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Egypt is working to strengthen the frail ceasefire between Gaza and Israel, and possibly extend the deal, reports Dina Ezzat
The Future of Homeland Party is holding a national dialogue on the future of politics in Egypt, reports Gamal Essam El-Din
War against extremist groups cannot be won in the traditional manner, the Global Terrorism Index of 2019 concludes. Ahmed Eleiba analyses the findings
In the US capital, Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia agreed to continue their discussions to reach an agreement regarding their differences over GERD, reports Doaa El-Bey
For three consecutive days parliament bashed the poor performance of a number of cabinet ministers, reports Gamal Essam El-Din
World’s largest solar plant opening THE LARGEST solar power plant in ...
Holders of Suez Canal investment certificates have received their money back with interest
Second-generation reforms tackling structural problems in Egypt’s economy are needed to encourage greater private-sector participation and the creation of jobs, according to one World Bank economist
Aziza Sami reviews a report highlighting positive reforms to Egypt’s tourism sector
The government is to offer subsidised loans to manufacturers as a way of supporting industry
Social safety nets are not sufficient to create greater social equality, argues a recent study
The government is to sell land owned by companies slated for privatisation to help pay off their debts and restructure costs
Qatari Emir Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani failed to attend the Gulf Cooperation Council Summit meeting in the Saudi capital Riyadh this week, dampening talk of reconciliation, writes Ahmed Mostafa
With Libya’s Al-Sarraj facing opposition to a MoU he struck with Ankara, Turkey appears to be turning on Russia in an attempt to bolster Islamist forces in Tripoli, writes Sayed Abdel-Meguid
The Iraqi tribes, a major political and social force, are being drawn deeper into the protests’ unrest, writes Salah Nasrawi
The Lebanese banking system is losing its hold and the economy is regressing. Foreign financial assistance is necessary, but at what cost, asks Hassan Al-Qishawi
Five out of 23 candidates selected by a government-appointed elections committee are running today in an effort by the military-backed regime to maintain its grip on power
NATO members are committed to collective defence. But what happens when one NATO member is a threat to the security and peace of non-member states, asks Hussein Haridy
The development of sports infrastructure has diverse political and economic benefits, not least as a factor of soft power helping Egypt regain regional and continental influence, writes Ziad Akl
Is Egypt as vulnerable to the harsh realities of climate change as other countries, asks Azza Radwan Sedky
While the fall of the Berlin Wall had a tremendous impact, the reverberations of that event appeared to abate at the shores of the Arab world, writes Hussein Haridy
Changing the living conditions of Egypt’s poorer classes could take the economy as a whole to higher skies, writes Hatem Ezz Eldin
Terry Gilliam was among the guests of honour at the 41st Cairo International Film Festival
Egyptian filmmaker Samir Seif (1947-2019) passed away Monday evening at the age of 72
Hani Mustafa reviews some highlights of the Cairo International Film Festival
The Cairo International Film Festival took place between 20 and 29 November
In his latest exhibition at Ubuntu gallery Salah Bisar features small gouache paintings depicting Egyptian folk art
This is the season for rejoicing, renewing friendships and family ties, of “little nameless and unremembered acts ...
Come December, a warm glow of serenity prevails for a brief moment in time. A sense of peace descends on all mankind as ...
Why are we not raging as we watch the slow death of good manners in our society? Simple courtesy, cordiality, civility, ...
“Jolly” will come soon enough but right now, in almost every home, someone is aching, shaking, coughing, sneezing. Early ...
The big buzz nowadays is the announcement of the Nobel Prize Winners, an honoured tradition for the highest standard of ...
THE ANCIENT Egyptian boy king Tutankhamun is in the British capital. The exhibition “Tutankhamun: The Treasures ...
