A military court sentenced seven Egyptian men to death and two to life in prison on charges of terrorism on Tuesday, in the first trial to be conducted concerning prominent Egyptian militant group Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis.
Power has been restored to most of areas Fayoum and Beni Suef after a transmission tower was damaged by an explosion on Monday night, an official has said.
Egypt's irrigation minister said he was "totally satisfied" with the outcome of a recent round of talks on Ethiopia's contested Nile dam project which Cairo hosted last week, state news agency MENA reported.
Tens of law school graduates whose parents do not hold university degrees have denounced a ruling by the Supreme Council of the Judiciary (SCJ) that limits applicants for jobs at the general-prosecution to the offspring of higher education recipients. They held their second press conference at the Journalists Syndicate on Saturday, which they say will not be their last protest against the ruling.
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi said he legally cannot grant amnesty for imprisoned or detained journalists in Egypt unless final verdicts in their cases are issued, stressing he cannot interfere in the work of the country's "independent" judiciary.
Egypt is seeking billions of dollars in investment to upgrade its telecommunications infrastructure as part of efforts to attract multinationals and restore growth after three years of political upheaval, the telecoms minister said.
Egypt plans to offer cheap loans for completing apartments in unfinished buildings thrown up illegally across its cities, hoping to tackle a housing crisis that has helped to topple two presidents since 2011.
“My position vis-a-vis the current regime is clearly known as was my position vis-a-vis all regimes.” With this statement responded Hamdeen Sabbahi to a report published in Al-Masry Al-Youm about a meeting that he attended with other public figures at the residence of Major General Mohamed Youssef.
President Sisi is unable to grant a pardon to jailed journalists before a final ruling, he said in a Monday presidential statement.
Egypt signed contracts with six international firms on Saturday to carry out dredging of the new Suez Canal, the flagship project in President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's programme to revive an economy battered by years of political turmoil.
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.