Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman (pictured) and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have been invited to Egypt, despite unease over Lieberman's nationalist views and the right-wing tendencies of Netanyahu's new government.
An archaeological team that has been digging around the ancient temple of Taposiris Magna in Egypt claims there are indications they may be close to finding the burial ground of Cleopatra and her Roman lover Mark Anthony.
Israeli-Argentinian conductor Daniel Barenboim, the founder of a joint Arab and Israeli orchestra, is in Egypt for a rare performance before an Arab audience. The peace activist called on Arabs "not to put all Israelis in the same basket".
A team of archaeologists from Egypt and the Dominican Republic revealed that, after three years of research and the use of a radar scan, they have isolated three possible locations for the tomb of Cleopatra near a temple west of Alexandria.
In the latest in a spate of captures by Somali pirates, two Egyptian fishing boats were seized off the coast of the breakaway region of Somaliland, Egyptian officials confirmed on Monday. Between 18 and 24 crew were captured.
Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah (pictured) has confirmed that a man Egypt is holding on suspicion of planning attacks in that country is a member but denies the Lebanese Shiite movement is seeking to destabilise Egypt's leadership.
FRANCE 24's correspondent in Egypt, Ygal Saadoun, talks to Naguib Sawiris, Chairman and CEO of Orascom Telecom, the top telecommunications provider in Africa and the Middle East, constantly on the lookout for new markets.
Egyptian police said they arrested 12 members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood at a protest called by pro-democracy groups. The "day of anger" on Monday began with a walkout on PM Ahmed Nazif at parliament.