Egypt

Egypt Train Crash leaves 25 dead, many injured in Cairo.

State media in Egypt reported at least 25 people dead and 50 injured when a locomotive smashed into a barrier at Cairo’s main train station on Wednesday. The resulting explosion and fire sent black smoke billowing above Ramses station in the centre of the Egyptian capital. Inside the station, the train’s blackened engine could be […]

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Yousef Ghorab: Egyptian champion still competing at 76.

Nagwa Yousef Ghorab an Egyptian swimmer aged 76 still participating in international competitions. She has been swimming since aged 4, only to win her first medal in an international contest at the age of 72. Today at 76, Ghorab still routinely puts on her swimming suit and trains five times a week. “I am 76 […]

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Egypt swing into action towards AFCON 2019.

The Egyptian sports ministry and Football Federation on Sunday launched preparations for the 2019 edition of the African Cup of Nations. The continent’s largest sporting event will take place from June 15 to July 13. “Organizing the CAN in three to four months is a great sign of confidence from FIFA President Gianni Infantino and my colleagues at CAF. Egypt […]

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Lawyers in Egypt move to change president’s 2-term limit

A host of Egyptian lawyers declared they have filed a court case to force the parliament to start a debate on amending a constitutional clause that bars President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi from running for a third term in 2022. Ayman Abdel-Hakim Ramadan told The Associated Press on Saturday that a Cairo court will hold its first […]

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