Miscellaneous

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  • Waly: 18% of burn victims suffer permanent disability

    Date: 2018-05-26 12:23:35 GMT - Egypt - Miscellaneous - SN:28 - ID:7417163

    CAIRO, May 26 (MENA) - Social Solidarity Minister Ghada Waly on Saturday said that up to 18 percent of burn victims suffer permanent disability (PD), while 17 percent suffer temporary disability. The minister asserted that immediate and rapid ....

  • Blaze at residential building in Qena contained

    Date: 2018-05-24 21:52:20 GMT - Egypt - Miscellaneous - SN:81 - ID:7415640

    QENA, Egypt, May 24 (MENA) - The civil security forces contained on Thursday a huge fire that engulfed a residential building in Qena. Four fire engines rushed to the scene of the incident at a four-storey building comprising eight apartments, ....

  • EMA: Temperature down by 4 degrees on Friday, rains expected over Cairo, Sinai, Upper Egypt

    Date: 2018-05-23 13:58:06 GMT - Egypt - Miscellaneous - SN:53 - ID:7413481

    CAIRO, May 23 (MENA) - Board Chairman of the Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA) Ahmed Abdel Aal said the heatwave that hit Egypt nationwide this week is expected to end on Friday, with temperatures expected to drop by 3 to 4 ....

  • CAMPAS says website followers hit 25 mln

    Date: 2018-05-20 11:03:32 GMT - Egypt - Miscellaneous - SN:21 - ID:7408724

    CAIRO, May 20 (MENA) - The Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAMPAS) said on Sunday that the followers of its website have hit 25 million until the beginning of this month. In a press release, the CAPMAS attributed the ....

  • 1.9 billion watched UK royal wedding worldwide - report

    Date: 2018-05-19 20:24:07 GMT - United Kingdom - Miscellaneous - SN:62 - ID:7408273

    LONDON, May 19 (MENA) - An estimated global TV audience of 1.9 billion have watched the royal wedding service of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Saturday, The Telegraph reported. An estimated more than 100,000 well-wishers lined the streets of ....

  • IDSC denies issuing new coins

    Date: 2018-05-17 10:12:28 GMT - Egypt - Miscellaneous - SN:18 - ID:7405020

    CAIRO, May 17 (MENA) - The Information and Decision Support Center (IDSC) refuted as "groundless" reports circulated by media outlets on issuing new coins in denominations of 10, 50 and 100 pounds. The denominations currently minted are the ....

  • Queen gives instrument of consent to Harry, Meghan's marriage

    Date: 2018-05-13 09:38:16 GMT - United Kingdom - Miscellaneous - SN:22 - ID:7397690

    LONDON, May 13 (MENA) - Queen Elizabeth II has given her Instrument of Consent, which is her formal approval for Prince Harry to wed Meghan Markle, just one week ahead of their May 19 nuptials, msn reported. Buckingham Palace shared an image of ....

  • Egypt's Walaa Hafez seeks world diving record

    Date: 2018-05-11 21:15:16 GMT - Egypt - Miscellaneous - SN:76 - ID:7395882

    CAIRO, May 11 (MENA) - Egypt's retired Captain Walaa Abbas Hafez performed a long Scuba dive on Friday in an attempt to set a world diving record for people with disabilities. Hafez, who served as an officer in the Egyptian Army, thanked ....

  • 595 Egyptians back home from Libya via Salloum Crossing

    Date: 2018-05-11 16:10:59 GMT - Egypt - Miscellaneous - SN:50 - ID:7395661

    MARSA MATROUH, Egypt, May 11 (MENA) - As many as 595 Egyptians returned home from Libya via Salloum crossing over the past 24 hours, Marsa Matrouh security chief Hisham Nasr said on Friday. Out of all the returnees, 110 Egyptians had illegally ....

  • Ministry of environment urges citizens to use less plastic bags

    Date: 2018-05-09 11:36:50 GMT - Egypt - Miscellaneous - SN:29 - ID:7391226

    CAIRO, May 10 (MENA) - The provincial office of the Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA) in Mansoura, Dakahlia, has announced an initiative for reducing the use of plastic bags and using instead the more eco-friendly woven bags. This came ....

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