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Low supplies cause car prices to rise in September

Coinciding with September’s deliveries, further price hikes have swept across approximately 137 models from all the well-known brands in the automotive market, registering record highs as a result of the price increases companies have put in place on newly imported shipments and the low supply offered in the market. These price hikes were registered for …

Ahmed Amer

Michael Phelps: Mission accomplished

As if there were any doubts, Michael Phelps showed on day four that he is definitely not washed up. The American has made history by winning his gold medals 20 and 21, despite showing some signs of age.

Deutsche Welle

Notes from America: The flag

By Ahmed Tharwat The American flag consists of 13 horizontal stripes, seven red alternating with six white. The stripes represent the original 13 colonies and the stars represent the 50 states of the Union. It has three colours; red symbolises hardiness and valour, white symbolises purity and innocence, and blue represents vigilance, perseverance and justice. As …

Daily News Egypt

$3 billion arms deal already initialed between Cairo and Moscow: Vedomosti

Russia and Egypt have “already initialed or signed” a $3 billion arms deal, Russian newspaper Vedomosti reported Friday. The deal would procure Russian military equipment, including MiG-29M/M2 fighters, air defense systems of several types, Mi-35 helicopters, anti-coastal complexes of ammunition and light weapons, according to the report, which was based on two unnamed sources in …

AbdelHalim H. AbdAllah

Detained American journalist released

An American translator detained in Cairo since last Wednesday was released from police custody on Sunday afternoon, while his roommate filmmaker Hossam Meneai was ordered to be held an additional 15 days pending investigation. Meneai, 36, a native of El-Arish in North Sinai, is being investigated on charges of spreading false news and disrupting public …

Aaron T. Rose

72-hour deadline passes for hostages in Sinai

As the 72-hour deadline for the American and Egyptian hostages passes, the abductor threatens to harm them if his uncle is not released from prison. Police said authorities were engaged in ending the standoff.

Hend Kortam

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