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  • UN official hails improvement in women's file in Egypt

    Date: 2018-03-14 15:48:40 GMT - Egypt - Local - SN:73 - ID:7295042

    CAIRO, March 14 (MENA) - UN Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women Dubravka Simonovic has praised the progress toward improving women's conditions in Egypt, saying that she is looking forward to visiting Egypt to share experience and document ....

  • 25 people injured in 2 traffic accidents in Behira, Sharkia

    Date: 2018-03-13 13:27:53 GMT - Egypt - Local - SN:75 - ID:7292708

    CAIRO, March 13 (MENA) - Twenty-five people were injured in two traffic accidents in Behira and Sharkia governorates on Tuesday, the Ministry of Health and Population spokesman said. The first accident took place on Cairo–Alexandria desert road ....

  • Minister of Parliamentary affairs holds press conference on human rights report

    Date: 2018-03-12 11:50:17 GMT - Egypt - Local - SN:46 - ID:7290636

    CAIRO, March 12 (MENA) - Minister of Parliamentary Affairs Omar Marwan will hold a press conference on Tuesday on the report submitted by Egypt to the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva last week. Egypt, as part of effective cooperation with UN ....

  • Cabinet mulls proposals on developing pre-university education

    Date: 2018-03-11 20:15:54 GMT - Egypt - Local - SN:98 - ID:7289715

    CAIRO, March 11 (MENA) - The Cabinet held a meeting Sunday under Prime Minister Sherif Ismail to discuss several strategic files related to the development of the pre-university education. The government considers the development of the ....

  • Health, telecommunications ministries sign protocol on mechanization of health insurance system

    Date: 2018-03-11 18:48:58 GMT - Egypt - Local - SN:92 - ID:7289714

    CAIRO, March 11 (MENA) - Prime Minister Sherif Ismail on Sunday witnessed a signing ceremony of a cooperation protocol between the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology on mechanization of Egypt's social ....

  • Minister orders aid offered to people affected by Cairo building collapse

    Date: 2018-03-11 08:22:00 GMT - Egypt - Local - SN:9 - ID:7288434

    CAIRO, March 11 (MENA) - Social Solidarity Minister Ghada Wali has ordered to continue offering aid to families affected by the recent collapse of a building in Sayeda Zeinab district of Cairo. Upon the directives, the Cairo social solidarity ....

  • Former MENA deputy editor-in-chief passes away

    Date: 2018-03-10 21:42:37 GMT - Egypt - Local - SN:59 - ID:7288262

    CAIRO, March 10 (MENA) - Former deputy editor-in-chief of the Middle East News Agency (MENA) Anwar Shehata passed away on Saturday at the age of 67 after deteriorating health conditions. The funeral prayers will be performed on Sunday in Cairo's ....

  • One killed, 11 injured in Alexandria road accident

    Date: 2018-03-10 14:56:48 GMT - Egypt - Local - SN:35 - ID:7287799

    CAIRO, March 10 (MENA) - The Health Ministry said Saturday that one person was killed and 11 others were wounded when a micro-bus overturned on the Cairo-Alexandria highway. In statements on Saturday, the Health Ministry spokesman Khaled Mejahed ....

  • 133 prisoners pardoned, 512 released on parole nationwide

    Date: 2018-03-09 14:42:28 GMT - Egypt - Local - SN:44 - ID:7286384

    CAIRO, March 9 (MENA) - As many as 133 prisoners have been pardoned, while 512 others released on parole, the Interior Ministry said on Friday. Their release, following an examination of their files by the committees concerned, is upon a ....

  • Cabinet approves law on street ads

    Date: 2018-03-07 16:36:02 GMT - Egypt - Local - SN:76 - ID:7283400

    CAIRO, March 7 (MENA) - The cabinet approved on Wednesday a law regulating the placement of billboards on main roads to maintain Egypt's cultural appearance. Under the law, a new authority will be established under the chairmanship of the prime ....

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