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Egypt opens Rafah border crossing ahead of Eid al-Fitr

© AFP | Palestinians gather in front of the Rafah border crossing point between southern the Gaza Strip and Egypt on January 16, 2015 to protest against the closure of the border
 
 
 
29 Jun 2016
Egyptian authorities have temporarily opened the Rafah border crossing between Egypt and the Gaza strip for stranded Palestinians and humanitarian cases, allowing travel for several days ahead of the Eid al-Fitr holiday, which will start...
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High school religion exam leaked for the second time

29 Jun 2016
The high school religion studies examination was leaked online on Wednesday 15 minutes after the exam time started. The exam was leaked on the Facebook page “Shawming Byghashish Thanaweya Amma" (Shawming's cheats for high...
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Most medicines are still available, despite shortages: Health Ministry

29 Jun 2016
The Health Ministry has advised citizens seeking hard-to-find medicines that most of them are indeed available, despite rumors to the contrary, and urged people to check availability in the periodic pharmaceutical journal. The publication...
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Cockpit voice recorder from flight MS804 repaired in France

28 Jun 2016
The Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR) from crashed EgyptAir flight MS804 has been repaired by French technicians, allowing Egyptian investigators to examine the final conversations of pilots and crew before the plane crashed into the...
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UN elects Egyptian entrepreneur as sustainable development 'pioneer'

28 Jun 2016
Egyptian entrepreneur Dina Sherif, co-founder of management consultancy Ahead of the Curve, has been named among 10 "Local Pioneers" for assisting with the 2016 Global Compact the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). United...
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Hot, humid weather in Cairo on Wednesday

28 Jun 2016
Meteorologists are predicting hot, humid weather on Wednesday for most areas of the country, with temperatures reaching 37 degrees centigrade in Cairo. The north coast will experience cooler, fresher weather, with highs of 31. The weather...
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Egypt's budding entrepreneur meets Obama and Mark Zuckerberg

A young Egyptian entrepreneur on stage with Obama and Mark Zuckerberg 
28 Jun 2016
Egypt watched in awe last Friday as young Egyptian entrepreneur Mai Medhat appeared on a filmed discussion panel alongside US President Barack Obama and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, to tell the world about her engenius startup venture....
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ICAO removes Sinai from warnings

28 Jun 2016
The International Civil Aviation Organization of the United Nations (ICAO) headquartered in Montreal, Canada, has removed Egypt's name from the list of areas of conflict, canceling safety warnings for flights over the Sinai Peninsula...
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Dismissing education minister not solve exam-leaks problem: ministry spokesman

Education Minister al-Helaly al-Sherbiny
28 Jun 2016
Calls for the resignation of Egypt's education minister are limited in scope, meaning that he is unlikely to resign over the current high-school exam leaks crisis, according to Bashir Hassan, spokesman for the Education Ministry....
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Egypt deports popular Lebanese political talk show host

ONTV presenter Lilian Daoud
28 Jun 2016
Egypt on Monday arrested and deported popular talk show host Liliane Daoud, security and airport sources said, hours after the Lebanese journalist announced the cancellation of her TV program. Daoud's deportation comes amid a growing...
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