COAT OF ARMS
|Capital: CairoGovernment: Unitary Semi-Presidential Republic
Current President: Abdel Fattah el-Sisi
Population: 99,413,317 (2018)
Land Size: 1 million sq km (386,874 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Mon - Jun 17, 2019: Former President Mohamed Morsi Dies - AllAfrica News: Egypt
[allAfrica] Cape Town -Egypt's former President Mohamed Morsi has died, Egyptian state media reports.
- Mon - Jun 17, 2019: Egyptian Ambassador Meets Leading Member From Opposing Unionist Party - AllAfrica News: Egypt
[SNA] Khartoum -The Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt to Khartoum met Sunday the negotiating member of Forces of Freedom and change (FFC), and leading member of Unionist Party, Isam Abu-Hassabo.
- Mon - Jun 17, 2019: Egypt's Top Prosecutor Urged to Take Legal Action Against Sale of 32 Artifacts in London - AllAfrica News: Egypt
[Egypt Online] The Antiquities Ministry lodged an official complaint with Egypt's prosecutor general to stop the sale of 32 Egyptian artifacts in London.
- Mon - Jun 17, 2019: Govt Denies Sale of Tutankhamun Bust At Auction House in London - AllAfrica News: Egypt
[Egypt Online] The cabinet's media center has denied reports that the government sold a Tutankhamun bust at Christie's auction house in London, in return for USD 400 million. The auction is due to kick off on July 4.
- Mon - Jun 17, 2019: Egypt to investigate Auctioning of Tutankhamun Bust - AllAfrica News: Egypt
[Egypt Online] The Antiquities Ministry said it is investigating a planned sale of a Tutankhamun bust at Christie's auction house in London on July in preparation for taking the required legal measures in coordination with the Foreign Ministry.