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A military base in Al-Arish

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6 police personnel injured in IED attack in Al-Arish

Six police officers were injured on Friday in an attack that targeted a security convoy in Al-Arish, North Sinai. The attack took place in western Al-Arish as an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) planted by unidentified assailants detonated when the police patrol was on the move. Islamic State-affiliate, Sinai Province, is believed to be responsible for …

Daily News Egypt

Urban inflation has declined to register 8.5% in November, compared to 11.5% in October, the Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS) reported on Wednesday.

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Poverty rate rises while solutions are lacking, low-income citizens in Upper Egypt, Sinai most affected: experts

The Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS) announced that the percentage of the population under the poverty line jumped from 26.3% in 2012/2013 to 27.8% in 2014/2015. With every price increase the government announces, low-income citizens in Egypt are greatly harmed and left wondering how to deal with the increasing challenges present in …

Daily News Egypt