Egypt’s local news digest Sept.1: Egypt’s Mufti urges against leaving remnants of sacrificed animals in streets
Eid al-Adha

CAIRO: No more browse from site to site anymore, here is Egypt’s local news that took place on Sept. 1:


Summer discount might extend after Eid al-Adha

Ministry of Supply is studying to extend the period of summer discount after the Eid el-Adha (Sacrifice Feast) due to low turnout, Youm7 reported.

A summer discount on clothes has started Aug. 8 and was set to be in effect for 30 days.


Video: Young woman seen dancing ballet in Giza

A video footage for a young woman believed to be dancing ballet in the street, south Cairo stirred controversy on social media.



The girl was seen dancing and spinning while cars were moving near her in Faisal St. in Giza, according to Youm7.

Two men, who captured the video, were heard laughing at what the girl was doing in the middle of the street.


Egypt’s Mufti urges against leaving remnants of sacrificed animals in streets

Egypt’s Grand Mufti Shawqi Allam called on citizens not to leave remnants of sacrificed animals in the streets during Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) and that to maintain healthy environment and adhere Muslim behavior, Youm7 reported.

Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Adha, which marks the end of the annual Hajj pilgrimage and the willingness of biblical patriarch Abraham—also venerated in the Quran—to sacrifice his son to God. A traditional animal sacrifice is an integral part of the celebration of the holiday, and the meat is shared with family, friends and the poor.


9.7K Hep C patients treated in Damietta

A total of 9,700 patients with Hepatitis C have been treated in Damietta governorate, director of Damietta Fever Hospital Gamal el-Deeb told Youm7.

The government has previously announced curing thousands of Hep C patients based on a locally manufactured medical regimen.


World sees Thursday last solar eclipse of 2016

The world will see Thursday the second and last solar eclipse this year on Thursday, where the moon covers 97.4 percent of the disc of the sun, head of Astronomy department at the National Institute for Astronomical Research Ashraf Tadros.

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