Security forces have detained an Egyptian employee of the United States Embassy who worked as a liaison to the Muslim Brotherhood, Egyptian news reports said Wednesday, stirring fears of new pressure on Western diplomats who seek to contact the Islamist opposition.
Egypt's army chief headed to Russia on his first trip abroad since his ouster of the Islamist president, amid reports of a Gulf-funded $2 billion arms deal in the making with Moscow that would significantly expand Russia's military influence with a key U.S. ally in the Middle East.
Cairo Criminal Court acquitted police officer Mohammed Abdel-Moneim Ibrahim, commonly known as “Mohammad Al-Sunni”, in the case of killing protesters on 28 January 2011 at Al-Zawya Al- Hamra district, said state-owned Al-Ahram.
Some citizens gathered on Wednesday in front of Radio Theater on Talat Harb Street to express their refusal of Bassem Youssef’s show “Al-Bernameg.”
Egypt's irrigation minister has insisted that discussions with Ethiopia over its proposed hydroelectric dam are still in progress, despite recent media reports announcing that the negotiations between Cairo and Addis Ababa had failed.
The Interior Ministry denied Tuesday news reports about the torture or ill-treatment of detainees in prisons.
"The Interior Ministry stresses that what news websites, programs and media outlets circulate about complaints by detainees pending investigation over torture or ill-treatment is a void claim," the statement read.
One person was killed when part of a bridge collapsed in northeast Cairo early on Tuesday, state news agency MENA reported.
Minister of Defense Abdel Fatah al-Sisi met with the former head of the 50-member committeeAmr Mousa Tuesday at the headquarters of the Ministry of Defense in Kobry el-Koba.
Adel Wassily, general coordinator of Khaled Ali’s presidential campaign, said Ali is waiting for the issuance of the electoral law before deciding if he will run for president.
Hamdeen Sabbahi does not represent the National Salvation Front, said front secretary Omar el-Gendy on Tuesday.
Kasr El Nil Misdemeanor Court has postponed the retrial of activists Ahmed Maher, Ahmed Doma and Mohamed Adel to 10 March to hear their defense.
After a national dialogue concerning a newly-proposed presidential elections law, the majority of Egypt's political forces and public figures have rejected the possibility that the country's upcoming presidential polls, slated to occur by mid-April, will be open to appeals.
The Cairo Criminal Court heard a testimony and reviewed evidence in the retrial of ousted president Hosni Mubarak, his two sons Gamal and Alaa, former Interior Minister Habib El-Adly and business tycoon Hussein Salem on Monday.
The Tamarod movement officially announced, for the second time, its support for potential presidential candidate Defense Minister Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, in an urgent general assembly held Monday.
The presidency discusses Monday the proposals regarding the presidential elections law submitted by political parties and protecting the decisions of the Supreme Electoral Commission of being overturned or changed by the president.
Tamarod office of coastal governorates Alexandria, Beheira, and Matrouh withdrew confidence from campaign founder Mahmoud Badr for “violating regulations,” the office said in a statement Sunday.
Adviser to interim president for constitutional affairs Ali Awad said that Sunday was the deadline to receive suggestions over the upcoming presidential elections regulations.
The Cairo Criminal Court resumed on Sunday the retrial of ex-President Hosni Mubarak, his sons Alaa and Gamal, ex-Interior Minister Habib al-Adly, six former deputies and businessman Hussein Salem on charges of killing protesters and financial corruption.
Two political activists arrested during protests on the anniversary of the January 25 Revolution were subject to torture by police forces, political activist and spokesperson for the Al-Dostour Party Khaled Daoud said Sunday on his Twitter account.
During excavation work carried out Sunday inside a mastaba tomb found in Tel El-Tabila in Dakahliya, a collection of three skeletons, a large collection of ushabti figurines and two tombs were uncovered.
Egypt’s military spokesman Ahmed Ali has denied that army chief Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi told a Kuwaiti newspaper he would stand for president.
Pope Tawadros visited St Anthony Monastery in the Red Sea.
He ordained 3 monks as priests, also he consecrated St Mary and St Anthony new church in St Anthony Monastery.