Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has signed a controversial NGO law which is now in effect in a move widely condemned by international NGO groups and members of the US Congress.
Egypt has passed an investment law to streamline doing business in Egypt and create incentives it hopes that it will bring back investors' after years of turmoil.
The Egyptian authorities have responded with indignation to statements from UK-based human rights lawyer Amal Clooney that she was threatening with arrest for criticising the Egyptian justice system.
Amal Clooney, the human rights lawyer, says that she was warned she would be arrested if she returned to Cairo - after she authored a report that criticised the Egyptian judicial system.
Vodafone lawyers are considering taking legal action in Egypt against people who are 'trying to distort the company's reputation' after it was accused of transmitting messages about a planned terror attack in an advertisement.
Leading global lawyers have called on Egypt's new president to drop proposals to give his office unfettered powers and to respect international rule-of-law standards.
A leading Egyptian actor could be gaoled after being found guilty of insulting Islam in several of his highest-profile films, prompting top film industry members to threaten a strike if the sentence is confirmed.
An Egyptian army doctor has been acquitted by a military court of carrying out forced 'virginity tests' on female protestors, according to Mena, the Middle East North Africa Financial Network.