EGYPT’S CL OCKS G O BACK AND FOR WARD
CAIRO — E gypt has r olled cl ocks b ack one hour for the end o f daylight savings time in the f ourth time chang e in l ess than fiv e months.
As of midnight on Thur sday Egypt is t wo hours ahead o f Gr eenwich Me an Time and six hour s ahead o f Eas tern S tandard Time .
Egypt stopped switching between summer and winter time after the overthrow of President Hosni Mubarak in the 2011 uprising. In Ma y the g overnment moved cl ocks ahe ad one hour as a po wersaving me asure. It then s witched cl ocks f or the start and end o f R amadan, the Muslim f asting month, which this year fell in the scorching months of June and Jul y. — Sap aAP.