Food prices have jumped up in September to make the biggest monthly increase in five years, EFG Hermes Holdings said in a research paper on Thursday.
Embassies that requested to observe Egypt's upcoming parliamentary elections will be granted the permits to do so next week, the High Election Committee said on Thursday.
Egypt's Interior Ministry said on Thursday that the Muslim Brotherhood's spokesman Gehad el-Hadad was transferred to the prison hospital yesterday for a regular check up and then moved back to his prison cell the same day upon his own request, in a phone interview with Aswat Masriya.
An Egyptian criminal court renewed on Thursday the detention of two men who have been under preventive detention for over 600 days for wearing anti-torture T-shirts, according to the Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression's (AFTE) official website.
Egypt’s urban consumer inflation jumped to 9.2 percent in September from 7.9 percent in a record low in August, according to the monthly release by official statistics agency CAPMAS.
Two were injured in a blast outside a police station in Cairo's downtown on Wednesday night, the health ministry said. A bomb exploded in a backstreet bordering on Azbekya police station in Ramsees, damaging a police car and a motorcycle, to be the latest in a series of attacks on Egypt's capital.
Egyptian women were given the right to run for parliament in 1956, making women in Egypt the first to be granted suffrage rights in the Arab world.
Beheria, located about 160 km northwest of Cairo, has been in the pockets of Mubarak's former ruling party in all houses the preceded the January uprising in 2011, but its seats went to the Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Party and the ultra-religious Nour Party in the 2012 parliament.
The one time Muslim Brotherhood stronghold Fayoum is now the playing field of tribes and families, as the candidates from the province gear up for the 19 seats allotted to Fayoum in the upcoming parliamentary elections.
It's the final countdown for the final phase of Egypt's much-touted roadmap to democracy.
A string of coordinated attacks on military checkpoints and a police station in North Sinai's Sheikh Zuweid is "moving in the same direction" as that of Islamic State fighters, an analyst said.
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