Islamist militant group Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis has said it carried out a deadly bomb attack on a tourist bus in Egypt's Sinai peninsula on Sunday.
Spanish archaeologists have unearthed a 3,600-year-old mummy in the ancient city of Luxor, Egypt's Antiquities Minister said Thursday. Prosecutors accused nine people including three Germans of smuggling stone samples from pyramids.
Minister of Irrigation Mohamed Abdel-Motteleb told Al-Ahram daily newspaper that Egypt may in a few days send an official statement demanding that construction of the Ethiopian dam be halted until a mutually agreeable solution is found.
Egypt's army chief, Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, won vast popularity by crushing the Muslim Brotherhood, but even a man seen by his followers as invincible may be unable to fix the mess in the politically sensitive energy sector.
Popular Current founder Hamdeen Sabbahi will hold his first meeting Wednesday with various political forces, including the Socialist Popular Alliance Party’s political bureau, to present his platform and his plans for the presidential elections.
Two Egyptian teenagers have been sentenced to 15 years in prison by a Cairo court after being convicted of raping and killing a child, officials said.
The regimes in Egypt have change but the state remains stagnant with corruption and a lack of transparency, which are inherent characteristics of an ancient bureaucracy that the revolution failed to overcome because the infrastructure of the regime prior to the revolution is still there, according to Transparency International.
A deadly suicide bombing that hit a bus of South Korean Christians visiting Biblical sites in Egypt and Israel has raised fears that Islamic militants battling security forces in the Sinai Peninsula are turning to target foreign tourists, a potential new blow to a struggling industry vital to Egypt's economy.
Egypt's Popular Current has announced the electoral platform of its founder, Hamdeen Sabahi, who has recently declared his intention to run for presidency.
The Free Egyptians Party did not yet determine its stance towards a certain presidential candidate, spokesperson of the party Shehab Wagih confirmed on Monday.
A Port Said criminal court sentenced two men to 15 years in prison on Sunday for the murder and rape of a five-year-old girl.
Thousands of workers from Egypt’s largest textile company continued their strike on Sunday, for the seventh day in a row, demanding better pay conditions and that an elected committee be formed to manage their affairs.
Eight people have died of seasonal flu since last Tuesday in Egypt, bringing the total death toll of the flu to 52 cases, said the Health Ministry.
Lawyers for Egypt's ousted president and his co-defendants walked out of court on Sunday to protest the soundproof glass cage in which defendants are held during proceedings, state TV reported.
The Egyptian-Sudanese trade relationship has deepened following the participation of the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Trade and Industry in the International Khartoum Exhibition, which ran from 30 January to 6 February. The ministry announced that over 40 Sudanese companies requested to import Egyptian products.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said he supported Egyptian army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s bid for presidency, wishing him luck after holding talks in Moscow.
Petroleum Ministry signed on Tuesday three new agreements on excavating petrol and natural gas in maritime areas north and east of Egypt and Delta with United Arab Emirates’ Dana Gas, the Irish Petroceltic PLC and the Italian Edison.
Irrigation Minister Mohamed Abdel Muttalib said on Thursday that Egypt will not recognize the Entebbe Convention.
The socialist Popular Alliance Party called on Thursday for the dismissal of the government of Prime Minister Hazem al-Beblawy and the removal of Interior Minister Mohamed Ibrahim for their continued failure to complete the 2013 roadmap or hold presidential and parliamentary elections under democratic circumstances.
Seven new cases of H1N1, commonly known as swine flu, emerged Thursday in Qalyubia governorate and were placed in an isolation room at the hospital for treatment.
Security forces have detained an Egyptian employee of the United States Embassy who worked as a liaison to the Muslim Brotherhood, Egyptian news reports said Wednesday, stirring fears of new pressure on Western diplomats who seek to contact the Islamist opposition.
Pope Tawadros visited St Anthony Monastery in the Red Sea.
He ordained 3 monks as priests, also he consecrated St Mary and St Anthony new church in St Anthony Monastery.