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Egypt Newswire

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  1. Egyptian Women and the Fight for the Right to WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | New Yorker

    Egypt has made progress toward gender equality in recent years, but these gains have not propelled women into the workforce. The obstacles they face are often at home.

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  2. Seven Egyptian films at CIFF 40th editionRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Egypt Today

    ... organized by the Cairo International Film Festival Foundation and sponsored by public and private organizations in Egypt and around the world. The aim of the Festival is to strengthen the artistic links between countries and to build bridges between ...

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  3. Cairo Minister Dampens Tiff With Kuwaiti MP Over Beating of Egyptian InstructorRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    Egypt's Minister of Immigration and Egyptian Expatriates Affairs, Nabila Makram, urged Egyptians not to respond to statements by Kuwaiti MP Safa al-Hashem, who criticized Makram for her recent statement that "the dignity of the Egyptian and, rather, the dignity of Egyptian women is a red line." Makram's comments were made following an incident where an Egyptian woman working in Kuwait, named Fatima, was assaulted by five women in Salmiya.

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  4. FILE - The bad weather and rainfall wave continue in Egypt's cities for the second day, AlexandriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Egypt Today

    Fog will affect visibility over the northern parts and in Upper Egypt in the morning; the weather is expected to be cold at night. Winds are mostly northwesterly and moderate in strength.

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  5. Ali El-Haggar, Majida el-Roumi conclude Arab Music FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Egypt Today

    ... halls in Cairo, Alexandria, Damanhur and Tanta. According to Opera House President Magdy Saber, 72 musicians from Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, Iraq, Lebanon, Bahrain and Jordan participated in this year's edition. Among the participants were Hani ...

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  6. The High Dam in Aswan, Egypt - CC via Wikimedia Commons/Mohamed MoussaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Egypt Today

    Maintenance included removing turbid water from pipes passing through the dam's body and reservoir, reshaping the rocks on the riverside above inspection tracks, and enlarging the canal connecting the High Dam to Toshka lakes. Those are located in the Western Desert to be a reservoir for water when its levels go beyond 178 meters.

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  7. Libya could hold elections next spring - Italy's foreign minRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Channelnewsasia.com

    Libya could hold elections next spring, Italian Foreign Affairs Minister Enzo Moavero said on Wednesday, after Italy hosted a two-day conference in Palermo to try to stabilise the troubled North African country. FILE PHOTO: Italian Foreign Minister Enzo Moavero Milanesi meets with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry in Cairo, Egypt August 5, 2018.

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  8. CrowdReviews Partnered with Gm Events Announce: Egypt Housing Forum...Read the original story

    Yesterday | PR.com

    Naples, FL, November 14, 2018 -- -- Event highlights: 1. Learn about the 2030 vision and the institutional reform program for the housing sector in Egypt 2. Meet the key developer in the country and unlock exclusive business opportunities within the upcoming $28 billion-dollar worth of housing mega projects 3. Hear about the latest innovations in the energy efficient housing solutions 4. Understand the dynamics Foreign Direct Investment in boosting the housing sector in Egypt 5. Learn about the latest design and construction tends in the housing domain The Egypt Housing Forum takes place on 5-6 December, 2018 at The Nile Ritz Carlton, Cairo and is the only dedicated housing event which will gather stakeholders from government, developers, architects, investors, contractors and suppliers to address the urgent requirements within the Egypt housing marketing.

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  9. How a Bad Environment Impacts Children's HealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Counterpunch

    ... laid the foundation for a participatory way of dealing with environmental problems in inner-city buildings. In Cairo, Egypt, Dr. Laila Iskandar Kamel has implemented innovative social and environmental projects working with garbage collectors or ...

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  10. 'Why Religion?' Elaine Pagels examines her faith and a life of...Read the original story

    Monday Nov 12 | Dallas Morning News

    Editor's note: Elaine Pagels, who canceled her Nov. 11 appearance in Dallas because of illness, has rescheduled for 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 6. This story was originally posted on Nov. 1. In April 1987, Elaine Pagels' 6-year-old son, Mark, died from pulmonary hypertension, an illness that had shadowed most of his short life. The following year her husband, Heinz Pagels, a noted physicist, perished in a climbing accident.

