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Egypt’s mega-city Cairo shuts down for coronavirus curfew 

Thursday, 26 March 2020

Egypt and its capital Cairo, a mega-city home to some 20 million people, shut down on Wednesday ......

Sarcophagus dedicated to sky god among latest ancient Egypt trove

Friday, 31 January 2020

Egypt’s antiquities ministry on Thursday unveiled the tombs of ancient high priests and a ......

Dye workshop a colourful dip into old Cairo craft

Monday, 27 January 2020

In Cairo’s centuries-old Darb al-Ahmar district, Salama Mahmoud Salama’s traditional dye ......

King Tut’s 7,260 coffee cup mosaic breaks world record in Egypt

Sunday, 29 December 2019

King Tutankhamun made a comeback in Egypt in the form of a Guinness world record – the largest ......

Nine killed in Egypt road accident in southern province

Sunday, 17 November 2019

Egyptian police say nine people were killed when a minibus collided with a small truck on a highway ......

Three policemen killed after gunmen attack checkpoint north of Cairo

Monday, 11 November 2019

Three policemen were killed and several injured after unidentified gunmen attacked a security ......

Cairo delights at sweet candies as Muslim festival nears

Monday, 04 November 2019

The sweet smell of candies wafts through downtown Cairo’s historic Bab al-Bahr street as the ......

Cairo schools close, flights delayed after heavy rainfall causes chaos

Wednesday, 23 October 2019

Egypt has closed schools and universities in Cairo and companies saw only skeletal staff show up at ......

Egypt’s Sisi says calls to protest ‘no reason for concern’

Friday, 27 September 2019

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said Friday there was no cause for concern over ......

Egypt hands life sentence to Egyptian plane hijacker

Wednesday, 25 September 2019

An Egyptian court on Tuesday handed a life sentence to an Egyptian man who hijacked an airliner to ......

Palace of modern Egypt’s ‘founder’ to return to former glory

Thursday, 12 September 2019

A once splendid but long dilapidated Egyptian palace built for a trailblazing Ottoman governor is ......

Egypt says security forces killed 17 militants

Thursday, 08 August 2019

Egypt’s Interior Ministry says security forces killed at least 17 suspected militants in raids ......

Cairo explosion with 20 dead involved a car bomb

Monday, 05 August 2019

Egypt’s Interior Ministry says the multiple-car crash on a Cairo street in front of the ......

Nineteen dead in car explosion in central Cairo

Monday, 05 August 2019

Nineteen people have died and 30 have been injured in an explosion outside Egypt's National Cancer ......

British Airways resumes Cairo flights after security review

Thursday, 25 July 2019

British Airways said on Thursday it would resume flights to Cairo following a week’s ......

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