Local News

Traffic policeman shoots toll-booth worker in al-Warraq scuffle

04 Apr 2016
A fight broke out between a traffic policeman and toll-booth workers in the neighborhood of Gezirat al-Warraq on Monday, prompting the policeman to open fire on one of the booth workers, shooting him in the foot. The injured worker has...
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Agriculture Ministry workers protest for permanent contracts

04 Apr 2016
Dozens of temporary workers within the Agriculture Ministry's Land Reclamation Sector protested on Monday outside ministry headquarters in Dokki neighborhood, demanding permanent contracts and full financial rights for 323 employees....
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French plane makes emergency landing at Cairo Airport

Cairo International Airport
03 Apr 2016
A French plane carrying 193 passengers made an emergency landing at Cairo Airport Saturday evening.   The flight was number 323 and was bound from Amsterdam to Riyadh in Saudi Arabia, an airport source said.    The pilot...
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Aramco to supply Egypt with petroleum products for five years

02 Apr 2016
Egypt has signed a deal with Aramco stipulating that the Saudi company would supply Egypt with petroleum products for five years, the Ministry of Petroleum said in a statement on Friday.  The deal comes after the state-owned...
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Moderate weather expected Saturday

01 Apr 2016
Moderate weather is expected along the north coast on Saturday, with warmer weather due in Upper Egypt.   Mist will affect visibility in the morning along the north coast, Lower Egypt, Cairo and the Suez Canal cities.   Wind will...
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NCW praises 'courageous' flight attendant on hijacked plane

31 Mar 2016
The National Council for Women (NCW) praised one of the fight attendants on the hijacked EgyptAir plane in a statement Wednesday describing her conduct during the ordeal as "courageous".   The flight attendant, named Nehal...
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Egyptian delegation attends Nuclear Security Summit in Washington

 
 
31 Mar 2016
Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry arrived in Washington on Wednesday at the head of an Egyptian delegation to the Nuclear Security Summit, scheduled for March 31 and April 1, 2016.   Over 50 presidents are scheduled to participate in the...
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US backs Egypt's war against terrorism in Sinai: Kerry

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (L) and Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukri shake hands before a meeting at a hotel in Cairo June 22, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan Smialowski/Pool
 


 
 

 
31 Mar 2016
US Secretary of State John Kerry said in a meeting with his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry on Thursday in Washington that the US backs Egypt in its war against terrorism in the Sinai Peninsula.   "The Secretary reiterated the...
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Slightly warm weather expected Thursday

30 Mar 2016
The Egyptian Meteorological Authority has forecast slightly warm temperatures for the north of Egypt on Thursday, while the south will see warm temperatures.    A misty start for the north coast, the Delta, Cairo, and the Suez...
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Court sets April 27 to decide on judge Nagy Shehata recusation

30 Mar 2016
The Court of Appeals set Wednesday April 27 to decide on the recusation request filed against judge Nagy Shehata in the case known publicly as the "Cabinet events".   In December 2011, hundreds protested against the...
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