Egyptian authorities will open the Rafah border crossing for two days on Tuesday and Wednesday allowing passengers to travel from Egypt into Gaza, although not the other way around, Egyptian security sources told Ma'an.
One hundred and forty eight Egyptians have recently returned to Egypt from Libya, according to Major General Al-Anany Hammouda, Marsa Matrouh's security chief. There were 106 people who arrived legally, while the remaining 43 crossed the borders surreptitiously.
An Egyptian Housing Ministry official source revealed that negotiations with the UAE's Arabtec to create one million housing units in Egypt has been permanently dismissed because no serious steps were taken by the company to implement the project, according to economic daily newspaper Al-Mal.
Social media users circulated a video Saturday showing two youths bullying an old man and torching his beard with a lighter; allegedly in Helwan, south of Cairo.
Two people burned to death in a huge fire that broke out Sunday in a residential building on Mohy el-Din Abu el-Ezz St. in Cairo’s Dokki district, Youm7 reported.
Egypt has given the private sector a green light to import natural gas or liquefied natural gas (LNG), a government official said, a step that could encourage private investment in the energy sector while easing energy shortages.
Representatives from the Saudi Sisban Holdings and the Egyptian Mountain View construction companies are to sign contracts Thursday of two housing projects in the 6 October City and New Cairo, Youm7 reported.
A group of eight non-governmental organisations criticised the amendments of the environment law made by the environment ministry in April. The amendments addressed the procedures for using coal.
Education Minister Moheb al-Rafie has admitted high rates of writing and reading weakness among students, saying that he is the only education minister to admit the phenomenon.
Several museums all over the world house ancient Egyptian treasures but the iconic bust of Queen Nefertiti, currently on display at Berlin’s Neues Museum, remains one of Egypt’s top plundered artifacts.
Judges’ Club President Ahmed Al-Zend was sworn in Wednesday before President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi as Minister of Justice to replace former Minister Mahfouz Saber, who resigned after his “discriminatory remarks,” according to a statement from presidential spokesperson Alaa Youssef Wednesday.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi will meet Wednesday with General Lloyd Austin, commander of the U.S. Central Command, and the accompanying delegation to discuss regional and international developments, said the presidential spokesperson Alaa Youssef in a statement Wednesday.
Egypt's minister of higher education, Sayed Abdel Khalek was injured in a car accident in New Cairo on Wednesday, reported the state news agency MENA.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has insisted on meeting with President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Berlin, despite the fact that speaker of the German Bundestag Norbert Lammert said he would not meet with him because of human rights' violations in Egypt.
A new electricity law should be presented to President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi within days, according to Electricity and Renewable Energy minister Mohamed Shaker.
The Administrative Court in Cairo annulled on Tuesday a lawsuit demanding the previously-ruling National Democratic Party to be banned from involvement into politics.
Egypt’s antiquities minister has denied knowledge of activists officially accusing his ministry of "destroying" the Al-Abd Theatre excavation site in Alexandria.
The Free Egyptians Party has accused the United States of assaulting Egyptian sovereignty with the statement issued by the US State Department on the judicial sentences against the Muslim Brotherhood leaders in the cases pertaining to espionage and the storming of prisons during the revolution of January 25, 2011.
A UNESCO-sponsored campaign that aims at safeguarding the Middle East’s cultural heritage threatened by sectarianism and violence was launched in Cairo last week.
Egypt's stock market rose on Tuesday with the support of purchases made by Arab institutions and investment funds, one day after Egypt announced a two-year lift on the capital gains tax.
Egypt suspended a capital gains tax on Monday, sending shares soaring after a months-long downturn in which investors had complained of a lack of clarity about the new taxes, with some even taking the government to court.