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Egypt confirms first coronavirus case

On Friday, the Egyptian Health Ministry alongside the World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed the first case of coronavirus in Egypt in a public statement. This is the first reported case of the Wuh...
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Cultural Venues for an outing in Cairo

  Cairo is a unique blend of a modern and traditional city. The place is filled with several historical and cultural venues that offer decent night time entertainment. Here is a mix of the top spo...
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Egyptian movies and TV shows to watch on Netflix

Egyptian television is finally going international after an uptick in quality, viewership numbers, and creativity. Currently, there are several Egyptian shows available on Netflix and other streaming...
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Italy monitoring the arrest of Egyptian studying in Bologna

Who is the Bologna student, researcher, and activist Patrick Zacky?The 28-year-old Egyptian began his pharmacy studies in Cairo the German University. Back then he was a strong champion for student ri...
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Camping spots in and out of Cairo

There is one thing in particular that strikes at the very heart of an adventure in and around Cairo - camping. Cairo dates back to 949 AD and hosts relics of its grandeur past resting across the Nile...
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Egypt reportedly tried to cover up arms deal with North Korea

“Largest seizure of ammunition in history.” Internal Egyptian government documents show officials in Cairo scrambling to do damage control after U.S. spy agencies uncovered an alleged scheme to smugg...
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Cairo’s Jewish community celebrates Rosh Hashana

Wife of a US diplomat lead the service. The dwindling Jewish community of Cairo celebrated Rosh Hashanah in the city’s Sha’ar Hashamaim synagogue, with a service led by the wife of a US diplomat, rep...
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Ethiopia's Abiy Ahmed swears to protect Egypt's interest in the Nile

Ethiopia’s prime minister Abiy Ahmed confirmed during his visit to Egypt's president, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, that he will protect all Egypt’s interests in the Nile waters. Egypt’s worries over the N...
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Cairo begins third phase of metro line

New section of metro will connect Ataba to Cairo University.Construction has begun on the third phase of Cairo's third metro line which will extend more than 17 km above and below ground. The metro's...
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Egypt ups level of talks on Ethiopian Grand Renaissance Dam

Egypt president invites Ethiopia prime minister to high-level talks on Ethiopian Renaissance dam. Egypt’s president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has invited Ethiopia’s prime minister Abiy Ahmed to Cairo for...
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Cairo increases metro ticket price again

Fare hike follows doubling of metro ticket price in 2017. The cost of travelling on Cairo's metro network has increased from 11 May with passengers now being charged on the length of their commute ra...
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Cairo hosts Africa Aviation summit

African aviation summit looks at strategies for success. A strategy for the success of Africa’s aviation is the theme of the two-day summit in Cairo on 17-18 April. About 118 aerospace companies fr...
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Egypt re-elects Sisi as president

Sisi sweeps to inevitable victory in lop-sided election race. Egyptian president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has been re-elected with 97 per cent of the vote, securing a landslide victory - as was widely ex...
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Presidential election underway in Egypt

Sisi expected to win easily against minor opposition candidate. Egyptians are casting their ballots in a presidential election that is running from 26-28 March and is certain to secure a second four-...
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Outdoor libraries for Cairo commuters

Place A Book, Take A Book project promotes reading in Cairo.Three mini outdoor libraries, housed in wooden cabinets, have appeared on streets in downtown Cairo in recent months.The Place A Book, Take...
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Cairo Residents Get Free Smoke Detectors: Everything You Need to Know

As of 20 January, fire alarms have been installed free of cost in homes in Cairo. This door-to-door installation programme, which has been hailed by residents as a “major life-saving donation,” became...
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Russia to resume direct flights with Egypt

Weekly service between Moscow and Cairo airports to return after two years.Direct civilian flights between Moscow and Cairo are scheduled to resume on 3 February, after a break of more than a two year...
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New light rail system for Cairo

Egypt seeks tenders for two monorail lines in greater Cairo. The Egyptian government is accepting proposals from national and international companies interested in constructing two light rail project...
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Cairo parks free on Christmas Day

Egyptian Coptic Christians celebrate Christmas on 7 January. Cairo’s parks will be open to the public for free on Christmas Day, which falls on 7 January according to Egypt's Coptic Christian traditi...
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Double-decker buses for Cairo

Cairo gets double-decker public buses for the first time. Cairo is set to introduce 40 double-decker public buses in 2018, according to the city's governor Atef Abuldhamid.The first 12 "European-style...

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