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Chinese Embassy launches logo design competition in Egypt

01 May 2016
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...
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Giza Zoo shows off spring arrivals, such as baby Nadir the vervet monkey

01 May 2016
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...
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Copts celebrate Easter as Pope Tawadros calls for 'enlightening ideas'

01 May 2016
Coptic Christians celebrated the Orthodox Easter festival on Saturday and Sunday with masses and sermons across Egypt and abroad, as the head of the Coptic Orthodox Church called for 'enlightening ideas' to counter the forces of...
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Egyptian squash star El Sherbini bags women's world title

01 May 2016
Nour El Sherbini stormed back from a two-game deficit to defeat top seed Laura Massaro and become the youngest-ever women's squash world champion on Saturday. The 20-year-old Egyptian's victory at the PSA World Women’s...
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Health Ministry warns of food poisoning during Sham al-Naseem feast

01 May 2016
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...
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Students of Ain Shams University organize campaign against harassment, violence against women

30 Apr 2016
The anti-harassment activist group “Innovation”, run by students from the school of commerce at Ain Shams University, has announced the launch of an awareness campaign aimed at combatting sexual harassment and violence against...
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British police arrest four suspects in case of Egyptian killed in fire

A Young Egyptian Sherif Adel Habib was found burned to death in London after a fire broke out in a residential building in the district of South Hall in London
30 Apr 2016
The Metropolitan Police Service in London has announced the arrest of four suspects in the murder of Egyptian engineering graduate Sherif Adel Habib Mikhail, who was found with severe burns inside a car in the London district of Southall...
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Suez Canal industrial zone attracts 15 Russian companies: Russian minister

29 Apr 2016
Russian Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov said on Friday that at least 15 Russian companies had committed to taking part in the planned Russian industrial zone in the Suez Canal area.   KamAZ, Rostselmash and other...
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Man of Egyptian origin found dead in Chicago: FM spokesman

29 Apr 2016
Egypt's Consul General in Chicago, Mohamed Aboul Dahab, headed to the US state of Indiana on Thursday to meet with an American investigator looking into the mysterious death of a man named Mohamed Adel Rushdie, who is believed to be of...
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Two tourists killed, 4 injured in South Sinai car accident

29 Apr 2016
Two women, one of them Swedish, have been killed and four others injured in a road traffick accident on the Tur-Aburdeis international road in South Sinai. Their private car overturned 8 km from the Wadi al-Tur checkpoint, according to...
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