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People go the cinema during celebrations for Eid Al-Adha (Photo by Hassan Ibrahim)

39 Egyptian films produced in 2017

Egyptian cinema industry witnessed a very successful year in 2017, with 39 films produced, compared to 26 films in 2016, which makes 2017 the highest film production record since 2011 revolution. The films achieved a total revenue of EGP 237m. The highest film yields went for Ahmed Ezz’s “El Khaleya” which means the cell, with …

Daily News Egypt

1,055 terrorist attacks took place in 2017, resulting in 6,123 fatalities 

The death toll from global terrorism-related attacks accounted for approximately 6,123 fatalities in 2017, including the Friday Rawda mosque attack in Egypt, according to data from the “terrorist attacks map”, a collaboration between the Esri Story Maps team and PeaceTech Lab, made to present a chronology of terrorist attacks around the globe. However, despite the …

Mohamed Samir

2017 will not be the year tourism to Egypt improves: experts

According Russian transport minister Maxim Sokolov, Russia will resume its flights to Egypt in 2017. The minister’s announcement comes at a time when Egypt’s tourism market is in a state of atrophy and starved for foreign capital and experts agree that, while the return of the Russian market would aid in tourist numbers, 2017 will …

Hisham Salah

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