Known as the New Administrative Capital, it is the biggest of a series of mega-projects championed by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi as a source of growth and jobs.
At Cairo’s request, Islamist movement to rein in balloon bomb attacks from Gaza
The activist was told that if he wishes to be released, he must stop writing about violations of freedom of religion or belief in Egypt.
The flow of natural gas to Egypt will both serve the domestic market and also enable exports of gas to Europe, via liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals located in Egypt.
Masada was first built as a fortress by a Hasmonean priest Jonathan, either the brother of Judah the Maccabee (152–143 BCE) or Alexander Janneus (103–76 BCE).
The ceasefire reportedly took effect at 5:30 a.m. Nonetheless, at around 6:00 a.m., rockets were fired from Gaza at Jewish communities on the border.
Israel's consul-general in Cairo, Dudu Ben-Kalifa, and the Foreign Ministry's consular division dealt with the issue.
According to local media, less than ten local Jews remain in the city. The service was lead by the wife of a US diplomat.
"People...were looking for some kind of a spark, and Mohamed Ali has given that to them."
Security forces moved to disperse the crowds in Cairo using tear gas but many young people stayed on the streets in the center of the capital, shouting “Leave Sisi,” Reuters reported.