Egypt has rejected a call by the United Nations for an “independent” investigation into the death in court of the country’s first democratically-elected President Mohamed Morsi, saying the world body is “politicizing” the death.
A Sudanese military expert says a recent brutal crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in capital Khartoum that killed scores of people was part of a Saudi-Emirati plan and launched at Riyadh’s bidding.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi condemned a recent terrorist attack on Egypt's military forces in Sinai Peninsula, and expressed sympathy with the victims' bereaved families, Egyptian government and nation.
Egyptian pro-government media, businesspeople and activists urged a “yes” vote Sunday on constitutional changes that would allow President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to stay in power until 2030. Some voters were offered free rides or food parcels to increase turnout in the national referendum.
Researchers near the ancient city of Akhmim discovered a 2,000-year-old tomb thought to belong to an official called 'Tutu', revealed the secretary general of the Supreme Council for Antiques, Mostafa El-Waziry, on Friday.
Egypt will remove subsidies on most energy products by June 15, it told the International Monetary Fund in a January letter released by the IMF on Saturday as part of a review of Cairo’s three-year, $12 billion loan program with the lender.