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After four years in presidency, Egypt's sitting president and presidential candidate Abdel Fattah al-Sisi was confronted with a short documentary presenting people's opinions of their livelihoods in Egypt, sharing the most significant problems they face and what they think of al-Sisi's ruling. The documentary ...
Cairo - As banners supporting Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's bid for a second term fill Cairo's streets, some who participated in the 2011 democratic uprising say they will boycott this month's "predetermined" elections. "It's been a downwards slippery slope since the last presidential elections (in ...

Egypt's ambassador to Uganda, Tarek Sallam, said: "The embassy has completed its preparations for the Egyptians living and present in Uganda to vote. ... According to the Egyptian law, all Egyptians abroad can vote in the 2018 elections, regardless of their visa status, whether residents, non-residents or ...
In this regard, Moussa revealed his plan to garner the Egyptian votes abroad, referring that it would be difficult to hold conferences with Egyptians abroad due ... “I hope to see high Egyptian voters' turnout at the ballot boxes,” said Moussa, adding that his program will achieve the hopes of Egyptians abroad.
CAIRO – 10 March 2018: Twenty-eight years of absence from the World Cup left Egyptians itching for a chance to support their national football team in the world's most important football tournament. Now, fans are in a pickle: they are forced to choose between watching the World Cup on an Israeli channel ...
During a press conference held by Moussa's presidential campaign, on Saturday, he said that the intensive participation of Egyptians in the ... Sixty million eligible voters will cast their ballots in the election between March 26 and 28 in Egypt, while Egyptians living abroad will vote between March 16 and 18.

CAIRO - 9 March 2018: Egypt's Mufti Dr Shawqi Allam said all Egyptians do appreciate great sacrifices of the heroes of the Armed Forces in defending the homeland. Speaking on the occasion of celebrating the "Martyrs' Day" on Friday, March 9, Allam reiterated his full solidarity with all State institutions, ...
that Germany for the first time deported 100 Egyptian citizens back to Egypt for violating residency requirements, including those whose asylum applications had been rejected. AP reported the officials had affirmed that the deportees arrived at Cairo airport on a flight from Frankfurt on Wednesday, ...
The Egyptian government has been secretly infiltrating its citizen's computers and mining cryptocurrency, according to a report from The Citizen Lab at the University of Toronto. Under a scheme called AdHose, the government was sending internet users to either advertising sites, or to obsolete websites ...
The average inhabitant of the modern world—frequenting both museums and the cinema—has come to expect a number of things of the preserved bodies of the ancient Egyptians: bandages, amulets, perhaps a funerary mask, dried skin, and sometimes both a malevolent disposition and an uncanny talent ...
Germany has deported for the first time 100 Egyptians back to Egypt for violating residency requirements, including those whose asylum applications ... on Wednesday, accompanied by 50 German security personnel who returned home after handing over the Egyptians to the authorities at Cairo airport.
Germany deported 100 Egyptians and sent them to Cairo over violations of residency requirements, including those whose asylum requests were rejected, Egyptian airport officials said Thursday, the first action of this kind from Berlin. The move signals intent to implement a sharper migration policy by ...
Forbes magazine included in its 2018 list of the world's richest billionaires six Egyptians, whose total combined wealth is valued at $18.2 billion, compared to $17 billion in 2017. Forbes listed businessman Nassif Sawiris as the richest Egyptian and the 251st richest person in the world with a total wealth of ...
“With over 60 percent of the population under the age of 30, the very first class of Arab 30 under 30 is a dynamic mix of social entrepreneurs, artists, celebrities and intellectuals. Many in the list are scattered across the globe as they strive to prove their mettle in countries far from home,” Forbes said.
With regards to Israel, the Egyptians told the Hamas leadership: “Don't play with fire.” According to the sources, the Egyptians also warned: “If there will be an escalation in the Gaza Strip, the blow Israel is bound to deal Gaza will be forceful and may even topple the Hamas regime. No person in Hamas' ...
Since his discovery about 100 years ago, an Egyptian mummy housed in the British Museum appeared to have nothing more special than a dark smudge on his right arm. But recent infrared imaging revealed the outlines of two animals in the skin: a bull and a Barbary sheep. The discovery makes these the ...
Ancient Egyptians were getting inked up earlier than we thought. A new analysis of two mummies shows the pair were sporting tattoos. The mummies belong to a collection of six found in 1900. They were named the Gebelein mummies after the region in which they were found. Now in the possession of the ...