Despite the willingness of some people to believe in it, there is no curse of Tutankhamun, writes Zahi Hawass
The 12th International Congress of Egyptologists held last week in Cairo saw successful conclusions for all concerned, writes Nevine El-Aref
Tutmania has taken the British capital by storm, as the treasures of the golden boy-king Tutankhamun exhibition opened at London’s Saatchi Gallery this week, reports Nevine El-Aref
The Asasif coffins cachette uncovered this week in Luxor is the biggest find of its kind to be made in over a century, reports Nevine El-Aref
A new antiquities museum is to open soon in Sharm El-Sheikh, reports Nevine El-Aref
Al-Ahram Weekly listens to people living with HIV on the 31st World AIDS Day
Egypt’s most celebrated ballerina tells Dina Ezzat that the time has come to reinvigorate public interest in this classical form of art
Khadija El-Rabti talks to UNICEF Regional Director Ted Chaiban about 30 years of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child
Egyptian honey-producers plan to expand their work to keep the country the region’s top producer and exporter of honey, writes Dina Ezzat
On the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, Egyptians who went through Checkpoint Charlie between East and West Berlin share their recollections with Dina Ezzat
Plans to restore Alexandria’s iconic Al-Al-Montazahh Park and Palace have sparked mixed reactions among conservationists, writes Dina Al-Mahdy
Global efforts are uniting once again to draw attention to gender-based violence as a crime against women worldwide, writes Alexandra Kinias
Ecotourism and digital travel platforms have been boosting growth in Egypt’s already recovering tourism industry
Sahar Abdel-Rahman reports from October’s Eighth Herat Strategic Dialogue Meeting in Afghanistan, an opportunity for diplomats, academics, think-tank staff, and others to discuss the future of the war-torn country
Digital influencers are reaching larger and larger audiences on social media in Egypt at the expense of traditional cultural figures, writes Mena Adel Gayed
Biohacking is a new health trend that shows you how to live a better life with the help of science and technology, writes Ghada Abdel-Kader
One Cairo grandmother has been teaching her grandchildren and others how to put on traditional puppet shows, as she explained to Mai Samih
Amira Elhamy talks to art therapist Carol Hammal about the special features of this kind of therapy
Mariam Ayman offers a guide to help you travel in Europe on a tight budget
Dina Al-Mahdy digs into the various ways people speak and understand emotional love
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Serves 5 Ingredients: 500 gm small-sized shrimp (peeled, deveined) 1 tbsp minced garlic Tehine salad ...
Serves 4-6 Ingredients: 2-3 grey mullet fish weighing 350-500 gm each 1 onion (thinly sliced) 1 tsp ...
Serves 4-6 Ingredients: 500 gm duck breasts (boneless) 1 medium onion (halved, thinly sliced) 1 tsp ...
When it comes to cold-weather dressing, a stylish coat could be the best choice. It has the ability to smarten you up, ...
It’s time to hide those kitten heels and strappy sandals and get your boot collection in order for the winter season. This ...
Grey and silver hair shades are enjoying their moment in the sun at present, popping up on runways and red carpets worldwide. ...
Whether you’re 60 or six years old, or whether you’re a professional dancer or just like to move on the dance ...
No doubt hugging makes us feel good. It’s universally comforting, and it turns out that hugging has been proven ...
From facing enemies on the battlefield to heading the Cairo Opera House, Samir Farag’s autobiography is unusually rich in remarkable stories, writes Gihan Al-Gharabawi
The foreign minister’s assistant for human rights and international humanitarian and social affairs, Ahmed Ihab Gamaleddin underlines that Egypt is open to “constructive dialogue” on human rights, writes Bassem Aly
In the second of a two-part interview, holistic health coach Dana Dinnawi explains how women can look radiant, take back control of their health, and get over stress and emotional eating
In the first of a two-part interview, nutritionist and health coach Dana Dinnawi explains the role hormones play in our bodies and how healthy eating can help to reset them to improve our lives to Gihan Shahine
The people of Egypt are the inspiration behind the films of veteran Egyptian scriptwriter Wahid Hamed, as he explained to Gihan Elgharabawy
Dina Ezzat reviews a book by Turkish historian Soner Cagaptay that tries to explain the peculiar case of Erdogan and its impact on the future of his country as a modern state rather than a head of a 'political Islam' empire
Before the 7th tripartite summit in Cairo, Greek PM Mitsotakis discussed the relationship between Egypt, Greece and Cyprus, saying it is a model for other countries in achieving peace and stability in the region
The seventh tripartite summit between Egypt, Greece and Cyprus discussed economic cooperation and Turkish violations in the Aegean Sea, Reem Leila reports
ThePicasso gallery in Zamalek has two exhibitions of painting on: “Love over Fear” bycontemporary artistDeena ...
The Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA) Art Exhibitions and Collections Department, affiliated to the Cultural Outreach ...
“Roaming Echoes”, the first solo exhibition by Nevine Hamza is currently showing atSOMA art gallery. In this ...
The newly opened Zagpick gallery in Sheikh Zayed 343q presents the latest body of work by artist Shaaban Al-Husseiny. “Dreams” ...
“Kemit” is the third exhibition of paintings by rising artist Ibrahim Khattab, currently showing at the Safarkhangallery. ...
