UPDATE – Egypt’s local digest Nov. 12: Actor Mahmoud Abdel Aziz dies at 70 after struggle with illness
Egyptian Actor Mahmoud Abdel Aziz dies at age of 70 yrs.

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Actor Mahmoud Abdel Aziz dies of 70 after struggle with illness

Popular Egyptian Actor Mahmoud Abdel Aziz has died at age of 70yrs after a struggle with illness.


IQ of street children higher than normal kids: Minister

Minister of Solidarity Ghada Waly said that average IQ among street children is higher that normal children during signing a protocol with Egyptian American Society Organization at Cairo Hotel Saturday.

Waly added that around 21 social care associations in 10 governorates are undergoing development works as part of “Children Without Shelter” Program.


PM: ration cards to be filtered of non-eligible

Prime Minister Sherif Ismail said that the government is filtering the ration cards system to ensure that the most impoverished people are benefiting from them, Youm7 reported.


Sisi directs to monitor food, transport prices

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi has directed the government to continue tight monitoring of prices of basic food items and means of transport.  


No lack of insulin, storage lasts for 7 months: official

Head of Diabetes Institute Hisham el-Hefnawy denied rumors of lack of insulin, adding that storage is sufficient for 7 months.

His remarks came as part of a ceremony marking the World Diabetes Day.


Long Live Egypt announces 850K Hep C patients cured

A total of 850,000 patients with Hepatitis C have been cured as part of a protocol signed between the Long Live Egypt Fund and the Egyptian American Society Organization, Youm7 reported.


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