Latest Cairo Stories

2008-10-02 15:00:30

Parks and beaches opened its doors since early morning to welcome visitors and the good weather as well as moderate temperature help people to spend a nice time.

2008-09-27 15:00:22

"A blaze has caught parts of the Egyptian National Theatre in Cairo", Al-Jazeera ran a "urgent" screen caption quoting its Cairo correspondent at 1640 gmt, on 27 September. Originally published by Al-Jazeera TV, Doha, in Arabic 1640 27 Sep 08. (c) 2008 BBC Monitoring Newsfile.

2008-09-22 09:00:35

"The kidnappers demand a ransom to release the tourists," Egyptian Channel 1 TV reported in an urgent screen caption at 1105 gmt on 22 September. Originally published by Channel 1 TV, Cairo, in Arabic 1105 22 Sep 08. (c) 2008 BBC Monitoring Newsfile. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-09-17 15:00:36

President Hosni Mubarak inaugurated on Monday 15/9/2008 El- Zaytoun Specialized Hospital in Cairo's El-Amiriya district which was built at the cost of LE 150 million to serve four million citizens.

2008-09-17 15:00:32

Electricity Minister Hassan Younis attended on Monday 15/9/2008 the signing of three contracts at the value of LE 1.72 billion for Abu Qir and Western Cairo power plants.

2008-09-10 09:00:48

Death toll from Cairo rockslide rises to 49 CAIRO, Sept. 9 (Xinhua) -- The death toll from a massive rockslide in the east of the Egyptian capital of Cairo has risen to 49, the official MENA news agency reported on Tuesday, citing an official source.

2008-08-21 03:00:32

Kuwaiti famous television host Halima Poland spent 24 hours in Cairo to record a new episode for the entertainment show "Ala Korsi Al Muthee" (On the Broadcaster Chair), which is a temporary name for the show.

2008-08-20 09:00:59

By Paul Schemm Associated Press CAIRO, Egypt -- Fire ravaged a 19th century palace used by the upper house of Egypt's parliament Tuesday, with flames bursting through windows as helicopters scooped water from the Nile River to douse the blaze.

2008-08-10 18:10:00

The historical Giza Zoo in Cairo, Egypt, is learning to "cool down" after it was excluded from a world zoo association in 2004.

2008-08-06 12:00:29

Please note that the Egyptian radio commentary was not broadcast on 6 August. Originally published by Arab Republic of Egypt Radio, Cairo, in Arabic 1145 6 Aug 08. (c) 2008 BBC Monitoring Middle East. Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights Reserved.

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