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Weather forecast: Very cold weather expected Thursday night

20 Jan 2016
Meteorologists expect Thursday to be slightly cold in the north and moderate temperatures in the south during the morning. It is expected to be very cold at night, and could reach frost, especially on farmland in central Sinai and north...
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15 MB members arrested for calling for January 25 protests

20 Jan 2016
Sharqiya prosecutors detained 15 Muslim Brotherhood members for 15 days pending investigation over charges of joining a banned group, inciting violence and for calling for protests on the January 25 Revolution anniversary.   According...
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3 killed, 31 injured in Beni Suef collision

20 Jan 2016
Beni Suef's top prosecutor ordered Wednesday the detention of the drivers of a truck, two buses and three vehicles that caused the death of three people and the injury of 31 others in a collision on Wednesday morning.   The...
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UPDATE: 3 killed, 7 injured in Qaliubiya agricultural road collision

19 Jan 2016
Three workers were killed and seven others were injured in a collision on Tuesday morning after a truck transporting silt turned over on the agricultural highway in Qaliubiya.   The truck driver lost control and hit a microbus coming...
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Weather forecast: Cold weather to continue Wednesday

19 Jan 2016
Meteorologists expect slightly cold weather in the morning on Wednesday and very cold weather at night.   Temperatures could reach frost in central Sinai and north Upper Egypt especially on farmland.     Low and medium level...
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MP calls for banning religious lessons in private homes, villas

19 Jan 2016
MP Mohamed Abu Hamed requested that religious lessons be banned in private homes and villas during the parliament's Tuesday session. Some villa and house owners host religious lessons given by young preachers, especially during the...
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Controversial host Mona Iraqi acquitted of defamation in bathhouse case

19 Jan 2016
Old Cairo Misdemeanor Court canceled on Tuesday a ruling issued against host Mona Iraqi sentencing her to six months in prison and LE10,000 bail over charges of defamation and broadcasting false news.   Iraqi was acquitted of charges...
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Ahmed Moussa attacks Journalists' Syndicate over referral to disciplinary board

Sada el-Balad presenter Ahmed Moussa (R) and cinema director and MP Khaled Youssef (L)
19 Jan 2016
Sada al-Balad TV channel host Ahmed Moussa has fired back at the Journalists' Syndicate after it referred him to a disciplinary board over publishing personal photos of director and MP Khaled Youssef.   "The Journalists'...
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Suez, Red Sea ports reopened

19 Jan 2016
Egyptian authorities reopened Safaga Port in the Red Sea at 12 am on Tuesday and Sokhna Port in Suez at 7 am following an improvement in the weather.    The ports authorities coordinated with the Meteorological Authority to...
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2,500 youth head to Sharm el-Sheikh to support domestic tourism

18 Jan 2016
Approximately 2,500 youth headed to Sharm el-Sheikh on Monday morning to participate in the Know Your Country (E'raf Baladak) campaign launched by the Youth and Sports Ministry in late December to promote tourism.    This is...
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