Egypt's ex-army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Monday officially submitted his bid to run for president, with his lawyer handing over the required documents to the authorities, a spokesman said.
Cairo touches new positive spirit and understanding on the part of the World Bank (WB) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) towards situations in Egypt, as government goes on carrying out the roadmap adopted following the June 30 revolution, said Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Ashraf el-Arabi.
Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy met on Thursday 10/4/2014 with EU Foreign Policy Chief Catherine Ashton.
The eligibility regulations to apply for a residential unit in the social housing programme prevents 50% of the lowest-income Egyptian from qualifying, the Egyptian Initiative for personal Rights (EIPR) in a report published in April.
Egypt’s Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy said that the government will not be able to prevent power cuts this summer, an acknowledgment of the severe energy crunch facing the most populous Arab country.
Amnesty International has criticized anti-terrorism laws that Egypt has decided to impose on anyone who belongs to the Muslim Brotherhood or promotes or funds the group.
Confrontations erupted between pro-Muslim Brotherhood students and security forces outside Ain Shams University on Sunday, Egypt's state television said.
Electoral platform of presidntial hopeful Hamdeen Sabbahi has been concluded, according to electoral campaign spokesperson Maasoum Marzouq.
A Companies & Markets' report says in 2030, the population of Egypt will reach 116 million, an increase of 42 percent from 2012.
A judicial source close to the investigations of the two police officers, charged with tampering with evidence, told MENA that the defendants were not suspected of having terrorist affiliations.
The Egyptian foreign ministry “welcomes” the designation of Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis by the US as a "foreign terrorist organisation" and will legally prove the link between the group and the Muslim Brotherhood, a foreign ministry spokesman, Badr Abdel-Atty, told Ahram Online.
Egypt will soon return to the African Union after implementing the road map, adding that the Union needs Egypt as much as it needs the Union as it is an important country in the region, said African Union Commission Chairperson, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, on Wednesday evening.
Egypt has introduced a draft law that for the first time defines and includes punishment for sexual harassment amid an alarming increase in attacks on women.
A truce between fighting tribes in Aswan has been extended for a month, Salem Abu Ghazala, deputy head of the supreme council for Arab tribes, announced on Wednesday.
Egyptian security forces have arrested a man who worked for Qatar's Al Jazeera television network and accused him of inciting and taking part in violence, the state news agency MENA said on Wednesday.s
Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs Nabil Fahmy hosted Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Cairo on Tuesday ahead of an emergency Arab League ministerial meeting on Wednesday, called for by the Palestinians to discuss the faltering negotiation process with the Israelis.
Emirates NBD, a leading bank in the region, inaugurated the Emirates NBD Egypt head office in Cairo, which also launched its brand during the ceremony.
Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis was designated a Foreign Terrorist Organisation by the United States State Department on Wednesday.
The State Department said that the designation includes “a prohibition against knowingly providing, or attempting or conspiring to provide, material support or resources to, or engaging in transactions with this organisation, and the freezing of all property and interests in property of the organisation that is in the United States, or come within the United States or the control of US persons”.
Women activists say they won a major step forward with Egypt's new constitution, which enshrined greater rights for women. But months after its passage, they're worrying whether those rights will be implemented or will turn out to be merely ink on paper.
Egyptian government officials have previously stated that subsidised energy sources have been a burden on the country’s budget, and announced their intention to gradually cut them.
Growth in Egypt’s economy is expected to remain sluggish this year as political uncertainty keeps tourists and foreign investors away, the International Monetary Fund said Tuesday.
H.H. Pope Tawadros Congratulates the Coptic People for Easter