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Mehleb to inaugurate Banha power plant

18 May 2015
Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb and Electricity Minister Mohamed Shaker are inaugurating a power plant in Banha on Tuesday to produce 750 megawatts.   The plant is part of a strong of new projects carried out by the Electricity...
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Expert: Land mines are serious problem facing Egypt

18 May 2015
Egypt has many dangerous land mines planted throughout its territory, yet does not know where they are or how to safely detect them, says Saeed al-Qattan, mine and explosives detection expert and deputy chairman of Egypt-Japan...
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Hot weather in Cairo on Tuesday

Sunny weather over Alexandria, 12 January 2013.
18 May 2015
Moderate weather is expected to prevail on northern coasts on Tuesday, while being hot in Cairo and Delta and extremely hot in Upper Egypt.   For temperatures expected on Friday: Cairo 36C, Alexandria 31C, Hurghada 41C, Sharm al-...
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Doctors Syndicate to protest demanding solution for ‘postgraduate studies’ issue

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.
18 May 2015
The Doctors Syndicate will stage a protest on Monday to demand a solution for the postgraduate studies issue, after sending a letter on Sunday to Interior Minister Magdy Abdel Ghaffar to notify him about the protest.   In a statement...
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Soldier injured in shootout on Ismailia-Suez road

18 May 2015
An armed forces soldier has been shot in the foot after unknown assailants in a car opened fire at a military ambush located on the Ismailia-Suez desert road, according to an informed military source.   Fire exchanged between the...
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Alex customs dispose of altered bibles, Qurans

Container
18 May 2015
Customs officials at Alexandria’s Dekheila seaport recently confiscated copies of the Holy Quran imported from Iran, as well as bibles imported from Spain for having content that was deemed inaccurate.   The Qurans were...
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Five-year-old child sells his painting for LE2,100

18 May 2015
Mo'ayed Bahr, 5, demanded LE25 for his painting. His work of art was put up for auction on Facebook and within 24 hours, it had sold for LE2,100.   Bahr's 60x60 cm painting was displayed on Facebook by Hamdy Reda, founder...
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Judiciary seeks insurance bonuses for judges following Arish deaths

17 May 2015
The Supreme Judicial Council says it will seek insurance bonus offers for all members of the judicial and prosecution service.   The decision came as the council held an emergency meeting on Sunday morning which tackled developments...
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Military sources: Five militants killed in an airstrike in Sheikh Zuweid

Sheikh Zuweid
17 May 2015
Egyptian military sources reported that Apache helicopters launched an airstrike on an Ansar Bayt Al-Maqdis terrorist cell south of Sheikh Zuweid and killed five militants.   The sources told the German DPA news agency that the...
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Hearings suspended at Arish Courts Complex

Justice
17 May 2015
All hearings were suspended at the Arish Courts Complex for all levels of litigation following the terrorist attack that claimed the lives of three judges and the driver and injured a prosecutor on Saturday   The Justice Ministry...
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