Egypt backs establishing African state councils, supreme courts union to protect freedoms, rights: Sisi

Egypt supports the establishment of a union for African state councils and supreme courts to fulfill the legitimate aspirations of African people in protecting continental resources and their preserving rights and freedoms, President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi said.

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Egypt backs establishing African state councils, supreme courts union to protect freedoms, rights: Sisi

Abdel-Moneim Said

The Gulf glitch

Abdel-Moneim Said takes stock of the current bump in US-Gulf relations

Mostafa Ahmady

The vicious circle in the Middle East

Israel must bring to justice the killers of Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh if there is to be any chance of peace in the Middle East, writes Mostafa Ahmady
Stage & Street

Youth Theatre Company hit Afrah Al-Qobba celebrates 150th night

The Youth Theatre Company on Saturday celebrated a multi-season successful run for their hit Afrah Al-Qobba, marking their 150th night at Al-Masrah Al-Aem (Floating Theatre) in El-Manial, Giza.


Pharaohs' Golden Parade, Marvel’s Moon Knight: What’s next for Hesham Nazih?

For nearly 30 years, his music has made its way to every young Egyptian's ringtone -- but it's the country's ancient history that recently propelled composer Hesham Nazih to the realm of superheroes.


Work at Egypt's Grand Egyptian Museum nears completion: Ministry

Architectural work at the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) is scheduled for completion by the end of June and interior finishes by the end of September, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced on Monday.


In Photos: Ancient engravings, reliefs uncovered during restoration of Temple of Esna

The Egyptian-German archaeological mission has uncovered original reliefs and engravings on the walls and ceilings of Temple of Esna in Luxor, Upper Egypt during ongoing restoration work.


Passengers at Cairo Airport can visit its museums free on Wednesday

In celebration of the first anniversary of the opening of the two archaeological museums at Cairo International Airport, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced on Monday that museum visitors will be able to enter free of charge on 18 May.


Mummification Museum in Luxor to celebrate its 25th anniversary with free guided tours

To mark the 25th anniversary of the inauguration of the Mummification Museum in Luxor, the museum offered free guided tours to Egyptian visitors on Saturday 7 May.


Sirah: Larger than life

“The ‘sirah’ (‘life story’) of a person outlives them,” goes the Egyptian proverb that highlights the importance of the legacy one leaves behind.


Tunisian diva Ghalia Benali’s latest concert in Cairo: ‘Time to sit down and listen to ourselves’

As free as the curlew bird that greets her and her audience every time she sings on stage, Tunisian diva Ghalia Benali broke from the typical time constrains of songs, chanting only long poems of her choice during her latest concert in Cairo.


Contemporary Khayamiya: An Egyptian art 'as great as your dreams'

Wall to wall rich textiles with shimmering colours and bold modern patterns that waltz back and forth in time, reflecting a rare infusion between authentic craftsmanship and fresh ideas in the latest Khayamiya Exhibition.


Women from all over Egypt tell their stories

This month, a workshop in Cairo from the Gouthe Institute provided professional storytelling training to women from all over Egypt.


Egypt holds symposium on importance of vaccines to avoid HPV, cervical cancer

Under the slogan ‘Long life for all’, Egypt held a global symposium on 13 May to raise awareness about the pivotal role of vaccines in avoiding some diseases.


INTERVIEW: Miss Elegant 2022 on aspirations, dreams and blessings

Newly crowned Miss Elegant Judy Rahim spoke to Ahram Online about her experience in the pageant and the charitable and social work she is carrying out across the country.


4 men infected with “rare” monkeypox in London

British health authorities say they have identified four “rare and unusual” cases of the disease monkeypox among men who appear to have been infected in London and had no history of travel to the African countries where the smallpox-like disease is endemic.


Miss Elegant International 2022 coronation concludes in Cairo

Miss Elegant International beauty contest season 7 was held on Friday amid an extravaganza of light, music, and shows followed by the crowning of miss elegant queen for the year 2022 and four runner-ups as her assistants at one of the big hotels in Cairo.

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award (SZBA) has announced the winners for its 16th edition across seven categories on Tuesday, selecting six literary figures, intellectuals and translators, along with Egypt’s Bibliotheca Alexandrina, for the top honours.

A second book by ``Hillbilly Elegy'' author and U.S. Senate candidate JD Vance that had been under contract with Harper has been called off, the publisher told The Associated Press Thursday.

Nashville Public Library is responding to library scrutiny in Tennessee with a goal to distribute 5,000 ``I read banned books'' library cards this month.

In three books produced over the last five years, researcher Robert Fares explains why the Copts of Egypt can never be confined to a ghetto.