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Egypt to unleash its medical tourism potential in Sharm el-Sheikh conference

Pharaoh's Island, in Taba, South Sinai
16 Feb 2017
A press conference will be held on March 2, 2017, to announce the details of the sessions of the Medical Tourism Conference, scheduled to take place in Sharm el-Sheikh between March 23 to 25, said Atef Abdellatif, a member...
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Justice Ministry challenges ruling to unfreeze Aboutrika's assets

15 Feb 2017
The Ministry of Justice challenged on Wednesday the cancellation of a previous decision that froze the assets of Mohamed Aboutrika, former player for Al-Ahly and the national football team, against the backdrop of his links to the banned...
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Egyptian javelin thrower Ihab Abdelrahman suspended for 2 years

Ehab Abdel Rahman wons silver medal in Bejing's world javelin throwing championship
15 Feb 2017
Egyptian javelin thrower Ihab Abdelrahman has been suspended for two years by the World Anti-Doping Agency after failing two doping tests. Abdelrahman, who became Egypt’s first-ever World Athletics Championship medalist when he took...
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Lionel Messi's visit to Cairo postponed

15 Feb 2017
The Public Information Office of Prime Pharma Inc., the advertising partner for FC Barcelona player Lionel Messi's visit to Egypt, announced that the legendary player will postpone his visit due to reasons relating to the team's...
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Egypt tycoon Naguib Sawiris says to speak up on political return

Naguib Sawiris
15 Feb 2017
Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris said on Tuesday that he is returning to politics to press for more freedoms in the North African country after staying away out of frustration. "To the esteemed people who are listening to us... we...
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Israel delays staff's return to Cairo embassy amid security fears

Israeli embassy reopens in Cairo after four-year closure on September 9, 2015.Israeli Prime Minister's spokesperson official page.
 


 
 

 
15 Feb 2017
The staff to Israel's embassy in Cairo has been ordered to stay at home because of security concerns, the Shin Bet security service said Tuesday. The Israeli Foreign Ministry has declined to comment, but Israel's Channel 2...
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Police officer shoots tuk tuk driver in Monufiya

Police man in front of the Interior Ministry headquarters in Cairo - REUTERS
15 Feb 2017
A traffic officer in Shebin al-Kom, Monufiya governorate shot a tuk tuk driver using his police pistol, injuring the man under his left eye. The victim, Mohamed Abdel Razek, 40, was transferred to Shebin al-Kom Educational Hospital....
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Egypt plans to attract millions of tourists through Virus C medical tourism program

Tourists in Karnak despite terrorist attack
14 Feb 2017
Egypt's Health Ministry has announced its medical tourism program for Hepatitis C virus patients, in coordination with the Tourism Ministry. Lionel Messi will arrive on Wednesday in Cairo to promote the program, it added. In a...
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Parliament to vote on Cabinet reshuffle Tuesday

Egypt's House of Representatives
14 Feb 2017
The Parliament will decide the fate of the Cabinet reshuffle on Tuesday, which is scheduled to be submitted to Parliament Speaker Ali Abdel Aal and to be voted on by members that day. The reshuffle will comprise 11 ministers, including...
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Minister urges imposing legal penalty on ‘over-reproduction’

13 Feb 2017
Social Solidarity Minister Ghada Wali on Monday indicated the necessity of imposing legal penalties on over-reproduction as a way to reduce its rates. Meanwhile, Immigration Minister Nabila Makram highlighted the important role of soft...
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