24 May 2016
It has been seventeen years since US investigators suggested co-pilot Gameel El-Batouti intentionally caused EgyptAir flight 990 to crash into the Atlantic Ocean off the east coast of America in an act of suicide that killed all 216 people...
22 May 2016
The satirical puppet Abla Fahita, known for her sexual innuendo and sniping at politicians, has made her mark on Ramadan decorations this year, appearing in shops and markets ahead of the Muslim month of fasting.
Pictures of the puppet,...
21 May 2016
The tragic crash of an EgyptAir passenger plane over the Mediterranean on Thursday has once more highlighted the issue of air safety for those traveling to and from Egypt. For the Egyptian national airline, the latest incident is yet...
11 May 2016
Egyptian women have the right to ride bicycles and wear dresses in Egypt’s streets. They have the right to work, travel and change society’s stereotype of what women are allowed to do, female underground music artists...
28 Apr 2016
Off the off-road tracks deep in Egypt's eastern desert, prospectors are ramping up the hunt for the treasure once revered by the Pharaohs as the "skin of the gods" — gold.
Essential for ancient artifacts like the famed...
25 Apr 2016
Since the 1952 revolution that overthrew the monarchy, the Egyptian education system has been an extension of the government. So said US newspaper The Washington Post in an article on Saturday.
School textbooks and curricula have always...
24 Apr 2016
Egypt's Supply Ministry said on Sunday it had purchased 57,000 tonnes of local wheat from farmers since the start of the season on April 15.
Egypt, the world's largest wheat importer, is planning to buy 4 million tonnes of Egyptian...
21 Apr 2016
The Egyptian Doctors Syndicate has expressed concern over the increasing influence of Gulf-based companies in the Egyptian health sector, increasing their stakes in hospitals, laboratories and pharmaceutical companies, while buying some...
20 Apr 2016
The residents of North Sinai's Arish not only have to put up with the struggle of the "war against terrorism," but they also have to deal with the unavailability of clean drinking water, which has been gone for up to a week....
17 Apr 2016
On Sunday, French President Francois Hollande arrived in Cairo for the second leg of a three-stop visit to the Middle East. On the agenda for discussion in Cairo are matters of regional conflict, arms and economic deals between Egypt and...