Travellers crowd outside departure terminals at Cairo International Airport
Cairo Airport authorities have launched an investigation after of a bag was detected coming from Qatar containing a large number of electrical circuits used in explosive devices. The bag was detected by police officers...
A shopkeeper checks his supplies of dates at a market ahead of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan in Cairo June 15, 2015.
REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany
Egypt has ranked first among Arab and foreign countries producing dates, according to Trade and Industry Minister Tareq Qabil. An international press conference is scheduled to take place towards the end of September,...
MP from Daqahlia governorate Elhamy Agena
MP Elhamy Agena has said that a law criminalizing female genital mutilation (FGM) will not quash the traditional practice, saying, “I’m realistic. I've spent time among the people, and female...
Egyptian powerlifter Sherif Othman
Egyptian powerlifter Sherif Othman has won the gold medal for the 2016 Paralympics men's powerlifting event held in Rio de Janeiro.  Othman’s medal is the first for Egypt in the current Paralympics, which...
girl carrying brick during the construction work of school, Minya, Reedy
Just 80 km from the city of Minya lies the village of Reedy, where 4,000 people live just above the poverty line but are still keen to educate their children. However, the nearest elementary school is 3 km away in the...

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