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World - Region
6/16/2024 12:40:44 PM
Pilgrims performed Sunday the last major ritual of the Hajj, the "stoning of the devil", in western Saudi Arabia, as Muslims the world over celebrated the Eid Al-Adha holidays.

Egypt - Society
5/5/2024 6:57:51 PM
Minister of the Environment Yasmine Fouad said on Sunday that national parks are on high alert over the long weekend to receive visitors during the spring holidays.

Egypt - Society
5/3/2024 7:29:03 PM
Egyptians will enjoy calm spring weather and clear skies during Orthodox Easter and Sham El-Nassim holidays on Sunday and Monday, according to the Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA) forecasts.

Egypt - Society
1/18/2024 6:42:02 PM
Thursday, 25 January, is a paid day off on the anniversary of the 25 January Revolution and Egypt's Police Day, according to a cabinet statement on Thursday.

Egypt - Society
12/31/2023 7:57:30 PM
Sunday, 7 January, will be a paid holiday for employees in both the public and private sectors in Egypt in observance of Coptic Orthodox Christmas, according to a decree issued by Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly.

Business - Economy
12/26/2023 11:01:15 AM
Asian markets were steady in holiday-thinned trading on Tuesday, with some markets in the region closed for holidays.

Business - Economy
10/2/2023 9:56:00 AM
Asian shares were mostly higher in thin trading Monday with many markets closed for holidays.

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
9/13/2023 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.

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.

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.

World - International
6/29/2023 2:14:20 PM
Muslims across Indonesia on Thursday were celebrating Eid al-Adha, one of the biggest holidays in the Islamic calendar, with full meat-based feasts after fears of last year's foot-and-mouth disease outbreak waned.

World - War in Ukraine
6/25/2023 5:41:01 PM
They have sun-bathed bare-chested together in remote Siberia, shared fishing holidays and played on the same ice hockey team.

Egypt - Urban & Transport
6/10/2023 3:10:08 PM
Don’t hesitate to take advantage of the upcoming Eid Al-Adha holidays to see the country by rail, as the Egyptian National Railways will be increasing the number of passenger trains running some of the most popular routes.

Egypt - Society
4/22/2023 8:43:53 PM
Egypt will continue to see hot days and cool nights with chances of light rain in eastern and southern areas of the country as Egyptians have enjoyed the holidays of Eid Al-Fitr and Sinai Liberation Day this week.

Business - Economy
4/9/2023 11:03:03 PM
The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) has announced that banks operating in Egypt will be closed on Sunday and Monday, 16-17 April, to mark the Christian holiday of Easter and the Egyptian spring festival of Sham El-Nessim.

Business - Markets & Companies
1/25/2023 1:02:11 PM
Asian shares were mixed Wednesday after Wall Street indexes finished little changed as investors awaited earnings results from major global companies.

Arts & Culture - Screens
1/7/2023 2:21:25 PM
Egyptian actor Karim Mahmoud Abdel-Aziz is fast proving his commercial success after releasing his latest film Shalaby on Wednesday, quickly becoming among the top box office favourites in Egyptian theatres during the holidays.

Arts & Culture - Music
1/7/2023 1:00:12 PM
Egyptian soprano Amira Selim celebrated the New Year and the Egyptian Orthodox Christmas by releasing a music video for Merut Ek (“Your Love”), an ancient Egyptian love song.

Business - Economy
1/5/2023 10:03:32 PM
National Bank of Egypt (NBE) and Banque Misr (BM) announced on Thursday that they are going to open their branches nationwide on upcoming holidays to sell their new one-year maturity saving certificates with a 25 percent yield to the public.

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