Sporting white coats, gloves and face masks, the men sprayed sanitisers across the vast museum halls, home to thousands of precious relics spanning Egypt's prehistoric era through the Roman period.
The Egyptian government easily silences or dismisses critics but even President Sisi is having a hard time ignoring one wealthy exile sparking protests in Egypt.
Hundreds of Egyptians staged protests in Cairo and other cities against President Abdel Fattah el Sisi, as #TahrirSquare hashtag became a trending topic on Twitter shortly after the protests began.
Libya's unity government was created at UN-backed talks in 2015, but it has struggled to assert control, while a number of international initiatives since have failed to unite the country.
Egypt's second largest city, Alexandria, is planning to make some of its beaches available only for tourists to revive tourism in the country.
The bomb, which exploded near a convoy transporting the Alexandria security through a residential area of the Mediterranean city, comes ahead of the country's presidential election.
A federal judge in Alexandria on Thursday set a July 10 trial date for Paul Manafort, who faces tax and bank fraud charges.
A parade in Alexandria called 'Cleopatra's Dream', was held to promote the sunken city and attract more tourists.
The leaning tower, a high-rise which lost its footing and ended up leaning on the buildings across the street for support, will be demolished.
More than 100 were injured. State television, citing transport ministry officials, reported that the crash in northern Egypt was probably caused by a malfunction in one of the trains that brought it to a halt on the rails.
The home of Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign manager came under raid by FBI agent a day after he met with staff members of the Senate Intelligence Committee over Russian meddling in the election.
Oil spills and waste pose harm to Alexandria's ruins, including one of the seven wonders of the ancient world - Pharos Lighthouse. Archaeologist plan on displaying the treasures of the fabled city, but only if the antiquities remain undamaged.
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