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  • Court annuls jail sentence of policemen over activist killing

    Court annuls jail sentence of policemen over activist killing

    Date: 2016-02-14 11:17:19 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:9 - ID:4311189

    The Cassation Court annulled the 15-year jail sentence handed down by a lower court against a policeman over killing an unarmed female activist during a march, ordering a retrial. The court under counselor Taha Qassam ordered a retrial of ....

  • 295 Egyptians return from Libya via Salloum crossing over past 24 hours

    295 Egyptians return from Libya via Salloum crossing over past 24 hours

    Date: 2016-02-14 09:50:55 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:7 - ID:4310373

    As many as 295 Egyptians returned to Egypt coming from Libya via Salloum crossing within the past 24 hours, Matrouh Security Director Hisham Lotfi said. The number included 248 legal arrivals and 49 illegal ones, he said in statements Sunday. ....

  • Passenger dies at Cairo airport before flying for Umra

    Passenger dies at Cairo airport before flying for Umra

    Date: 2016-02-14 08:06:07 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:1 - ID:4309629

    An Egyptian passenger died at Cairo International Airport on Sunday minutes before his flight took off for Saudi Arabia to perform the Umra (small pilgrimage), the airport's medical sources said. The passenger, 66, was wearing Ihram garments when ....

  • Rafah terminal reopened for stranded persons, humanitarian cases

    Rafah terminal reopened for stranded persons, humanitarian cases

    Date: 2016-02-13 10:49:11 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:8 - ID:4305373

    The Rafah terminal on the borders with the Gaza Strip was reopened on Saturday in both directions. An official source at the terminal said that coordination was reached with the Palestinian side to reopen the border crossing to allow access for ....

  • President Sisi arrives at House headquarters

    President Sisi arrives at House headquarters

    Date: 2016-02-13 09:27:36 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:7 - ID:4304689

    President Abdel Fattah El Sisi arrived on Saturday at the premises of the House of Representatives to deliver a keynote speech on the occasion of the new legislative session. Parliament Speaker Ali Abdel Aal, his two deputies Suleiman Wahdan and ....

  • Egypt, US work togther to attain stability in Mideast - Egypt amb.

    Egypt, US work togther to attain stability in Mideast - Egypt amb.

    Date: 2016-02-13 08:03:02 GMT - USA - Egypt - SN:3 - ID:4304129

    Egypt and the US are working together to attain peace, security and stability in the Middle East, affirmed Egypt's Ambassador in Washington Yasser Reda. He, meanwhile, pointed out to international efforts led by Egypt to mediate a cease-fire ....

  • Transport Ministry: 70 injured in Beni Suef train accident, 49 discharged from hospital

    Transport Ministry: 70 injured in Beni Suef train accident, 49 discharged from hospital

    Date: 2016-02-11 10:05:06 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:5 - ID:4293181

    Up to 70 people were injured after a Cairo-Aswan train overturned in the Upper Egypt governorate of Beni Suef early in the day, Spokesman for the Transport Ministry Ahmed Ibrahim said on Thursday. Of all, 49 persons were discharged from hospital ....

  • Transport minister follows up Beni Suef train crash repercussions

    Transport minister follows up Beni Suef train crash repercussions

    Date: 2016-02-11 09:59:10 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:4 - ID:4293117

    Transport Minister Saad el Geyoushi is following up the repercussions of the Cairo-Aswan train crash in the Upper Egypt governorate of Beni Suef. The minister is following up the measures taken to remove the accident remnants off the railway, ....

  • 69 people injured in Beni Suef train crash

    69 people injured in Beni Suef train crash

    Date: 2016-02-11 09:57:28 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:3 - ID:4293097

    Some 69 people were injured when the Cairo-Aswan train overturned on Thursday in the Upper Egypt governorate of Beni Suef, the Health Ministry undersecretary said. No deaths were reported, Gamal el Gohary said. A security source said the train ....

  • Scores of people injured in Beni Suef train crash

    Scores of people injured in Beni Suef train crash

    Date: 2016-02-11 09:56:15 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:2 - ID:4293077

    Scores of people were injured in a Cairo-Aswan train that overturned in the Upper Egypt governorate of Beni Suef, an Interior Ministry source said. In statements to MENA on Thursday, the source said two of the train carriages overturned as they ....

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