Local News

81 more students suffer food poisoning in Monufiya school

21 Mar 2017
Khafr Khadra school in Bagour, Monufiya has now recorded 81 students as having been poisoned, according to an announcement from the Ambulance Organization chairman in Monufiya Amgad Abdel Hamid. The organization declared a state of...
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Strong winds, possible dust storms expected Wednesday

21 Mar 2017
Meteorologists expect dusty winds to hit most parts of the country on Wednesday, affecting horizontal visibility and possibly disrupting navigation in the Mediterranean Sea, even creating dust storms in some areas,.   Low- and medium-...
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'The worst Mother's Day ever!' say shoppers, merchant

21 Mar 2017
  Electrical appliances and home furnishing shops are empty of customers, while other shops are crowded with customers playing "silent spectators". Couples preparing for marriage take advantage of the discounts to buy their...
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Two Russian wheat cargoes, one Argentine cargo bound for Egypt rejected

21 Mar 2017
Two Russian wheat cargoes and one Argentine cargo destined for Egypt were rejected at their ports of origin on quality concerns, traders said on Tuesday. The cargoes, purchased by state grain buyer GASC in recent tenders, were...
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Mother's Day celebration 'haram': Salafi preacher

Mother's Day
21 Mar 2017
"Celebrating Mother's Day is haram," said chairman of the Salafi Dawa, Yasser Borhamy, on the  group's official Facebook page Tuesday. This group is Egypt's largest, most organized group of politicized ...
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Parliament Health Committee calls for urgent plan to counter 'mysterious virus'

Health Committee calls for urgent plan (AMAY)
21 Mar 2017
Members of the House of Representatives Health Committee called for an urgent plan to fight the "mysterious virus", which led to deaths in some hospitals. They also stressed the need to cooperate with international bodies that...
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Mild weather expected on Monday, 22C in Cairo

19 Mar 2017
Meteorologists forecast mild weather during the day on Monday across most of parts, dropping to cooler temperatures once the sun has set and then much colder by the end of the night. Mist will affect visibility in the...
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2nd phase of Giza Pyramids development project worth LE90 million completed

Giza pyramids and Sphinx
19 Mar 2017
The Antiquities Ministry has completed the second phase of the development project in the Giza Pyramids archaeological area, which is planned to be inaugurated in May, Al-Borsa news reported.   Almost 99 percent of the project's...
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Woman dies a week before her wedding after being stabbed 19 times

19 Mar 2017
A woman was stabbed to death one week before her wedding while she was alone at her parents' house in Kafr al-Gazzar, Qaliubiya. Toqa N. was a Faculty of Arts student. The victim was said to have maintained good relations with her...
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33 Brazilian govt officials suspended for sales, exports of rotten meat to Egypt

processed meat
19 Mar 2017
The Brazilian authorities suspended 33 government officials from work in a wide-scale crackdown on charges of selling rotten processed meat and poultry. Three meat plants were also closed on the same charges, and 18 other factories that...
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