Interim Prime Minister Hazem El-Beblawi announced on Monday that preparations for the referendum on the draft constitution have started nationwide.
CAIRO: The Egyptian Union for Human Rights (EUHR) will hold a conference on Tuesday to announce its campaign to vote “yes” in the new constitution.
In statements made on Monday, former Grand Mufti Ali Gomaa has urged citizens to vote for the constitution, saying that “God will support them.”
CAIRO: Spokesperson of Kammel Gemeelak, or “Fulfill Your Role” Campaign Abdel Nabi Abdel Satar said campaign coordinators in different governorates are collecting signatures to push Minister of Defense Abdel Fatah al-Sisi to run for president.
Education Minister Mahmoud Abul Nasr has said that 2014 will be the year illiteracy would be eradicated, targeting three million illiterates.
A broad coalition of non-Muslim Brotherhood candidates has won 11 of the 12 seats available on the Doctors Syndicate's main board, ending the longstanding dominance of the Islamist group over the body.
Cairo Criminal Court postponed on Sunday retrial of toppled President Hosni Mubarak, his sons Alaa and Gamal, former Interior Minister Habib al-Adly and six of his top deputies on charges of killing protesters during the 25 January revolution and financial corruption to 11,12, 13 January.
CAIRO: Iran welcomes relations with Egypt and says Egyptians have the right to determine their destiny through revolution, said a member of the popular diplomatic delegation that visited Iran, Gamal Zahran.
CAIRO: Member of Political Bureau of April 6 Movement Mohamed Kamal said they will participation in the commemoration of the 2nd anniversary of the Council of Ministers Incidents on Monday.
Minister of Antiquities Mohamed Ibrahim on Sunday said that the ministry will receive on Monday five artifacts repatriated from France and handed over to the Foreign Ministry.
CAIRO: Military forces killed Ahmed Serig, also known as Abu Tartar, on Saturday after he threw a hand grenade at them, military spokesperson Ahmed Ali said on his official Facebook page.
Supply and Internal Trade Minister Mohamed Abu Shady denied rumors of the government's intention to cut back on public subsidies.
CAIRO: The Carter Center will not monitor Egypt’s constitutional referendum, which is scheduled for January 14 to 15, according to a press release issued on Friday.
Egypt’s private sector launched an initiative last week to cooperate with the government in developing needy Upper Egypt governorates in a conference which saw the participation of businessmen and state ministers.
Revolutionary forces and the families of martyrs annouced a march on Monday to commemorate the second anniversary of the clashes in front of the Cabinet in December 2011.
A car bomb exploded outside a central security forces camp in Egypt's Suez Canal city of Ismailia,killing one and injuring at least 20 conscripts, Al-Ahram's Arabic news website reported.
Mohamed Abul Ghar, leader of the Egyptian Democratic Party, said that all democratic forces in Egypt will vote for the constitution, stressing that the referendum should take place in January as scheduled, regardless of the security situation.
Hossam Nasser, former planning minister advisor, accused the dirty money report as being an American scheme to divert the attention of the Egyptians from the roadmap and preoccupy them with issues of less importance.
The draft constitution, completed last week and due to go before a public referendum in a matter of weeks, looks set to maintain the existing status and powers of the Egyptian military.
CAIRO: Egypt has officially signed the UN convention on deporting foreigners who are convicted of terrorism or in corruption cases to their countries, said a judicial source from the International Cooperation Sector of Egypt’s Ministry of Justice on Thursday.
ALEXANDRIA, Egypt: Former presidential candidate Abu al-Ezz al-Hariri expects that the upcoming presidential elections will be settled for Minister of Defense Abdel Fatah al-Sisi.
Engineering students at Cairo University begin sit-in over the death of Mohamed Reda, who they say was killed by police on campus