Egypt criticized the U.S. Sunday after four Congress members met with a lawmaker from the banned Muslim Brotherhood, less than two months after House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer met the same politician.
A delegation from Hamas movement in Gaza is to travel to Egypt next week to hold talks with the Egyptian government over the situation in the Palestinian territories, a spokesman said on Sunday.
Egypt has sent extra troops to Sudan's war-torn Darfur region.
Anglo-Dutch energy giant Shell has offered state-owned ONGC Videsh Ltd 33% stake in an undersea acreage in Egypt.
Egypt is to play host to Palestinian factions on Sunday, in a bid to cement a fragile ceasefire between President Mahmud Abbas's Fatah group and the Islamist Hamas group, the official MENA agency reported.
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- Egypt has been rocked by labor unrest said to have been supported by the Islamic opposition, a report said.
ONGC Videsh, the overseas arm of state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC), plans to acquire Royal Dutch/Shell's 33% stake in a deepsea gas field off Egypt for $160 million and bring the fuel in liquefied form (LNG) to India.
Rights groups on Saturday called on Egypt to fulfill pledges to improve its domestic record following its election to the United Nations top rights body.
Iran - Egypt - Ties - Hosseini Foreign Ministry spokesman Mohammad-Ali Hosseini said here Sunday that Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Abul Gheit has welcomed President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's call for resuming bilateral ties.
Cairo: Envoys of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' party traveled on Saturday to Egypt for talks with Egyptian officials over the Middle East crisis and ongoing Palestinian infighting, senior Fatah officials said.