Strong Egypt Party, headed by former presidential candidate Abdel Moneim Aboul Fotouh, will not participate in the protests scheduled for Friday, November 28, its spokesman said Monday.
Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab chaired on Monday 24/11/2014 a meeting with the ministers of tourism, petroleum, aviation, culture and antiquities to discuss means to increase the number of incoming tourists.
Egypt is speeding up talks with neighboring Cyprus to import natural gas for its domestic use and for possible re-export to other countries, the Egyptian petroleum minister said Tuesday.
Three people were killed on Monday when an electricity transformer exploded in the Hikestep area due to the heavy rains, a security source told Al-Masry Al-Youm.
Noha was heading towards the metro station near her home in Maadi recently, when a stranger began following her and addressing her with abusive sexual comments. “I couldn’t find anything to threaten him except for the pin on my veil, so I just started to run away from him,” she said.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi left for Rome Monday on his first European trip since ousting his Islamist predecessor and overseeing a crackdown that has killed hundreds.
Representatives of al-Wafd al-Masry Alliance, the Egyptian Bloc, Nour Party and the Democratic Current Alliance have agreed on the need to postpone the parliamentary elections, said the Minister of Social Solidarity and leader at the Democratic Current Alliance Ahmed al-Boraei.
A large fire broke out in the forest in front of Hurghada International Airport on Monday.
A pregnant woman died on Sunday from the H1N1 virus in an intensive care unit in a Beheira governorate hospital in Egypt's Nile Delta.
The UN Development Programme director in Egypt Ignacio Artaza expressed hope toward eliminating female genital mutilation after he visited Be'r Anbar Village in Qena few days ago and listened to the opinion of villagers about the practice.
Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry Saturday evening signed a memorandum of understanding with his South Sudanese counterpart Barnaba Benjamin on mutual cancellation of entry visa fees between both countries, said Egyptian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Badr Abdel Atty in a Sunday statement.
Minister of Social Solidarity Ghada Waly has reportedly been ordered to serve a year in jail and step down from her Cabinet position by a Dokki court due to her refusal to apply a judicial order, Youm7 reported Sunday.
A police officer was killed in a blast which targeted an armoured security vehicle in North Sinai's al-Arish late Sunday, security sources said.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Thursday a presidential pardon for two of the three Al Jazeera journalists serving seven-year jail sentences in his country was being considered.
One of Egypt’s most prominent singers received death threats after releasing a song mocking the Islamic State militant group and its leader, Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi.
The first doctor to be brought to trial in Egypt on charges of female genital mutilation (FGM) has been acquitted, crushing hopes that the landmark verdict would discourage Egyptian doctors from conducting the endemic practice.
Interior Minister Mohamed Ibrahim said on Tuesday that all security services are ready for any calls by extremists to attack the public and private properties on 28 November, adding that troops would use live ammunition if necessary.
Police forces arrested 34 protesters who took to the streets on Wednesday to commemorate the third anniversary of Mohamed Mahmoud clashes, a security source said.
Egypt’s state radio has banned the broadcast of songs by Hamza Namira over his declared opposition to the ruling government, Turkish Anadolu Agency reported.
Egypt's armed forces has so far destroyed over 700 houses to create a "buffer zone" on the country's Easter border with the Palestinian Gaza Strip, a North Sinai official said on Wednesday.