Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi issued a law on Monday that allows the military to assist the police in guarding vital public facilities.
The retrial of Alaa Abdel-Fattah and 24 other activists is scheduled to begin on Monday. The defendants are appealing their 15-year prison sentences for violating the protest law.
A Cairo misdemeanour court reduced on Monday prison sentences served to 13 al-Azhar University students from three years to a year's labour.
US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said the United States will provide Egypt US$200 million to support the economy, without specifying a date or conditions for spending the funds.
With the Muslim Brotherhood banned and secular opposition parties divided, key members of the former regime of Hosni Mubarak are expecting to perform well in Egypt's coming parliamentary elections.
Several Egyptian archaeologists have deeply questioned the results of recent research that has attributed the death of Egypt’s Pharaoh Tutankhamen to a genetic disorder.
Popular media host Mahmoud Saad has been prevented from running his daily show on al-Nahar satellite channel late Saturday, allegedly due to his criticisms of the military, a statement by the channel said, confirming earlier reports about the incident.
According to Hamas the Egyptian government officially told the movement that Cairo has postponed indirect negotiations with the Israeli occupation authorities in Cairo.
An Egyptian court on Sunday sentenced 23 pro-democracy activists to three years in jail for organising illegal protests, the latest in several verdicts against political activists in recent months.
The defendants include activist Sanaa Seif, sister of prominent activist and blogger Alaa Abdel-Fattah, rights lawyer Yara Sallam, photojournalist Abdel-Rahman Mohamed of Al-Badil news website and photographer Rania El-Sheikh.
Egypt's government has to deliver economic growth to survive and can't let complex laws and bureaucracy discourage foreign investment, the country's investment minister said.
Workers at the new Suez Canal project found Thursday the remains of another soldier during dredging works.
The death of three school children in Cairo’s Matariya, Giza’s Atfih and the province of Matrouh has shed more light on the growing negligence at schools in terms of lack of periodic maintenance.
Egypt's pound held steady at a central bank dollar sale on Thursday but weakened on the black market.
The bank said it sold $40 million, the full amount on offer, at a cut-off price of 7.1401 pounds per dollar on Thursday, unchanged from the last sale on Wednesday.
A set of 35 reportedly stolen ancient Egyptian artifacts are set to be auctioned off Thursday at the Artemis Gallery auction house in Pennsylvania in the U.S., said the Antiquities Ministry’s Restored Artifacts Department (RAD) head Ali Ahmed.
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.