The 50-member committee responsible for amending Egypt’s constitution may reexamine constitutional statements that limit freedom of religion to followers of Islam, Judaism and Christianity, according to a leading member of the committee.
Egyptian armed forces' operations in the restive Sinai Peninsula will not run on a deadline, military spokesperson Ahmed Mohamed Ali said late Monday.
Interim Minister of Foreign Affairs Nabil Fahmy and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov both stressed the importance of the relationship between their two countries on the first of two days of discussions being held in Moscow.
Egyptian authorities are set to reduce the hours of the nightly curfew in key governorates from 11pm-6am to 12am-5am, an official source told Al-Ahram's Arabic news website on Monday.
The cabinet released a statement on Monday on behalf of interim Prime Minister Hazem El-Beblawi, announcing that it had approved the formation of a fact-finding committee to investigate violence that took place on 30 June and the ensuing weeks.
Egypt's constitution-drafting committee is unlikely to amend Article Two which defines the role of Islamic law in legislation, committee spokesperson Mohamed Salmawi said on Sunday.
The total number of casualties in the armed forces in Sinai since January 2011 has reached 125, in addition to over 996 injuries amongst forces members, said Military spokesperson Ahmed Mohamed Aly.
A coalition of political movements announced they will stage a protest Monday in Talaat Harb Square against the extention of the state of emergency and curfew, the random arrests of civilians and the trial of civilians before military courts.
The trial for reporter Ahmad Abu Deraa was postponed to Sunday by the military court of Ismailia after the defense asked for a period to inspect documents and charges.
An Egyptian judge on Saturday named top security officials to testify in the retrial of former President Hosni Mubarak on charges related to the killings of around 900 protesters during the 2011 uprising that led to his ouster.
Three survivors from the crew of a sunken ship at Hurghada port were found Sunday.
Cairo Metro lines were running as normal on Sunday morning, according to Transportation Directorate chief Mounir al-Sayed, despite a protest led by a pro-Morsy alliance aimed at shutting down the train service.
Egypt has detained a Turkish citizen on suspicion of spying and collusion with the Muslim Brotherhood, the state news agency MENA said on Saturday.
A military court in Ismailia has adjourned the trial of Al-Masry Al-Youm reporter Ahmed Abu Deraa in North Sinai until Wednesday.
Egyptians began casting their votes on Saturday in the referendum on the country's new constitution.
A group of young, leading Wafd Party members held a press conference on Wednesday in front of the shrine of Saad Zaghloul (the party founder) to demand al-Sayed al-Badawy resign from his position as party head. They called for a presidential council to manage the party until the election of a new preside
Ahmed abdel Zaher, member of the executive bureau of Only-Egyptian Tamarod, said 13 leaders and dozens of members in Assiut submitted their resignations from Tamarod. The Only-Egyptian Tamarod had previously split from the main Tamarod campaign in Cairo.
Egypt’s telecommunications sector might be heading for an international showdown, as the government presses ahead with plans to issue a controversial fourth virtual mobile licence to fixed-line operator Telecom Egypt (TE).
An investigation is underway into the looting of Ancient Egyptian artefacts from Mit-Rahina (once known as Memphis).
The military prosecution ordered Wednesday that Egyptian journalist Ahmed Abu Deraa stand trial before a military court Sunday, reported the privately-owned news website Al-Masry Al-Youm.
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