High temperatures cause overload at electricity plants, as a number of power stations may malfunction in the current days.
Amnesty International condemned Wednesday “indiscriminate mass surveillance” of social media in Egypt by the Ministry of Interior.
The Japanese Foreign Ministry sent president-elect Abdel Fatah al-Sisi its congratulations, describing the presidential election a “step towards political normalization in Egypt based on the roadmap.”
The government approved two draft laws of the Exercise of Political Rights and the Parliament after it added amendments to the Parliament law.
Amendments to parliamentary elections law continue to draw criticism from political parties, which claim they have not been consulted in the process.
Cairo has created a list of projects to be sent to Gulf countries including the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait to provide funding worth $ 7.66 billion.
The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) is set to auction 6 billion EGP ($839.1 million) in treasury bills Thursday, amid ongoing efforts to fill a soaring budget deficit, according to the CBE’s official website.
Egypt’s net foreign reserve fell from $205 million to $17.284 billion by the end of May, down from $17.489 billion in April.
El-Shamy in “good health”: The June 30 fact-finding committee, established by the interim President Adly Mansour in Jan. 2014 said Thursday that Abdullah Elshamy, a detained Al Jazeera journalist on a hunger strike, is in ‘good health.’
Author sentenced to jail for blasphemy in story collection.
Sama3na Maziktak oriental Fusion festival kicks off tonight at The Cairo Jazz Club: Sounds of harmony that knows no borders.