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Minya to beautify Al-Tayr Mountain after Pope Francis' inclusion in pilgrimage map

The Governor of Minya, Essam al-Bedewi, instructed the city’s tourism committee to print a booklet providing information on the area...

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Egyptian-American anchor Huda Kotb to replace Matt Lauer as 'Today' show anchor

In a historic move, American TV network NBC chose Egyptian-American anchor Huda Kotb as the new Today show co-host, replacing...

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Citizens warned of New Administrative Capital scams

The spokesperson for Egypt’s New Administrative Capital Khaled Al-Husseini warned citizens of a potential scam surrounding the New Capital, where...

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Egypt to build the largest wind farm in the Middle East

In an effort to boost renewable energy in Egypt and establish Egypt as a leading player in environmental development, the...

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Egypt’s Dar al-Iftaa deems Bitcoin currency as forbidden in Islam

  Republican mufti Councellor Magdy Ashour issued a Fatwa (Islamic ruling) that deems the Bitcoin virtual currency as forbidden by...

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'Get an American Divorce': Campaign calls for publicity of all 'Khulaa' divorces

  Marva Khallaf, the campaign speaker for ‘Tamarod’ – a grassroots Egyptian movement – started a hashtag ‘Italaqi Americani’ (Ger...

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EgyptAir gives passengers New Year surprises

EgyptAir flights were transformed into little Times Squares as New Year surprises welcomed the unsuspecting passengers. Some randomly selected on...

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Poll: Egyptians recall best elements of 2017, share dreams for 2018

Egyptians hold sacred many societal traditions: we respect our elders, we help whoever is in need, and every December, we...

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Bibliotheca Alexandrina to rebuild 'Egypt’s memory'

In an attempt to modernize Bibliotheca Alexandrina’s vision and engagement with the community, its director, Dr. Mustafa El-Fiky, has announced...

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Egypt wins presidency for Arab Music Academy

  Egypt’s representative at the Arab Academy of Music and President of the Opera Inas Abdel Dayem has won the presidency...

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Azhar University professor encourages Muslims to celebrate the spirit of Christmas

A professor of Comparative Fiqh at Al-Azhar University, Saad al-Helaly, encouraged the universal celebration of Christmas, saying Muslims can celebrate...

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Egyptian bodybuilding champion Mohamed Saad dies aged 40

Egyptian bodybuilding champion Mohamed Saad died on Wednesday evening in Al-Galaa hospital after suffering from a brain hemorrhage, reported Al-Masry...

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Rising Egyptian actor Amir El-Masry is the 'The Arabian Warrior'

Egyptians hold fellow Egyptian Hollywood actors on a high pedestal. From Omar Sherif to Ramy Malek, a few Egyptian actors...

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Endowments Ministry defends Shereen Reda's likening of some prayer calls to 'animal sounds'

The Head of Religious Affairs in the Ministry of Endowments, Gaber Tayae, defended actress Shereen Reda’s criticism of some voices...

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