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World - International
6/15/2022 11:06:27 AM
Crisis-hit Sri Lanka is asking civil servants to take an extra day off each week to grow crops in their backyards in a bid to forestall a looming food shortage.

World - International
6/5/2022 3:35:37 PM
The curtain comes down on four days of celebrations to mark Queen Elizabeth II's historic Platinum Jubilee on Sunday, in a finale of picnics, a public parade and a pop serenade.

War in Ukraine - Military
5/10/2022 10:51:02 AM
Ukraine's vital Black Sea port of Odesa came under repeated missile attacks, including from some hypersonic missiles, after Russia marked its biggest patriotic holiday without giving new information about the war. Also, a Ukrainian official said the bodies of 44 civilians were found in the rubble of a building destroyed by Russia in March.

Egypt - Courts & Law
5/9/2022 1:27:44 PM
Egypt’s prosecution ordered the detention of three teenagers pending investigation and placed 10 others in a probation hostel on charges of harassing two foreign girls at the Giza Pyramids during Eid El-Fitr holiday.

War in Ukraine - Military
5/9/2022 8:18:08 AM
Russian forces pushed forward Monday in their assault on Ukraine, seeking to capture the crucial southern port city of Mariupol as Moscow prepared to celebrate its national Victory Day holiday.

Business - Economy
5/8/2022 10:08:44 PM
After a nine-day holiday due to Eid El-Fitr and Labour Day celebrations, Egypt’s banking sector resumed work on Sunday amid calm as the Egyptian pound remained stable despite the US Federal Reserves' recent decision to raise interest rates.

Egypt - Politics
5/7/2022 6:33:52 PM
​Following a two-week holiday, Egypt’s lower house of Parliament — the House of Representatives — will get down to business this week by holding plenary sessions on Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday.

Egypt - Society
5/5/2022 5:57:25 PM
Egypt's National Council for Women (NCW) said it will receive over the Eid El-Fitr holiday complaints, inquiries, reports or distress messages from girls and women to solve any crisis related to domestic violence by communicating with the concerned authorities.

Egypt - Society
5/5/2022 12:36:42 PM
Egypt’s Giza Zoo received 100,000 visitors on the third day of the Eid Al-Fitr holiday, Mohamed Ragai, the head of the Central Administration of Zoos, said on Wednesday.

Egypt - Society
5/4/2022 3:22:00 PM
Giza Zoo, one of Egypt’s most popular family attractions, received 80,000 visitors on the second day of Eid Al-Fitr holiday, Mohammad Ragai, the head of the Central Administration of Zoos, stated on Tuesday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Entre nous
5/3/2022 4:16:00 PM
Holiday weight gain is a common cause of concern for many people. Yet, by focusing on a few simple strategies, it’s possible to stay on track and still enjoy the festive season

Egypt - Society
5/2/2022 6:56:13 PM
Egyptian streets, public parks, and recreational venues were buzzing on Monday with celebrations of the first day of Eid El-Fitr, the three-day Islamic holiday that marks the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.

World - Region
5/2/2022 3:39:44 PM
For the Islamic holiday of Eid El-Fitr, the smell of freshly baked orange biscuits and powdered sugar-dusted cookies typically fills the air in Mona Abubakr's home.

Egypt - Politics
5/1/2022 4:28:23 PM
Egypt’s celebration of Labour Day is an opportunity to highlight the progress made by loyal Egyptian workers in building the “new republic,” President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi said in a recorded speech aired Sunday on the holiday, which is observed worldwide on 1 May.

World - International
5/1/2022 1:14:49 PM
Only a few people strolled the pedestrian-only streets Sunday in central Beijing's historic Qianmen district, normally an area that would be bustling with tourists on what was a national holiday and a sunny spring day.

Egypt - Society
4/30/2022 8:05:24 PM
The three-day Islamic holiday Eid El-Fitr will start in Egypt on Monday 2 May, Dar El-Iftaa — the main authority responsible for issuing religious edicts in Egypt — has announced as Shawwal moon was not sighted.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Features
4/30/2022 5:42:00 PM
Egypt is immersing itself in a two-week season of festivities and taking in the Sham Al-Nessim and Eid Al-Fitr holidays.

Egypt - Society
4/28/2022 8:54:36 PM
Temperatures will spike in parts of Egypt on Friday with Cairo seeing 37 degrees Celsius and Upper Egypt sizzling in 43 degrees, as warm weather is expected to rule during the Eid holidays that starts on Monday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Living
4/19/2022 9:41:05 PM
Egypt’s Coptic Christians are celebrating Easter during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan this year, with the spring holiday of Sham Al-Nessim also coming in the same month, writes Ameera Fouad

Egypt - Society
4/19/2022 4:30:57 PM
Egypt’s Minister of Manpower Mohamed Saafan said on Tuesday that Monday, 25 April, will be a paid holiday for private sector employees to celebrate the anniversary of Sinai Liberation Day and Sham El-Nessim.

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