Local News

Moderate weather on Wednesday

23 Jun 2015
Pleasant weather is expected on Wednesday on the northern coasts, there will be moderate temperatures in Cairo and the Delta, warm weather in the northern part of Upper Egypt and hot temperatures in the south.   Visibility will be...
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NTRA considers legal support for action against Etisalat after using Vodafone’s character

Etisalat's advert
23 Jun 2015
The genie that first appeared in a Vodafone ad a year ago has once again come to TV, but this time in an Etisalat commercial. This Etisalat move has polarized some viewers as they believe the company has crossed a line.   Etisalat...
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Ministry of Finance provides LE900 million to boost security in North Sinai

Army tank in North Sinai
23 Jun 2015
The Ministry of Finance agreed to provide LE 900 million for the Ministry of Defense to boost the operation of securing the border areas in northern Sinai, Al-Masry Al-Youm newspaper reported on Tuesday.   In a related context, the...
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Security forces disperse Muslim Brotherhood protest in 6th of October City

Brotherhood riots
23 Jun 2015
Security forces dispersed early on Tuesday a surprise protest organized by Muslim Brotherhood supporters in the 6th of October City, west of Cairo.   According to security sources, the protesters hurled four molotov cocktails at the...
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Cotton company workers protest being forced to take leave

Cotton farmers
23 Jun 2015
Workers from the Egypt-Iran Company for Spinning and Weaving staged a protest on Monday in Suez outside the province's administration building. They demanded Governor Major General Al-Araby Al-Sarawy intervene and rescue the...
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Protocol signed for nationwide application of project on turning used cooking oil into diesel oil

Supply Minister Khaled Hanafy
23 Jun 2015
Ministries of Petroleum and Supply, together with the Alexandria Company for Petroleum Additives (ACPA) signed a protocol of cooperation on Monday, aimed at applying the project of turning the used cooking oil into diesel oil nationwide,...
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Minister approves new animal, agricultural products' stock market

Supply Minister Khaled Hanafy
22 Jun 2015
Food Supply Minister Khaled Hanafy has approved the establishment of the first stock market specialized in animal and agricultural products in the main poultry stock market in Benha.   Indicative prices will be declared daily to put...
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Doctors' Syndicate: Health Ministry bans photos showing failure in hospitals

Campaign posts photos of snakes, owls and cats inside Egypt hospitals   
22 Jun 2015
The Doctors' Syndicate has called out the Health Ministry over an administrative decision that reportedly bans doctors from publishing photos that show how hospitals are failing on Facebook.   The syndicate said the decision shows...
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Software engineer hacks presidency’s email

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi
22 Jun 2015
A software engineer has said he discovered a glitch in the presidency’s server that would allow anyone to send a message to any authority in the world as if it were sent from the presidency’s official email.   Ahmed al-Nil...
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Residents complain about water cuts in Daqahliya

22 Jun 2015
The residents of four villages in Daqahliya province have staged protests against ongoing drinking water cuts, which have affected the area for four days.   Al-Sayyed Tawfiq, one of the villagers, said: “We have been living in...
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