Egypt has expelled a correspondent for The Guardian over a report citing a study that challenged the official count of coronavirus cases in the Arab world's most populous country.
Egypt will impose a night-time curfew for two weeks to contain the spread of the coronavirus.
Human Rights Watch has accused Egyptian security forces of torturing children in jails.
Egypt's water source since Pharaonic days is under massive strain from pollution and climate change and now the threat of a colossal dam being built far upstream in Ethiopia.
At least 13 people have been injured after two passenger trains collided in the Egyptian capital, the health ministry says, triggering a suspension in nationwide rail services.
A German tourist has died of the novel coronavirus in a Sinai resort of eastern Egypt, the health ministry has announced, the first death from the epidemic recorded in Africa.
Egypt's president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has paid his respects at the military funeral of former leader Hosni Mubarak, whose three decades of strong-arm rule ended in the Arab Spring protests of 2011.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, who died on Tuesday aged 91, for his commitment to peace, while Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas hailed his support for the "Palestinian cause".
Egypt's health ministry on Friday confirmed its first case of the novel coronavirus, making it the first in Africa.
An Egyptian court has upheld a teaching ban against an elementary school teacher accused of sexually harassing 120 female pupils, the education ministry says.
Fatal collision occurred a few hours after Egypt's nighttime curfew took effect to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
Egypt is to impose a night-time curfew for two weeks to contain the spread of the coronavirus, Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli has announced.
A second senior military officer in Egypt has died of the new coronavirus, as the officially declared death toll stood at 14 from 327 cases recorded nationwide.
Thunderstorms packing heavy rains and lightning have caused widespread flooding across Egypt, killing at least five people and injuring five others, officials have said, as authorities shuttered schools, government offices and and airport.
Taiwan's findings contradict officials who say a Taiwanese woman was likely the source of Egyptian infections.
Egypt on Monday reported its second case of novel coronavirus, more than two weeks after announcing the first confirmed infection in Africa.
Egypt's former president Hosni Mubarak ruled with an iron fist for 30 years before being deposed amid street protests, defending his chequered reign to the end.
Egypt's former long-time president Hosni Mubarak died on Tuesday at the age of 91 at Cairo's Galaa military hospital, his brother-in-law General Mounir Thabet told AFP.
Egypt's population has reached 100 million, its statistics agency says, highlighting the threat of overpopulation in a poverty-stricken country where many live in crowded megacities.
An Egyptian court has released on bail a doctor who was detained for performing a genital cutting procedure on a 12-year-old girl who bled to death last month.
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