Following the corruption acquittal and dropping of murder charges against former President Hosni Mubarak, his security deputies and former Interior Minister Habib al-Adly, many political forces expressed extreme disappointment by taking to the streets Saturday evening.
A number of political parties and movements announced their plans for demonstrations Sunday Nov. 30 in objection to Saturday’s acquittal of former president Hosni Mubarak on graft charges, and the dropping of murder charges for the death of protesters during the January 25 Revolution.
Egypt's presidency issued its first official reaction to Saturday's court verdict in which former autocrat Hosni Mubarak was cleared of corruption and murder charges, saying the president has full confidence in the country's judicial system.
Transparency International has criticised an Egyptian court's decision to acquit toppled president Hosni Mubarak of corruption charges, describing the ruling as a "serious setback."
The Egyptian Company for Metro Management & Operation closed on Sunday the Abdel Nasser Metro Station, citing security reasons.
Alexandria Court for Urgent Matters dismissed a case demanding banning religious parties from running in the upcoming parliamentary elections, citing a lack of jurisdiction.
Five people were sentenced to life in the Nile Delta city of Damietta after being found guilty of kidnapping a prosecutor for ransom last May.
Guarding strategic facilities has been handed over to the armed forces as of Wednesday evening, an army source said Thursday.
French President François Hollande has called for Egypt to continue what he called its “democratic transition process” as he welcomed President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to Paris.
Egypt's central bank said on Thursday it would keep its overnight deposit and lending rates unchanged at 9.25 percent and 10.25 percent respectively after a policy meeting, in line with most analysts' expectations in a Reuters poll.
Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi agreed on Wednesday with his French counterpart François Hollande to activate French investments and projects in Egypt worth 796 million Euros, Sisi said.
Military central command units have raised combat readiness ahead of carrying out security missions to preserve public and private properties in greater Cairo.
Cairo Governor Galal Mostafa has decided to close the Al-Azhar tunnel from 10 pm on Thursday 27 November to the morning of Saturday 29 November in anticipation for the protests slated for the 28 November, Al-Masry Al-Youm reports.
Cabinet has approved a draft law amending some terms of the penal code no.58 for the year 1937, to be referred to the legislative committee.
Nearly 700 bridges out of the 1706 bridges in Egypt are on the verge of collapse, head of the General Authority For Roads, Bridges & Land Transport said Wednesday, adding that 75% of the roads need maintenance.
The death toll from a building which collapsed north of Cairo earlier on Tuesday rose to 15, reported state-run news agency MENA.
Strong Egypt Party, headed by former presidential candidate Abdel Moneim Aboul Fotouh, will not participate in the protests scheduled for Friday, November 28, its spokesman said Monday.
Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab chaired on Monday 24/11/2014 a meeting with the ministers of tourism, petroleum, aviation, culture and antiquities to discuss means to increase the number of incoming tourists.
Egypt is speeding up talks with neighboring Cyprus to import natural gas for its domestic use and for possible re-export to other countries, the Egyptian petroleum minister said Tuesday.
Three people were killed on Monday when an electricity transformer exploded in the Hikestep area due to the heavy rains, a security source told Al-Masry Al-Youm.
Noha was heading towards the metro station near her home in Maadi recently, when a stranger began following her and addressing her with abusive sexual comments. “I couldn’t find anything to threaten him except for the pin on my veil, so I just started to run away from him,” she said.