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  • 136 infiltrators arrested on border with Libya

    136 infiltrators arrested on border with Libya

    Date: 2015-09-08 12:56:28 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:10 - ID:3311065

    Mersa Matrouh police have foiled an attempt by 136 persons, including five Sudanese, to infiltrate into Libya. The infiltrators were stopped in a military zone to which civilians are banned access. An investigation will be launched. ....

  • Awqaf Ministry says minister not banned from travel

    Awqaf Ministry says minister not banned from travel

    Date: 2015-09-08 12:50:52 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:8 - ID:3311005

    The Awqaf Ministry has denied news that Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa is banned from travel. The Ministry Tuesday dismissed the media reports as baseless campaigns meant to defame the minister, stressing it will take legal action against those ....

  • Irrigation minister to assume agriculture portfolio following Helal resignation

    Irrigation minister to assume agriculture portfolio following Helal resignation

    Date: 2015-09-08 10:10:03 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:7 - ID:3309565

    Minister of Irrigation Hossam Moghazi arrived at the premises of the agriculture ministry as he has been asked to serve as acting agriculture minister by Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab in succession of resigned minister Salah Helal who was detained ....

  • Mahlab leaves Cairo for Tunis

    Mahlab leaves Cairo for Tunis

    Date: 2015-09-08 10:07:35 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:6 - ID:3309537

    Egypt's Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab left here on Tuesday heading for Tunis on a two-day visit to Tunisia during which he will meet with Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi. Heading a high-profile delegation, Mahlab will also convey a message ....

  • Education Ministry denies minister's resignation over graft probe

    Education Ministry denies minister's resignation over graft probe

    Date: 2015-09-08 07:38:15 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:5 - ID:3308129

    The Education Ministry on Monday denied media reports that Minister Moheb El Rafei resigned against the backdrop of a corruption case in the Agriculture Ministry. Rafei, who is in France to take part in a conference on literacy and sustainable ....

  • Mahlab says 'no lenience at corruption'

    Mahlab says 'no lenience at corruption'

    Date: 2015-09-08 07:33:33 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:4 - ID:3308101

    CAIRO, Sept 7 (MENA) - Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab asserted on Monday his government had directives on its first day in office to combat corruption. "No lenience at corruption," the premier said in a press statements. He dismissed reports ....

  • Awqaf Ministry denies ties with Qatar

    Awqaf Ministry denies ties with Qatar

    Date: 2015-09-08 07:13:53 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:2 - ID:3307957

    The Awqaf Ministry denied Monday any links with Qatar because of its supportive stance of the Muslim Brotherhood. "Reports in this regard are fabrication and baseless," Awqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa said in a statement. Even in Quran ....

  • Army starts anti-terror comprehensive operation in North Sinai

    Army starts anti-terror comprehensive operation in North Sinai

    Date: 2015-09-08 06:08:37 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:1 - ID:3307721

    The Armed Forces said on Monday a comprehensive operation has been started in North Sinai to uproot terrorism there. "Troops of the second field army, supported by personnel of the special forces and the anti-terrorism police, stormed terrorist ....

  • Sisi's visit to Singapore

    Sisi's visit to Singapore "successful" -- Diplomat

    Date: 2015-09-07 11:21:40 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:6 - ID:3303553

    Premjith Sadasivan, the Singaporean Ambassador in Cairo, has hailed as "successful" President Abdel Fattah El Sisi's recent visit to his country. Sisi's talks with Singaporean officials were successful in every sense of the word, Sadasivan told ....

  • Minister: Egypt needs dlrs 10 bn investments, gov't to continue in New Administrative Capital project

    Minister: Egypt needs dlrs 10 bn investments, gov't to continue in New Administrative Capital project

    Date: 2015-09-07 11:21:06 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:5 - ID:3303545

    Minister of Investment Ashraf Salman said the government needs dlrs 10 billion worth investments from the private sector and foreign investors to up the targeted growth rate from 5 to 5.5 percent by the end of the 2015/2016 fiscal ....

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