The United Nations' human rights chief has urged Egypt's appeals court to overturn mass death sentences handed down by a lower court to dozens of people for their participation in the 2013 Cairo sit-in protests.
Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi ratified a law granting authorities the right to monitor social media users in the country as part of tightening internet controls, the official gazette said Saturday.
If you are still disappointed about being denied the opportunity to drink the toxic red mummy juice unearthed in Egypt last month, we have some good news for you. Researchers have just discovered the world's oldest cheese (also in Saqqara, Egypt), and it is almost certainly cursed… or at least contaminated.
Egypt's foreign debt has climbed more than 10 percent in less than a year, reaching $88.2 billion in March, the central bank said, despite a raft of painful austerity measures aimed at cutting government spending.
The price of natural gas in Egypt is expected to rise by 75 percent in August. Natural gas and cylinders filled with liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), mainly used for cooking and heating water, are the main source of fuel for more than 75 percent of Egyptian households.
Egypt has condemned as racist a law recently adopted by Israeli parliament that declares the occupying entity “the nation-state of the Jewish people,” warning that the legislation undermines peace efforts in the region.
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi said that the country's economic growth rate rose from 2 percent to 5.4 percent over the past five years, with plans to reach seven percent in a few years to come.