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Thursday, Aug 13, 2020
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Egypt

Jul 13, 2020 17:46
The effort took off in early June after Basma Mostafa, a 30-year-old journalist, wrote on Facebook that she was thinking of cooking nutritious meals for patients. read more
Jul 12, 2020 00:39
Police seized 369 kites in Cairo on Friday, Al-Ahram reported, while Akhbar Al-Youm, another state newspaper, said police confiscated 99 kites and fined five people in the northern region of Alexandria. read more
Jul 10, 2020 10:42
The US president’s bid to resolve a long-running dispute over a Nile dam has failed to make a breakthrough, joining his unsuccessful efforts in crises from North Korea to Kosovo. read more
Jul 08, 2020 23:32
Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Gurmohina Kaur granted bail to the accused on furnishing a personal bond of Rs 10,000 each. read more
Jul 05, 2020 00:35
The Court of Cassation also confirmed a fine of 6 million Egyptian pounds, or $372,000, against Ahmed Douma, a secular activist, over the same violence-related charges. read more
Jun 30, 2020 05:57
The Department of Civil Protection blamed an electric short-circuit for the fire. Police are still investigating but preliminary reports indicate the fire started in the room’s air-conditioner. read more
Jun 27, 2020 11:14
Seleshi Bekele, Ethiopia’s water and energy minister, confirmed that Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia had decided during an African Union summit to restart stalled negotiations. Ethiopia had vowed to start filling Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. read more
Jun 19, 2020 23:42
The tale of a magnificent 11th century king, who united different Indians against the onslaught of invaders, is the first in a stream of stories from Amish’s Writers’ Centre. An exclusive first excerpt from the foreword to the book read more
Jun 07, 2020 10:42
Libya has been locked in a civil war since the ouster and killing of former leader Muammar Gaddafi in 2011. read more
May 26, 2020 22:31
The telephone conversations were part of PM Narendra Modi’s ongoing outreach to heads of government around the world to ensure the welfare of Indian expatriates and to bolster cooperation in the fight against Covid-19. read more
May 03, 2020 18:38
As the number of coronavirus infections in Egypt continues to rise, the government is strengthening its control over information, Amnesty International said, instead of upholding transparency during the public health crisis. read more
May 02, 2020 15:10
Air travel to Israel has come to a near standstill due to coronavirus restrictions, but one type of voyage still endures: the final journey of Jews wishing to be buried in Israel. read more
Feb 25, 2020 16:52
Mubarak’s death was announced on Tuesday by state TV. No cause was mentioned, although his family recently said he’d been hospitalized. read more
Jan 27, 2020 21:26
The decision taken by the Supreme Administrative Court last week rejected appeals against a 2016 lower court verdict banning the niqab on grounds that it impeded interaction between students and teachers. read more
Jan 18, 2020 01:18
The government’s original plan was to sell imported onions at an average of Rs 55 per kg on a no-profit-no-loss basis. read more