President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, head of the Supreme Council of Armed Forces (SCAF), issued a decree on to form a new joint military command to fight terrorism east of the Suez Canal.
The Ministry of Interior announced Sunday it will release a total number of 312 prisoners, part of commemorating fourth anniversary of the 25 January Revolution and Police Day.
Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb travelled to Kuwait on Sunday for a three-day visit, along with the ministers for investment and housing, and the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) governor.
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will meet on Sunday with several heads of political parties to tackle security developments in Sinai.
Egypt's pound weakened to LE7.51 per dollar, from LE7.49 at the last sale, at a central bank auction on Sunday, the weakest level it has been allowed to reach since auctions began in December 2012.
Egypt is considering whether to reduce fuel subsidies by 20 billion Egyptian pounds ($2.64 billion) next fiscal year, but it needs to study the social implications before coming to a decision, the investment minister said on Thursday.
Egypt's Democratic Current Alliance says it is still mulling its stance on the country's upcoming parliamentary poll, but observers say a possible boycott of the elections is unlikely to have significant political consequences.
Egypt's pound weakened to 7.49 per dollar, from 7.46 at yesterday's sale, at a central bank auction on Thursday, the weakest level it has been allowed to reach since auctions began in December 2012.
A number of activists protested briefly in Talaat Harb Square, where Shaimaa al-Sabbagh was killed Jan. 24, before Assistant to Minister of Interior Ehab Roushdi requested they leave in a microphone, according to Youm7.
Shaimaa Al Sabbagh’s family refused to accuse anyone of killing their daughter during testimony to the prosecution Wednesday night, Youm7 reported.
The Health Ministry said on Wednesday that 15 people were injured in bombings on Tuesday in several governorates, with nine in an explosion in Mostorod, including seven from the security forces, one in Kafr al-Sheikh, two in the Sixth of October City and three on Haram Street.
Overlooking the Cairo Tower, the Opera House and the Arab League building, 150-year-old Kasr al-Nil Bridge is guarded by four lions and has become a meeting place for people who come to it to breathe some fresh air in the summer heat.
Egypt's Supreme Administrative Court approved on Wednesday a request by former army general Sami Anan to form a political party, while it rejected a similar request by Tamarod youth group's co-founder.
A street vendor and his sister were injured following an explosion in a market in Egypt’s Delta governorate of Sharqia Wednesday, Youm7 reported.
Seven security forces personnel and two civilians were injured in an explosion at a security checkpoint in Qalioubiya governorate on Tuesday afternoon, the health ministry has said.
Three people killed on Tuesday an Egyptian doctor in the Yemeni governorate of Aden before fleeing the scene.
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will be in Ethiopia on Thursday to head Egypt's delegation in the African Summit in Addis Ababa.
Security forces evacuated a building at the Heliopolis Court on Tuesday after finding two explosive devices in its vicinity, a security official said.
Alaa and Gamal Mubarak were released from prison on Monday, one day after the fourth anniversary of the January 2011 uprising, which toppled their father after over 30 years in power, a security source told state news agency MENA.
Unidentified assailants threw an explosive device at a check point in Qalioubiya on Tuesday morning, Al-Ahram Arabic news website reported.
The British foreign ministry on Tuesday condemned the recent violence in Egypt and the use of deadly force against protesters.
British Minister for the Middle East
Revenge attacks on Muslim places of worship have begun in France following yesterday's massacre at the office of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris.