Egypt on Sunday threatened to ban future displays of its ancient artifacts in Germany if Berlin refuses to return a 3,400-year-old bust of Queen Nefertiti for a temporary exhibition.
Egypt has beefed up security, especially in tourist areas, after Algeria and Morocco were rocked by a string of suicide bomb attacks, a security source said Sunday.
Egypt call off their planned international friendly against Kuwait scheduled for Monday.
Egypt Sunday said it will never hold any antiquity exhibition in Germany in the future unless Germany temporarily returns the bust of ancient Egyptian Queen Nefertiti, the official news agency MENA reported.
Two foreign tourists, one German and the other Polish, died in two separate accidents in Egypt on Sunday, the official MENA news agency reported.
CAIRO, Egypt - Egypt's largest opposition group, The Muslim Brotherhood, will field 20 candidates in June elections for the upper house of parliament, a leading member said Sunday.
Egypt poured cold water on Saturday on speculation that an Arab League working group would start negotiations with Israel on a land-for-peace agreement.
The Ministry of Health, Egypt, has confirmed that a 15-year-old girl died of bird flu infection on 10th April. The girl had developed bird flu like symptoms on 30th March and was hospitalized on 5th April - she was from Cairo Governate. So far, 34 humans have become infected with the H5N1 bird flu virus strain in Egypt, of which 14 have died. [click link for full article]
Egypt's opposition Muslim Brotherhood said on Saturday it will field 20 candidates in upcoming elections for parliament's upper house, despite a new constitutional ban on religious-based political activity.
Egypt's central bank has rejected a sole bid by a consortium led by Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank for Egypt's National Bank for Development , calling it too low, a member of the group said on Thursday.