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Egypt - Society
4/22/2023 8:43:53 PM
Egypt will continue to see hot days and cool nights with chances of light rain in eastern and southern areas of the country as Egyptians have enjoyed the holidays of Eid Al-Fitr and Sinai Liberation Day this week.

World - Region
4/21/2023 12:16:32 PM
The holiday of Eid Al-Fitr ushered in a day of prayers and joy for Muslims around the world on Friday.

World - Region
4/20/2023 10:48:55 PM
Saudi Arabia, home to Islam's holiest shrines, and other Sunni Muslim countries announced Thursday the holiday of Eid al-Fitr marking the end of the Ramadan fast will begin on Friday.

Egypt - Society
4/20/2023 9:57:00 PM
Dar al-Iftaa, Egypt's main authority for issuing religious edicts, announced that Friday 21 April will mark the first day of the Arabic month of Shawwal in the Islamic calendar year 1444, which signifies the beginning of the religious holiday Eid Al-Fitr.

World - Region
4/19/2023 11:56:55 PM
Arab League (AL) Secretary-General Ahmed Abul-Gheit called on the warring parties in Sudan to stop the fighting during the days of Eid Al-Fitr holiday, to be observed during the weekend, to enable civilians to respond to urgent humanitarian cases.

Egypt - Society
4/19/2023 1:47:18 PM
The annual paid May Day holiday to public and private sector employees will be enjoyed on Thursday 4 May to allow for a longer weekend, announced Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly announed on Tuesday.

Business - Economy
4/13/2023 10:22:37 PM
The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) has announced that banks operating in Egypt will be closed from Thursday to Tuesday, 20-25 April, to celebrate the blessed Eid Al-Fitr and Sinai Liberation Day.

Egypt - Society
4/10/2023 4:00:40 PM
​The Egyptian cabinet announced on Monday that employees will be given a paid holiday from 20 to 25 April on the occasion of Eid Al-Fitr and Sinai Liberation Day.

Business - Markets & Companies
4/10/2023 2:23:27 PM
Asian equities were mixed Monday in holiday-thinned trade after US jobs data indicated the Federal Reserve would likely have to hike interest rates again but soothed recent worries about a possible recession.

Business - Economy
4/9/2023 11:03:03 PM
The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) has announced that banks operating in Egypt will be closed on Sunday and Monday, 16-17 April, to mark the Christian holiday of Easter and the Egyptian spring festival of Sham El-Nessim.

World - Region
4/9/2023 12:23:29 PM
More than 700 Israeli settlers stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem on Sunday morning, during the fourth day of the Jewish holiday of Passover, according to the Islamic Endowments Department in Jerusalem.

World - Region
4/8/2023 10:15:16 PM
Israel’s defense minister on Saturday extended a closure barring entrance to Israel for Palestinians from the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip for the duration of the Jewish holiday of Passover, while police beefed up forces in Jerusalem on the eve of sensitive religious celebrations.

Egypt - Society
4/6/2023 12:32:41 AM
Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly announced on Wednesday that Monday 17 April is an official paid holiday to celebrate Sham El-Nessim.

World - Region
4/5/2023 10:45:26 AM
Israeli police stormed into the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem’s Old City early Wednesday, firing stun grenades at Palestinian youths who hurled firecrackers at them in a burst of violence during a sensitive holiday season. Palestinians in Gaza responded with rocket fire on southern Israel, prompting repeated Israeli airstrikes.

Egypt - Urban & Transport
3/22/2023 8:57:48 PM
During the holy month of Ramadan and the three-day holiday of Eid Al-Fitr, the three lines of Cairo Metro will extend their working hours by up to one hour, announced the Egyptian Company for Metro Management and Operations (ECM).

World - International
3/1/2023 9:39:16 AM
A passenger train carrying hundreds of people, including many university students returning home from holiday, collided at high speed with an oncoming freight train in a fiery wreck in northern Greece, killing 32 and injuring at least 85, officials said Wednesday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
2/7/2023 8:28:34 PM
Egypt is a convenient and inexpensive option for those looking for a warm but less-expensive holiday or even retirement destination.

Business - Markets & Companies
1/25/2023 1:02:11 PM
Asian shares were mixed Wednesday after Wall Street indexes finished little changed as investors awaited earnings results from major global companies.

World - International
1/20/2023 11:14:04 AM
A massive fire broke out inside one of the last remaining slums in South Korea's capital on Friday, forcing 500 people to flee their homes ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday, authorities said.

Egypt - Society
1/18/2023 6:59:17 PM
Egypt's Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly has designated Thursday 26 January a paid day off for the anniversary of the 25 January Revolution as well as Egypt's Police Day.

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