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Marks & Spencer To Enter Market This Year

Marks & Spencer has announced plans to enter Egypt’s retail market, and will open an outlet in Cairo’s Dandy Mega Mall later this year. The 2,600 sq m outlet will be opened through its franchise partnership with the Al Futtaim … read more

Emergency meet in Cairo to tackle swine flu

Health Minister Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah will lead the Saudi delegation at an emergency meeting of the Arab health ministers in Cairo on Wednesday, the Ministry of Health announced here on Monday.The meeting will discuss the procedures and precautionary measures to … read more

Egypt reports first H1N1 death

Egypt has reported its first death from Swine Flu, with the country’s health ministry reporting that a 28-year-old woman returning from a pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia has died as a result of the H1N1 influenza virus.According to The … read more

Four more cases of A/H1N1 flu

Egypt reported four more cases of influenza A/H1N1 on Thursday, bringing the total number of the flu in the populous country to 112, according to the Ministry of Health, Xinhua reported. The first two cases were British women, 20 and … read more

Ancient fortress city unearthed

Egyptian archaeologists digging near the Suez Canal have discovered the remains of what is believed to be the largest fortress in the eastern Delta, Egyptian Minister of Culture Farouk Hosni announced.Located at the site of Tell Dafna, between El-Manzala Lake … read more

Gaza convoy stopped in Egypt

A convoy of humanitarian aid from the US, including 47 vehicles, tons of medical supplies, and 120 caravan participants, has been stopped by Egyptian authorities at the Suez Canal. The aid convoy is the second one organized by British Parliament … read more