A few days ahead of the retrial of the Al Jazeera journalists in Egypt, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s office said Tuesday that he has sent letters to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi about jailed Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy.
Egypt's finance minister said on Wednesday there were no plans for now to consider an IMF financing package after the international lender gave a cautiously optimistic assessment of the country's financial management.
A 70-year-old woman was killed and another was injured Wednesday after a tree fell on them near a school in Menoufia, Youm7 reported.
Candidates seeking to stand in Egypt's coming parliamentary polls began registering on 8 February. Official statistics show that by the end of Tuesday – or 10 February – the number of candidates who had been able to register in the three days had reached a total 3332, with most of them aiming to stand as independents.
Egypt's President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi and Russian President Vladimir Putin have signed an agreement for Russia to construct a nuclear power plant to generate electricity in Egypt, the Ahram Arabic news website reported on Tuesday.
The sale of 24 Dassault Aviation-built Rafale fighter jets to Egypt is "imminent", a French source said, adding that the French and Egyptian defence ministries, and Dassault were holding technical talks on Tuesday.
The total expenditure on the parliamentary elections campaigning by candidates was between LE7 billion and LE10 billion, in addition to the money spent by the police and military over securing the election, according to a report issued by Cairo Center for Economic and Strategic Studies.
Around 150 real estate developers in the private sector have been invited to attend the upcoming Egypt Economic Development Conference scheduled next month, Minister of Housing Moustafa Madbouly announced Tuesday.
Egypt's Wafd Party has called for an urgent meeting on Wednesday to discuss some members' concerns that security bodies are interfering in the scheduled parliamentary elections.
Egypt's Cabinet has indefinitely suspended the national soccer league after at least 22 fans were killed in a stampede and clashes with police outside a Cairo stadium, three years after Egypt witnessed one of the deadliest soccer riots in the sport's history.
The presidency offered condolences to the families of those who were killed Sunday evening during a football game between Zamalek and Enpi clubs in the Air Force Stadium of Cairo in a Monday statement.
Russian president Vladimir Putin arrived in Cairo late Monday, leading a delegation of ministers on a two-day visit, state-run news agency MENA reported.
Joint Egyptian-Saudi navy maneuver Morgan 15 is underway in the Red Sea waters of Saudi Arabia, military spokesperson Mohamed Samir stated on Facebook Monday.
The Egyptian pound stabilized for the 5th consecutive sale at 7.53 per U.S. dollar at a regular central bank auction Monday, after 10 depreciations since Jan. 18 in a fight against the black market.
Steel tycoon and one-time mover and shaker under former autocrat Hosni Mubarak announced in a statement that he would run for the upcoming parliamentary elections.
Egypt's pound was sold at 7.53 per dollar for the fourth central bank auction in a row on Sunday, steadying after a fall that started in mid-January, and was stronger on the black market.
A seminar held on the sidelines of Cairo International Book Fair has warned of the grave consequences of an Israeli project linking the Dead Sea with the Red Sea.
Sources have told Al-Masry Al-Youm that former presidential hopeful and former Mubarak-era minister Ahmed Shafiq, who currently chairs the National Movement Party, has been preparing for the upcoming parliamentary elections from Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Egypt’s government is working on slashing the budget deficit to 8 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) in the coming four years, Youm7 quoted Minister of Investment Ashraf Salman Sunday.
Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi approved on Thursday the new governors' reshuffle proposed by Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb, the presidential spokesman announced.
Cairo's central Sadat metro station will reopen soon after being closed for a year and half, the head of police transportation police, Major Gen. El-Sayed Gad has told Ahram Online.