President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi met Wednesday with Libyan interim Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thani to discuss bilateral relations and the conflict in Libya. Sisi stressed the importance of collecting weapons from militias and forming a Libyan army. The two also discussed Egypt’s offer to train the Libyan army and police.
- The final verdict in the murder trial of former President Hosni Mubarak will be published in three languages.
- Thirty foreign ministers will attend a donor conference for Gaza reconstruction in Cairo Sunday.
- Saudi Arabian companies will invest $130 million in the Suez Canal next year.
Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia agreed to exclude any U.S. consultancy companies from conducting studies on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam to prevent any possible information leak to Israel. The list of consultancy companies which have applied for the work includes 20 companies from France, Britain, the Netherlands, Germany, Norway and the U.S.
- Government discusses reform program in International Monetary Fund meetings.
The Egyptian Mineral Resources Authority will hold an international tender for gold extraction in eight areas and two big projects in the Sinai and Qena.
- Moqattam Road will be closed for three days for the removal of dangerous rocks.
- Death toll of Egyptian Hajj pilgrims rises to 47.
- Algeria will host Libyan factions for a national peace conference.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi will inaugurate with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas an international donor conference on Gaza reconstruction Sunday. Thirty foreign ministers, including those from Turkey and Qatar, will attend. The conference will be co-hosted by Egypt and Norway.
- American-Egyptian dual citizen Mohamed Sultan’s family asked Washington to press on Egypt to release him.
The Ministry of Higher Education has contracted with the Falcon private security firm to deploy its personnel to nine universities.
- The U.N. Human Rights Council will review Egypt’s human rights record on Nov. 5.
- Army launches attacks against Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis in Sinai.