Archaeological sites in the west bank of Luxor, including the Valley of the Kings, are to be opened to the public at night in order to avoid high daytime temperatures.
The phosphate shipment that sank in the Nile river has not affected drinking water, since the chemical did not dissolve, the head of the state company for water said on Wednesday.
One Egyptian and two Israelis were given life sentences Wednesday on charges of espionage, in the criminal court of North Sinai, Youm 7 reported.
Workers from the Egypt Gas company have continued their strike for a third week after negotiations with the Petroleum Ministry reached a deadlock.
Egypt’s long-awaited parliamentary election will not be held until after Ramadan due to technical and security issues, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ibrahim El-Heneidy has said.
Egypt’s Sharm el-Sheikh will host an international conference on illegal migration in the Mediterranean from April 23-24; Cairo will focus on sustainable development in the Horn of Africa during the meeting.
The Chiefs of Staff of the Tunisian, Jordanian and Omani armies arrived in Cairo Tuesday to discuss ways to establish the joint Arab military force to fight the region’s growing extremist threat, Youm7 reported.
Egypt's Irrigation Minister Hossam Moghazi declared a state of extreme emergency at his ministry due to the capsizing of a barge carrying 500 tons of phosphate in Upper Egypt's Qena.
Egypt's Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab traveled on Monday night to Indonesia's capital Jakarta, leading the Egyptian delegation at the 6th Asian-African summit which takes place every ten years, Al-Ahram Arabic news website reported.
The Canadian government said on Monday it is now able to issue a passport to Mohamed Fahmy, the Al Jazeera journalist and naturalised Canadian who had been jailed in Egypt and is awaiting retrial there.
Panos Kammenos, the Minister of Defense of Greece, arrived Monday to Egypt in an official visit, along with General Michail Kostarakos, the Hellenic Army officer, and Varemenos Georgios, the Standing Committee on National Defense and Foreign Affairs Chief, and met with Egyptian Defense Minister Sedhki Sobhi, Youm7 reported.
The Giza Criminal Court ratified on Monday death sentences served to 22 defendants for breaking into the Kerdasa Police Station in July 2013.
The Minister of Finance, Hany Kadry Dimian said Egypt intends to issue Eurobonds by the end of May 2015.
Firebrand Armenian belly dancer Safinaz was sentenced to 6 months in prison and a 10,000 EGP ($1,310) fine on charges of insulting the Egyptian flag Monday, Youm7 reported.
Egypt's cabinet postponed on Monday the application of a law governing the implementation of daylight saving time, after a poll conducted revealed a desire to cancel it.
Egypt's foreign ministry spokesman says he never heard of European self-proclaimed state Liberland, warning Egyptians of possible embezzlements while seeking to immigrate.
Egypt’s interior ministry said it would take “legal action” against what it said was an “unprofessional” news report in a private daily criticising police practices, in a statement it released on Sunday.
Ruins of the 5,200 year-old enclosure wall, once surrounded Egypt’s most ancient capital city of Memphis, has been unearthed, Antiquities Minister Mamdouh al-Damaty said in a statement Saturday.
Minister of Trade and Industry Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour announced Sunday an eight percent anti-dumping tariff on each ton of imported steel (around 408 EGP, or $53/ton) for three years, MENA reported.
The Port Said Criminal Court sentenced 11 defendants to death, whilst postponing the case’s final verdict to a 30 May session.
Digging operations for a new stage of the third metro line in Cairo began on Thursday, the cabinet said in a statement.