The 96-year-old Wafd Party is poised to withdraw from an electoral list deemed to have the best chances for a parliamentary election success, a member of the party’s supreme board said, two days after the elections were postponed indefinitely over the unconstitutionality of its regulations.
Egypt's Administrative Court issued on Tuesday a ruling halting the parliamentary elections which were due to begin later this month.
Egypt plans to add subsidised cooking oil to a new smart card system implemented last year, Supplies Minister Khaled Hanafi said on Monday, a move aimed at saving money and cutting down queues for poor consumers.
Ministry of Interior spokesperson Hany Abdel Latif said more terrorist attacks are expected after the bomb explosion outside the High Court in downtown Cairo on Monday.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi meet Tuesday for the first time with specialists from the economic development council, to discuss preparations for the economic conference scheduled March 13-15 in Sharm el-Sheikh.
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Egypt's top prosecutor ordered on Monday the release of 120 preventively-detained students and elderly people.
A Pharaonic royal rest house had been discovered east of the Suez Canal, Antiquities Minister Mamdouh al-Damaty said on Monday.
Egypt's central bank kept the pound steady at 7.53 pounds to the dollar at a foreign exchange auction on Monday.
Around 250 Egyptians arrived in Cairo early Monday after being airlifted from the Algerian-Libyan border for the first time since Egyptians have been returning to their homeland, Major General Tarek Fathy, deputy head of the Cairo International Airport, told Ahram Online.
Around 1,100 Arab and foreign investors have confirmed their participation at the upcoming Egypt Economic Development Conference scheduled to take place in Sharm el-Sheikh March 13-15, Minister of Investment Ashraf Salman said Monday.
The French government loaned Egypt 3.2 billion euros to finance the recent multi billion-euro purchase of French military equipment, Egypt's president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said in an interview on al-Arabiya TV on Saturday.
Egypt has postponed parliamentary elections originally set to start in less than three weeks, after the country's highest court struck down one of the laws regulating the electoral process.
Tens of lawyers have gathered outside the Lawyers’ Syndicate in downtown Cairo on Sunday to protest the alleged killing by police of their colleague.
A number of Giza residents demonstrated on Sunday on Hussein Hegazy Street, next to the Cabinet headquarters, demanding the construction of more government-sponsored housing units.
International efforts are necessary to prevent any harm against Red Sea security and international maritime navigation, said the Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi said during talks with Saudi Monarch Salman bin Abdulaziz Sunday.
A Shubra prosecutor ordered on Thursday the detention of three men accused of killing a domesticated animal for four days pending investigations.
A man was killed and seven others were injured in explosions which occurred in Greater Cairo early Thursday, reported state television citing the Health Ministry.
The East Cairo Prosecution ordered on Thursday the detention of two Homeland Security officers accused of torturing to death a lawyer in custody, a prosecutor said.
Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi is set to meet the Jordanian King Abdullah II to discuss political developments in the Middle East on Thursday, Al-Ahram Arabic news website reported Thursday.
Sixteen human rights advocacy groups have condemned jail terms issued against renowned secular activist Alaa Abdel Fattah and 24 others for taking part into protests against military trials back in 2013.
Manpower and Immigration Minister Nahed al-Ashry said there are 500,000 to 800,000 Egyptians working in Libya, mostly in farms and the service sector.