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  • Interior Min: Ghoureya fire controlled, no casualties

    Interior Min: Ghoureya fire controlled, no casualties

    Date: 2016-05-11 09:29:48 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:2 - ID:4885445

    A Ministry of Interior Media Department official said civil protection forces succeeded in extinguishing the fire that erupted in two fabric shops in the crowded and ancient neighborhood of Ghoureya in the wee hours of Wednesday. There were no ....

  • Fire in central old Cairo brought under control

    Fire in central old Cairo brought under control

    Date: 2016-05-11 09:28:45 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:1 - ID:4885433

    Civil protection forces brought down a fire that broke out in the wee hours of Wednesday in a number of fabric shops in the Ghoureya neighborhood of central Cairo. No casualities were reported, a security source told MENA. A cooling operation ....

  • Interior Ministry denies minister was ready to visit Journalists Syndicate

    Interior Ministry denies minister was ready to visit Journalists Syndicate

    Date: 2016-05-10 07:14:29 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:3 - ID:4876973

    A well-placed source at the Interior Ministry on Monday denied reports quoting MP Osama Sharshar, claiming that Minister Magdy Abdel Ghaffar was ready to visit the Journalists Syndicate at the beginning of the crisis to contain it. In a ....

  • Security source denies involvement of 5 officers in Helwan terrorist attack

    Security source denies involvement of 5 officers in Helwan terrorist attack

    Date: 2016-05-10 06:41:19 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:2 - ID:4876757

    A security source denied on Monday a news report that five police officers were involved in the recent terrorist attack in Helwan that left eight policemen dead. "The report is unfounded," the source told MENA. The report was carried by a news ....

  • AU condemns Helwan terrorist attack

    AU condemns Helwan terrorist attack

    Date: 2016-05-10 06:20:35 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:1 - ID:4876673

    Chairperson of the African Union Commission Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has strongly condemned Sunday's terrorist attack in Cairo's suburb of Helwan which killed eight policemen. In a statement obtained by MENA, Zuma offered condolences to the ....

  • Interior Ministry starts collecting lottery Hajj fees

    Interior Ministry starts collecting lottery Hajj fees

    Date: 2016-05-09 07:23:45 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:6 - ID:4869881

    The Interior Ministry will start collecting Hajj fees from winners of the pilgrimage lottery as of today and until May 18. A statement by the Interior Ministry put the value of the fees at 27,000 pounds, besides the air ticket worth 6,420 per ....

  • 32 fire engines rushed to Attaba to control Rowaey fire

    32 fire engines rushed to Attaba to control Rowaey fire

    Date: 2016-05-09 07:22:58 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:5 - ID:4869873

    Firefighters and civil protection forces continued efforts to control the massive fire that broke out in a hotel in el Rowaey in Attaba downtown Cairo. According to MENA, 30 people were injured in the fire so far and 32 fire engines were rushed ....

  • Hotel in Rowaey surroundings evacuated over Attaba fire, no news on fatalities

    Hotel in Rowaey surroundings evacuated over Attaba fire, no news on fatalities

    Date: 2016-05-09 07:21:58 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:4 - ID:4869861

    The civil protection forces and firefighters evacuated a hotel in el Rowaey market's surroundings in Attaba area downtown Cairo, Assistant Interior Minister Abu Bakr Abdel Karim told MENA Monday. The fire engines were increased to more than 15 to ....

  • Cairo security chief arrives to Ataba to follow up Rowaey blaze

    Cairo security chief arrives to Ataba to follow up Rowaey blaze

    Date: 2016-05-09 07:19:52 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:3 - ID:4869845

    Cairo Security Director Khaled Abdel Aal arrived to Ataba in downtown Cairo to follow up efforts exerted by the civil protection forces and firefighters to control the fire that broke out last night in a hotel and vendors' possessions in el Rowaey ....

  • Security source: 14 persons injured in hotel in Attaba

    Security source: 14 persons injured in hotel in Attaba

    Date: 2016-05-09 07:17:54 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:2 - ID:4869837

    As many as 14 persons were injured in the huge fire that broke out in a hotel in Attaba's district in central Cairo, said a security source at Cairo Security Directorate. In statements to MENA, the source said six persons suffered suffocation and ....

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