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One million Suez Canal commemorative coins on market next week

Ministry of Finance issues commeorative pounds for the New Suez Canal
01 Sep 2015
The Finance Ministry has said that the New Suez Canal commemorative coins it issued early last week were well received and announced that a further one million coins would be issued next week.   Customers have purchased 1.5 million...
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Moderate weather in the north on Wednesday, hot in Cairo

Fog over Cairo's sky, February 18,2012. Low temperatures, heavy rains, and storms have hit several cities across Egypt, lowering visibility and disrupting travel.
01 Sep 2015
Moderate weather is expected in the north on Wednesday, with hot and humid temperatures in Cairo and the Delta and very hot weather in Upper Egypt.   Low visibility from morning mist is expected in the north, with low- to mid-level...
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Court obliges Journalists' Syndicate to find jobs for unemployed members

Journalists marking the 2013 death of colleague Tamer Abdel Rauf at a security checkpoint in Beheira
01 Sep 2015
The Administrative Court decreed on Monday that the Journalists' Syndicate is to give its unemployed members financial aid until it creates jobs for them, as per Article 3 of Law 76 of 1970, which obliges the syndicate to...
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ATM, online payment of car license fees enforced

Misr Bank ATM
01 Sep 2015
The Interior Ministry has formalized an agreement with a private electronic payment company to allow citizens to pay for their car registration, as well as traffic-related fines, via ATMs and Internet, it announced on Monday.   ...
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Egypt reconsiders peaceful nuclear programme

site for Egypt's planned nuclear reactor in Dabaa, Marsa Matrouh
01 Sep 2015
Egypt's Nuclear Power Plants Authority (NPPA) of the Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy resumed contacts and negotiations with a number of international companies, specialized in the technology of establishing and operating...
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Applications for new Egyptian parliament election from 9 am to 6 pm

Egyptian Parliament
01 Sep 2015
The election committees in governorates will start as of Tuesday receiving the applications of Egyptians who want to run for the new parliamentary election.   The applications will be handed over everyday from 9 am till 5 pm for 12...
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Al-Sisi:Egypt in second place among countries with highest investment revenues





Reuters/Reuters - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi delivers a statement following a meeting with French President Francois Hollande at the Elysee Palace in Paris, November 26, 2014. REUTERS/Philippe






 


 
01 Sep 2015
  President Abdel Fattah El Sisi said on Monday that Egypt ranks second among the countries that achieved the highest investment revenues.   Sisi, who is visiting Singapore as part of an Asian tour, made the remarks in an...
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Court upholds al-Azhar’s decision on female-to-female education

31 Aug 2015
The administrative court in Alexandria upheld on Monday an earlier decision that had been made by the Grand Sheikh of al-Azhar determining that female instructors should be the only ones to teach women's issues to female students....
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1% of electricity used Saturday generated by solar, wind energy

© AFP/File / by Wissam Keyrouz | Falling oil prices hinder global efforts to develop renewable energy sources, experts warned on January 17 at a conference in Abu Dhabi
 
 
 
31 Aug 2015
The Egyptian Electric Utility and Consumer Protection Regulatory Agency announced in a statement on Monday that 1 percent of the electricity used by Egypt on Saturday was generated by wind and solar energy.   About 64.8 percent of the...
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Terrorism insurance for Armed Forces, police in the works

31 Aug 2015
President of the Egyptian Financial Supervisory Authority Sherif Samy has met with the president of the Insurance Federation of Egypt (IFE), as well as the heads of insurance companies, to discuss coverage for military and police forces in...
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