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Weather forecast: Very cold, mild rain in Cairo on Tuesday

Kafr al-Sheikh overwhelmed with rains.jpg
25 Jan 2016
Meteorologists are predicting a continuation of cold weather on Tuesday, with heavy rainfall in the north and light rain in Cairo, Lower Egypt and the northern regions of Upper Egypt.   Northwestern winds are active in most regions,...
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Police arrest 4 MB members in 6 October protest

Supporters of deposed Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi shout slogans during a protest at the Rabaa Adawiya square, where they are camping, in Cairo July 27, 2013.
25 Jan 2016
Security forces in 6 October City dispersed a march led by Muslim Brotherhood supporters on Monday afternoon, the fifth anniversary of the January 25 Revolution, and arrested four protesters.   Participants raised Rabaaa al-Adaweya...
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Protest, human chain dispersed by security in Beheira

Supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood and Mohamed Morsi in a protest march in Matariya, east of Cairo
25 Jan 2016
Security forces dispersed a protest and a human chain in Abu Homs and Kafr al-Dawwar, Beheira, staged by Muslim Brotherhood supporters on Monday, the fifth anniversary of the January 25 revolution.   Dozens of Muslim Brotherhood...
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Woman dies of bird flu in Kafr al-Sheikh

25 Jan 2016
Director General of the Ambulance Facility in Kafr al-Sheikh Ahmed Ganzoury announced the governorate's first bird flu death in the governorate, said the facility's Facebook page on Monday.   The case was transferred to...
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MB supporters stage 3 marches in Alexandria

25 Jan 2016
Dozens of Muslim Brotherhood supporters, mostly women, staged three marches in Alexandria early Monday morning to commemorate the January 25 Revolution.   The three marches kicked off from al-Raml, al-Amreya and Borg al-Arab areas....
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Police kill 2 MB members responsible for Haram explosion

Security forces cordoning off the site of an apartment building explosion that killed seven officers and three civilians during a security raid in Haram street, Giza
25 Jan 2016
Two Muslim Brotherhood members killed Monday morning in 6 October City were accused of blowing up a building in Haram last Thursday. The two died during an exchange of fire with the police.   A security source in the Giza Security...
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Fake bomb dismantled by police in Beheira

Bomb squad
25 Jan 2016
Bomb squads dismantled a fake bomb placed near Pauline post office in Kafr al-Dawar City in Beheira on Monday morning, after residents suspected a strange object placed near the office and reported it to the police.   Security forces...
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Sadat metro station closed ahead of Jan 25 anniversary

Sadat Metro Station
25 Jan 2016
Police closed Sadat metro station on Sunday evening ahead of the fifth anniversary of the January 25 Revolution on Monday.   Metro Authority sources said in a press statement Sunday that the station would be shutdown until Tuesday and...
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Heavy rain hits Egypt early Sunday

Severe rainfalls in Cairo
24 Jan 2016
Egypt received heavy rain in all regions early Sunday, following warnings by the Egyptian Meteorological Authority of unstable weather over the coming few days.   Temperatures are dropping quickly, with thunderstorms predicted on the...
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Sunday forecast: temperatures fall, thunderstorms hit north

Cold weather in Alexandria
23 Jan 2016
Meteorologists are predicting the weather to remain unstable throughout Sunday, with temperatures expected to decline further and heavy rainfalls and thunderstorms predicted on Egypt’s northern coasts.   Rain, however, will...
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