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  • 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 ....

  • Huge fire reportedly breaks out at vendors market in central Cairo

    Huge fire reportedly breaks out at vendors market in central Cairo

    Date: 2016-05-09 07:16:17 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:1 - ID:4869829

    A huge fire reportedly broke out Sunday night at the vendors market in Attaba district in central Cairo. In statements to MENA, a source at the civil protection administration said fire extinguishers immediately moved to the reported scene upon ....

  • PM mourns 8 policemen killed in Helwan

    PM mourns 8 policemen killed in Helwan

    Date: 2016-05-08 11:57:27 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:9 - ID:4865185

    Prime Minister Sherif Ismail mourned the death of eight policemen, who were killed while on patrol in the capital's southern district of Helwan in the early hours of Sunday. The prime minister prayed to the Almighty Allah to grant the martyrs' ....

  • Interior min. mourns Helwan incident martyrs, gives directions to determine criminals

    Interior min. mourns Helwan incident martyrs, gives directions to determine criminals

    Date: 2016-05-08 07:40:16 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:4 - ID:4862901

    Interior Minister Magdy Abdel Ghaffar gave directions to swiftly identify the criminals in the attack that targeted a police unit in Helwan, killing a police officer and seven non-commissioned officers. In statements to MENA, a senior security ....

  • 145 tourists fly in 8 hot air balloon rides in Luxor

    145 tourists fly in 8 hot air balloon rides in Luxor

    Date: 2016-05-08 07:39:12 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:3 - ID:4862897

    Eight hot air balloon flights by six different travel agencies were launched at dawn Sunday in Luxor, said Ahmed Aboud, the head of the Egyptian union for balloon flights. As many as 145 tourists from different nationalities were on board the ....

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