Protests commenced on Sunday in support of toppled Islamist president Mohamed Morsi in Cairo and elsewhere, with one fatality, as the country marks the 40th anniversary of the 1973 Arab-Israeli war.
Two Canadians detained in Cairo for almost two months were released after investigators found they had been working as journalists and had not participated in violence.
Mohamed Badran, head of the Egyptian Students Union, conveyed the students' dissatisfaction with military education as he greeted Major General Sayyed Abdel Hady, head of popular and military defense forces, for the 40th anniversary of the 6th October War victory.
Egypt is taking steps towards launching its first power-generating nuclear plant in Dabaa, located on the Mediterranean Coast, announced interim-President Adly Mansour in a televised statement.
On Thursday 10 October, the Cairo Opera House celebrates its Silver Jubilee. The day marks 25 years of activities in the institution that opened its doors some 17 years after the great Khedivial (Royal) Opera House tragically burned to the ground on 28 October 1971.
Chief of the Egyptian Natural Gas Company (GASCO) Ashraf Zaki said saboteurs planted a bomb at the communication chamber of the al-Mariotteya gas chamber on the Tanash-Dahshour pipeline.
Egypt’s ranking in the Global Competitiveness Index of the World Economic Forum has fallen for the 4th consecutive year.
Several labour groups and parties denounced the violent dispersal of a sit-in by dismissed public sector workers on Thursday.
Prime Minister Hazem al-Beblawy headed to the Cairo International Airport to receive Bahraini King Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa who arrived on Thursday afternoon, Reuters reported.
The Egyptian Cabinet decided to hold its weekly meeting at the Civil Aviation Ministry, located close to Cairo International Airport.
The interim government has threatened imposing a so-called “mandatory pricing list” on merchants to fight soaring commodity prices and merchants’ “greed,” giving them a grace period of only one week to lower their prices and to follow the new pricing guideline.
Egypt’s Alexandria Criminal Court has adjourned on Tuesday the retrial of the two policemen accused of torturing 28-year-old Khaled Said to death. The court will resume the trial on 2 December 2013.
Egypt halted tourism activities with Iran on Tuesday citing security concerns, a Tourism Ministry spokeswoman said, further distancing itself from Tehran after former Islamist President Mohamed Morsi tried to improve ties.
An exhibition of ancient artifacts that narrowly survived the turmoil of the 2011 Egyptian uprising opened in Cairo on Monday under the title "Destruction and Restoration."
EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton is expected to meet with Muslim Brotherhood figures during a three-day visit to Cairo, to push for reconciliation with the transitional government.
Security forces on Tuesday arrested six activists outside Alexandria criminal court, where the retrial of alleged killers of Khaled Said was taking place.
The activists were arrested for insulting the Interior Ministry after chanting against police officers.
The number of factories seeking government assistance in order to resume operations in Egypt has reached 790, Minister for Industry and Foreign Trade Mounir Fakhry Abdel-Nour announced on Tuesday.
Amr Moussa, who heads the 50-member committee amending Egypt's constitution, said the new constitution will be "radically different" from its 2012 predecessor.
Clashes erupted outside Alexandria Criminal Court on Tuesday as the retrial resumed of two policemen accused of killing Khaled Said.
Protesters chanted against the interior minister and fought with the security forces.
Egyptian prosecutors on Sunday extended by 45 days the detention of two Canadians on hunger strike more than a month after their arrest during nationwide unrest, their lawyer said.
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