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Fathers who submit daughters to FGM procedure to face 15yr jail term: Health Min.
A newly ratified anti-FGM law will punish fathers who take their daughters to the doctor to undergo the illegal practice will sentenced to 15 years in prison, stated Minister of Health Ahmed Emad el-Din.
The minister said in his TV statements that ratifying the law “was a dream since a long period.”
Cairo to see warm weather Friday: forecasters
Forecasters expected a warm weather to prevail Friday after a sharp decline had witnessed in temperature over the past two days, Youm7 reported.
According to the meteorological authority, Cairo will see highs of 23 and lows of 15 on Friday.
2 dead, 9 injured in car accident on road to Alexandria
Two people were killed, and nine others were injured after a vehicle turned over on the International Coastal Road leading to the Mediterranean City of Alexandria, Youm7 reported.
Thousands of Egyptians die every year on the road as a result of fatal crashes. Although official reports cite human error as the main cause behind the accidents, experts blame them on the lack of safety measures and regular maintenance of the roads in Egypt.