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MP drafts law to lower legal marriage age from 18 to 16 raises concern

A recent draft law, proposed by MP Ahmed Samih, to lower the minimum legal marriage age for girls from 18...

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Nubi app aims to protect heritage, preserve traditional language

“We’ll Bring Nubia to Your Doorsteps,” is the slogan of a new mobile app ‘Nubi’ promoting the use of the Nubian...

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Girls only kite-surfing camp to launch this September in Gouna

Much has been said in Egypt about sports being a man’s domain, and it’s no secret that kite-surfing falls under...

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Egypt raises electricity prices and prolongs subsidies for added three years

Egypt will hike household electricity prices by up to 40 percent this fiscal year, but will keep energy subsidies in...

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Egypt to create National Electoral Commission instead of judicial observation over 2024 elections

The Egyptian parliament passed a law on Tuesday that will phase out judicial supervision of elections by 2024, and will...

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Following two waves of fuel hikes, Egypt's middle-class succumb to austerity

Omar Abdel Sattar has been navigating Cairo’s heavily jammed streets to attend business meetings ever since he started his job at a...

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Sisi announces 7 measures aimed at easing economic hardship

Egypt is set to carry out numerous measures to “ease the burdens of the average Egyptian citizen,” President Abdel Fattah...

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Five more sites blocked in Egypt, raising total to 62

Five additional websites offering VPN services, including TunnelBear, CyberGhost, Hotspot Shield, TigerVPN and ZenVPN were blocked on Tuesday, along with...

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Egypt restricts access to 57 news website: report

Independent news websites Al-Badil, Al-Bedaiah, and Medium, are now unreachable to internet users in Egypt, raising the total number of...

Ola Noureldin Ola Noureldin 3 years ago

Egypt's inflation falls for first time since currency float

Egypt’s annual consumer price inflation fell to 30.9 percent in May, compared to 32.9 percent in April, the Central Agency...

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Senior officials resign from Supreme Tourism Council, call for Minister's sacking

A number of tourism sector representatives, including Chairman of the Red Sea Tourism Investment Association Kamel Abu Ali, have submitted...

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Egypt asks Qatari Ambassador to leave the country within 48 hours

Egypt gave the Qatari ambassador in Cairo two days to leave the country and has called back its senior representative...

Ola Noureldin Ola Noureldin 3 years ago

Egypt's central bank did not order to halt Qatari riyal transactions: statement

Egypt’s central bank said it has not ordered banks to halt transactions in Qatari riyals, after six Arab nations, including...

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EgyptAir flights to Doha hampered following diplomatic ties cut with Qatar

Flights departing via Egypt’s EgyptAir flag-carrier to Doha from Cairo International Airport were delayed on Monday, following an announcement by...

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