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Bride-to-be invites Sisi to her wedding

Sisi gives 'Woman with the Cart' innovation award for youth
 
19 Jan 2017
Rehab Salah has invited President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to her wedding ceremony at the end of January.   Salah dispatched the invitation to the president's office. She said she dreams that the president could attend her wedding....
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UK gives high priority to resumption of flights to Sharm el-Sheikh: British minister

Cairo International Airport
19 Jan 2017
In his visit to Egypt, British Minister of State for Security Ben Wallace said the UK is giving high priority to the resumption of direct flights to Sharm el-Sheikh. Wallace visited the new Terminal building 2 at Cairo...
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12 Red Sea islands protesters released on bail

18 Jan 2017
A Cairo court judge decided Wednesday to release 12 individuals who were arrested for protesting at the Press Syndicate earlier this month against the martime demarcation of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia. They were ordered to be...
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Parliament raises tax exemption limit to LE24,000 a year

18 Jan 2017
The Parliament decided on Tuesday to raise the tax exemption limit from LE13,500 to LE24,000 a year.   MP Mohamed al-Suwaidy, head of parliamentary coalition Egypt's Support, filed a request during Tuesday's general assembly...
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Egyptian Museum to restore hundreds of wooden Pharaonic coffins

An Egyptian worker brushes dust off a wooden coffin containing a linen-wrapped mummy covered in cartonnage near the Illahun Pyramid in Faiyum, 130 km (80 miles) southwest of Cairo , April 26, 2009, released by the Egyptian Supreme Council of Antiquities. REUTERS/Tarek Mostafa
18 Jan 2017
The Egyptian Museum launched the Coffin Conservation Project on Tuesday, in cooperation with the US embassy in Cairo, to document and restore 600 wooden coffins over the course of the next two years. The museum won a grant from the...
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PM's office issues press release on achievements under Sherif Ismail

Prime Minister Sherif Ismail
18 Jan 2017
The prime minister's office issued a press release on Tuesday detailing the achievements of Sherif Ismail's cabinet after President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi told the heads of national newspapers in an interview to expect a cabinet...
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Weather forecast for Wednesday

17 Jan 2017
Meteorologists expect moderate weather along the North Coast on Wednesday, with warmer climes in Lower Egypt, Cairo and northern Upper Egypt. Hotter weather is expected in southern Upper Egypt during the daytime, with temperatures dropping...
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Egypt's Sisi says cabinet reshuffle 'very soon'

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi
17 Jan 2017
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will reshuffle his cabinet soon, he told state newspapers in an interview published on Tuesday. "Yes, there will be a reshuffle and very soon ... We will fix what needs fixing and improve...
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8 killed in attack on police checkpoint in Egypt's Western Desert

17 Jan 2017
At least eight police officers were killed and three wounded in an attack by Islamist militants on a security checkpoint in Egypt's New Valley province in the Western Desert, the Interior Ministry said on Monday. State television said...
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Lawyer of assaulted Christian woman to file grievance with top prosecutor

16 Jan 2017
Ehab Ramzy, lawyer of the Christian woman who was stripped of her clothes by a Muslim mob in Minya, said he would resort to the last legal step he could take regarding the incident, which is filing a grievance with the top prosecutor to...
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