Cairo - Traders at the textile market in Cairo's Al-Azhar district were once used to seeing their shops filled with customers, but soaring prices have driven many away. The reason for the spiralling costs - drastic reforms that the government pledged would bring benefits to the turmoil-hit nation. But far from ...
Women's World No.3 Nour El Tayeb and Men's World No.2 Mohamed ElShorbagy prevailed on finals day at the 2018 Windy City Open presented by the Walter Family & EquiTrust Life Insurance Company, beating New Zealand's Joelle King and younger ElShorbagy brother, Marwan, respectively, to claim ...
After the elimination of terrorism in the Sinai Peninsula, well-trained military forces have to be located in the region to prevent reemergence of extremist and terrorist elements from infiltrating into Sinai. Moreover, the national initiative to develop Sinai is expected to inhabit six million Egyptians in Sinai by the ...
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi has urged citizens to donate to the “Viva Egypt Fund”, local media have reported. Al-Sisi made the plea during the inauguration ceremony of headquarters of the Egyptian security forces which are fighting terrorists east of the Suez Channel. The President said that the ...
Monday was a great day to be an Egyptian squash fan as top-ranked Mohamed ElShorbagy and his brother Marwan ElShorbagy made the semifinals in Chicago's Windy City Open. However, women's World No. 1 Nour El Sherbini lost to her Egyptian compatriot Nour El Tayeb in a major upset. At the end of ...
CAIRO – 23 February 2018: An Egyptian vlogger launched a water-saving initiative inspired by Cape Town's 'Day Zero'. Having witnessed, in person, the city's shortage of water during their trip to South Africa, they were pushed to picture a video to warn Egyptians of a similar future if they continue poor ...
An increasing number of families in Egypt are choosing home schooling as an alternative educational approach and are calling on the Ministry of Education to recognize it. Facebook/genius.kids.community. A girl takes part in a Genius Kids Community event in a picture uploaded Dec. 27, 2017.
CAIRO, EGYPT—The Great Pyramid of Khufu and the pyramid of Khafre at Giza, and the Red Pyramid at Dahshur, were all aligned with the cardinal points within one-fifteenth of one degree. According to a report in Live Science, engineer Glen Dash thinks Egyptian engineers may have accomplished this ...
Though it's slightly lopsided, the towering Great Pyramid of Giza is an ancient feat of engineering, and now an archaeologist has figured out how the Egyptians may have aligned the monument almost perfectly along the cardinal points, north-south-east-west — they may have used the fall equinox. The fall ...
The army hoped to spread military awareness, culture and national values to Egyptians from all classes. Al-Monitor visited this stand to find out more about it. As visitors passed through Abdul Rahman al-Sharqawi Hall where the stand was situated inside the book fair in Nasr City in Cairo governorate, ...
Amid a high turnout of Egyptians residing in Eritrea, the Egyptian embassy received several congratulatory cables from Eritrean citizens and officials on the ... Egyptian Ambassador to Ethiopia Abubakar Hefny urged Egyptians to increase their participation in the voting process, contending that the electoral ...
Known to belong to a traditional society, Egyptians have for decades been well framed and politically mobilized by state media. Since its emergence, however, social media has constituted a clear challenge to routine state media practices. Although both channels work on the mission of mobilizing citizens, ...
Mummies were once people — but what did those people look like? Don't count on their preserved bodies for answers. Sure, these ancient figures endure, but what's within the wrappings is a poor substitute for the faces that once graced the departed. Enter portrait mummies, an art form introduced to Egypt ...
On the contrary, Sisi would have succeed in a sweeping victory in a competitive election, perhaps leading to his rise in popularity within the country, and the international recognition of a freely-elected president for the people of Egypt. The turnout for the elections would have been much higher, which is ...
Instead of talking about the joke election, Egyptians are talking about inflation, which they do not find funny. Since the government allowed the overvalued Egyptian pound to float in 2016, it has halved in value. Many imports are unaffordable. “Three years ago you could buy all the electric appliances you ...
Egyptians have long agreed that while the airing of national grievances is only natural, most kvetching (light-hearted or otherwise) is best kept entre nous if we are to challenge misconceptions and represent our homeland in a positive light internationally. But in reality this “us” should stretch to encompass ...
Habitat: A shrub member of the Berberidaceae family growing up to 3m in woodlands in Europe and the Middle East. It has spiny, obovate, serrated leaves borne in clusters on yellowish stems emanating from a three-spined axil. The shrub bears drooping racemes of pale yellow flowers, the stamens of ...
