News & Politics:
The Ministry of Interior said that the use of rape in Egypt “as a weapon” against dissident groups is “groundless allegations and rumors.”
Prominent Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis member is under investigation in Cairo.
Vice Chairman of the Union of Egyptian Archaeologists Ayman Waziry denied rumors of artifacts being stolen from the Luxor Museum, calling it a “farce.”
Minister of Supply Khaled Hanafy announced that a pilot scheme of the new government’s smartcard subsidy system for bread was launched Saturday in Port Said.
Another memorandum will be signed with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monday following a memorandum of understanding signed Sunday between the European Union and the Supreme Presidential Electoral Commission.
Egyptian film Halawit Rouh (Sweetness of a Spirit) sparks upset over its depiction of children and sexuality.