Egypt has elected a long-awaited parliament that is due to convene later this month, following over three years of a parliamentary vacuum since a court dissolved a 2012 legislature.
Saudi Arabia has pledged new support for Egypt’s economy in the form of oil assistance and US$8 billion in additional investments in the country.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi will meet with the irrigation and foreign ministers in the upcoming days to update him with the results of the recent six-party meeting on the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD,) a source told Youm7 Wednesday.
The cabinet is scheduled to begin discussing a draft law for the press and the media in its meeting Wednesday as part of the government’s preparations to present its programme to the upcoming parliament.
Egypt's Suez Canal revenue fell in November to $408.4 million from $449.2 million in October, data on the Suez Canal Authority's website showed on Wednesday.
Political analysts expect that the speaker of Egypt's new parliament - or the House of Representatives - will be on the top of a list of 28 high-profile figures to be appointed next week by President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi.
Egypt’s Presidency has sent an official letter to the Cabinet warning of unfavorable consequences to the “commercial recession” occuring in the Suez Canal province of Port Said.
Egypt has become the second worst jailer of journalists worldwide, second only to China; 23 are now in jail, compared to 12 being held in 2014, according to report released Tuesday by the Committee to Protect Journalists.
Editor’s note: This story is part of a series entitled “Global Warming: Survival of the Richest” that examines the issues Egypt faces in seeking to meet its environmental commitments, with part one focussed on the revived use of coal, its short-term benefits and long-term health concerns.
Egypt's interior minister approved sending out two medical convoys to the Tora prison complex and to three police stations in Cairo and inmates and detainees are set to be medically examined.
Negotiations between Egypt and China over an electric train to run between the cities of Al-Salam and Belbeis have failed after Transport Minister Saad al-Geyoushi asked the Chinese to invest in the project instead of granting Egypt a loan for it.
A 25-year-old woman was killed and 14 others injured in a road accident north of Upper Egypt’s governorate of Aswan Monday morning, Youm7 reported.
Runoff elections in four constituencies resumed Monday for Egyptians abroad, and will continue until 16 December for locals as well, according to the Supreme Electoral Commission (SEC).
This is the last electoral phase in parliamentary elections.
Talks between the water and foreign ministers of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan, dubbed in the Egyptian media the six-way talks, ended without reaching an agreement on Saturday.
Egypt's civil aviation ministry said in a statement on Monday that results of a preliminary investigation into the downing of a Russian plane over Egypt's Central Sinai in October indicate that the crash was not the result of a terrorist act.
President Abdel Fatah al Sisi inaugurated Sunday the 19th round of the Cairo ICT (Information Communication Technology) exhibition, Youm7 reported.
The Central Bank of Egypt has repaid approximately 25% ($1bn) of the total credit facilitations granted by banks for importers in the past period, according to a banking official.
Egypt must immediately release a 14-year-old boy who says he was sexually abused in detention by police using a wooden stick and bring his alleged torturers to justice, Amnesty International said.
The Antiquities Ministry announced Sunday it received an ancient Egyptian wall relief that was repatriated in October by Egypt’s embassy in London.
Egypt prosecutors referred Thursday four police officers and five lower-ranking policemen to the criminal court on charges of torturing to death a man in police custody in Upper Egypt's Luxor.
Hostages appear to leave the Bataclan concert hall as siege ends with two attackers reportedly having been killed