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World - Region
12/26/2021 5:22:00 PM
The head of Iran's judiciary on Sunday granted Christian prisoners 10 days' liberty to spend the holidays with families, in a rare move towards the minority community.

World - International
12/26/2021 3:40:13 PM
France has recorded more than 100,000 virus infections in a single day for the first time since the pandemic struck, and COVID-19 hospitalizations have doubled over the past month as the fast-spreading omicron variant complicates the government's efforts to stave off a new lockdown.

World - International
12/26/2021 3:00:21 PM
More than 7,000 flights have been canceled worldwide over the Christmas weekend and thousands more delayed, a tracking website reported Sunday, as the highly infectious Omicron variant brings holiday hurt to millions.

World - International
12/25/2021 9:14:32 PM
Airlines continued to cancel hundreds of flights Saturday as staffing issues tied to COVID-19 disrupted holiday celebrations during one of the busiest travel times of the year.

World - International
12/25/2021 10:04:40 AM
Over 4,500 flights were cancelled around the world by Saturday and thousands more were delayed as the highly infectious Omicron variant disrupted holiday travel, according to tracking website Flightaware.

World - International
12/21/2021 7:50:56 PM
Despite vaccination rates that make other governments envious, Spain is facing the hard truth that, with the new omicron variant running rampant, these winter holidays won't be a time of unrestrained joy.

Life & Style - Health
12/18/2021 2:05:40 PM
The delta and omicron variants of the coronavirus are trying to spoil the holiday spirit, but there still are ways to enjoy the festivities. The explosive spread of the omicron variant is causing many to wonder if they should cancel their holiday plans. The omicron mutation is expected to overtake the delta variant in the United States within weeks.

World - International
12/16/2021 9:36:37 AM
The UK recorded the highest number of confirmed new COVID-19 infections Wednesday since the pandemic began, and England's chief medical officer warned the situation is likely to get worse as the omicron variant drives a new wave of illness during the Christmas holidays.

Arts & Culture - Art Alert
12/12/2021 7:40:02 PM
Egypt's Boghdady Big Band will take the stage of the Cairo Opera House's Small Hall on Friday for their Christmas Concert performance that will include a selection of famous holiday standards.

World - International
12/6/2021 11:04:46 AM
Italy is making life more uncomfortable for unvaccinated people as the holidays draw near, excluding them from indoor restaurants, theaters and museums to reduce the spread of coronavirus and encourage vaccine skeptics to get their shots.

Egypt - Politics
11/27/2021 8:56:56 PM
Following a two-week holiday, Egypt's parliament – the House of Representatives – will reconvene on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday to discuss two new laws on private universities and financial technology (FinTech). The schedule of debate will also include two agreements with Japan and Austria.

World - International
11/20/2021 6:28:22 PM
This was supposed to be the Christmas in Europe where family and friends could once again embrace holiday festivities and one another. Instead, the continent is the global epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic as cases soar to record levels in many countries.

World - International
10/28/2021 4:13:39 PM
Fighter jets flew over the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki Thursday as parachutists landed and troops marched in the city's center to mark a national holiday commemorating Greece's defiance of Fascist Italy that forced it to enter World War II.

World - Region
10/24/2021 1:17:14 PM
Followers of a Sufi religious order convened on a Moroccan village near the city of Nador for the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad in the first such gathering since the pandemic.

Egypt - Society
10/16/2021 10:29:12 AM
Egypt’s Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly has designated Thursday, 21 October as an official holiday for Moulid El-Nabi – the Prophet Muhammad's birthday.

Egypt - Society
10/3/2021 7:52:00 PM
Egypt’s Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly announced that Thursday 7 October will be a paid day off for public sector employees to celebrate the anniversary of the 6 of October War victory in 1973 in a statement released on Sunday 3 October.

World - Africa
9/10/2021 2:25:12 PM
With war raging in the country's north and ethnic Tigrayans like himself fearing arbitrary arrest, Tesfaye plans to keep his head down during Saturday's holiday

Egypt - Politics
8/12/2021 11:32:58 PM
The turnout is likely related to the fact that Thursday was declared an official holiday marking the start of the Islamic Hijri lunar year in Egypt

Egypt - Politics
8/8/2021 5:54:16 PM
While employers can still assign employees to work on that day, they should be paid double the normal wage

Business - Economy
8/8/2021 1:45:58 PM
Egyptian banks and the stock exchange are to resume their work as of Sunday 15 August

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