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3701 dogs were culled in Giza and civil society organisations can’t afford saving any more
Activists say the self-styled “Islamic State” has damaged another temple in the Syrian city of Palmyra. The UNESCO World Heritage Site is being systematically razed following occupation by the Islamist militants
Egyptian-German cultural exchange competition teaches journalists about media portals in both countries
After five record years in a row, the number of tourists in Dresden has dropped for the first time this year. Cultural events can contribute to attracting more tourists – but xenophobia obviously doesn’t.
“Come with me, I’m leading you where Melodies colour the air/And love finds a way Or so we pray”
“Les Fantômes de Jérusalem” is a beautiful story of loss and pain, art and colours, and a sonata in between every emotion
After a long battle with Leukaemia, the Egyptian concept designer, illustrator, visual development artist and storyteller said his goodbyes to this world at the age of 64.
Writing novels is a comprehensive human life experience that writers must live with all their senses and feelings; says writer
Transylvania in central Romania is undergoing a renaissance of sorts. Cultural and social projects are serving as a model for the whole region.
When the terrorist organisation “Islamic State” (IS) took over Syria’s ancient desert city of Palmyra in May, they were hoping to open a lucrative business. Many of the valuable artefacts in the city, they reckoned, would make their way into the international art market and become a sizeable source of income
It was the realisation of a dream from a childhood obsessed with trains: taking one of the world’s longest train rides, on the Trans Mongolian Express and Trans Siberian Railway.
Sekhemka statue transportation date delayed to end ofAugust, whilst searches to locate Queen Nefertiti’s tomb still ongoing
People suffer from unprecedented heat wave which has been hitting the country for the past weeks
Ashour’s long-awaited and much-celebrated book is the second part of her autobiography.
During a shift that started like any other, Dr Mina Nabil, an intensive care and anaesthesia doctor, received a phone call at 4pm, informing him of a critically ill patient suffering from a dangerously high temperature and breathing difficulties
“There isn’t any movement in literature and nothing has changed,” says writer
“I realised that history truly repeats itself, and that’s the core of “Bab El-Hegzay,” says author
Now that the summer is firmly here, spending your weekend chilling out after a week of stress and negativity due to the bad weather is what everyone seeks to do. Yet, with the common complaints around the traditionally frequented restaurants and cafes, it is about time to try a new experience at a unique and …
The beloved actor was diagnosed with deficiencies in his circulatory system that led to problems in the arteries of the legs, as well as problems in his lungs and breathing.
Egyptian veteran actor Nour El-Sherif closed his eyes for the last time yesterday at the age of 69, according to the Middle East News Agency (MENA). “The actor passed away after a long battle with illness,” actor Sameh El-Serety told MENA. “The funeral will be held Wednesday at Al-Shorta Mosque in 6th of October City.” …
By Nouran Maamoun “Women in Council” was a Greek comedy by Aristophanes and it was played in 392 BC, then after more than two millennia, that ancient play inspired one of Tawfiq Al-Hakim’s most brilliant works; Praxa, or ‘The Problem of Ruling’. The book is only a little more than a 100 pages, …
The passion we have for what we’re doing turned every moment of tiredness into a moment of joy; says team leader
ASURT becomes the first Egyptian, African and Arab team to take 4th place in Formula Student UK
Dreaming of open horizons of water and playing with miniature boats might have been the way young Marwa El-Slehdar spent her childhood nights, aspiring for a major that only men dominated. El-Slehdar who is the first and only shipmaster in Egypt added a new milestone to her outstanding resume last Thursday on the inauguration of …
All photos by Ahmed Al-Malky
The campaign mainly focuses on saving Islamic and Coptic buildings that have not been under maintenance
“The governorate took upon itself the rebuilding of 400 houses plus creating a structured market and a service centre,” says governorate spokesperson