All films screened in commercial cinemas are changed on Wednesday. Generally, shows begin at 10:30am, 1:30pm, 3:30pm, ...
All films screened in commercial cinemas are changed on Wednesday. Generally, shows begin at 10:30am, 1:30pm, 3:30pm, ...
All films screened in commercial cinemas are changed on Wednesday. Generally, shows begin at 10:30am, 1:30pm, 3:30pm, ...
All films screened in commercial cinemas are changed on Wednesday. Generally, shows begin at 10:30am, 1:30pm, 3:30pm, ...
All films screened in commercial cinemas are changed on Wednesday. Generally, shows begin at 10:30am, 1:30pm, 3:30pm, ...
Arcade 25 Orabi St, off Port Said, Maadi, Tel 010 19222220 “Pockets of Darkness, Layers of Light and Sounds ...
The American University in Cairo New Cairo Campus, Abdul Latif Jameel Hall, Plaza Level, Tel 02 2615 3318 The ...
The American University in Cairo New Cairo Campus, Abdul Latif Jameel Hall, Plaza Level, Tel 02 2615 3318 The ...
The American University in Cairo New Cairo Campus, Abdul Latif Jameel Hall, Plaza Level, Tel 02 2615 3318 The ...
The American University in Cairo New Cairo Campus, Abdul Latif Jameel Hall, Plaza Level, Tel 02 2615 3318 The ...
The American University in Cairo New Cairo Campus Moataz Al Alfi Hall Sun15 to Tues 17, 9am-5pm: “The ...
The American University in Cairo New Cairo Campus Sat 7 and Sun 8: The AUC’s inauguralRegional Career Conference ...
The American University in Cairo New Cairo Campus, Room 2175, Tel 02 2615 2694 Moataz Al Alfi Hall Sat 30, ...
The American University in Cairo Al-Sheikh Rihan St, off Tahrir Square, Tahrir Campus, Tel 02 2615 2694/01280009077 Oriental ...
Amir Bashtak Palace Al-Muaaz St, Tel 02 2787 9187 Every Saturday and Wednesday, 4pm: The training courses of the ...
Al Balloon Theatre Agouza, across the street from the Nile, by the 26 July Bridge, Tel 02 3347 1718 The Magic ...
Al Balloon Theatre Agouza, across the street from the Nile, by the 26 July Bridge, Tel 02 3347 1718 The Magic ...
The American University in Cairo Al-Sheikh Rihan St, off Tahrir Square, Tahrir Campus, Tel 02 2615 2694/01280009077 Ewart ...
Al Balloon Theatre Agouza, across the street from the Nile, by the 26 July Bridge, Tel 02 3347 1718 The Magic ...
Al Balloon Theatre Agouza, across the street from the Nile, by the 26 July Bridge, Tel 02 3347 1718 The Magic ...
The American University in Cairo New Cairo Campus Malak Gabr Theatre Thurs 12, 7pm (Free Entry): A CAPOP is ...
Arab Music Institute 22 Ramsis St, Tel 02 2574 3373 Fri 29, 8pm: The Arab Music Heritage Ensemble in a repertoire ...
The American University in Cairo Al-Sheikh Rihan St, off Tahrir Square, Tahrir Campus, Tel 02 2615 2694/01280009077 Ewart ...
Arab Music Institute 22 Ramsis St, Tel 02 2574 3373 Fri 15 and Sun 17, 8pm: The world’s greatest musicals ...
The 28th Arab Music Festival and Conference (1-12 November) ## Arab Music Institute 22 Ramsis St, Tel 02 2574 ...
