Ahead of the 2015 parliamentary elections, which will begin on 22 March, the Supreme Electoral Commission (SEC) announced the regulations for media coverage of the elections, state-run media reported.
President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi attended Saturday celebrations of Judge’s Day, which took place in the High Court of Justice in Downtown Cairo.
Six female students at the Faculty of Islamic Studies at Mansoura University were arrested and referred to the prosecution who ordered their preventative 15-day detention, El-Marsad Student Observatory reported.
The South Cairo Criminal Court sentenced Thursday Mohamed Rabei el-Zawahry, brother of Al-Qaeda leader Ayman el-Zawahry, and 67 co-defendants to one-year in prison for insulting the presiding judge during their trial in which they face charges of forming an “Al-Qaeda-related terrorist organization,” Youm7 reported.
Working at the ministry of interior's civil protection administration has gained popularity recently despite the recurring attacks targeting its men, said the administration's director.
Egyptian authorities will begin on Thursday clearing houses located in the border area of North Sinai's Rafah in preparation for expanding the "buffer zone" between Egypt and the Gaza Strip, described as phase II.
A policeman was injured when an improvised explosive device (IED) went off late Wednesday night near a police station in Egypt's town of Fayoum.
As a result of the recent stint of wintry conditions plaguing Egypt, a minaret has been blown off of a mosque and a sea-vessel has crashed into a dock of a local port in the coastal city of Alexandria on Wednesday.
An aide of former Islamist President Mohamed Morsi, Khaled al-Qazzaz, received a release order from Attorney General Hisham Barakat Dec. 29 but he is still under detention in the hospital, wrote Qazzaz’s wife Sara Attia on the “Free Khaled Al-Qazzaz” website Tuesday.
More than 250 senior banking officials have resigned since the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) along with public banks decided to apply the new Maximum Wage Law, effective from July 2014, according to a Youm7 analysis published Wednesday.
Details on the timeline of the parliamentary elections and the date of the opening of a window to declare candidacy will be announced Thursday during a news conference, announced a Tuesday statement by the Egyptian High Elections Committee (HEC).
Egypt and the United States’ need mutual trust and improved military cooperation for Cairo to be able to combat surging terrorism, said Steven A. Cook a member at the US think tank Council on Foreign Relations.
Police officer Diaa Aboul Fotouh died of injuries while he was defusing a bomb near the Talbiya Police Department on Haram Street. He had been taken to hospital and was in serious condition.
The Sohag Criminal Court on Tuesday sentenced the former deputy sheriff of the Saqalta Police Station to three years in prison, another police officer and two police corporals to life imprisonment in absentia, and eight other policemen to 10 years, all for assaulting the judiciary and storming the Saqalta Prosecution headquarters.
The Popular Current Party, initially founded by leftist politician and former presidential candidate Hamdeen Sabahi, will not officially participate in the coming parliamentary elections, it announced on Tuesday.
Egypt's Foreign Ministry urged on Monday foreign journalists operating in the country to "exercise caution, fact-check circulating information and confirm it through official sources before publishing."
Security forces have raised the security measures to the highest levels all over the country, in conjunction with Coptic Christmas celebrations in the different governorates, Youm7 reported.
The official Moroccan TV Channel One has triggered tension in the relations between Egypt and Morocco last Thursday when it said in the evening news that President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi led a coup against the elected president Mohamed Morsy.
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi arrived in Kuwait on Monday morning, his first official visit to the Gulf state since his election last year.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi was chosen as the “best political figure” for 2014 according to The Egyptian Center for Public Opinion Research (Baseera) Monday, in which Sisi garnered a 54 percent vote.
Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb and other seven ministers and a number of media hosts, journalists and artists signed Monday a document pledging to protect the Nile water.
Revenge attacks on Muslim places of worship have begun in France following yesterday's massacre at the office of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris.