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  • Former Menoufia governor handed down 10-year-jail sentence over accepting bribe

    Date: 2018-11-12 15:51:25 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:5 - ID:7666762

    The Giza Criminal Court sentenced Monday former Menoufia governor Hisham Abdel Basset to 10 years in prison over accepting a bribe worth more than EGP 27 million. The court also fined the former governor EGP 15 million and confiscated the sum. ....

  • Speaker: Approving amendments to law on education first fruit of building Egyptian Man

    Date: 2018-11-12 15:33:04 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:4 - ID:7666738

    House of Representatives Speaker Dr Ali Abdel Aal hailed President Abdel Fattah El Sisi for asserting at the beginning of his second term in office the importance of building the Egyptian citizen. During a plenary session held on Monday, the ....

  • Pope Tawadros receives Peruvian amb.

    Date: 2018-11-12 15:21:47 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:3 - ID:7666717

    Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark Diocese received on Monday Peruvian Ambassador in Cairo Paul Andres Paredes. In a statement, spokesman for the Coptic Orthodox Church Boulos Halim said that the pope welcomed Paredes' ....

  • Sisi heads for Italy for Libyan crisis mini summit

    Date: 2018-11-12 12:47:13 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:1 - ID:7666337

    President Abdel Fattah El Sisi left Cairo for Palermo, Italy, on Monday on an official two-day visit. The Egyptian president will take part in a mini summit of world leaders concerned with the Libyan file, at an invitation from Italian Prime ....

  • Sisi urges continuing efforts to develop transport system nationwide

    Date: 2018-11-11 21:37:12 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:11 - ID:7665416

    President Abdel Fattah El Sisi directed on Sunday to develop the transport system nationwide due to its vital and direct role in the daily life of citizens in addition to its close links with the sustainable development process. Sisi's remarks ....

  • FM hails 'fruitful' visit to Bahrain

    Date: 2018-11-11 21:36:00 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:10 - ID:7665415

    Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry described his recent visit he paid to Bahrain as "so fruitful." In a post on Facebook Sunday, Shoukry said that he had met with Bahraini King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa convoying President Abdel Fattah El Sisi's ....

  • Parl't approves in principle gov't bill on education

    Date: 2018-11-11 19:00:54 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:9 - ID:7665335

    The Parliament on Sunday approved in principle a bill to amend some provisions of the education law no. 139 of 1981. In a plenary session, the House of Representatives reviewed a report on the proposed law, which targets meeting the demands of ....

  • Cassation Court upholds death sentence against 7 in killing Ismailia police officer

    Date: 2018-11-11 16:48:30 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:7 - ID:7665154

    The Court of Cassation upheld a death sentence against seven defendants in the killing of Ismailia police officer Captain Ahmed Abu Doma and turned down appeals in the case. Seven defendants have been sentenced to death by hanging for killing ....

  • CBE: Annual inflation rate up to 8.9 percent in October

    Date: 2018-11-11 15:57:38 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:6 - ID:7665072

    The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) announced Sunday that Egypt's inflation rate upped to 8.9 percent in October from 8.6 percent in September 2018. On a monthly basis, core inflation recorded 1 percent in October, compared to 0.1 percent in ....

  • Defense minister attends debate on Red Sea security

    Date: 2018-11-11 15:49:22 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:5 - ID:7665063

    Minister of Defense and Military Production Mohamed Zaki attended on Sunday a debate of the higher war college at Nasr Military Academy under theme "Proposed Egyptian strategy to achieve the Red Sea security in the light of international and ....

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