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Photos by Ahmed Hendawy and Asmaa Gamal
Crowded streets were filled with foreign and Egyptians tourists and investors with taxis and busses packed. Loud lively music echoed at the Naama Bay strip. Hotel occupancy rates were at their highest and restaurants were fully booked. That was the scene eight months ago during the Egypt Economic Development Conference in Sharm El-Sheikh. Now, the …
The mosque has been renovated many times over the years after it witnessed shifting politics and changing environments.
Tens of tax workers gathered at the Press Syndicate Saturday, after obtaining a permit from the Ministry of Interior to hold a protest at the Press Syndicate. Their number slightly increased throughout the day, amid intense security presence. Photos by Asmaa Gamal and Ahmed Hendawy
For those who love seafood, “Halaket El-Samak” (Fish Market) in Alexandria has to be one of their favourite places. All types of seafood are available for sale after being freshly caught at dawn; the price of fish at the market depends on the quantity and variety of fish the fishers were able to catch. …
The area is highly visited during the winter since one can experience the lowest temperatures in Egypt and the humidity is very low.
Egypt is full of unique places that are capable of attracting people without paying much money.
Most camels are imported from Sudan, and brought to the market, where they are often treated brutally.
By Maydaa Abo El-Nadar Due to its geographical position, Greece is one of the countries in the middle of the Syrian refugees’ crisis. Athens is the refugees’ lifeline to reach other countries that welcome them, such as Germany. Their journey to Athens starts mainly from Turkey passing through the Greek islands including Lesvos, Chios, Samos, …
Photos by Ahmed Al-Malky
Photos by Ahmed Al-Malky
A trip to Luxor and Aswan is one of the most enjoyable trips that most of people wait until winter to visit.
By Nayera Yasser In one leap he crosses metres, in one leap he elegantly moves from one place to another. He is not some mystical creature; in fact, he is a human being with a whimsical job. In the land where some of the country’s rarest plants and palm trees stand, the date harvesting season …
Charitable drive provided much-needed medical care and health awareness for neglected oasis community
Away from the crowdedness and the rush of the city, pure nature can be discovered in its glorious beauty by gazing up at the stars in the sky. Being able to see crystal clear stars is nearly impossible in Cairo due to air pollution and black clouds. But only 150 km away from Cairo, …
The courtroom erupted in shock and grief as the Cairo Criminal Court sentenced Saturday three Al Jazeera journalists to three years in prison on Saturday, in the final re-trial session of a case that received global media and public attention. Mohamed Fahmy, Peter Greste and Baher Mohamed are sentenced under a strict term. Mohamed was …
There were curses, people trying to hit us and women accusing us of being ill-mannered, says model
‘Islamic State’ claims revenge for ‘Arab Sharkas’ convicts
People suffer from unprecedented heat wave which has been hitting the country for the past weeks
Government employees at state-controlled Customs and Tax Authorities demand Minister of Finance’s resignation
All photos by Ahmed Al-Malky
Hundreds of the late renowned actor Omar Sharif’s family, friends and fans gathered on Sunday at Al-Mosher Tantawy Mosque in the Fifth Settlement to bid the silver screen legend farewell. The funeral took place following midday prayers. Omar’s son, Tarek, displayed strength and faith by standing strong and saluting the crowds as they arrived to …
Some of those fasting have their meal in the famous restaurants of the area; others bring their meal and eat on streets and pavements.
The rollercoaster of emotions surrounding Mohamed Morsi’s ouster
Explosive device was planted in Barakat’s security vehicle outside his residence, say witnesses
In Ramadan, the work quota does not change a lot for construction workers, as they do not have any specific working hours.
Protest held on first anniversary of arrest of 23 peaceful protesters in front of Itihadiya Palace
Most of Cairo has been decorated with colourful lamps, lanterns and triangle-shaped brightly coloured papers.
Following almost two years of closure, Al-Sadat metro station witnessed Wednesday morning cheers, selfies, and patriotic songs celebrating the reopening of the station, which was closed by the order of the Interior Ministry for “security reasons”. Between middle aged women cheering in joy, young men taking pictures near the “Al-Sadat” sign, and riot police observing …