Egypt’s local news digest July 6: Egyptians perform Eid al-Fitr prayer nationwide; Businessman, nun fatally shot in Delta’s Beheira
Egyptians perform Eid al-Fitr prayer at Mostafa Mahmoud Mosque in Giza's Mohandessin Wednesday on July 6, 2016. Muslims worldwide celebrate Eid al Fitr that mark the end of Ramadan, the month of fasting- (YOUM7/ Islam Osama)
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CAIRO: No more browsing from site to site, view the top local news stories in Egypt on July 6 here:

 Egyptians perform Eid al-Fitr prayer nationwide

Thousands of Egyptian performed early Wednesday Eid al-Fitr prayer nationwide, the first Islamic ritual that mark the end of Ramadan, the holy month when the Muslims worldwide fast.

 

Sisi performs Eid al-Fitr prayer at Alexandria

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi and a number of Ministers and state officials performed Eid al-Fitr prayer at El-Sayed Mohammed Karim of Alexandria, in the first day of the three-day festivals as the Muslims worldwide celebrate the end of Ramadan, the holy month of fasting.

 

Transport, Environment on alert to provide best services to the Egyptians in Eid al-Fitr

Bothe the Ministries of Transport and Environment announced the state of emergency nationwide during the celebration of Eid al-Fitr. Minister of Environment Khaled Fahmy announced that all natural reserves have been developed to receive around 60,000 visitors nationwide. Meanwhile, the Ministry of Transport’s Egyptian Nation Railways has cancelled employees’ vacations to follow up the railways movement.

 

Businessman, nun fatally shot in Delta’s Beheira

An Egyptian Businessman and a nun were fatally shot by unknown men, who opened fire at the businessman’s car and leaving him dead and injured his son along Cairo-Alexandria Desert Road in Wadi al-Natroun of Delta’s Beheira; a bullet mistakenly hit the nun when she was riding a bypassing car with other two nuns and a monk. The initial investigations revealed that the businessman has tribal dispute with another family over a piece of land.

 

Water, electricity outages in three villages ahead of Eid al-Fitr celebration

Local residents of al-Hubail village in Luxor blocked Tuesday evening he international road, in a protest at water outage over 12 hours ahead of celebration of Eid al-Fitr Wednesday. Meanwhile, two other villages in Delta’s Qalyobia and Sohag suffered electricity outages.

 

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