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.
Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi appointed military General Kamel al-Wazir as transport minister on Sunday, after the previous minister resigned following a train crash that left more than 20 dead at Cairo's main station last month.
Egypt will consider extending the presidential term to six years from four, a senior lawmaker said on Sunday, which could allow President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to stay in power beyond 2022, when his second term is due to end.
Employees of the Palestinian Islamic resistance movement Hamas have retaken control of the Rafah Crossing between the besieged Gaza Strip and Egypt after the Palestinian Authority (PA) withdrew its own staffers from the important gateway, officials say.