Local News

Press syndicate gives interior ministry 48 hours to revoke Khaled al-Balshy's arrest order

06 Apr 2016
Egypt's press syndicate gave the interior ministry an ultimatum on Tuesday demanding the withdrawal of an arrest order against syndicate official Khaled al-Balshy within 48 hours. Egyptian prosecutors issued on...
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As Thursday approaches, Italy prepares for escalatory measures against Egypt

05 Apr 2016
 "If there is no change in Egypt's approach to cooperation in regards to the murder of Guilio Regeni, our government is prepared to respond immediately with appropriate measures," said Italian Foreign Minister...
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Sameh Saif al-Yazal dies at 70 years old

Former Egyptian general, Sameh Seif al-Yazal 
05 Apr 2016
With his distinctive spectacles and sharp features, Major General Sameh al-Yazal memorably appeared on Egyptian television to offer his political insight following the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak's regime on February 11, 2011....
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Reconciliation for Hussein Salem, Zakariya Azmy and Gamel Hilawa: judicial source

04 Apr 2016
On Monday, a reconciliation was reached in the illicit gains cases of Hussein Salem, Zakaria Azmy and Gamel Hilawa, said a source from inside the Justice Ministry. The reconciliation was reached when the officials and bussinessmen,...
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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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