The International Organization for Migration (IOM) issued a statement on Thursday saying that 3770 migrants and refugees died in 2015 while "crossing the Mediterranean, trying to reach Europe."
Transport Ministry spokesperson Ahmed Ibrahim denied the increase of metro fares to LE10 as circulated by some media outlets.
The first session of Egypt’s newly-elected parliament will be held Jan. 10, President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi announced Thursday, also releasing the names of 28 presidential appointees.
Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris dominated the Egyptian Exchange in 2015, with the key acquisition in the financial services sector of Beltone Financial through an alliance with Orascom in a deal reported to have cost EGP 650m.
The archaeological statue of Amenhotep III, the ninth pharaoh of the eighteenth dynasty, was found in a home in the village of al-Nakhel in the Aswan governorate, minister of antiquities Mamdooh el-Damaty announced Thursday.
A Facebook-sponsored service that offers limited free Internet access was suspended in Egypt on Wednesday after a permit required from the government was not renewed, an official from the Telecommunications Ministry told Reuters.
During excavation work carried out at Tel Al-Dafna archaeological site located at Al-Qantara west area, 11 kilometres west of the Suez Canal, an Egyptian archaeological mission led by Egyptologist Mohamed Abdel Maqsoud stumbled upon what is believed to be Lava remains of San Turin volcano.
More than 500 ancient Egyptian artifacts have been repatriated from several countries in 2015, The Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities announced in a statement Tuesday.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi will issue a presidential decree on Thursday with the names of 28 appointed members of the People's Assembly, according to a presidential source.
Amid the lack of security presence on the streets, a group of youths decided to sacrifice their national holidays and took on the role of the police, guarding females in the street.
A Cairo court postponed the appeals hearing of four members of the 6 April movement, who were arrested on the anniversary of the Mohamed Mahmoud protests in November, to Jan 13 on Wednesday.
"Egypt, Ethiopia & Sudan reached consensus on the following steps on the GERD project in full commitment with the Declaration of Principles." Egyptian foreign ministry spokesperson Ahmed Abu Zeid wrote on his Twitter account a few minutes ago.
Egyptian authorities Monday arrested four leaders of a youth movement that spearheaded the 2011 revolt against former president Hosni Mubarak, judicial officials said.
Culture Minister Helmy al-Nammam inaugurated Monday the South Korean-funded center for the documentation of Egypt’s cultural heritage, Youm7 reported.
Some of the forced disappearance complaints submitted to the Ministry of Interior are people who have voluntarily fled their homes, according to Assistant Minister of Interior for public relations and media Abu-Bakr Abdel-Karim.
Egypt's House of Representatives will "likely" convene on Jan. 10, Egypt's minister for legal affairs and the House told state news agency MENA on Tuesday.
Irrigation Minister Hossam Moghazy said the Blue Nile is back to its original course after it was temporarily diverted in May 2013 at the site of the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, denying reports on the start of storing water behind the dam.
Rain and low temperatures are expected to hit Egypt on Tuesday and will escalate to heavy rains and thunder on Thursday, New Years Eve, until 2 January, state news agency MENA reported.
Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shokri has, for the second time, asked for the removal of a microphone belonging to the Qatari-run al-Jazeera channel during a conference in Khartoum.
A total of 314 medical facilities have been closed in 2015 in Dakahlia governorate for operating without a license, Dakahlia Governor Hossam el-Din Imam said in a Monday statement.
Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities will receive Tuesday two smuggled artifacts from Austria and Germany, announced Minister Mamdouh al-Damaty Monday.
Hostages appear to leave the Bataclan concert hall as siege ends with two attackers reportedly having been killed