- The Ministry of Health imports more Solvadi hepatitis C treatment.
- Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab agrees to build drug and food regulatory body.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi called for the end of the Palestine-Israel conflict during his opening speech at a Gaza reconstruction donor conference in Cairo.
- Gulf states pledge $1.4 billion in Palestinian aid.
- World Bank: Ebola costs could reach $32 billion by 2015.
Al-Masry Al-Youm reported the State’s attempts to tighten security measures on the first day of the new academic year failed to prevent protests, and instead only increased student “riots” at universities.
- EXG loses 14 billion EGP ($1.9 billion).
EU and U.S. stock exchange tumbles pushed the Egyptian EGX to lose over 14 billion EGP. The main index declined by 4 percent to close at 9,163 points. The world stock exchanges were affected by a new World Bank report that predicts a new financial crisis.
- Auction of 36 Egyptian artifacts halted in London.
A security source said that four dead bodies were found in southern Rafah in North Sinai. He added they were shot in their heads and that he suspected Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis was responsible for the murders.
- 120 million EGP allocated to develop five villages in North Sinai.
- Joint military exercises to be held between Egypt and the United Arab Emirates.