CAIRO: Journalists withdrew from the 50-member committee press conference held by head of the committee Amr Moussa and Sameh Ashour, chairman of the Lawyer Association, protesting the refusal of the committee members to answer their questions.
Twenty new provisions protecting freedoms have been incorporated into Egypt's draft charter, a spokesperson has said.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Nabil Fahmy met with the United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Robert Serry on Tuesday in Cairo to discuss ongoing peace efforts between Israel and Palestine. The two sides also discussed the issue of Israeli settlement activity in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.
Lawyer Farid al-Deeb, head of former President Hosni Mubarak's defense, has said his client is free to move across Egypt after the lifting of the state of emergency.
The United States welcomed the lifting Tuesday of a three-months long state of emergency in Egypt, imposed after the ouster of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi.
CAIRO: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs summoned Turkey’s ambassador to Cairo Hussein Awni Botasaly Tuesday regarding statements made by Turkish officials about Egypt, reported Youm7.
Egypt's administrative court ordered on Tuesday that the state of emergency be lifted at 4 pm this afternoon, and not on Thursday as was previously announced by the cabinet.
A survey conducted by the Egyptian Center for Public Opinion Research, also known as Baseera, has revealed that 62 percent of Egyptians approve of an anti-terrorism act while 57 percent agree to another draft law dealing with political demonstrations.
Egypt has been ranked the worst country in the Arab League states for women’s rights, according to a recent poll conducted by Thomson Reuters conduct a poll on women’s rights, with Comoros rated as the best.
Defense Minister Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will talk with his Russian counterpart, Sergei Shoigu, about ways to build on military cooperation with Egypt in the future, said a military source.
Tourism Ministry has announced the cabinet decision to cancel the state of emergency, taking effect in South Sinai and the Red Sea starting Tuesday.
The killing of 11-year-old Mohamed Badawi was a “crime against humanity,” according to the Egyptian Organisation for Human Rights (EOHR). The rights group strongly condemned the death of the minor, who was killed last Friday when clashes erupted between pro-Mohamed Morsi demonstrators and residents of the Omraneya area of Giza.
Unknown gunmen launched a concerted attack on a radio station in a-Masa’eed, Arish early on Monday.
During his visit to Kafr al-Sheikh on Monday, Irrigation and Water Resources Minister Mohamed Abdel Muttelib signed the "Complete Your Favour" campaign form which is demanding Defense Minister Abdel Fattah al-Sisi run for president in the next election.
A Russian warship has docked in Egypt's port of Alexandria in a move that officials said was aimed at bolstering Cairo's relations with Moscow ahead of one of the highest level visits by Russian officials to the country in decades.
Female detainees recently arrested at Alexandria protests have denied being abused or forced to take pregnancy tests, according to Association of Freedom of Thought and Expression (AFTE) spokesperson Nada Kabbary.
Former presidential hopeful Khaled Ali announced on Sunday his resignation from Egypt's Socialist Popular Alliance Party (SPAP), in another blow to the group amid recurrent walkouts.
CAIRO: At least three percent of the public budget should be allocated to the health sector, said Magdy Yacoub, a professor of cardiothoracic surgery and a member of the 50-member committee tasked with amending the 2012 constitution.
SHARQIA, Egypt: The cases of people suffering from poisoning in Zahraa Village, Sharqia reached 82 after four other people were diagnosed with the same symptoms, and were transferred to al-Hemayat Hospital in Zagazig, the governorate’s capital.
The Minister of Industry and Trade Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour told Al-Masry Al-Youm in an interview that the cabinet has made many achievements, but failed to market them locally and internationally in media, adding that the Euromoney Conference would be a good chance to announce what has been accomplished over the past months.
CAIRO: Tamarod is meeting with its members and members of the political bureau, including Mahmoud Badr, Mohamed Abdel Aziz, and Hassan Shaheen. They will meet on Thursday to discuss how to commemorate the anniversary of Mohamed Mahmoud clashes.
A small group of activists stage a one hour protest outside the Shura Council on Saturday 9 November to call for a no to military trials for civilians