An Egyptian court sentenced to death eight militants, including Islamist Adel Habara, charged with killing seven soldiers in an attack in the Nile Delta in early 2014, security and judicial sources said on Tuesday.
The Egyptian presidency set up an email account to receive queries of citizens regarding local affairs, the presidential media office said in a statement on Tuesday.
Egypt has chosen banks to handle its return to the international bond market after a gap of five years, underlining a return of economic and political stability in the country after its Arab Spring uprising of 2011.
The Egyptian Foreign Ministry summoned the Pakistani charge d'affaires over an official Pakistani statement that showed "considerable concern" over the preliminary death sentence handed to ousted president Mohamed Mursi.
Egypt's social solidarity minister ordered the dissolution of 50 NGOs in five Egyptian cities for being affiliated with the Muslim Brotherhood, on Tuesday, bringing the total number of NGOs shut down in similar decisions this year to 430.
Egypt's ministry of electricity declared a "state of emergency" within all companies producing, transporting and distributing electricity, as it gears up for the summer heat, it announced on Tuesday.
Egypt's central bank is expected to keep interest rates on hold on Thursday, choosing not to cut borrowing costs to boost a slowing economy after inflation hit a five-month high in March.
Egypt's return to the international debt market after a five-year gap is set to attract heavy demand - so heavy that the new bonds risk pricing at precariously high levels.
When President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said people should not moan about Egypt because it was not like war-ravaged Iraq or Syria, his remark gave birth to a joke: New Egyptian passports should read "The Country not like Iraq or Syria."
A circular patch of land in Cairo's central Tahrir Square poses a dilemma for the government: how to honour the epicentre of the 2011 popular uprising while pressing ahead with one of the fiercest crackdowns on dissent in Egypt's history?
At a remote spot in the Sinai desert last month, a commander of Egypt's most feared Islamist group outlined his hopes of toppling the country's government.
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