If money talks, the relation between Egyptians and their cigarettes won't be changing any time soon. Shares of Cairo-based Eastern Tobacco, which holds a monopoly on cigarette production in Egypt, have hit successive record highs, in both dollar and local-currency terms, after the company posted an ...
The plot revolves around an Egyptian police band's arrival in a tiny Israeli desert village — instead of the thriving cultural center that bears a similar name. But instead of the political debacle the audience might expect, the show is about human interaction, loneliness, the power of music and, ultimately, what ...
Bloomberg revealed recently that demand on cigarettes among Egyptians increased despite record levels of inflation. It said that shares of Cairo-based Eastern Tobacco, which holds a monopoly on cigarette production in Egypt, have hit successive record highs. “Historically, people don't stop smoking,” ...
Both the public and media have become increasingly interested in analyzing the Egyptian state's economic performance over the past few years in response to the country's recent economic turmoil, using a variety of economic and financial indicators. But how reflective of reality are they? Newspapers and ...
In a new step to achieve cultural equality between Egyptians and children, in particular, Egypt's newly-appointed Minister of Culture Enas Abdel Dayem has launched a new initiative of Mobile Libraries that roam the streets of Cairo. In an official statement, the Ministry of Culture said that the Mobile Libraries ...
Approximately 2.7 million Egyptians are living abroad, as estimated by the International Organization for Immigration. These include in Saudi Arabia, Jordan, and Kuwait, where an estimated 70 percent of Egyptians are living. The other 30 percent are living in Europe and North America (90,000 in Italy, ...
Approximately 2.7 million Egyptians are living abroad, as estimated by the International Organization for Immigration. These include in Saudi Arabia, Jordan, and Kuwait, where an estimated 70 percent of Egyptians are living. The other 30 percent are living in Europe and North America (90,000 in Italy, ...
Leaders of the Civil Democratic Movement have raised international concerns after calling on Egyptians to boycott the elections scheduled for the end of next month. The opposition coalition described the election as “absurd”. The Movement was founded last December by eight political parties and about ...
Umm Kulthum remains a celebrated figure among Egyptians, many regarding her as the greatest singer of all time. (Pixgood.com) ... The late Egyptian diva Umm Kulthum was among twitter trending topics Saturday as Egyptians marked the 43rd anniversary of the legendary singer's passing. More than 40 ...
Kuwaiti newspaper Al-Rai reported on Friday that four Egyptians have been arrested by Kuwaiti police for possession of $7 million, standing accused of trading foreign currency on the black market. A fifth suspect who escaped during arrest is being searched for, the paper added. The four suspects, who are ...
ATFIH, Egypt — Businessmen loyal to Egypt's president are handing out cash and food to poor voters as they try to gather tens of thousands of signatures to support his bid for re-election in March. President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is virtually assured of winning a second four-year term. Nearly all prominent ...
A billboard supporting Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi in the presidential election scheduled for March hangs in downtown Cairo, Egypt, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. El-Sissi is virtually guaranteed to win a second four-year term amid a heavy clampdown on dissent. Arabic reads, "So you can build it.
“We must teach the juniors the sport's proper basics… but then we give them space for creativity,” said Darwish, who took the No. 1 title from Shabana in 2009, now leading Egypt's largest squash academy at Wadi Degla club. Egyptians had previous international success in the sport, which was introduced ...
Events and dates can generate different memories to different people. For example, Jan. 25 is a significant date for Egyptian society as it is associated with unique and powerful memories. This date is a notable reminder of the many patriotic police martyrs killed on Jan. 25, 1952. It is also the start date of the ...
As for Farag, he made it into the quarter finals of this tournament after his fifth win in a row against former world number four Angel Rodrigues. Now the clash is bound to happen as the two Egyptians are destined to face each other in the quarter finals, according to the PSA official website. The J.P. Morgan ...
Khairat, 25, and Amin, 29, are the first Egyptians to land a spot in the 30 Under 30 Media and Marketing category. The 30 under 30 in the Media and Marketing category was judged by industry experts Arianna Huffington, founder of the Huffington Post and Thrive Global, Charlotte Moore, the Director of ...


 

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