A local initiative monitored 13 incidents of sexual harassment in downtown Cairo on Monday, first day of Eid al-Fitr, despite the intense security preparations.
Egypt's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has condemned Israel's excessive use of force against civilians in the Palestinian Gaza strip, said a government statement issued on Monday.
The Egyptian armed forces attacked several hideouts for "terrorists" in North Sinai, the army spokesman said in a statement on Monday.
The government has set around 3,000 place for prayer and warned against using the spaces for any political campaigning.
Egypt's Foreign Affairs Ministry has condemned the killing of Egyptians in Libya's Tripoli on Saturday and demanded that the Libyan government takes responsibility for the incident which it described as "horrible", the state-owned news agency said.
The economist behind a plan to unlock at least $380 billion (222 billion pounds) worth of assets from Egypt's black market says President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi must first restore another asset that has depreciated over the years: the trust of a wary public.
Tribal leaders there say Sisi, former head of the army, urged them to help Egypt confront what could be a security nightmare for the biggest Arab nation: Islamist militants operating just over the frontier in Libya.
In the northwest corner of the Nile Delta, Ibrahim Sharaf Al-Dein fires up his diesel-powered pump next to a murky canal only to watch it spew out a yellowish froth.
In the Nile Delta province of Qalubiya, lifelong residents remember the days when lush farmland stretched as far as the eye could see.
Many Egyptians celebrated Sisi’s electoral victory in Tahrir Square upon its announcement, and posters, pictures and other Sisi iconography remain prevalent on the streets.
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