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Warm weather expected on Sunday

13 Feb 2016
Warm weather is expected to prevail on Sunday along the north coast, in the Delta, Cairo and the north of Upper Egypt. Visibility will be reduced in the morning due to fog and pollution in some parts of the Delta and Cairo. Low- and medium...
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Hundreds flock to Doctors' Syndicate emergency assembly

About 1,000 striking doctors wearing their white coats forming human chain along Kasr al-Aini street, from Doctors Syndicate to the Health Ministry, Downtown Cairo, 1 November 2012, calling for their legitimate demands.
12 Feb 2016
The quorum of the Doctors' Syndicate general assembly was complete on Friday afternoon as hundreds of doctors flocked to Dar al-Hekma building to attend the emergency assembly. Held under "The Day of Dignity", the emergency...
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Cairo governor letigates cemeteries management workers over encroachment

12 Feb 2016
Cairo Governor Galal Saeed filed a claim on Friday against workers in the Management of Cemeteries over building 65 cemeteries on railway land on al-Kordy Street in Cairo's al-Khalifa neighborhood and putting the cemeteries up for sale...
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Egypt ignored Italian ambassador request to meet interior minister

Italian Phd candidate and labor rights researcher Giulio Regeni who was found dead with torture marks on a Cairo-Alexandria highway
12 Feb 2016
A memorandum issued by Italian authorities said that Egyptian authorities ignored a request by the Italian ambassador to Cairo to meet with the interior minister a few hours after the disappearance of Italian student Giulio Regeni in Cairo...
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Rafah crossing to open for two days

Rafah Crossing
12 Feb 2016
Egyptian authorities will open Rafah border crossing for two days starting Saturday for humanitarian cases and stranded Palestinians on both sides.   An official source confirmed that Egyptian authorities coordinated with the...
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Civil Protection Forces control huge fire in Sharqiya

Fire engine
12 Feb 2016
Civil Protection Forces in Sharqiya controlled a huge fire on Friday morning at an auto spare parts store in Belbais City.   No deaths were reported.   Head of Sharqiya Security Directorate received a tip about the fire after...
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One dead, 3 injured in North Sinai shootings

A soldier stands guard at an army checkpoint in North Sinai
12 Feb 2016
A man died and three others were injured with gunshots fired by unidentified assailants in Rafah and Arish in North Sinai on Friday.   Mahdy S., 29, died of a gunshot to his head in Nag Shebana area, south Rafah, security sources said...
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Govt discusses project funding with African Development Bank

International Cooperation Minister Sahar Nasr
11 Feb 2016
The Egyptian government, represented by International Cooperation Minister Sahar Nasr, began Thursday negotiations with a delegation of seven leaders of the African Development Bank over loans worth up to US$3 billion.   Luxor...
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Sisi refuses accepting food shipments not conforming to international standards: minister

11 Feb 2016
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi reiterated his refusal to accept food shipments that do not meet Egyptian and international standard specifications to ensure citizens' health and safety, said Agriculture Minister Essam Fayed.  ...
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German ambassador stresses strong Egypt-Germany relations

11 Feb 2016
The newly-dispatched German Ambassador to Cairo Julius Georg Luy said Egypt and Germany share strong relations in all fields during a ceremony held Wednesday to celebrate his new post. The ceremony was organized by the Egyptian-German...
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