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Street decorations, lanterns, and huge family banquets: the little things that Egyptians take for granted
Video by Asmaa Gamal and Ahmed Hendawy Editing by Omar Korashi
The streets are decorated with lights and colourful lanterns. People greet each other with smiles and wait for any interaction between them to say kul sena wa enta tayeb (used during the holy month to mean “Happy Ramadan”)
Dozens of organisations will receive donations, such as the Misr El Kheir Foundation, Magdi Yacoub Heart Foundation, 57357 Hospital, Orman Charity Association, and Resala
This decision will secure the needs of the local sugar market, says Qabil
This move comes within the framework of the bank’s readiness to meet the market’s requirements for food commodities before the beginning of Ramadan
“We are here to sum up Ramadan in order to learn from our success and mistakes. It is about time that we start learning,” said Aly
This marks the latest set of pardons since 165 were released to mark Ramadan
“There is no such crime as preaching in Egyptian law,” says defence lawyer
Some of those fasting have their meal in the famous restaurants of the area; others bring their meal and eat on streets and pavements.
The packing event began at 8pm, with 50 people having shown up 20 minutes later. A couple of hours into the packing, and around 100 volunteers had gathered to join the event – 30 more volunteers than last year’s event.
Commercials playing on smart metaphors, interactivity and abused children
The campaigns that ask people to donate to cancer patients feature them as people who do nothing with their lives but wait for death.
Tourism during holy month includes historic tours, breaking fast meals, tanoura and religious chanting shows
Primary approval given to extend programme until end of September, which raises hotel and compound occupancies
The characters’ brutal fight over the throne plus their super natural powers and numerous interrelationships sparked resemblance to another famous series
“Haret Al-Yehudd” (Jewish Quarter) is a series being aired on several government- and private-owned channels featuring the lives of Egyptian Jews who were in Egypt during the 1940s and 1950s.
By Rana Khaled The yearly marathon of Ramadan series has started, raising waves of praise and criticism by thousands of viewers, who share their thoughts and judgments daily on different social media sites. Like last Ramadan, most of the series this year focused on tackling social issues, such as “Waly El-Aahd”, starring Lucy, Hamada Helal …
Despite making history, chaos broke out on the 4 km line
“The entire media apparatus is flawed…climate unfavourable for both audience and advertiser,” says Abdel Aziz
By Ahmed Tharwat The Muslim holy month of Ramadan began last week. This fasting month is observed by millions of Muslims around the world, unless you are in China, where anti-fasting cops resort to force feeding observing Muslims in public. The number of hours that Muslims must fast will vary based on where they live. …
In Ramadan, the work quota does not change a lot for construction workers, as they do not have any specific working hours.
No injuries or deaths reported in both incidents
The Consumer Protection Agency (CPA) recently banned an ad belonging to Fox chips company, as it believes the ad promotes domestic violence and spreads a negative image of parenting.
Most of Cairo has been decorated with colourful lamps, lanterns and triangle-shaped brightly coloured papers.
China is depriving its Muslim population of their religious freedoms, says leading Sunni authority
Orders for Ramadan lanterns made of sheet iron increased by 50%, compared to 30% last season
Hazelnut prices increased three or four times to reach EGP 170 ($22.2) per kilo, because the government halted imports, says vendor
MBC Masr targets EGP 173m, and Al-Hayat launches advertisement package worth approximately EGP 8m, says channel official