
CAIRO - Egyptian security forces on Friday killed nine militants who took part in a bomb attack at the Italian consulate in Cairo in July, the Interior Ministry said.
CAIRO - Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi pardoned 100 prisoners including three Al Jazeera television journalists, on Wednesday, a day before he plans to head to the annual United Nations summit of world leaders. | Video