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Update: Mahienour El-Massry released after hours of arrest

  /  November 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The human rights lawyer was arrested in the area surrounding Stanley Bridge in Alexandria

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Cairo court postpones Shura Council appeal verdict to 23 November

  /  November 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Verdict of El Raml police station case postponed as well by Alexandria Misdemeanour Court, to 8 December

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Little Egypt: Journey through history in 2 hours

  /  November 13, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  1 Comment

The touristic and educational 190 feddans village is ill-organised

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Alexandria nurses threaten further strikes

  /  November 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

A group of striking nurses from the Amiry Hospital in Alexandria condemned the investigations into their strike following the deaths of two patients, according to a statement released online. Night-shift nurses began their strike at read the rest…

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A final call to save Alexandria’s antiquities

  /  November 12, 2014  /  Culture  /  No Comments

Intellectuals and archaeologist launch campaign to expend Graeco-Roman museum

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Prosecution investigates deaths following nurses’ strike in Alexandria

  /  November 10, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Nurses have pending financial dues since September, no response was made, claims Nursing Syndicate

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President appoints new deans to 7 university faculties

  /  November 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Decisions in line with legal amendments made by the president, allowing him to appoint university staff

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Road accident involving school bus leaves 18 dead

  /  November 5, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Armed forces sent a medical plane to transfer the casualties

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5,000 farming families face eviction in Alexandria

  /  November 3, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Egyptian Endowments Authority seeking to convert land into real estate investments

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Royal Museum of Jewellery reopens for first time since 25 January Revolution

  /  October 22, 2014  /  Culture  /  No Comments

The museum includes 1,045 archaeological pieces that belonged to Egyptian royalty

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Al-Sisi travels to Alexandria to oversee naval exercises

  /  October 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Al-Bader exercises mark anniversary of sinking of Israeli destroyer Eliat in 1967

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Alexandria student dies after sustaining birdshot injuries

and   /  October 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The student was struck in the head during clashes in Alexandria University last week

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22 arrested in Kafr El-Sheikh protests Friday

  /  October 11, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

MOI official says detained will face prosecution

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Alexandria detainees’ appeal verdict postponed

  /  September 29, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Detainees are accused of violating Protest Law by participating in demonstration organised in solidarity with torture victim Khaled Said

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31 arrested in Friday protests

  /  September 6, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Protesters were calling for a new wave of mass demonstrations, says state media

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Two children killed as buildings collapse in Sohag

  /  September 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Unstable housing structures continue to be a problem in Egypt

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Rights group condemns arrest of Rabaa Al-Adaweya witness

  /  September 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Human Rights Watch says former professor was beaten and his home raided

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The food explorer

  /  August 28, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  1 Comment

Cairene sets out to find and review Egypt’s best eats on new website “MostakshFood”

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From pollution to art

  /  August 24, 2014  /  Culture  /  2 Comments

Art exhibit showcases contemporary art made from trash collected from the Red and Mediterranean seas

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Police arrest 6 Morsi supporters at Alexandria demonstration

  /  August 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Dispersals of demonstrations continue as forces continue to crack-down on dissenting voices

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30 arrested in North Sinai operation

  /  August 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Tunnels in Sinai destroyed by armed forces bringing total to 1696

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Tourism insights from around the world

  /  August 19, 2014  /  Opinion  /  2 Comments

By Omar Khedr Changing perceptions and successfully rebounding an entire industry is generally a herculean challenge.  Representing approximately 6.5% of Egypt’s total Gross Domestic Product (GDP) as well as being an important source of foreign read the rest…

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Occupancies decrease in coastal areas following Eid Al-Fitr holiday: Vice President of Chamber of Hotels

  /  August 3, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Occupancies for hotels in coastal areas increased during the holiday to more than 80%, said Al-Shaer, as many Egyptians left their homes to spend Eid Al-Fitr elsewhere.

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Egypt Cup goes to Al-Zamalek, Smouha left empty-handed

  /  July 21, 2014  /  Sports  /  No Comments

Alexandria’s Smouha mourns after league loss; miss out on cup title, beaten by Cairo giant Al-Zamalek in final

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Ramadan beneath the surface: Fish at Farag since Farouk times

  /  July 21, 2014  /  Lifestyle  /  1 Comment

Ramadan provides an annual opportunity for restaurants to show off their best meals for the hungry, fasting crowd. The food business thrives as customers line up to find a seat in dinner halls, fast food outlets and “shaaby chic” kitchens. But there are other establishments to choose from once you’re done with lengthy family dinners at home: local places only known by name and neglected by reviewers. We, a meat-loving Egyptian and a flexible vegetarian foreigner with a shared love of food, go on a culinary quest through the streets of Cairo to experience Ramadan beneath the surface.

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Almasria Universal Airlines considers operating flights to tourist areas at discounted prices: Chairman

  /  July 16, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Almasria Universal Airlines considers operating flights to Sharm El-Sheikh and Luxor during peak seasons holidays at reduced prices

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BP invests $10bn in Egypt

  /  July 16, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

British oil company’s north Alexandria project will start production in 2017

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50 Muslim Brotherhood supporters sentenced to 5 years imprisonment

  /  July 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Defendants charged with violating Protest Law, lawyer claims lack of evidence

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31 ‘terror cells’ uncovered during last month and a half: MOI

  /  July 7, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Some of those arrested were in possession of grenades, firearms, and improvised explosive devices.

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Army destroys tunnels, arrests ‘intruders’ and captures marijuana

  /  July 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

“Very dangerous” alleged militant arrested

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