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In Pictures: Puyol visits Egypt to promote tourism

The legendary Spanish player Carles Puyol arrived to Cairo, where he was escorted by Al Ahram Beverages team on a tour to the Pyramids with his wife, and the Spanish media delegation.  Photos  handout from Al Ahram Beverages Company (ABC)

Maya Nawar

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In Pictures: State continues demolition of homes in Sayeda Zeinab

State security forces evacuated residents of Tal Al-Aqreb, located in Sayeda Zeinab near downtown Cairo, on Monday after which several homes were demolished. The Ministry of Housing had previously informed residents that alternative accommodation would be provided to them in 6th of October City, but this has not been realised, according to the testimonies of …

Daily News Egypt

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The art of yarn dyeing: a talent at risk of being lost

  The long process of transforming original white fabric into the final product—the clothes we wear everyday—rarely crosses our minds. The fancy and unique designs, lace fabrics, and colourful cloths that form our day-to-day fashion all originated as white textiles. In one of the oldest dying factories, located in Old Cairo, yarn is still put …

Mohamed Omar

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2016 a bright year for Egypt’s gymnasts

  Egyptian female gymnasts have recently been making leaps and bounds in the competitive arena. This year, Sherine El-Zeiny won gold at the African Gymnastics Championships in the women’s individual all-around competitions. She is part of the national team. At the same tournament, the national girls’ gymnastics team won in the junior teams’ division. In …

Maya Nawar

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Charcoal production in Egypt

At the completion of the process, tar composes nearly 30% of the charcoal’s weight, while the proportion of carbon is fixed at about 75%, the normal percentage for commercial coal

Mohamed Omar

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In Pictures: Parliament receives Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz

    Amid strict security measures, the Egyptian parliament received Sunday Saudi Arabian King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud. State-owned media reported that MPs were not allowed to park their cars in the parliament’s parking area and were also not authorised to keep their mobile phones on them during the session. Parliament Speaker Ali Abdul Aal …

Daily News Egypt

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Aunt Franca: the woman behind Moez Street’s most popular falafel and fuul

Mona Mohammed Ibrahim, 48, dropped out of school at the age of seven to begin working with her ​​father in selling fruit. When she turned 18, she worked at a popular restaurant on Moez Street, known as the most famous fuul and falafel shop in Islamic Cairo. Today, she is the owner of the restaurant, and is known by her customers as “Aunt Franca”.

Mohamed Omar