Egypt on Saturday announced the discovery in the southern city of Luxor of a pharaonic tomb belonging to a royal goldsmith who lived more than 3,500 years ago and whose work was dedicated to the ancient Egyptian god Amun.
An international rights group says Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has given a 'green light' to systematic torture inside detention facilities, allowing officers to act with 'almost total impunity.'
Two passenger trains collided on Friday just outside Egypt's Mediterranean port city of Alexandria, killing at least 40 people, according to the Health Ministry, in the country's deadliest rail accident in more than a decade.
An entrepreneur is working to create the first Egyptian-made minicar, the 'minicar Egypt.' The golf-cart looking minicar is different in design and mechanical efficiency from the Chinese Tuk Tuk, a three-wheeled motorized vehicle used as a taxi.
Egyptian police on Sunday fired tear gas to disperse a rock-pelting crowd of residents on a River Nile island in Cairo, clashes that left one person dead and 50 others injured, according to authorities.
Germany on Saturday confirmed that two German tourists were killed in a knife attack at a hotel in the popular Egyptian Red Sea resort of Hurghada. The assailant, Egypt said, was a 28-year-old university graduate from the Nile Delta.
Islamic militants attacked a remote Egyptian army outpost in the Sinai Peninsula with a suicide car bomb and heavy machine-gun fire on Friday, killing at least 23 soldiers in the deadliest attack in the turbulent region in two years.
An Egyptian watchdog says authorities have increased their blocking of critical websites, and are now shifting toward preventing internet users from obtaining software that would allow them to bypass such restrictions.