Mubarak heads to home in Heliopolis after court cleared him on charges of killing protesters in 2011.
In unusual speech, David Govrin says diplomatic relations should also combine civilian and economic ties if 'peace is to forge deep roots.' Egypt's ambassador says his country is interested in promoting economic relations with Israel.
Army raid on militant hideout comes as authorities try to clampdown on recent upsurge in ISIS activity in restive Sinai region.
Second such incident this month prompts food safety questions about government food programs in Egypt's rural areas.
The two are set to discuss efforts to restart the peace process with Israel and the Palestinians' humanitarian, economic and security situation.
A law is not enough to shake views to the core, but some see encouraging if slow signs of change.
The Ministry of Antiquities says that, once fully excavated, the eight-meter colossus will be assembled at the Egyptian museum in central Cairo.
Mubarak was cleared of murder charges this month in his final trial, having faced various charges ranging from corruption to ordering the killing of protesters who ended his 30-year-rule.
Eight-meter high statue discovered by archaeologists submerged in ground water in city where Ancient Egyptians believed the world was created.
The U.S.-based companies will promote issues the Egyptian government is keen to portray in a positive light in its interactions with foreign powers - especially Washington.