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Just in: Sisi pardons 203 Egyptian prisoners in protest-related cases Cairo - Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi issued on Monday a decree to pardon 203 jailed young people, state-run MENA news agency reported. Sisis move came in response to last years national ... Monday 13-03-2017 05:47 PM Cairo set to grow by half a million this year: Report Cairo - The population of Cairo is set to grow by 500,000 this year, more than any other city in the world, adding to the pressure on the country’s economy struggling to recover from six years of ... Monday 13-03-2017 07:56 AM Breaking: Death penalty for radical who slaughtered Christian in Alexandria, Egypt Alexandria (Egypt) - An Egyptian court confirmed earlier today the death sentence against fanatic Islamist who slaughter a Christian last January in Alexandria, northern Egypt. More on this story: ... Thursday 09-03-2017 05:18 PM 3 Egyptians, 6 Israelis jailed in Egypt over spying for Israel Wednesday 08-03-2017 04:36 PM 1,123 tourists arrive in Sinai within 24 hours Sinai - Many visitors went to South Sinai urban communities of Dahab and Saint Catherine in the course of recent hours. Upwards of 283 visitors of various nationalities went by Saint Catherine in ... Wednesday 08-03-2017 01:06 PM Al-Azhar Grand Imam warns about risks of sectarianism and violence Cairo - On Monday, Dr. ‘Ahmed Al-Tayeb’, Al-Azhar Grand Imam, said that the region and even the whole world pass through a harsh period nowadays after the water fires broke out in our Arab and ... Wednesday 08-03-2017 11:54 AM Controversial Egyptian preacher sentenced to 5 years on blasphemy charges Cairo - On Sunday Shubra Misdemeanors Court sentenced controversial Muslim preacher Mohamed Abdullah Nasr, mostly referred to as “Sheikh Mizo” to five years in prison on charges of insulting the ... Tuesday 07-03-2017 11:20 PM Chief of staff meets NATO General Cairo - Chief of Staff Mahmoud Hegazy met on Monday General Petr Pavel, the Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, and his accompanying delegation. They discussed the latest developments at the ... Tuesday 07-03-2017 02:03 PM FM meets EU's foreign ministers in European Commission HQ Tuesday 07-03-2017 01:49 PM Egypt to open Rafah crossing for 3 days Cairo - Upon directives from President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip will open on both sides for three days. The decision is effective as of Monday 6/3/2017. It ... Monday 06-03-2017 04:58 PM Foreign Ministry: Human rights in Egypt related to clear constitutional commitments Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ahmed Abu Zeid said that the status of human rights in Egypt is related to clear constitutional commitments, adding that such rights are being monitored by Egyptian ... Monday 06-03-2017 02:01 PM US delegation to visit Egypt for talks on establishing pharmaceutical factory in SCZone Cairo - Chairman of the Suez Canal Economic Zone (SCZone) Ahmed Darwish said a US company voiced readiness to establish a pharmaceutical factory in the SCZone. In a statement issued Yesterday ... Sunday 05-03-2017 02:02 PM Mameesh and Taher at the top of convoy supporting Christian families flee Al-Arish Ismailia - Lieutenant-General ‘Mohab Mameesh’, head of Suez Canal Authority stated that the whole Authority with all its organs, capabilities and expertise will spare no effort in serving the ... Sunday 05-03-2017 06:10 AM FM meets UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Sunday 05-03-2017 06:10 AM Bomb explodes during police operation, no causalities or damages reported North Sinai – Yesterday a roadside bomb planted by terrorists exploded nearby a passing armored police car in the North Sinais city of Al-Arish. Unidentified gunmen detonated an improvised ... Thursday 02-03-2017 01:20 PM