Egypt’s president in UAE to discuss cooperation, regional issues with Abu Dhabi crown prince

Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi arrived on Wednesday morning in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and is scheduled to meet with Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, crown prince of Abu Dhabi and deputy supreme commander of the UAE Armed Forces, the Egyptian presidency said in a statement.

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Winter Olympics threatened by climate change, says report

Climate change is threatening the future of the Winter Olympics, reducing the number of suitable venues for the event around the globe, a report warned ahead of the Beijing Games.

Egyptian Football

Ahly vs. Merriekh Champions League game postponed due to Club World Cup

The CAF Champions League game between Egypt’s Ahly and Sudan’s Merriekh has been postponed by the CAF due to the Reds’ participation at the FIFA Club World Cup, the African football governing body said in a statement on Monday.

Visual Art

The first Art Exhibition for Marginalised Children in Egypt to take place in February

The first ‘Dream’ Art Exhibition for Marginalised Children will take place from 14 to 19 February 2022 in Cairo at the Townhouse Gallery to shed light and create social awareness on vital issues facing marginalised children in Egypt.


Iconic musician Naseer Shamma seeks to rebuild Iraq through music

War kept him away from his beloved homeland for decades. Now, virtuoso oud player Naseer Shamma hopes to help rebuild conflict-scarred Iraq through a series of concerts and other projects to support culture and education.


‘The Rare Collection’ exhibition opens in Cairo

A temporary exhibition titled ‘The Rare Collection’ was inaugurated on Sunday at the Royal Carriages Museum. The exhibition will last for 30 days and will display a collection of rare artefacts from the Mohamed Ali family and items from the museum that have never been exhibited before.


Greco-Roman rock-cut tomb discovered west of Aswan

The joint Egyptian-Italian mission working in the vicinity of the Mausoleum of Aga Khan, west of Aswan, uncovered a Greco-Roman rock-cut tomb during work carried out during the last archaeological season.


In Photos: Huge blocks for Sphinx-shaped King Amenhotep III colossi remain from ritual scenes uncovered in Luxor

A German-Egyptian mission directed by Hourig Sourouzian uncovered a collection of huge limestone pieces belonging to a pair of royal sphinxes as well as the remains of walls and columns decorated with festive and ritual scenes in Luxor.


Egypt’s national civilization museum hosts World Art Forum for 1st time

The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization will host on Saturday for the first time the World Art Forum (WAF), the largest international contemporary art event that adopts the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the core of their mission.


Grave danger: Controversy over Egyptian government plan to demolish Cairo historic cemeteries

​Cairo’s historic cemeteries are at risk of being demolished, but what is so important about such ancient grave yard?


Tahteeb: Ancient practice that is still popular in Upper Egypt

On the first day of the national Festival of Tahteeb (Stick Dance), which was held from 23 to 27 December, the masters of Tahteeb sat confidently leaning on their sticks awaiting the game to begin.


Hassan Fathy’s New Gourna finally reopens its doors in Luxor

Last Thursday was a truly exceptional day in the village of Gourna, Luxor. The Egyptian minister of culture, the National Organization for Urban Harmony (NOUH), and UNESCO celebrated the first phase restoration and architectural revival of New Gourna, which started in 2018.


Hope seen once the omicron wave increases global immunity

World health officials are offering hope that the ebbing of the omicron wave could give way to a new, more manageable phase of the COVID-19 pandemic


Grace Kelly’s granddaughter appears on horseback for Chanel

Highlights of the second day of spring summer 2022 couture shows in Paris


Booster shots needed against omicron, CDC studies show

Three studies released Friday offered more evidence that COVID-19 vaccines are standing up to the omicron variant, at least among people who received booster shots


Why is it better to wear an N95 than a cloth mask right now?

Health experts suggest stepping up protection against the highly contagious omicron variant with stronger masks such as N95s or KN95s.

A trilogy by award-winning children's author Kwame Alexander that tells the saga of an African family begins this fall with 'The Door of No Return.''

The winners of the 17th edition of Sawiris Cultural Awards were announced on Saturday in a ceremony at Egypt’s freshly inaugurated National Museum of Egyptian civilization, a remarkable change of venue for the awards, which were usually held at the 1,300-seat main hall of the Opera House.

Alice Gaber's most recent collection of short stories entices the reader's curiosity with a simple, easy to read style and characters that face misfortune, but is hampered by its forgettability.

​Poet and activist Maya Angelou has become the first Black woman to appear on the US quarter, in a new version of the coin unveiled by the US Mint on Monday.