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Wednesday's weather forecast

23 Aug 2016
Meteorologists predict hot and humid weather on Wednesday in Cairo, Lower Egypt, and the north of Upper Egypt, with a maximum of 37 degrees centigrade in the captial.   Very hot weather is predicted in the south of Upper Egypt. Qena...
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Suspects in Ali Gomaa assassination attempt identified: security official

Former Grand Mufti Ali Gomaa during an interview with CBC satellite channel
23 Aug 2016
Security officials have identified the perpetrators of the assassination attempt on Egypt's former Grand Mufti Ali Gomaa, an official source with Giza Security Directorate said on Tuesday.   Egyptian security forces conducted...
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Magdi Yacoub Heart Foundation treat Mahalla's abandoned infant

22 Aug 2016
A one-year-old child with a potentially life threatening heart condition found abandoned under a hospital bed earlier this month has been admitted to the Magdi Yacoub Heart Foundation for treatment, following instructions from Solidarity...
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Streets of Marsa Alam strewn with poisoned goats as officials ban grazing

22 Aug 2016
Residents of Marsa Alam city, in the south of the Red Sea governorate, have raised complaints after local officials poisoned goats in order to protect trees planted along public streets.   In a move to prevent goats owned by local...
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Internet to be suspended in parliament on Monday

Parliament
21 Aug 2016
The internet in the People's Assembly building will be cut on Monday for four hours, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., parliament announced on Sunday. In a notice given before the start of Sunday’s sessions, it was announced that the...
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Weather forecast for Monday

21 Aug 2016
Meteorologists expect hot and humid weather to prevail in Cairo and the delta on Monday, with temperatures reaching 35 degrees Celsius in the capital. The weather will continue to feel cooler on the north coast, with highs of 31 degrees in...
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Whale shark makes rare appearance off shores of Hurghada

whale shark, Bahlol, Hurghada, Red Sea, Tourism 
20 Aug 2016
Vacationers and sailors at Hurghada sighted a specimen of the endangered whale shark on Friday, as it approached a boat off the shores of the Red Sea resort.  The Red Sea Marine Park Authority, after confirming the incident, said...
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Sunday's weather: feeling warm and close

20 Aug 2016
Meteorologists are predicting temperatures to reach 34 degrees Celsius in Cairo on Sunday, accompanied by high humidity. The weather will feel similarly hot and close in Lower Egypt and along the Suez Canal.   The north coast can...
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Sisi thanks Egyptian Olympic bronze medalists for their star performances

19 Aug 2016
President Abdel Fattah al-Sis has thanked Egypt's Olympic medal winners for their performances at the Rio Olympics, expressing appreciation for their achievement in winning a total of three bronze medals.   "I fully...
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Weather forecast for Saturday

19 Aug 2016
Meteorologists predict more hot and humid weather in Cairo and Lower Egypt on Saturday, with a maximum of 34 degrees centigrade in the captial. Hot weather is also predicted in the north Upper Egypt, and very hot weather in the south Upper...
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