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Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb arrived on Wednesday at Abu Simbel Airport and headed to Toshka, accompanied by several ministers, including the minsters of housing, finance, planning, petroleum, agriculture and irrigation.   Mehleb told Al...
US Secretary of State John Kerry left Cairo on Wednesday heading to Tel Aviv to continue progress towards a ceasefire, according to sources at Cairo International Airport.   Kerry came to Cairo on a three-day visit during which he met with...
The Petroleum Ministry said on Tuesday that the Italian company Edison began a new project in Egypt to produce natural gas from an offshore platform in the Mediterranean in coordination with its joint venture Abu Qir Petroleum (AQP) at an investment...
Two Egyptian workers were killed after a shell inadvertently fell on them during clashes between pro-Libyan retired General Khalifa Haftar forces and Ansar al-Sharia in al-Hawary area, Benghazi. The victims were identified as Ahmed Ragab Tawfiq...
The parties of the Demoratic Current held a meeting with former presidential candidate Hamdeen Sabbahi on Sunday at the headquarters of the Constitution Party to discuss their platform for the coming parliamentary elections. Sabbahi, founder of the...
Cairo Criminal Court adjourned on Tuesday the trial of Muslim Brotherhood leading figures Mohamed al-Beltagy and Safwat Hegazy and others for allegedly kidnapping and torturing two policemen during a Muslim Brotherhood sit-in to 4 August.  ...
Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shokry said the Egyptian stance regarding the ceasefire initiative in Gaza is strict, saying that amendments were made to the initiative.   In brief press remarks made following talks on Tuesday with US Secretary...
An official source at the Suez Canal Authority said Monday that the revenues of the Suez Canal during the first six months of this year saw an increase of US$136 million, compared to the same period last year.  "Total revenues were $2.572...
Cairo Criminal Court adjourned on Tuesday the retrial of activist Alaa Abdel Fattah and 25 others for allegedly protesting illegally outside the Shura Council to 6 August.   The 26 suspects were earlier sentenced to 15 years in prison and...
Former MP Mostafa Bakry rejected the visit of US Secretary of State John Kerry in Cairo. “He is not welcome,” he said on Monday. “America is killing our brothers in Gaza,” Bakry tweeted before Kerry arrived in Cairo. “...