Egypt's Cabinet says it will take "all legal measures necessary to confront acts of terrorism and road-blocking" in an apparent warning to supporters of deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi who have been camping out in two Cairo sit-ins since the president's ouster.
Ex- Prime Minister Hisham Qandil will be imprisoned for one year, state-run Al-Ahram reported on Wedneday. Qandil, who was tried by a court in Dokki, had been sentenced for failing to execute a court order pertaining to the reinstatement of employees at a linen company, in addition to failing to annul the sale of the aforementioned company to a Saudi businessman.
Egypt’s military-backed government has ordered the police to break up the sit-in protests by supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi, saying they pose an “unacceptable threat” to national security.
The National Council for Childhood and Motherhood filed a report on Tuesday to Public Prosecutor Hesham Barakat calling on him to take the necessary procedures to remove children from the Rabea al-Adaweya sit-in.
An African Union (AU) fact-finding delegation currently in Egypt met ousted president Mohamed Morsi on Wednesday.
Vice President for foreign affairs Mohamed ElBaradei held a press conference on Tuesday afternoon with EU foreign policy Catherine Ashton to discuss Ashton's visit to Cairo and her talks with various political actors in Egypt.
Giza District Attorney Yasser al-Tallawy has said that prosecutors have ordered the detention of Abul Ela Mady, president of the Wasat Party, and Essam Sultan, its vice president, for 15 days pending investigation.
Supporters of deposed president Mohamed Morsi, led by the Muslim Brotherhood, have taken to the streets in several marches across Cairo to protest against "police brutality" after the recent Nasr City violence
Tamarod would like to see a new constitution for Egypt rather than just amendments to President Mohamed Morsy's 2012 Constitutional Declaration, spokesperson Mahmoud Badr said.
Two conscripts were injured in Sinai after three security headquarters were attacked in Arish, according to a security source.
Egypt allowed Europes top diplomat to meet deposed Islamist president Mohamed Mursi on Monday, flying her after dark to Mursis secret detention facility but ruling out any role for him in ending the turmoil convulsing the country.
Egypt's interim Prime Minister Hazem El-Beblawi said on Monday that the transfer of power from the president to him to declare emergency law does not mean that he will necessarily take such as a meassure
Clashes erupted in several governorates on Sunday between supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi and his opponents.
Egyptian Defense Minister Abdel Fattah al-Sisi met with European Union Foreign Policy Chief Catherine Ashton on Monday to discuss the latest developments in Egypt.
Egyptian authorities allowed a delegation of human rights organizations to visit deposed President Mohamed Morsy on 7 July at his detention facility, where he is being kept for 15 days pending investigations into a litany of charges.
Tamarod and Al-Tayaar Al-Sha’aby proposed initiatives Sunday night asking human rights organisations to “ensure demonstrations are free of weapons and violence.”
European Union foreign policy high representative Catherine Ashton is expected in Egypt on Sunday evening for a political crisis mediation.
A few hundred employees of the oldest national Egyptian bank, Misr Bank, gathered on Sunday at the main branch in downtown Cairo to call for the chairman to reverse his decisions to restructure the organisation and for his dismissal along with the board.
Egypt's interim President Adly Mansour has given Prime Minister Hazem El-Beblawi the power to grant the military the right to arrest civilians after a weekend of violence between supporters of the country's deposed leader and security forces.
Vice-President Mohamed ElBaradei announced on Sunday that he is determined to put an end to the bloodshed in Egypt.
Egypt's "Rebel" (Tamarod) campaign issued a statement Sunday saying they are highly concerned with comments made by Minister of Interior Mohamed Ibrahim that they understood as foregrounding the possible return of the notorious Mubarak era state security apparatus.
The Light of the Desert-Documentary on St Macarius Monastery, Egypt