Two Egyptian army personnel were killed and another injured when a bomb detonated in North Sinai on Saturday morning, the military said.
Egypt, the world's largest wheat importer, received only four offers at an international tender to buy the grain on Saturday as suppliers remained reluctant to sell to the state grain buyer GASC following concern about limits on imports of wheat containing the ergot fungus.
Egypt opened the Rafah border crossing on Saturday in both directions and is set to keep the Gaza Strip's main entry and exit point open throughout Sunday.
One prisoner was killed and 17 others injured in an attempted prison break from a Giza police station on Saturday, the Egyptian interior ministry said.
Our daily roundup of headlines in Egypt's main state-owned and private newspapers on Feb. 13, 2016
Egyptian doctors attending their syndicate's emergency general assembly voted on Friday in favour of providing medical services for free in public hospitals, as a form of protest against an alleged police assault.
It has been a long and tough journey since Mubarak stepped down on February 11, 2011, one happy moment that was followed by a series of disappointments.
It is imperative to demand the swift application of the constitution's articles in order that the Egyptian media be transformed into a multiple media in the real sense; society's media, not that of the government or the businessmen.
I have been working on violence against women in three different countries for years now, and in the aftermath of every horrendous incident, women are often everyone’s last concern, Dina Wahba writes for Aswat Masriya.
There are two assumptions: 1. There is an extent of change and continuity in electoral conflict balances and the shape of forces that decide the elections' results. 2. the existence of a strong relation between distributing forces in the elections and the role of some state bodies, on one the hand, and a growing trend among forces aiming at engineering the political sphere on the other.
The fate of the children and of the employees – who consider the organisation a second home – was to be determined in that meeting. Behind that door, in that room, sat the arbitral tribunal known in the field of non-profit work as “the donors”.
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