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Arrests made in connection with Aswan violence

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Politics  /  2 Comments

Two men thought to have been involved in the bloody tribal violence were arrested on Wednesday

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Al-Azhar Grand Imam establishes Aswan peace committee

  /  April 13, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Al-Tayeb stresses need for “love and tolerance” in the wake of tribal violence that killed at least 26

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Al-Tayeb in Aswan for reconciliation

  /  April 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

The conflict, which extended for days, left 26 people dead and dozens injured

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Communication services shutdown temporarily in Aswan

  /  April 9, 2014  /  Technology  /  2 Comments

Telecom Egypt says the Tuesday outage occurred due to damage in a communication cable

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Aswan tribal clash death toll reaches 26

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

Victim dies in hospital as groups attempt to extend three-day truce

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Grand Imam of Al Azhar to oversee Aswan tribal dialogue

  /  April 8, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Investigations begin as Adly Mansour stresses accountability for crimes

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Tribes agree to 3 day truce in Aswan

  /  April 7, 2014  /  Politics  /  3 Comments

25 dead, at least 40 wounded in Aswan tribal clashes since Friday

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25 dead, at least 40 wounded as Aswan tribal clashes continue

  /  April 7, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  5 Comments

Two more killed Sunday, 14 arrested Monday

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Dutch tourist accuses hotel worker of attempted rape in Marsa Alam

  /  April 6, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Four cases of sexual assault against tourists have been reported since the beginning of March

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2 dead, 10 injured in renewed Aswan clashes

  /  April 6, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Homes attacked as bloody tribal clashes continue despite army intervention

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23 dead, at least 12 injured in Aswan clashes

  /  April 5, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  5 Comments

After two days of violence, reconciliation and police mediation has failed; governor asks army to intervene

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Abu Simbel’s sun festival

  /  February 26, 2014  /  Tourism  /  1 Comment

The bi-annual festival marks important dates in the life of Ramses II

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Upper Egypt collision kills 19

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

Only survivor in critical condition

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Tourism in the News: Christmas occupancy rates for Luxor and Aswan reach 85%

  /  January 1, 2014  /  Tourism  /  1 Comment

Christmas witnesses a rise in tourists coming from Cairo to Luxor and Aswan

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A sunny winter

  /  December 18, 2013  /  Culture  /  1 Comment

With the dreary Cairene weather, maybe it is time to head south

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A Nubian wedding

  /  August 29, 2013  /  Lifestyle  /  1 Comment

Nubian wedding traditions are alive and well in West Aswan

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Eid travel

  /  August 8, 2013  /  Lifestyle  /  1 Comment

With a long weekend ahead it is the perfect time to check out the best places to visit in Egypt

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Gunmen open fire on a checkpoint in Aswan

  /  July 14, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Explosives found in car of armed men who opened fire at a security checkpoint in Edfu

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EgyCycle bringing cycling to Egypt

  /  June 19, 2013  /  Sports  /  2 Comments

Group promotes cycling as both a sport and lifestyle

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Al-Dostour Party leading members arrested

  /  June 3, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Three members of the Al-Dostour Party in Aswan were arrested and beaten at the Giza train station

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Electricity Ministry: citizens must share burden with state

  /  May 26, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

The Ministry of Electricity and Energy says the government is working on remedying the current power crisis, but dependence on fuel imports to meet domestic demands will strain state budget

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Aswan train derailed

  /  May 8, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Most injuries minor, no deaths reported

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Cement factory workers under fire from factory owner

  /  May 6, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Factory workers attacked by factory security, Centre for Trade Union and Workers’ Services fear reprisal attacks

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Bakers arrested for Aswan strike

  /  April 17, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Four bakers arrested and released on EGP 200 bail for violence during a city-wide bakery strike

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Tax on tourist facilities to apply from July

  /  April 13, 2013  /  Business, Economy  /  No Comments

Government killing tourism industry, says vice chairman of hotels division at Cairo Chamber of Commerce

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Unknown assailants attack Aswan students

  /  April 13, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Several students injured following an attack on Aswan University dormitories

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ASEC Cement signs cooperation agreement with Minya University

  /  April 7, 2013  /  Business, Economy  /  No Comments

Cement manufacturer to deliver tailored activities for university students

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First solar power station in Upper Egypt

  /  March 23, 2013  /  Business, Energy  /  1 Comment

Sourcing of funding for EGP 5.5bn project include World Bank, African Development Bank and European Investment Bank

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Al-Jamaa Al-Islamiya security initiative extends to Aswan

  /  March 18, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

New security initiative will not intervene in citizens’ freedoms or infringe upon their privacy

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Railways blocked in protest over fuel shortage

  /  March 3, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Groups block railways and roads in three different governorates

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