Irrigation Minister Mohamed Abdel Muttalib said Egypt intends to show the world that it is keen on the development of the Nile Basin countries, contrary to claims by Ethiopia that Egypt objects to development projects in that region.
Egyptian Prime Minister Hazem El-Beblawi left Cairo for Saudi Arabia on Tuesday morning, for discussions on bilateral relations between the two countries.
Former head of the 50-member Constitutional Committee Amr Moussa said that electing Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the defense minister, as president of Egypt “will not bring back military rule.”
Egypt’s budget deficit shrank by 6.3 percent in the first half of the 2013/14 fiscal year, as compared to the same period of the previous fiscal year, according to the finance ministry's latest bulletin.
The Tamarod movement will discuss youth issues in its meeting with the presidency, the movement spokesperson told Youm7 Tuesday.
Egypt's interim President Adli Mansour said that it is important for the upcoming president to have popular support that would allow him to take whichever decisions necessary for development, in an interview with state-owned newspaper al-Ahram published on Monday.
The rates of tourism coming to Egypt from the Gulf countries fell by 15.3 percent during the past year, 2013, compared to the previous year 2012, said Tourism Minister Hesham Zaazou.
Egypt's Interior Minister Mohamed Ibrahim on Monday ordered for a major street leading into Tahrir Square to be reopened and for the walls blocking traffic to be removed, according to Al-Ahram's Arabic news website.
If Ethiopia wants to generate electricity, it should build a smaller dam, Minister of Irrigation Mohammad Abdul Muttalib said Monday, according to state-owned Al-Ahram.
German-based broadcaster Deutsche Welle said Monday that it will show across the Arab world a TV program by a popular Egyptian satirist who has ruffled feathers at home.
North Cairo criminal court has acquitted 61 supporters of deposed president Mohamed Morsi and Al Jazeera photographer Mohamed Badr.
A car bomb targeting a bus carrying Egyptian soldiers wounded three civilians in the restive Sinai Peninsula on Sunday, security officials said.
A booby-trapped vehicle exploded Sunday morning in a neighborhood of the North Sinai city of Rafah called "Unknown Soldier," an Egyptian security source said.
Egypt’s finance ministry has allocated 15 million Egyptian pounds to the high elections committee as a first step for preparations of the upcoming presidential elections, Al-Mal newspaper said.
Egypt's largest bank saw an eight percent rise in its net income in the fiscal year 2012/13 compared to the year before, it announced on Sunday.
Popular Current chief Hamdeen Sabbahi has called on the "Revolution Candidate" campaign not to pressure him and give him time to decide on his possible presidential bid in case Defense Minister Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi runs as well.
After a new constitution came into effect on 18 January, Egyptians will soon be voting for their next president.
Prime Minister Hazem al-Beblawy accepted the resignation of Ziad Bahaa el-Din, former international cooperation minister and assistant to the prime minister, which was submitted on Jan. 23.
Saudi Arabia is expected to give Egypt up to U.S. $4 billion in additional aid in the form of central bank deposits and petroleum products, state-run Egyptian newspaper Al Ahram reported on Thursday.
Badr Abdel Aaty, spokesperson for the Egyptian Foreign Ministry, rejected a US statement criticizing the prosecution of journalists in Egypt saying it was “unacceptable for any state or third party to interfere in the work of the Egyptian judiciary.”
Egypt will put an Australian, two Britons and a Dutchwoman on trial for aiding 16 Egyptians belonging to a "terrorist organisation", the public prosecutor said on Wednesday (local time), describing the four as Al Jazeera correspondents.
UNESCO delegates visit Museum of Islamic Art to assess damage to the building and artefacts following bombing; antiquities minister announces number of destroyed items