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Two agreements inked between Libya’s Fayez Al-Sarraj and Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan have elicited outrage across the Libya, writes Reda Shaaban
Lionel Messi won the Ballon d’Or for a record sixth time while Mohamed Salah came fifth, reports Abeer Anwar
Rare discoveries at the Saqqara Necropolis including mummified lion cubs and statuettes of crocodiles, cobras, mongooses, and dozens of cats shed light on the ancient Egyptian use of animals in worship, reports Nevine El-Aref
Zahi Hawass describes favourite objects from the tomb of the ancient Egyptian boy-king Tutankhamun, the subject of a major exhibition in London
Tunisia’s Islamist Ennahda Party now controls the country’s parliament and government after its victory in the October parliamentary elections
The Egyptian Museum in Cairo’s Tahrir Square is celebrating its 117th anniversary with two temporary exhibitions and a first look at its renovations, writes Nevine El-Aref
Yet again, the vast majority of states in the UN have voted down US sanctions on Cuba. Yet they persist, with ravaging consequences, writes Faiza Rady
Will the Riyadh Agreement between the internationally recognised government of Yemen and the Southern Transitional Council finally give the country the peace it deserves, asks Haitham Nouri
Erdogan paid a visit to the US capital, but can he breach the divide between the US and Turkish strategic interests and goals, asks Sayed Abdel-Meguid
Many European countries are baffled by US President Donald Trump’s “keep the oil” strategy in Syria, writes Manal Lotfy
Director of the Middle East and North Africa Programme at the European Council on Foreign Relations Julien Barnes-Dacey gave his views on the current situation in the Middle East to Suzy Elgeneidy 
The Syrian Constitutional Committee tasked with drafting a new constitution for Syria is unlikely to achieve sustainable results, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus
While Hamas and Fatah both publicly embrace the call for general and presidential elections, it appears that division and distrust, once again, are getting in the way of moving forward, writes Haitham Ahmed
Iraq’s protests have morphed far beyond anger over some political and economic grievances, writes Salah Nasrawi
The committee tasked with drafting a new Syrian constitution met in Geneva this week against a background of mutual accusations and recrimination, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus
Despite his bombast, Erdogan’s intervention in northeast Syria has amounted to nothing for Ankara, writes Sayed Abdel-Meguid
The Riyadh Agreement sets out measures to be taken in the forthcoming period under the supervision of the Arab Coalition, writes Ahmed Eleiba
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has filed a complaint against the French news magazine Le Point for its coverage of his policies, reports Sayed Abdel-Meguid
A Saudi-sponsored deal in Yemen may pave the way to a political solution to the conflict in the country
While Islamic State group affiliates remain in number, their cohesion is likely to significantly weaken with the death of Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, writes Ahmed Kamel Al-Beheiri
Candidates have registered for next month’s presidential election in defiance of the protest movement. Amira Howeidy reports
Born on 9 November 1936, the late Abdel-Hadi Al-Wishahi would have been 83 this month. Honouring the memory of her famed teacher, sculptor Houreya El-Sayed explores the secrets behind the power of his inimitable sculptures
Egypt's musical theatre company has numerous successes in their portfolio, with the latest one being an award for Best Music Video at the ninth annual MoziMotion festival, held in Hilversum, the Netherlands
China is becoming a driving force in the transition to green energy across the Middle East
Gulf countries, routinely strident on preserving the state in the face of popular protests, are noticeably circumspect on Lebanon’s mass demonstrations, writes Ahmed Mustafa
Why Iran sees anti-corruption protests in Iraq as a threat to its influence in the neighbouring country, writes Salah Nasrawi
If successful, negotiations between the Sudanese government and armed movements will put Khartoum on the right political and economic path, writes Haitham Nouri
The production, an adaptation of Voltaire’s Candide, has enjoyed great public success since it premiered in July
Fresh talks appear underway. But will Iran commit to a genuine peace in Yemen, asks Ahmed Elieba
A MOBILE application that allows users to report unremoved garbage is now available, writes Mahmoud Bakr
Further signs of a desire to de-escalate tensions in the Gulf emerged from Saudi Arabia and the UAE this week, writes Ahmed Mustafa
Football is the world’s number one sport in every country, but squash is becoming the pride of many Egyptians
With Algeria moving towards presidential elections later this year, the public’s priority remains removing the remnants of the former regime, writes Haitham Nouri
Tunisia’s political parties are regrouping behind the candidates who made it through to the run-offs in the country’s presidential elections
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At the UN for his third address as US president, and despite rising calls in Congress for his impeachment, Trump lashed out at Iran but left the door open for compromise, reports Khaled Dawoud
After a second election this year, Israeli politics remains stymied unless Netanyahu steps down, which is unlikely when the premiership is his main protection against looming corruption charges, writes Said Okasha
Citing unpaid debt, Israel is cutting electricity across the West Bank, putting the health and food sectors in particular into grave peril, writes Haitham Ahmed
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Zamalek won the Egypt Football Cup after overpowering newcomers Pyramids FC 3-0, reports Abeer Anwar
Said Okasha examines the composition of domestic political forces that may see an unusual alliance form
The debate on leaving the European Union in Britain is damaging core democratic values in the country, among them parliamentary scrutiny and the rule of law, writes Manal Lotfy in London
New elections are looming in Britain amid warnings that the government may ignore the parliamentary opposition, writes Manal Lotfy in London
Is the West still a reliable international partner for Egypt
The Egyptian powerhouse football club hires a relative unknown as their new coach
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