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Sisi allocates LE200 billion for each phase of countryside development
Egypt

Sisi allocates LE200 billion for each phase of countryside development

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi announced the allocation of LE200 billion for each phase of the “Decent Life” national project…
Egypt to connect sanitation services to 179 rural areas by 2020
Egypt

Egypt to connect sanitation services to 179 rural areas by 2020

Egypt’s Housing Ministry plans to connect sanitation services to 179 rural areas with 21.5 million inhabitants by the end of…
Egypt’s illiteracy rates stand at 25.8% in 2017: CAPMAS
Egypt

Egypt’s illiteracy rates stand at 25.8% in 2017: CAPMAS

  The Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) in Egypt announced on Thursday that Egypt’s illiteracy rate dropped…
Inflation rate rises by 0.3% in February: CAPMAS
Egypt

Inflation rate rises by 0.3% in February: CAPMAS

The Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) reported an increase in inflation of 0.3 percent in the month…
Why children living in certain rural areas don’t easily get sick
Health & Fitness

Why children living in certain rural areas don’t easily get sick

Children who grow up on traditional Amish farms in the US are largely protected from asthma because their immune systems…
Upper Egypt divided after Morsy’s overthrow
Egypt

Upper Egypt divided after Morsy’s overthrow

Dalga, Minya - Burned façades, locked doors, looted shops, and dead calm prevail in an alleyway where several Coptic families…
Report: Shafiq accused of giving electoral bribes
Egypt

Report: Shafiq accused of giving electoral bribes

Police are following up on a complaint accusing former presidential candidate Ahmed Shafiq of giving electoral bribes, state-run newspaper Al-Ahram…
In the company of Syria’s armed ‘terrorist groups’
Opinion

In the company of Syria’s armed ‘terrorist groups’

This is the revolution of rural dwellers. Urban dwellers are more calculating, it seems. But rural folks, inside and outside…
Limits of development: Q&A with Habib Ayeb, co-director of ‘Green Mirages’
Environment

Limits of development: Q&A with Habib Ayeb, co-director of ‘Green Mirages’

Habib Ayeb is a Tunisian geographer and professor at the American University in Cairo’s Social Research Center. His domain of…
Rural Egyptians suffer most from increasing poverty
Egypt

Rural Egyptians suffer most from increasing poverty

Poverty is on the rise in Egypt, particularly in rural areas, according to a study released earlier this month by…
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