Students suspended from government universities will not be permitted to enroll in private universities, Cairo University President Gaber Nassar told the privately owned news outlet Youm7 following a meeting with the High Council of Universities on Monday.
Two attacks in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula killed thirty-three security personnel on Friday, security sources said.
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi issued a decree on Thursday amending a law regulating Al-Azhar's institutions, allowing the expulsion of staff members and students in cases involving violence.
Ajnad Misr claimed responsibility for a blast at Cairo University Wednesday. The operation was part of a "Retribution is Life" campaign that targets "criminal," security forces, the group said in a statement released on its Twitter account.
An explosion occurred in the vicinity of Cairo University on Wednesday, leaving 10 injured, reported state television. The blast, which occurred outside the university's main gate, left four police officers, two conscripts and four citizens injured, state television reported, citing the ministry of interior.