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Since its inauguration on Wednesday, the Museum of Islamic Art in Bab al-Khalq received 10,000 visitors as of Sunday, Al-Borsa news reported. General supervisor of the museum Ahmed al-Shawky said this recorded number of visitors is the highest since...
Free bus tours for dogs and their owners to canine-friendly destinations in London were organized in the British capital this week, the Daily Mail website reported.   The trip was the first of its kind in London and extended over four days...
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi inaugurated the Museum of Islamic Art on Wednesday morning after the restoration work was completed, according to a statement from the presidency. The museum suffered damage in a suicide car bomb attack at Cairo...
Revenues from historical tourist attractions decreased to US$38 million in 2015, compared to US$220 million in 2010, Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Anany announced in a statement Tuesday. The number of tourists who visited Egypt in 2010 registered...
The Housing Ministry Tuesday offered land plots for Khaliji investors for sale against US dollarsover the upcoming three months, in partnership with the Egyptian private sector, according to Assistant Housing Minister Khaled Abbas, quoted in Aswat...
American actress and pop singer Lindsay Lohan caused a storm of controversy on social media. Logan chose to omit all the photos and posts on her official instagram and Twitter accounts and wrote "Alaikum salam" in her instagram account...
Uber company raised the starting fares of its rides from LE4 to LE5 for economy taxis, and from LE5 to LE6 for the premium service.     Careem's starting fare meanwhile is set at LE5.5.   The company issued a statement saying that...
Dubai Land Department (DLD) of UAE said Saturday that Egyptians came first in a list of Arab investors from outside the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states who bought housing units in Dubai during the past year 2016.   In 2016, 1,364 Egyptian...
Forbes magazine reported Tuesday that business mogul Naguib Sawiris is Egypt's biggest winner in 2016 as his net fortune increased by US$700 million to reach US$3.7 billion in total. According to a report published on Tuesday by Forbes, Sawiris...
Al-Ahram state-run newspaper quoted on Thursday the president of the American University in Cairo, Francis Ricciardone, as reassuring students of the University that none of them would be dismissed or forced to stop their studies because of...

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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....