Local News

Largest on location restoration lab to be inaugurated Wednesday at Khufu vessel

Pyramids of Giza
27 Mar 2017
The Ministry of Antiquities plans to inaugurate the largest temporary restoration laboratory on Wednesday morning at the site of the Egyptian-Japanese expedition operating at the second Khufu vessel in the Giza Pyramids area.  The...
Yes

Sectarian strife looms in Luxor over woman converted to Islam

Coptic women after sectarian clashes in Upper Egypt
25 Mar 2017
Clashes between security forces and Muslim residents of a village in Luxor governorate erupted on Friday, after a rumor that a family was holding a young woman who converted to Islam against her will. Three police officers and four...
Yes

Maadi blast kills citizen, injures 3

24 Mar 2017
The Security Information Center of the Ministry of Interior announced the death of a citizen and the injury of 3 members of his family in a blast in Maadi. The center added in a statement issued on Friday that the security services in...
Yes

Egyptian regime does not favor cooperation with Israel: Israeli ambassador

24 Mar 2017
The Israeli Ambassador to Cairo David Govrin criticized the Egyptian government, saying that the Egyptian regime does not favor economic and civil cooperation with Israel for domestic political reasons, despite the fact that such...
Yes

Luxor receives first 4 charter flights from Germany

Iranian tourists in Luxor
24 Mar 2017
Luxor International Airport received 4 charter flights from Germany carrying 650 tourists on Thursday. Luxor Airport station manager Ahmed Abdellatif said the first flight was coming from Munich airport, carrying 130 tourists. The second...
Yes

Mild weather expected Saturday

24 Mar 2017
Meteorologists are predicting mild weather to prevail on Saturday to the north, as well as in Cairo and Lower Egypt. The temperatures are expected to be moderate in the south during daylight hours and very cold at night. Low- and medium-...
Yes

Education minister suspends school meals over recurrent poisoning cases

School students suffering from food-poisoning after eating a school meal (Al-Masry Al-Youm).
23 Mar 2017
Minister of Education Tarek Shawky has indefinitely suspended the distribution of school meals nationwide, starting Thursday until further notice.    Shawky ordered the formation of committees to inspect the storage measures of...
Yes

Japan grants Egypt 2 billion yen to fund bilateral educational projects

23 Mar 2017
The Japanese government granted Egypt 2 billion yen to be used to buy educational and research equipment for the Egyptian-Japanese University of Science and Technology.                  ...
Yes

Cabinet to hold meeting to counter stray dogs

23 Mar 2017
The Cabinet will hold a coordination meeting next Monday with officials from the Preventive Medicine Department of the Ministry of Health; the Central Administration of Public Health; and officials from slaughterhouse of the General...
Yes

Sisi issues 4 decisions to empower women on Mother's Day

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi delivers a speech during the ''Egypt's vision 2030'' meeting on sustainable development in Cairo, Egypt, in this February 24, 2016 handout picture courtesy of the Egyptian Presidency.  REUTERS/The Egyptian Presidency/Handout via Reuters


 




 


 
22 Mar 2017
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and the first lady participated in a celebration on the occasion of Mother's Day on Tuesday evening during which he announced four decisions to empower women. "It is a national duty and...
Yes