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New proposal to seek dollar deposits from Egyptian expats

Minister of Immigration and Egyptian Expatriates Affairs Nabila Makram
26 Sep 2016
Egyptian MPs are due to consider a new proposal for injecting dollars into the economy, by which Egyptian citizens living abroad will be exempt from paying customs on their cars so long as they pay a certain amount of US dollars into their...
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Three students killed, 10 injured in Fayoum tractor accident

26 Sep 2016
Three students were killed and 10 others injured when an agricultural tractor overturned on Qasr al-Basel Road in Fayoum. According to initial investigations, the incident occured due to speeding as the vehicle transported the students to...
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FM specifies terms for return of British flights to Egypt

 
 
23 Sep 2016
Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry stressed to his British counterpart Boris Johnson the importance of setting clear terms for the return of British flights to Egypt.   Shoukry spoke with Johnson on the sidelines of the UN...
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Egyptian citizen missing in Malaysia after falling into sea from hotel window

23 Sep 2016
Malaysian rescue services this Thursday increased their efforts to find an Egyptian citizen who went missing last Monday after apparently falling from a hotel window into the sea, according to the Malaysian Agency for Rescues and Marine...
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Israeli Embassy ready to contribute to Alexandria synagogue restoration

22 Sep 2016
The Israeli Embassy is ready to contribute to the restoration of Eliyahu Hanavi Synagogue in Alexandria, Israel's Ambassador to Egypt David Govrin said during his visit to Alexandria over the past two days.   Govrin made the...
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Boat's crew detained after dozens drown in Beheira human-trafficking disaster

22 Sep 2016
The prosecutor general for North Damanhur, in the governorate of Beheira, has ordered the detention of four crew members of a boat believed to have been involved in a human-trafficking disaster in which several hundred illegal migrants...
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Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia sign final contracts on dam technical studies

20 Sep 2016
Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia have officially signed the final contracts for the technical studies to be conducted on the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, Aswat Masriya reported on Tuesday. The contracts were signed on Tuesday by the three nations...
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Kuwaiti police officer arrested in Hurghada over drugs possession

20 Sep 2016
A Kuwaiti police officer accused of possessing illegal recreational drugs has been released on bail by a Hughada prosecutor.   The suspect was released on Tuesday on a bail of LE5,000.   The Kuwaiti officer is suspected of...
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EU condemns asset freeze on NGOs, activists in foreign-funding case

19 Sep 2016
The European Union said on Monday that the Egyptian government's decision to freeze the assets of rights activists in Egypt will directly affect the work of civil society organizations, adding that the decision violates Egypt's...
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Saudi plane makes unexpected landing in Cairo as passenger dies

Cairo International Airport
19 Sep 2016
A Saudi passenger plane made ​​an unexpected landing at Cairo International Airport on Monday due to the death of an Arab-American citizen from a sudden ailment, Huffpost reported.   en route from Jeddah to New York According to an...
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