Egypt's minister of health ordered on Monday the suspension of the director of a hospital in Beheira which allegedly refused to admit a patient in labour.
The host of Dream 2’s talk show “10 O’Clock” is blaming authorities for his show suddenly going off air late Sunday during a video report of a huge fire that caught a market in the city of Mahalla.
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will attend naval drills in Alexandria on Tuesday that come as a part of what the military described Saturday as its largest manoeuvre since 1996.
The Supreme Electoral Commission has called for people to go and check their voter data to prepare for the upcoming parliamentary elections expected to be conducted before the end of the year, Sada al-Balad reported Monday.
Addressing the issue of importing gas from Israel, Ministry of Petroleum’s spokesperson Hamdy Abdel Aziz explained in a Sunday statement that no agreement has been signed yet.
Germany has toned down its travel warning for citizens taking Nile cruises between Aswan and Luxor, now allowing trips to ancient touristic sites south of the Nile Valley.
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said Sunday his country will work with Sudan to support Libya's military against Islamic militants in a bid to restore stability to the two countries' war-torn neighbor.
The biggest expansion of Egypt’s Suez Canal since it opened in 1869 will boost syndicated loan deals in North Africa’s biggest economy, according to the nation’s largest publicly traded bank.
Egypt has recently seen a surge in diabetes rates, with 7.5 million citizens diagnosed as diabetic, according to the estimates of an internal medicine professor, who blamed the rise on patient's negligence of medical advice.
Turning the tables on the region's natural resource flow, Israeli gas may soon surge southward through the Egyptian pipeline that for several years provided gas to Israel – but fell victim to saboteurs in the Sinai region.
The developers of the 282-billion cubic meter Tamar reservoir, which has been supplying gas to Israelis since March 2013, have signed a letter of intent to sell 2.5 b.cu.m. annually to the Egyptian firm Dolphinus Holdings Limited, the Delek Group reported to the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange on Sunday morning. This gas surplus sold to the Egyptian firm from Israel's local supply will begin serving private industrial consumers already in 2015, according to the partners.
The Carter Center has closed its Egypt office saying the country is "unlikely to advance a genuine democratic transition."
The organisation criticised in a statement Wednesday Egypt's draft NGO law, saying it would put harsh restrictions on NGO activities and resources in Egypt.
The second round of the tripartite talks between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia on the controversial Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam resumed in Cairo Thursday with the aim of choosing a consultant office to conduct studies concerning the dam’s impact on the downstream Nile countries.
The number of people living below the poverty line in Egypt increased to 26.3 percent of the population in 2012/2013 compared to 25.2 percent in 2010/2011, according to a statement issued by the Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) on Thursday.
An attempt to sell 36 items from a collection of 37 Egyptian artifacts at the London-based Bonhams auction house has been thwarted, Ali Ahmed, the head of the Antiquities Ministry’s Restored Artifacts Department (RAD), told The Cairo Post Thursday.
Classes were suspended and a Sharqia governorate school was evacuated Thursday morning following the discovery of an explosive device planted in front of the school entrance, according to officials from the Ministry of Education, Youm7 reported.
A homemade bomb exploded near the Supreme Court in downtown Cairo on Tuesday night, injuring 12 people while also destroying a car and damaging some shop fronts, the interior ministry and security sources said.
Apparently undeterred by scores of recent arrests and the threat of expulsion, Egyptian students continued to protest Tuesday against the military-backed government that seized power last year, according to Aswat Masriya, an Egyptian news site sponsored by the Thomson Reuters Foundation.
After the last few years of economic instability which Egypt has experienced—including an exodus of foreign money, rising inflation, unemployment and a ballooning public debt, among others—things are at last beginning to look on the up. Egypt finally took the step in July to slash subsidies on fuel, a move many had been calling for for years. The government also recently raised 8.5 billion US dollars in under a week for the Suez Canal development project via a highly successful public offering. And at this year’s IMF and World Bank fall meetings in Washington, the country’s recent reforms received positive reactions, most notably from IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde, previously scathing in her assessment of some of Egypt’s economic policies.
Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab has ordered the formation of a committee affiliated with the Ministry of Transitional Justice to write the law organizing parliamentary elections constituencies, according to a press statement reported by Youm7 Tuesday.
Egyptian authorities should release more than 110 university students arrested since the start of the school year on October 11, 2014. The arrests were apparently aimed at preventing a revival of campus protests that have erupted repeatedly since the overthrow of the former president, Mohamed Morsy, in July 2013. The arrests and subsequent activities appear to be solely directed at the students’ peaceful exercise of the right to free assembly.
Twenty-seven people died and 18 others were wounded when three microbuses collided on the desert road in Edfu, Aswan, early Monday.