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Forecasts of fog across Egypt for 1 week

19 Jan 2017
Low visibility is expected on most roads, especially those near water and farmlands, as well as desert or agricultural highways due to fog which is forecast to last until next Thursday, according to head of Egyptian Meteorological...
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10 killed, 2 injured in microbus accident in Daqahliya

People in Alexandria rescuing a microbus sumbmerged in rainwater.jpg
19 Jan 2017
Ten people were killed and two others injured in a road accident early on Wednesday when a microbus with passengers onboard overturned and fell into a canal in Daqahliya. Major General Magdy al-Qamary, Daqahliya security chief, was...
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Egypt on track to receive 2nd tranche of IMF loan

19 Jan 2017
Egypt is on track to receive the second tranche of a US$12 billion three-year loan from the International Monetary Fund pending a visit in the end of February to review progress on its economic reform program, the fund said on Wednesday....
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8 Brotherhood leaders arrested for planning to 'provoke people's wrath'

Police man in front of the Interior Ministry headquarters in Cairo - REUTERS
18 Jan 2017
Eight leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood group in Cairo have been arrested, the Interior Ministry announced. The arrest took place during a group meeting where members were planning to "provoke the wrath of the public". ...
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Parliamentary committee approves amendments to Protest Law

Egypt's House of Representatives
18 Jan 2017
The parliamentary Legislative Committee approved a bill submitted by the government to amend Article 10 of Protest Law No. 107/2013, at its meeting on Tuesday.   Committee chairman, Bahaa al-Din Abu Shaqa, said the draft law on the...
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We'd resort to International Court of Justice over Red Sea islands: Saudi writers

Tiran and Sanafir locate at the south entrance of the Gulf of Aqaba in the north part of the Red Sea.
 
18 Jan 2017
According to reports in Saudi newspapers on Tuesday, the Egyptian court's nullification of the maritime demarcation agreement between Saudi Arabia and Egypt is just one round of litigation and not the end. Meanwhile, Saudi writers have...
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Cabinet launches application to receive citizens' complaints

18 Jan 2017
The cabinet’s Information and Decision Support Center (IDSC) has announced a new application called "Positive" with the goal of direct communication between citizens and the government in order to submit complaints, along...
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Egyptian football star Aboutrika placed on 'terror' list

Al-Ahly forward Mohamed Aboutrika smiles with joy after scoring a goal against Japan's San Frecce Hiroshima during their 2012 Club World Cup quarter-final football match in Toyota on December 9, 2012. Al-Ahly won the match 2-1. AFP PHOTO/Toru YAMANAKA
18 Jan 2017
Former football star Mohamed Aboutrika has been added to the Egyptian authorities' terror list by a court, based on suspicions that he has provided financing for the now banned Muslim Brotherhood group, his lawyer said on Tuesday....
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DNA analysis proves that Egyptians are not Arabs

Families of 21 Egyptians kidnapped in Libya by Islamic State militants protest for their return outside the Journalists Syndicate
17 Jan 2017
After over 10 years of analyzing DNA samples from hundreds of people, the National Geographic Genographic Project (NGGP) surprisingly uncovered the fact that Egyptians are not Arabs as most of them believed. The study presented graphs that...
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I am not behind cancellation of Eissa's TV show: Parliament speaker

17 Jan 2017
Egypt's Parliament speaker Ali Abdelaal denied on Monday that he is behind the cancellation of Ibrahim Eissa's talk show from the privately-owned satellite channel al-Kahera Wal Nas (Cairo and the People).   In an interview...
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