Presidential hopeful Hamdeen Sabbahi has accused his rival's campaign, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, of bribing citizens to sign endorsements for the former defense minister's candidacy.
Millions of Egyptians have marked the national holiday of Sham El-Nessim by visiting parks and coastal cities.
The Presidential Elections Commission announced Sunday it has closed its doors to any further presidential candidates for the 2014 elections, scheduled for 26 and 27 May.
Egypt could witness a “remarkable breakthrough’ in housing after 5 to 7 years, if various efforts are combined to achieve this, Undersecretary of Real Estate Investment Division at the Federation of Egyptian Chambers of Commerce (FEDCOC) Tarek Shoukri said late Saturday.
A resolution of the General Assembly of the International Press Institute calling on the Egyptian government to review its use of anti-terrorism laws against journalists:
The Egypt Sat 2 satellite was launched into orbit on Wednesday night from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Egyptian media reports. The satellite was attached to a Russian Soyuz rocket and separated eight minutes after take-off. It is for agriculture, mining, the environment, climate and weather forecasting. .
Dozens of Egyptian journalists protested on Thursday afternoon against the recent violence they've been subjected to while covering events in the field as well as what they say is a campaign to prevent them from doing their jobs.
A court in Giza will announce its verdict in the retrial of Mubarak-era interior minister Habib El-Adly on 12 June.
Egypt's Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab ordered on Wednesday that the screening of a film starring Hayfa Wahbi be suspended until it is re-assessed by the censorship authority, reported the state news agency.
Egypt's tourism revenues dropped 43 percent in the first quarter of 2014 to $1.3 billion, Adela Ragab, the country's economic adviser to the Minister of Tourism, told Reuters on Wednesday.
Former Egyptian finance minister Youssef Boutros Ghali was released following his arrest in Paris on an international warrant over corruption charges from his time in Hosni Mubarak's government, a judicial source said on Wednesday.
The Egyptian foreign ministry said on Tuesday it had summoned Iran’s chargé d’affaires to protest meetings between members of the Muslim Brotherhood and Iranian diplomats.
Minister of Finance Hani Qadri said on Tuesday 15/4/2014 that the government works on rebuilding confidence in the Egyptian economy through the creation of institutional infrastructure that soundly manage the country's economy.
A number of Egyptian political movements and parties have started a nationwide campaign calling for the country's controversial protest law to be revoked and for all those detained under it to be released.
Quantities supplied to the national gas distribution network will be temporarily reduced by 5% from 17 to 27 April, a Monday statement from Ministry of Electricity said.
Egypt “has not asked for financial support,” but the International Monetary Fund will consider offering support “in the same way that we would to any other member”, said Masood Ahmed, director of IMF’s Middle East and Central Asia department Monday during a press briefing on the region’s economic outlook.
Gunmen launched three rocket propelled grenades (RPGs) at an army checkpoint in the city of Sheikh Zuwayed in North Sinai on Monday night.
Egypt, facing the worst energy shortages for years, has set limits for electricity use at mosques as part of government efforts to ease the impact of power cuts already affecting homes and factories.
Annual consultations between Egypt and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will take place after the coming presidential elections, said Egypt's Finance Minister Hany Kadry Dimian.
Egypt, grappling with an energy crunch, will enforce a ban on the production and import of air conditioners that can be set lower than 20 degrees Celsius, aiming to reassure citizens and industry hit with power cuts and fuel shortages.
An Egyptian court on Monday ruled that the al-Qaida-inspired Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis be listed as a terrorist organization, state-run Nile TV reported.
H.H. Pope Tawadros Congratulates the Coptic People for Easter