The hunger-striking family of leading Egyptian activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah has begun a sit-in at the Supreme Court in central Cairo to protest his detention and a jail sentence against his sister, a family member has said.
Egypt will issue dollar-denominated foreign bonds at a total value ranging between $1 billion and $1.5 billion during the first quarter of 2015, Minister of Finance Hani Kadry announced Monday.
The Ministry of Transitional Justice adopted on Tuesday a decree of the formation of a high committee that would draft a law relocating citizens from Nuba region to the old lands they were obliged to evacuate for the construction of the High Dam in Aswan.
Giza Governor Ali Abdel Rahman said requisition measures will be taken to carry out the first phase of the fourth line of Cairo's metro in March.
The U.S. embassy in Cairo issued a warning Monday for the American citizens to be on alert and take all security measures after a jihadist website threatened to target American and Western schools in Egypt and Saudi Arabia.
The United States is "deeply troubled" by the sentencing of 23 Egyptian activists to three-years in prison for violating the protest law, US State Department spokesman said in a Monday presser.
Schoolchildren and university students accused of sabotaging educational facilities will be tried by military courts under a new law issued on Monday.
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 Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) stated that they will not register with the Ministry of Solidarity under the proposed Law 84/2002, according to May Al Sheikh EIPR communications director.
Egyptian airport authorities have barred a Danish Institute for Human Rights official from entering the country over "suspicious training” for Egyptian youth.
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.