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  11. Feature: Egyptian decades-old art center provides unique landscape...Read the original story

    Yesterday | Xinhuanet

    A woman works in Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Center in Giza, Egypt, on Oct. 9, 2018. Occupying a vast area of green land and surrounded by a large fence in Harrania village on the outskirts of Giza near the Egyptian capital Cairo, world famous Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Center stands as a distinguished venue for artistic handmade tapestry production in Egypt.

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  12. Egypt still working to convince Israel to accept ceasefire, PA envoy saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Times of Israel

    ... Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi addresses the chamber after he was sworn in for a second four-year term in Cairo, June 2, 2018. (Egypt's presidency media office via AP) The Palestinian ambassador to the UN said Tuesday night Egyptian mediators were in Israel ...

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  13. Newly elected federations presidents visit CAFRead the original story

    Tuesday | GhanaSoccerNet.com

    Newly elected presidents of the football federations of Benin, Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia and Rwanda have visited the Confederation of African Football, where they met President Ahmad. Mathurin De Chacus , Jean Guy Blaise Mayolas , Esayas Abraham Weldeyesus , Isayas Jira Bosho and Jean Damascene Sekamana visited the CAF headquarters in Cairo, Egypt.

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  14. EGX ends mid-week session in red, market cap. loses LE 5.2BRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Egypt Today

    The benchmark EGX30 lessened 0.98 percent, or 134.72 points, to close at 13,843.64 points. The equally weighted index EGX50 declined 0.91 percent, or 20.1 points, to reach 2,183.69 points.

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  15. Archaeologists Discover Dozens Of Cat Mummies, 100 Cat Statues In Ancient TombRead the original story

    Monday | Neatorama

    The tomb of a 4,500-year-old cat fancier has been unearthed in Egypt. The tomb near Cairo contained dozens of mummified cats, 100 gilded wooden cat statues, and a bronze statue of the cat goddess Bastet.

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  16. Report: Israel needs to de-escalate in Gaza, Egypt saysRead the original story

    Monday Nov 12 | Jerusalem Post

    ... keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. CAIRO- Egypt told Israel on Monday it needed to stop an escalation of violence in the Gaza strip, state TV quoted sources as saying. The ...

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  17. Dozens of cat mummies found in newly discovered tombsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Egypt has been whipping up publicity for its new historical discoveries in the hopes of reviving a devastated tourism sector still recovering from the turmoil following a 2011 uprising that toppled longtime autocrat Hosni Mubarak A top Egyptian antiquities official says local archaeologists have discovered seven Pharaonic Age tombs near the capital Cairo containing dozens of cat mummies along with wooden statues depicting other animals and birds. Mostafa Waziri told reporters Saturday that the discovery at Saqqara also includes mummies of scarabs, the first ever to be found in the area.

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  18. Archaeologists discover dozens of cat mummies in an ancient Egyptian tombRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | National Post

    On Saturday, Egypt's Ministry of Antiquities announced that a team of archaeologists had uncovered dozens of mummified cats, along with 100 wooden cat statues and a bronze bust of Bastet, the ancient Egyptian goddess of cats. The artifacts, found in a tomb in a cemetery in what would have been the ancient city of Memphis, are about 6,000 years old.

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  19. Jerusalem Patriarchs Offer to Help in Coptic Dispute in Holy PlacesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | Al Bawaba

    ... who offered to mediate between the two churches to solve the issue in a friendly manner. The delegation also met with Egypt's ambassador to Israel, who was very cooperative and stressed the full coordination of the Egyptian Foreign Ministry with the ...

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  20. 6 curious stories behind the origin of Egyptian dishesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | Egypt Today

    The Italian cuisine is famous for pasta, England is known for fish and potatoes and Egypt is famed for Koshari, Molokhia and Arouset Al-Moulid. The Egyptian traditional cuisine has been passed down from generation to generation for thousands of years.

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