President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi met with the economic ministerial group Sunday to discuss the revival of Toshka project through the reclamation of four million acres.
- The presidency has announced a three-day national mourning following the terrorist attack that killed 21 military border guards Saturday.
- 17,000 first category students of the Thanaweya Amma, who scored the highest grades, have submitted their applications to join universities.
- Minister of Housing, Utilities and Urban Communities Mostafa Madbouly announced the allocation of 25,000 acres to establish Egypt’s new administrative capital city scheduled to be completed in 15 years.
Egypt’s President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi will not attend the African Summit scheduled to be held August 4-6 in Washington.
- Chairman of ON TV satellite channel Albert Shafiq apologized to the Moroccan people and King Mohamed VI of Morocco after TV anchor Amany al-Khayat criticized Morocco’s role in the ongoing Palestinian crisis.
- The Alexandria Court of Appeals reduced a court verdict, from two years to six months, against Alexandria’s lawyer and activist Mahienour El-Massry for violating the Protest Law.
- The Muslim Council of Elders; an international lobby tasked with promoting peace in Muslim countries, was established in Abu Dhabi.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi and Defense Minister Sedki Sobhi participated in the military funeral of the border guard martyrs.
- 40 Palestinians killed and 400 wounded in an Israeli massacre in east Gaza Strip Sunday.
- Military officials said the attack on the military border guards in Egypt’s governorate of the New Valley was a suicide car bombing.
- Chairman of the Cairo Chamber of Commerce, Ibrahim el-Araby announced the allocation of loans at low interest for peddlers throughout Egypt.
Foreign Ministry said that UN chief Ban Ki-moon will meet Monday President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi in Cairo to discuss Egyptian proposal to end the deadly conflict in Gaza.
- Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab issued a decision to raise electricity prices gradually during the next five years.
- Central Authority for Organization & Administration announced 500,000 government officials will be promoted during the next few days.
- Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said that he denounced the comments made by private Egyptian news anchor insulting the Moroccan people.
Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said that he was deeply angered by comments made by a private Egyptian news anchor insulting the Moroccan people.
- Minya Criminal Court ruled Sunday to acquit 91 Muslim Brotherhood supporters who were arrested for rioting in Minya governorate in August 2013.
- Governor of the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) Hisham Ramez announced there will be no exceptions among banks’ employees in the application of the maximum wage scheme.
- Several cities around the world witnessed protests on Sunday against Israeli military action in Gaza.