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...
28 Mar 2016
An interview conducted with Barcelona's Argentinian football star Lionel Messi on the MBC Masr channel has been widely ridiculed by Egyptians on social networking sites due to the strange questions from the anchor.
Here are the...
24 Mar 2016
Egypt's supply minister said the world's top wheat buyer is close to eradicating graft in its strategic sector, defending the country's management of the system against criticisms that it is vulnerable to corruption.
22 Mar 2016
“History is written by the victors” is a well-known quote in the literary field and among the intelligentsia, reflecting a reality that — though so clear for many years — is still not recognized by many.
19 Mar 2016
The past months in Egypt have seen fluctuating moments of protest, and despite the varying backgrounds of those who dissent, all seem to have a common enemy: the police.
“There is a case of defiance that exists,” Adel Ramadan,...