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Teenage FGM rates in Egypt drop 13% in six years

The National Population Council said this week that the prevalence of female genital mutilation (FGM) among teenage girls aged 15-17 dropped...

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Egypt unveils 'Sheikh Zayed Youth Street' food court project

In further attempts to develop Egypt’s new cities and support its struggling youth, the country’s Housing Ministry revealed its plans...

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Video: Sexual harasser sentenced to 3yrs in jail in Egypt's Qena

A court in the Upper Egyptian city of Qena has sentenced a man accused of committing an act of sexual...

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Police raid 'Misr al-Qawya' party over suspicious funding

The Supreme State Security Prosecution raided the headquarters of Misr al-Qawya party [Strong Egypt] on Sunday, in addition to properties...

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Ethiopia postpones Renaissance Dam meeting amid domestic tension: Egypt FM

The Egyptian Foreign Ministry said on Sunday it was notified by Sudan that Ethiopia has requested to postpone a tripartite ministerial...

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Egyptian fashion designer Temraza represents Egypt at 2018 New York Fashion Week

Egyptian fashion designer, Farida Temraz, splendidly represented her country at the 2018 New York Fashion Week this month, with her haute couture brand,...

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Egypt's cycling team wins African Championship 2018

Egypt’s national cycling team won the African championship of track cycling that was held in Morocco this month, securing no less than...

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Russian flights resumption to Cairo postponed till late February

Cairo Airport officials received a memo on Friday from Aeroflot, the Russian national carrier, notifying them that the planned resumption...

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North Sinai governorate says displaced residents can return to their homes

Egypt’s North Sinai governorate annonunced on Friday that residents of the governorate who left their residencies due to the ongoing...

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Arrested former-Islamist presidential candidate accused of leading a terrorist group

Egypt’s Supreme State Security Prosecution ordered on Thursday the detention of Egyptian former-presidential candidate and current head of the Strong...

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Army destroys 68 militant stationing points on day 7 of 'Sinai 2018'

Egypt’s Armed Forces released on Friday morning the eighth statement on the wide-scale security operation ‘Comprehensive operation Sinai 2018’ which...

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53 terrorists killed, 680 suspects arrested over 6 days of 'Sinai 2018'

Official spokesperson of the armed forces Tamer al-Refai announced on Thursday that over the first six days of the comprehensive counter-terrorist military...

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Government to tackle waste problems by imposing garbage collection fees

Egypt’s Environment Minister Khaled Fahmy said on Thursday that garbage collection fees, or ‘Service Fees, are to be imposed across...

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MP submits draft law for state-loans supporting marriage for young people

Aiming to mitigate the high rates of unmarried young people in Egypt, MP Atta Selim, who is a member of...

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