Egypt’s police says a car crash has left 20 people dead on a desert road connecting the capital Cairo and the city of Suez when a bus crashed into a truck, The injured were taken to a nearby hospital and the injuries include fractures, bruises and abrasions.
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi is elected to a second term in office with a vote count estimated at 97.8 percent.
Egyptians expats in Kuwait Friday flocked to their country’s embassy here in order to cast their ballots in the presidential elections.
The vote for Egyptians living abroad, which runs three days from Friday to Sunday, includes 139 polling stations in 124 countries all over the world.
#Kuwait: Egypt Consulate in Kuwait follows up investigations of an Egyptian man who was injured at Philippines embassy, the man complained that he has been assaulted viciously by the employees of the Philippines embassy in Kuwait recently, The Egyptian Consulate has submitted the complaint of the man to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
At least 15 people were killed in train collision in northern Egypt, the health ministry said., Another 40 people were hurt in the collision between a freight train and a passenger train in Beheira province, it said in a statement.
The Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) has decided to temporarily ban imports of fresh, frozen and manufactured guava from Egypt due to pesticide residues proved to be higher than the global limit.
The temporary ban will come into effect on Thursday, Jan. 18, and will continue until the governmental control agencies in Egypt prove that the frozen and processed guava products are free from pesticide residues and comply with the maximum limits allowed in the Gulf Standard Specifications approved by the SFDA.
A South African tourist was killed and 12 other people were injured when a hot air balloon crashed near Egypt’s ancient city of Luxor on Friday, a health ministry official said.