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Pope Tawadros receives key figures on Xmas

Tue, 07 Jan 2020 - 11:27 GMT

Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Diocese received on Tuesday a flurry of senior statesmen, public figures and priests who greeted him on Christmas.

Security measures intensified ahead of Christmas celebrations

Mon, 06 Jan 2020 - 01:38 GMT

The authorities have tightened the security measures around worship places ahead of Christmas celebrations, and police forces have been deployed on all roads leading to worship places.

Sisi greets Egyptian expats on Christmas

Mon, 06 Jan 2020 - 01:12 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi extended his greetings to the Egyptian Christian expats on Coptic Christmas.

EGX announces Christmas holiday

Sun, 05 Jan 2020 - 11:45 GMT

EGX added Sunday that trading will be resumed on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020.

Egyptians to have Jan. 7 as paid holiday marking Orthodox Christmas

Mon, 30 Dec 2019 - 09:53 GMT

Manpower Minister Mohamed Safaan said January 7, which falls on Tuesday, will be an official holiday for the private sector employees on the occasion of Christmas.

Sisi congratulates Pope Francis on Christmas, hails his tolerance message

Thu, 26 Dec 2019 - 12:34 GMT

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi congratulated Pope Francis on Christmas and New Year celebrations, and wished him success in his message to spread religious tolerance peace worldwide, in a telephone call on Thursday, the Presidency said.

No Christmas mass at Notre-Dame for the first time since Napoleon

Wed, 25 Dec 2019 - 02:27 GMT

For the first time in more than 200 years, worshippers will not be able to attend Christmas mass at Notre-Dame cathedral, still being restored after a devastating fire.

Security beefed up around churches ahead of New Year, Christmas eves

Wed, 25 Dec 2019 - 01:30 GMT

Security authorities have heightened security measures around worship places ahead of New Year and Christmas celebrations.

Egypt boosts security ahead of New Year celebrations

Sat, 21 Dec 2019 - 01:06 GMT

Boosted security measures have been laid across security directorates all over Egypt to secure celebrations for Christmas and New Year.

ABBA's Bjorn sends Sweden's students SOS on fake news

Thu, 19 Dec 2019 - 11:39 GMT

ABBA’s Bjorn Ulvaeus has gifted books to high school students across Sweden to try to stem the flow of fake news.

3 concerts to celebrate Christmas in Cairo, Alexandria Opera Houses

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 - 03:38 GMT

The concerts will be led by maestro Nair Nagy and directed by Hisham al-Tali.

Pope Tawadros leads Palm Sunday Mass at Saint Pishoy Monastery

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 - 09:28 GMT

Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark led the Palm Sunday Mass at the Monastery of Saint Pishoy in Wadi El Natrun in Beheira.

6 suspects killed in fire exchange with security forces Upper Egypt

Sat, 12 Jan 2019 - 02:52 GMT

The suspects were killed before executing terror plots against the state, said the Ministry of Interior in a statement on Saturday.

Tania Kassis charms the audience while performing 'Ave Maria'

Wed, 09 Jan 2019 - 04:57 GMT

Tania Kassis performed before President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi and charmed the audience with “Ave Maria"

Egypt’s first lady greets Copts on Christmas

Mon, 07 Jan 2019 - 12:54 GMT

Entissar al Sisi, wife of President Abdel Fattah al Sisi greeted on Monday the Egyptian Copts on Christmas

Minister of Youth greets Pope Tawadros on Christmas

Mon, 07 Jan 2019 - 10:23 GMT

Minister of Youth and Sports Ashraf Sobhy on Monday greeted Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark Diocese on Christmas.

Sisi greets Pope on Christmas

Sun, 06 Jan 2019 - 01:46 GMT

The president wished the Pope and all Christians a merry Christmas and Egypt continuing progress and prosperity.

Monday paid day off in EGX, banks on Xmas

Sun, 06 Jan 2019 - 01:23 GMT

Work at banks and EGX will be resumed on Tuesday, January 8.

50% discount on Cairo's river-bus trips in Christmas celebrations

Sun, 06 Jan 2019 - 09:51 GMT

The Cairo’s Public Transport Authority announced Sunday announced a discount of 50 percent on all trips of river-bus on occasion of the Christmas celebrations.

Interior Min. beefs up security measures ahead of Christmas

Sun, 06 Jan 2019 - 08:30 GMT

Egypt's Interior Minister Mahmoud Tawfik has followed up on preparations of the security departments for securing citizens during the Christmas celebrations, accompanied with security leaders.

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