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Politics

Egypt's national dialogue resumes Wednesday with economic tracks

The board of trustees of the National Political Dialogue (NPD) will resume its meetings on Wednesday to focus on the economic tracks, the chairman of the Press Syndicate and coordinator of the NPD Diaa Rashwan announced on Tuesday.

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Egypt's national dialogue resumes Wednesday with economic tracks

Foreign Affairs

What are Egypt’s remaining options as Ethiopia continues unilateral GERD filling?

Ethiopia has recently announced it would start the third-phase filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam's (GERD) 74-billion-cubic-metre reservoir during the current flood season – which lasts until September – without Egypt and Sudan’ consent, again.

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What are Egypt’s remaining options as Ethiopia continues unilateral GERD filling?

Health

Egypt receives UNDP $11.2 mln grant for HIV & tuberculosis patients services; mitigate COVID impacts

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will provide Egypt’s Ministry of Health and Population with a grant worth $11.2 million to support patients suffering from HIV and tuberculosis as well as to mitigate the impacts of COVID-19.

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Egypt receives UNDP $11.2 mln grant for HIV & tuberculosis patients services; mitigate COVID impacts

Society

Egypt mulls plan to reduce road lighting, air conditioners usage in govt. buildings

Egypt’s Minister of Housing Assem El-Gazzar has directed his ministry to study a plan to rationalise energy and water consumption across Egypt, which includes reducing lighting on roads, regulating the use of air conditioners in government buildings amid the ongoing global energy crisis.

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Egypt mulls plan to reduce road lighting, air conditioners usage in govt. buildings

Urban & Transport

Egypt mulls restoring the daylight-saving time to save energy

Egypt’s government is currently discussing the return of the daylight-saving time setting starting next year, cabinet spokesperson Nader Saad revealed on Tuesday.

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Egypt mulls restoring the daylight-saving time to save energy

Courts & Law

Prosecution questioning accused in new broad daylight murder of university student colleague in Zagazig

The Public Prosecution started on Tuesday questioning a man who is accused of the killing of a female university student colleague in broad daylight in the city of Zagazig in the Nile Delta earlier today, the second such incident in less than two months.

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Prosecution questioning accused in new broad daylight murder of university student colleague in Zagazig

Tourism

In Photos: Tripoli's Mitiga airport receives 1st EgyptAir flight in 8 years

Libya’s Mitiga International Airport in Tripoli received on Tuesday the first flight operated by EgyptAir, the country's flag carrier, for the first time in eight years.

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In Photos: Tripoli's Mitiga airport receives 1st EgyptAir flight in 8 years

Defence

In Photos: Egyptian, US air forces conduct joint drills

Egyptian and US air forces conducted air drills with the participation of multirole combat aircraft from both sides at an Egyptian military airbase, a statement by the Egyptian military spokesman said.

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In Photos: Egyptian, US air forces conduct joint drills