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Rights group: Parliamentary voting takes average of 5 minutes
Egypt

Rights group: Parliamentary voting takes average of 5 minutes

Egyptians have taken an average of five minutes to vote in the parliamentary elections that began yesterday, according to a…
Dozens block railway to protest train’s broken air conditioning
Egypt

Dozens block railway to protest train’s broken air conditioning

Dozens of railway passengers coming from Aswan to Cairo protested in Assiut against their train's broken air conditioning.
Two injured in fights over petrol in Assiut
Egypt

Two injured in fights over petrol in Assiut

A shortage of 80 octane petrol led to fighting on Tuesday at petrol stations in Assiut that left two people…
Labor protests block streets in three Egyptian cities
Egypt

Labor protests block streets in three Egyptian cities

Labor protests calling for better financial conditions continued in several cities on Sunday, with demonstrators blocking main roads in Assiut,…
Report: 80% of Assiut residents drink unclean water
Environment

Report: 80% of Assiut residents drink unclean water

Eighty percent of drinking water in Assiut comes from artesian wells and only 20 percent of water is filtered through…
Hundreds protest butane gas shortage, block highway in Upper Egypt
Egypt

Hundreds protest butane gas shortage, block highway in Upper Egypt

Around 2000 demonstrators blocked a highway in Upper Egypt on Sunday to protest shortages of butane gas cylinders. Officials called…
Moussa holds conference in NDP member’s home, enrages citizens
Egypt

Moussa holds conference in NDP member’s home, enrages citizens

Amr Moussa, outgoing general secretary of the Arab League and candidate for the Egyptian presidency, enraged citizens of Assiut by…
Political groups reject new governors of Alexandria, Daqahlia and Assiut
Egypt

Political groups reject new governors of Alexandria, Daqahlia and Assiut

The Civil Democratic Coalition, which includes 32 political parties and movements, announced its rejection of Essam Salem’s appointment as governor…
Muslim Brotherhood opens its first branch in Upper Egypt
Egypt

Muslim Brotherhood opens its first branch in Upper Egypt

Muslim Brotherhood Supreme Guide Mohamed Badie on Tuesday inaugurated the group’s first branch in the Upper Egyptian city of Assiut.…
Police solve murder of Assiut church pastor
Egypt

Police solve murder of Assiut church pastor

Police have solved the murder of Dawood Boutros Boulos, pastor of Abu Seifein Church in Assiut Governorate, who was found…
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