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Two technicians were injured Tuesday when a huge fire broke out in a tank car of a freight train transporting diesel from Cairo to Minya.   The tank car caught fire when the train was at Samalout city.   Civil Protection Forces put out...
A general decline in temperatures is forecast across Egypt for Wednesday. The weather will be fine on the north coast, with slightly warmer temperatures for Cairo, the Delta and the Red Sea coast. It will be a hot day throughout Upper Egypt. There...
Fire fighters brought under control a fire that broke out on Sunday among street vendors' stalls on Rowei’y street (off al-Bosta street) in Cairo, before the blaze reached the nearby shops, according to Major General Gamal Halawa, head of...
The Journalists Syndicate accused the Interior Ministry in a statement Monday of circulating rumors and lies regarding the arrest of journalists from its headquarters on Sunday.   Contrary to the ministry's account of events published in a...
Security forces set up a security cordon around the Journalists Syndicate headquarters in downtown Cairo on Monday, as tensions continued between the syndicate and the Interior Ministry over the arrest of two journalists on Sunday. Several streets...
A delegation from the Homeland Security Committee of the US Congress arrived in Egypt on Monday to inspect security measures at Cairo and Sharm el-Sheikh airports. The airport inspection visit is the first of its kind by a US Congress committee in...
Officials in major holiday spots have issued orders for special security measures over the Easter weekend and the Sham al-Nessim holiday, boosting police traffic patrols and putting hospitals on high alert.   The measures are aimed at dealing...
The Embassy of the People’s Republic of China announced on its website a competition to design a logo depicting the diplomatic relations between China and Egypt, to mark the 60th anniversary of the revival of relations between the two...
Giza Zoo published pictures on its website on Sunday showing some new arrivals to the zoo, just in time for Monday's spring festival. The babies include an addition to the zoo’s antelope herd and a baby vervet monkey, who can now be seen...
As Egyptians prepare to celebrate Sham al-Naseem on Monday, the Health Ministry has issued warnings urging people to take proper health precautions while consuming traditional foods during the holiday. Many Egyptians mark the spring festival with a...