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On Wednesday, EgyptAir organized flights piloted by all-female crews for the first time ever, with two flights departing from Cairo to Abu Dhabi and Kuwait. The first plane that took off was an Airbus 330 bound for Abu Dhabi, and was led by Captain...
"Celebrating Mother's Day is haram," said chairman of the Salafi Dawa, Yasser Borhamy, on the  group's official Facebook page Tuesday. This group is Egypt's largest, most organized group of politicized Salafis....
EgyptAir is offering cut-rate flight tickets to a number of regional and international airports until the end of March, according to an announcement on the EgyptAir website. The offers include a 40-percent reduction on the weekly flight from Luxor...
The Cairo Court for Urgent Matters announced April 2 as the date to rule on a lawsuit demanding the annulment of the Supreme Administrative Court’s final ruling that the Red Sea islands of Tiran and Sanafir are Egyptian, which had nullified a...
The Antiquities Ministry has completed the second phase of the development project in the Giza Pyramids archaeological area, which is planned to be inaugurated in May, Al-Borsa news reported.   Almost 99 percent of the project's second...
Border troops arrested 398 persons of different nationalities as they triedto sneak into Egypt seeking illegal immigration, Military SpokespersonTamer al-Refaei said.Six tunnels in Sinai were also destroyed.In a statement posted on Facebook, Refaei...
The Egyptian-German archeological mission, which unearthed an eight-meter statue of Ramses II in the Matariya area, will start excavations at two new sites nearby, Al-Borsa news website reported. Work at these sites will start within a few days once...
Russia has denied on Tuesday media reports alleging that Russian special forces have been deployed at an airbase in Egypt, near the Libyan border, to support a military commander loyal to Libya’s eastern government, Sputnik news agency...
More than 300 students are suffering stomach pains after eating a school meal. The children were being treated at four hospitals in the Sohag governorate, Al-Shorouk news website reported. As students fainted and vomited, the school administration...
Commercial chains expect increased demand for electrical appliances, especially after the recent increase in the dollar exchange rate, as consummers try to benefit from the dealings conducted with suppliers when the dollar rate was lower over the...

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Downtown Cairo is once again a battlefield, and this time, the military is not just a silent facilitator, but an active participant — beating, dragging, shooting, and assaulting civilians. The latest round of brutality has led us to not only...
On 24 November, we issued the first edition of our new project, Egypt Independent, a weekly, 24-page newspaper that attempts to unpack Egypt’s complex and dynamic political and cultural landscape. It was not long before we were interrupted....