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The Safaga Port Customs say on Wednesday they foiled an attempt to smuggle large quantities of banned pesticides into the country.   The pesticides were hidden in paint boxes in a truck on board a ferry coming from Saudi Arabia.    ...
Hala Shukrallah, head of the Constitution Party, said the party asked President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to amend the protest law and release prisoners of conscience at his meeting with the political parties.   She said the party also requested...
Sayed Abdel Al, head of the Tagammu Party, said President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has confirmed that the parliamentary elections will be held before the end of this year.   He added that Sisi expressed his appreciation at his meeting with the...
Environment Minister Khaled Fahmy said there is a protocol with the Communications Ministry as to how to get rid of e-waste, such as disposed mobile phones and laptops, and how to recycle it, stressing that random disposal of e-waste is...
The April 6 Youth Movement has on Wednesday called for demonstrations on June 10 to protest at policies undertaken by the regime in the last two years that led to the deterioration of economic conditions and the suffering of the poor.   The...
The student union at the German University in Cairo has said that three colleagues, including the union’s chief, were released on Wednesday from custody detention where they have been held since Monday over charges of assaulting the university...
The Salafi Nour Party said its leader Younis Makhyoun is taking part in a dialogue among political parties and public figures called for by the Presidency on Wednesday.   The party said Makhyoun received an invitation to attend the dialogue....
Amid the bustle of the De La Salle Square in Daher, a small cart covered with green curtains was placed. Knowing what will come, the children immediately gathered before it.    Minutes later, the curtain was opened and the famous puppet...
A violent sandstorm hit 6th of October City west of Cairo on Wednesday, extending to the Cairo-Alexandria desert road and the Bahariya Oasis road.   Coupled with scorching temperatures, the storm caused some palm trees to fall down near a...
Human Rights activist Gamal Eid, the director of the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI), has said that the destiny of opponents in Egypt is either in graves, prisons, outside Egypt or defamed.   In a phone call with DW TV...