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21 January

Thursday, 2021


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Owner of ‘Trial Marriage’ initiative in Egypt to be sued for ‘disturbing public peace’

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 - 04:05 GMT

The head of the marriage officiants said that this initiative could encourage husbands and wives to put terms that contradict religion and consequently make their marriage contract invalid.

Father arrested for stripping toddler to burn her in street in Egypt’s Delta

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 - 03:35 GMT

A video went viral on social media on January 19, 2021, showing how the father was stripping the daughter and trying to spill fuel on her body to burn her, while the crying toddler was crawling in mud amid very cold temperature.

Egypt’s Cabinet approves new amendments imposing harsher penalty for FGM

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 - 02:23 GMT

The new amendments stipulated that whoever conducts female gentile mutilation by removing part of the female’s genitals or modifying, mutilating, or inflicting injuries to those organs shall be punished with imprisonment for a period of no less than five years.

2 South African female giraffes in good health after quarantine: Giza Zoo

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 - 02:11 GMT

The two new female giraffes at Giza Zoo were announced to have finished their quarantine period on Thursday, and that they are now in good health, according to Director of Giza Zoo Maha Saber.

Egypt follows up on home-isolated COVID cases in 10 governorates: Ministry

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 - 01:59 GMT

The ministry added that it is planning to expand the initiative to include more governorates in the coming period.

World Bank supports first COVID-19 vaccine rollout in Lebanon

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 - 12:29 GMT

The financing will provide vaccines for over 2 million individuals. The vaccines are expected to arrive in Lebanon by early February 2021.

Parliament agrees on extending state of emergency for 3 months

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 - 12:18 GMT

During the parliament's general session, MPs have voted in favor of extending the state of emergency in the country for additional three months.

Egypt condemns 2 terrorist attacks in Baghdad

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 - 12:14 GMT

In a statement of the Foreign Ministry, Egypt offered condolences to the Iraqi government and people over the victims of this heinous crime, wishing the injured a speedy recovery.

Presentation hailed for marketing plan of 2021 Handball World Cup in Egypt

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 - 11:51 GMT

Presentation company, chaired by Montasser Al Nabarawy, has been praised for the marketing preparations it set for the 2021 Handball World Cup that is held in Egypt from January 12 to 31.

UNSMIL praises Libyan Constitutional Committee agreement on holding referendum

Wed, 20 Jan 2021 - 07:18 GMT

UNSMIL praised, Wednesday the Constitutional Committee agreement, that was reached during meetings held in Egypt’s Hurghada aiming at reaching a solution for solving the Libyan crises.


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