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It is the time of the year where Ramadan merchandise from lanterns to decorations invade Egypt’s streets; despite overcoming the coronavirus pandemic, the recent surge in prices nationwide is taking its toll.

Egyptian citizen Yahia Hassan Yahia Hamed — a man that was reportedly in his thirties — was killed earlier in March amid the Russian shelling of the encircled city of Mariupol, becoming the first Egyptian citizen to die in Ukraine due to the ongoing Russian invasion of the country.

More than 8,000 Ukrainian tourists were evacuated from Egypt to Ukraine’s neighbouring countries in recent days, Ukrainian Chargé d’Affaires in Egypt Ruslan Nechai said on Wednesday.

Russia’s Ural Airlines will suspend all flights to and from Egypt from 14 March to 20 May, according to a post on its official Facebook page Saturday

Nearly 4,000 Ukrainian tourists have left Egypt for countries neighbouring Ukraine in the past few days, Egyptian Cabinet Spokesperson Nader Saad said on Saturday.

Egypt’s Tourism and Antiquities Fund will pay for Ukrainian tourists stranded in the country to stay at three-star hotels, the Egyptian Hotel Association announced on Thursday.

A group of Egyptians trapped in the Ukrainian city of Kherson, which fell under Russian control on Tuesday, are pleading to be evacuated from the city as the fight gets more intense.

The Ukrainian authorities have directed the country's border guards to allow Egyptians to leave the country via borders with Poland, Hungary, Slovakia and Romania, the Egyptian Embassy in Kyiv said on Sunday.

There are more than 16,000 Ukrainian tourists in Egypt’s Red Sea resort cities who can’t return to Ukraine through flights in the current time due to the Russian invasion of the country, the Ukrainian embassy in Cairo announced on Sunday.

Hundreds of Egyptian expats living or studying in Ukraine are waiting to be evacuated from the country soon amid the unknown following the Russian invasion, Ali Farouk , the head of Egyptian community in Ukraine, told Ahram Online on Thursday.

Egypt's Tourism and Antiquities Ministry asserted on Thursday that all tourists from countries affected by the Russian invasion of Ukraine are welcome to proceed with their stay at Egyptian hotels until their safe return to their countries.

Egyptian trucks began returning to Egypt on Wednesday after being blockaded on Sudan’s Northern Highway for more than two weeks by protesting farmers, General Union of Transport Workers and Services (GUTWS) confirmed to Ahram Online on Friday.

Hundreds of Egyptian truck drivers with their empty trucks began to return to Egypt from Sudan on Friday after being stuck in a Sudanese northern highway between the two countries for more than two weeks.

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.

The prosecution in Egypt’s Gharbiya governorate started questioning on Tuesday two young men arrested for allegedly blackmailing a 16-year-old girl with images that had been doctored to make her appear naked, leading the teenager to take her own life in late December.

Popular Egyptian TV host Amr Adib has revealed on his show, Al-Hekaya on MBC Misr, the names of the defendants in what has been dubbed by the media as “the health ministry bribery case.”

Egypt’s Suez Canal recorded a historic $6.3 billion in annual revenues in 2021, Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Chairman Osama Rabie announced on Sunday.

In early December, Google released its report on top trends in searches globally for 2021. The report showed that Ahly, the results of Thanaweya Amma exams, and registering for coronavirus vaccines were the most searched-for by millions of Egyptians on the mega search engine this year.

You know it's that time of the year when you see all those lights hanging throughout Shubra's main commercial streets, on the buildings, and across shop windows. It's Christmas time.

President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi inaugurated on Wednesday a major complex for producing benzene at the Assiut Petroleum Refining Company in Upper Egypt in addition to several infrastructure projects in the region.

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