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Egypt to witness extreme cold unstable weather starting Wednesday : Meteorological authority

Egypt’s Meteorological Authority (EMA) warned on Tuesday that the country will witness a very cold unstable weather conditions starting Wednesday.

Egypt experiencing coldest weather in ten years: Experts

Egypt, known for its mild and cool winters, is currently experiencing relatively colder waves, with experts deeming the current spell as the coldest in almost ten years and attributing the phenomenon to the climate changes.

Egypt to experience ‘noticeable’ drop in temperatures, rainfall starting Wednesday

Egypt is expected to witness a noticeable drop in temperatures starting Wednesday, with chances of rainfall in the country’s north, especially Greater Cairo and Northern Upper Egypt, the Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA) forecast.

No damage reported as 3.5 magnitude earthquake hits west of Suez city

An earthquake 3.5 magnitude hit west of Suez city in northeastern Egypt on Saturday at 9:23pm with no damage or casualties reported so far, the National Research Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics (NRIAG) said in a statement.

Egypt announces Thursday 27 January paid holiday on 2011 Revolution anniversary, Police Day

Egypt’s Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly announced next Thursday, 27 January, a paid holiday for government employees to mark the anniversary of the 2011 Revolution and the national Police Day.

USAID, education ministry and private sector launch six new applied technology schools in Egypt

USAID and the Ministry of Education, in partnership with Egyptian companies, launched on Thursday the International Applied Technology schools model in Egypt, USAID Egypt announced

Egypt’s National Council for Human Rights welcomes extending the deadline to legalise NGOs for one year

Egypt’s National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) has welcomed a move by the Cabinet approving the council’s call for a one-year extension for non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to legalise their status in the country.

Egypt to be hit by 'extremely cold' weather, heavy fog until Tuesday

Egypt will see “extremely cold” weather starting Thursday till Tuesday, with temperatures set to drop further until next week, the Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA) said.

Ponzi scheme app White Sands vanishes after stealing fortune from ‘millions’ of Egyptians: Reports

A fraudulent moneymaking app called White Sands, which operated in Egypt for months and attracted millions of subscribers, disappeared this month after receiving “billions of pounds” from victims of an elaborate fraud, according to news reports and social media users.

Cold weather wave to continue till weekend: EMA

Egypt will continue to witness a wave of unstable cold weather conditions till the weekend, the Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA) announced in a statement on Tuesday.

Egypt says hit by cold air mass from Europe

Egypt will be hit by a cold airmass from Europe, resulting in a significant drop in temperatures for the coming days, Egypt’s Meteorological Authority (EMA) said on Monday.

Greater Cairo, various parts of Egypt to see moderate to light rainfalls, low temperatures: EMA

The Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA) has warned that Greater Cairo, Sinai and the western coasts are expected to see moderate to light intermittent rains throughout Sunday, with cold weather during the day expected to be very cold at night nationwide.

Egypt’s president reviews developments at South Sinai’s Great Transfiguration project

Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi reviewed on Saturday developments underway at the Great Transfiguration project around St Catherine in South Sinai.

Egypt to see decrease in temperatures starting Friday, rain expected in some areas till Monday

Egypt will see a gradual decrease in temperatures starting Friday with weather nationwide expected to be cold during the day and extremely cold at night, the Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA) said on Wednesday.

Egypt’s cabinet legalises 141 unlicensed churches, Christian service buildings

Egypt’s official gazette published on Wednesday a cabinet decree to legalise the status of 50 unlicensed churches and 91 Christian service buildings that had been operating without a permit.

Egypt spent around $400 billion in the past 7 years 'to get out of the poverty maze': Sisi

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi told a World Youth Forum panel on Tuesday that poverty steers states to “mazes” that could lead to terrorism and extremism, adding that the state spent around $400 billion “to get out of the poverty maze.”

Egypt adopts principle of 'right to development' as fundamental human right: Planning minister

Egypt has adopted the principle of the right to development as a fundamental human right, Minister of Planning Hala El-Said said during the third day of the World Youth Forum (WYF) in Sharm El-Sheikh, stressing the importance of eliminating poverty due to its negative impact on development rates.

There should be no panic from recent frequent earthquakes in Egypt: NRIAG

Seismology experts at the National Research Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics “NRIAG” said on Tuesday there should be no panic from the frequent earthquakes in the past few months in Egypt.

Egypt to launch unified national network for emergency’s first phase in 5 governates: Local development Minister

Egypt’s Minister of Local development Mahmoud Shaarawy announced on Tuesday in an official statement that the new Unified National network for emergency and public safety’s first phase was going to be launched in 5 governorates nationwide.

6.6 magnitude earthquake hits Eastern Mediterranean; felt in Egypt

An earthquake of magnitude 6.6 hit the Eastern Mediterranean region and was felt by some citizens in some parts of Egypt, the National Research Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics (NRIA) in a statement early Tuesday.

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