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High waves in Alexandria flood parts of engineering club, damages corniche fence

Five-metre-high waves broke into streets in various areas of the northern Alexandria governorate and flooded parts of the Engineers Syndicate Club overlooking the corniche.

Mild temperatures expected in most of Egypt till Monday

Moderate temperatures are expected during the daytime in most parts of Egypt, including Greater Cairo and Lower Egypt, until Monday, with a 30 percent chance of rain in parts of the northern coast on Sunday.

US Amideast, Boeing inaugurate STEM centre in Egypt

US Amideast’s office in Cairo and American leading aerospace company Boeing inaugurated on Tuesday a state-of-the-art science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) centre in Egypt.

Egypt to host 14th General Conference of ICESCO on 8-9 December

Egypt will host the 14th General Conference of the Islamic World Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (ICESCO) on 8-9 December 2021 under the auspices of President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi, ICESCO said in a statement on Tuesday.

Pope Tawadros II, social solidarity minister celebrate International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Pope Tawadros II and Minister of Social Solidarity Nevine El-Qabbaj attended on Friday a celebration dubbed Nahnu Qaderoun (We Are Able) to mark the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, which is observed on 3 December.

Egypt, UN launch 16-day campaign to end violence against women

Egypt’s Ministry of Social Solidarity launched on Thursday in coordination with the United Nations a 16-day campaign calling for an end to violence against women under the slogan “You Are the Heroes of Your Family.”

Egypt’s weather to become warmer as of Thursday

Egypt is forecast to witness an increase in temperatures for six days starting Thursday, the Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA) reported.

Egypt's education minister refutes claims of food poisoning among pupils after test results

Claims about mass food poisoning among pupils in the three Egyptian governorates of Assiut, Qena, and Kafr El-Sheikh were all found to be false according to the health ministry’s central laboratories, said Education Minister Tarek Shawki on Tuesday.

Heavy rain in Alexandria floods streets and suspends schools

Heavy rain continued to batter the streets of Alexandria on Monday, causing traffic jams and forcing the northern governorate to announce a continued state of emergency.

NTRA approves usage of new frequencies for mobile networks to improve services by 2022

Egypt’s National Telecom Regulatory Authority (NTRA) green-lit the usage of new network frequencies for Vodafone, Etisalat, and WE and is expecting an improvement in network services by early 2022, according to a statement released by the NTRA on Sunday.

Egypt activates 5 new rainfall detection stations: Irrigation minister

Five solar-powered rainfall detection stations have now joined service, bringing the total to 38 across Egypt, Minister of Irrigationand Water Resources Mohamed Abdel-Ati said on Sunday.

In Photos: Egypt’s PM inaugurates Concert Hall of new Opera House at the Arts and Culture City in new capital

Egypt’s Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly inaugurated on Saturday the Concert Hall of the new Opera House at the Arts and Culture City in the New Administrative Capital (NAC), a statement by the cabinet said.

Rainfall to continue in northern Egypt amid wave of bad weather

Moderate rain is expected on the northern coast and northern Egypt on Sunday as schools remain closed in several governorates amid a wave of bad weather.

Egypt’s Decent Life sends humanitarian convoys to Aswan following inclement weather

Egypt's Decent Life initiative sent on Saturday humanitarian convoys to Aswan to help citizens affected by the inclement weather that hit the southern Egyptian governorate last week.

Rainfall drenches parts of Egypt; schools suspended in 8 governorates

Turbulent weather marked by moderate to heavy rainfall and lower temperatures hit various parts of Egypt on Saturday, particularly Greater Cairo and Lower Egypt.

Egypt to see unstable weather conditions starting Saturday: Egypt’s Meteorological Authority

Egypt will see a wave of unstable weather conditions starting Saturday that will continue through the first half of the week according to a statement by Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA) on Thursday.

Alexandria raises state of emergency ahead of seasonal ‘Maknasa’ rainstorm

Egypt’s Alexandria governorate declared a state of emergency on Tuesday in anticipation of the seasonal El-Maknasa rainstorm.

Al-Azhar exerting great effort to combat extremism: Grand imam

Egypt's Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Sheikh Ahmed El-Tayyeb said on Monday that Al-Azhar is exerting a great effort to bring together of followers of different religions and to combat extremism locally and globally.

Cairo to see rain on Tuesday: Meteorological Authority

Light rainfall is expected on Tuesday in Cairo and parts of Nile Delta, Egypt’s Meteorological Authority (EMA) said in a statement.

Population of Egypt's capital Cairo exceeds 10 million: CAPMAS

The population of Egypt's capital Cairo has exceeded 10 million, according to figures of the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) on Sunday.

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