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Egypt - Presidential Elections 2024
9/29/2023 2:08:26 PM
Egyptian embassies and consulates will operate throughout the week, including on public holidays and weekends, to facilitate the endorsement process for the upcoming presidential elections.

Egypt - Society
9/27/2023 8:18:55 PM
Egypt’s Cabinet announced that Thursday, 5 October 2023 will be a paid holiday for public sector employees to celebrate Armed Forces Day, which commemorates the victory of the 6 October 1973 War.

Egypt - Society
9/21/2023 8:40:08 PM
Egypt's Minister of Labour Hassan Shehata announced that Thursday, 28 September, will be a paid holiday for the private sector on the occasion of Moulid El-Nabi.

Business - Economy
9/20/2023 12:53:52 PM
The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) announced on Wednesday a three-day holiday for banks, starting 28 September, to celebrate the Moulid El-Nabi, Prophet Muhammad's birthday. Banks will reopen on 1 October.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Living
9/19/2023 11:09:02 PM
A new business is aiming to put art back into every celebration, including seasonal festivities and holiday treats.

Egypt - Society
9/13/2023 10:49:47 AM
Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly designated Thursday, 28 September as an official holiday for Moulid El-Nabi – the Prophet Muhammad's birthday.

World - Region
8/14/2023 10:32:36 AM
Iraqi merchant Mohamed has never seen such a grim tourist season: years of drought have shrunken the majestic Lake Habbaniyah, keeping away the holidaymakers who once flocked there during summer.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Living
8/8/2023 10:26:49 PM
A new initiative is helping mothers let their children be more independent during the summer holidays.

World - Region
8/1/2023 5:44:38 PM
Iran on Tuesday declared a two-day holiday for government workers and banks nationwide as searing temperatures sweep across the country, state media reported.

Egypt - Politics
7/26/2023 6:25:36 PM
Egypt's National Dialogue will return from an extended holiday to hold a new round of public sessions next week discussing political rights, public debt and cultural industries among other topics.

Business - Economy
7/16/2023 12:01:39 PM
The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) announced on Sunday a four-day holiday to celebrate the Islamic (Hijri) New Year and the anniversary of the 23 July Revolution.

World - International
7/14/2023 3:28:09 PM
France is celebrating its national holiday Friday with whizzing warplanes and a grand Bastille Day parade in Paris — and with more than 100,000 police deployed around the country to prevent a new outbreak of unrest in underprivileged neighborhoods.

Egypt - Politics
7/13/2023 8:25:20 PM
President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi signed a decree declaring the end of parliament's 2022/23 legislative season on Wednesday 12 July.

Egypt - Society
7/12/2023 2:18:37 PM
The Cabinet announced on Wednesday that there would be a paid holiday for public employees from 20 July to 23 July to celebrate the Islamic (Hijri) New Year 1445 and the 23 July Revolution.

World - International
7/9/2023 5:23:55 PM
France has banned the sale, possession and transport of fireworks during the July 14 national holiday weekend, following riots sparked by the police killing a teenager, the government said Sunday.

Egypt - Politics
7/4/2023 5:35:19 PM
Egypt recently observed an extended public holiday from 27 June to 3 July to commemorate Eid Al-Adha and the 30 June Revolution, with two more days off in July for the Islamic New Year on Tuesday 18 July and the 23 July Revolution Day, raising concerns in Parliament about the economic impact of such extended breaks.

Business - Markets & Companies
7/4/2023 5:04:07 PM
There were no major changes in Egypt's gold and stock markets on Tuesday, after the seven-day long Eid Al-Adha holiday.

Egypt - Society
7/4/2023 1:07:45 PM
With the Eid Al-Adha holiday wrapping up, vacationers returning to work or extending their stay on the beach should expect hot and humid weather through Sunday, according to the Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA).

Arts & Culture - Music
6/30/2023 7:57:49 PM
The Eid Al-Adha holiday in Egypt and Arab countries has officially kicked off the summer season, which is seeing a surge in pop star releases despite similarities in lyrics and music arrangements.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
6/29/2023 2:22:00 PM
Meat prices have been rising sharply in the run-up to the Eid Al-Adha holiday.

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