The suspended sentence of one year in prison of prominent activist Alaa Abd el-Fattah was upheld Monday; he is charged with torching former Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq’s presidential campaign headquarters in May 2012.
Egypt's Housing Ministry signed with the United Arab Emirates an agreement on Monday which sees the latter delivering 50 thousand housing units, worth $1.5 billion.
The Defense Ministry has given itself a majority stake in the new national entity controlling the national telecommunications infrastructure, according to daily business newspaper Al Borsa.
An Egyptian court ordered in remand a police officer charged with killing leftist activist Shaimaa El-Sabagh during a peaceful protest, adjourning the trial to 14 May after the first session was held on Sunday.
Justice Minister Mahmoud Saber has declined to retract the controversial remarks he made in which he suggested social status is vital when it comes to appointment in the judiciary.
A power cut which knocked Egyptian state television channels off air briefly on Saturday was caused by a malfunction in the main lighting system of the Maspero building in central Cairo which houses the stations, a senior government official said.
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi has invited his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, to attend the inauguration of the new Suez Canal project, scheduled to take place in August.
Egypt's inflation rate dropped to 11 percent in April year on year, compared to 11.8 percent in March, the Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics announced on Sunday.
An Egyptian court sentenced former president Hosni Mubarak and his two sons to three years in jail without parole on Saturday in the retrial of a corruption case, although the trio is unlikely to go to jail again.
An Egyptian senior diplomatic official has said the meeting Cairo is holding in the last 10 days of May to discuss a political solution for the situation in Libya would be attended by 150 Libyan tribe leaders from different parts of the country.
Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi on Thursday personally received the first batch of Ethiopian workers to return from Libya through Egypt at Cairo International Airport.
The Court of Cassation adjourned on Thursday the verdict regarding an appeal filed by the prosecution against the acquittal of former President Hosni Mubarak, his two sons, and former Interior Minister Habib al-Adly, as well as six formeer security officers, to 4 June.
Access Power MEA intends to invest $600 million in the renewable energy sector in Egypt over the next three years, to build solar and wind plants to produce 300 megawatt (MW), al-Borsa news reported.
The Health Ministry said in a statement on Thursday that 1,109 private medical facilities in 21 different governorates have been closed down in the first quarter of 2015 due to violations and irregularities.
A new US$500 million project will improve access to homeownership and rental units for low-income households in Egypt. The Egypt Inclusive Housing Finance Program, approved by the World Bank’s Board of Directors today, will reach 4.2 million people, including an estimated 1.6 million beneficiaries living below the poverty line and generate an estimated 1.5 million temporary construction jobs over a 5-year period, the life of the program.
Egypt's foreign reserves climbed to $20.53 billion in April, up 34 percent from the previous month, following the reception of new deposits of up to $6 billion from the Gulf.
Egypt’s Defence Minister Sedki Sobhi and his Spanish counterpart, Pedro Morenes, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in military cooperation Tuesday, the first agreement between both countries since 1953.
Egypt will host the International Conference for the Protection of Human Heritage under the slogan "Threatened Cultural Heritage" Wednesday, May 13.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi met the Tunisian presidential office deputy Reda Belhaj, announced Egyptian presidential spokesperson Alaa Youssef Wednesday.
Egypt's Electricity Minister Mohamed Shaker said on Wednesday that Egypt will not witness a "power cut crisis" similar to the one it had witnessed last summer.
Egypt is to host a meeting of Libyan tribal leaders in late May in an attempt to "support and unify the Libyan people during their crisis," the Egyptian foreign ministry announced on Tuesday.