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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 ...

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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 ...
Egyptian Coordination of rights and Freedoms (ECRF) revealed that the Egyptian regime killed 571 Egyptians from the opposition in 2017, including 511 killed at the hands of the Egyptians security forces, Rassd.com said on Sunday. In its annual report, the ECRF said that the Al-Sisi regime executed 15 ...
Cairo - 19 January 2018: Some citizens will not be able to vote in the upcoming presidential election, according to constitutional expert Dr. Salah Fawzy on Friday. "Constitutionally, policemen and members of the armed forces are not allowed to cast their votes, as long as they are serving in the state."
Egyptians are known to be loud and bubbly, however, when someone wants to tell a friend a secret, they usually have to say it in the form of a "washwasha"(whispering or speaking softly.) Example: Kfaya washwasha, mish same' haga. (Stop whispering, I can't hear anything).
Sisi said that the July revolution expressed the free will of the Egyptian people, appreciating Saudi Arabia's stance on supporting the Egyptians' will. ... Sisi revealed the terrific consequences of terrorism in Egypt since 2014, stating that between 12,000 and 13,000 thousand Egyptian citizens were injured as ...
This phenomenon of taking Egyptians' savings is continuing form 1980s till nowadays. According to security sources, LE 5 billion were collected form Egyptian citizens throughout the first half of 2017, by people who faced accusations of taking people's money to invest them in fields like real state, ...
MARSA MATROUH, Egypt - 19 January 2018: As many as 180 Egyptians have returned home from Libya via Salloum crossing over the past 24 hours, said Marsa Matrouh Security ... Meanwhile, travel procedures for 901 people, including 170 Egyptians and 731 Libyans, have been finalized, he added.
relatives of victims grieve next to coffins arriving to the Coptic church that was bombed on Sunday in Tanta, Egypt, April 9, 2017. © 2017 Reuters. United States Vice President Mike Pence, who canceled his visit to the Middle East in December amid a firestorm over US President Donald Trump's ...
Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn asserted on Thursday morning that his country will not put Egyptians life at risk, as the crisis between Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan escalated, assuring that the River Nile will continue to flow between the two countries. "We will never cause any harm to Egypt, ...
CAIRO - 17 January 2018: The percentage of Egyptians' satisfaction with governors' performance ranged between 40-74%, according to a newly released survey conducted by the Egyptian Center for Public Opinion Research (Baseera). The governor of Damietta achieved the highest level of approval ...
The Egyptians were also granted the right to reject upstream construction projects. Postcolonial Egypt and an independent Sudan signed a new agreement in 1959 that increased both parties' share of the river's flow but maintained Egypt's overwhelming benefits. Other riparian states such as what is now ...
Egypt's Prime Minister Sherif Ismail has stressed that his cabinet respects Upper Egyptians and that the development of the country's south is a priority, following controversial remarks by a newly-appointed minister which seemed to blame Upper Egyptians for contributing to the growth of Cairo's expansive ...
"I believe this initiative will also play a major role in promoting social engagement, integration and solidarity among Egyptians," Alfi said. Commenting on whether the Ministry of culture will lend its support, an official who preferred to remain anonymous told Al-Monitor, "This would be a great idea, although it ...
He added, "I had some cash on the side; as Egyptian citizens, we do not have much [opportunities] to invest with good [Return On Investment] (ROI), so we are talking about 100 percent ROI on bitcoins here so, I am in." A.M proceeded to explain that he lost his first investment worth of $US 2000, but ...
Looking back, Mohamed Hamdi, a taxi driver in his early 40s, now says he was "overzealous" in his support for the new president, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, when he secured a landslide win in Egypt's presidential elections little more than three years ago. "I had high hopes he would heavily improve this battered ...
Later, Nasser revoked his resignation after Egyptians poured into the streets, demanding him to stay in power. He embarked on a mission to rebuild the army, who three years after his death was able to avenge the defeat and rout Israel in a surprise attack ordered by his successor Anwar Al Sadat.
CAIRO - 13 January: About 93 percent of Egyptians rejected U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to transfer the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem, Magued Osman, director of the Egyptian Center for Public Opinion Research Baseera, stated in a press conference on Saturday held at the Syndicate Of ...
Cairo - Egypt's official news agency says dozens of protesters have attacked a Cairo police station over reports that a detainee died in custody. State-run Mena quoted an unnamed security official on Saturday as saying that protesters set a police car ablaze, hurled stones and tried to storm the station.
These past few weeks have been testing indeed for Egyptians of all faiths. Last November, terrorists killed 310 people in an attack on a mosque in North Sinai, the deadliest in Egypt's modern history. And last week, nine people were killed in two attacks targeting a Coptic church and a shop in the ...
For many people around the world, traveling is one of the most life-altering and mind-broadening experiences. When Egyptians get to travel, however - and there are hundreds of thousands that do so every year - they can't go unnoticed. Here are 10 different types of Egyptian travelers you will bump into ...
Egyptians hold sacred many societal traditions: we respect our elders, we help whoever is in need, and every December, we start complaining about how ... So, as we leave a year behind and plunge into the mysterious ride of 2018, questions that spring to mind are: what do Egyptians think were the best ...
"terrorists cannot prevent Egyptians from celebrating the joys of Coptic Christmas Eve. This year's celebrations will be held at the Coptic Church in the new administrative capital, as coordination taking place now between the Church's delegation and authorities in the new proposed capital.", added Halem.
CAIRO - 29 December 2017: social media users have been on fire recently, either in defense of actress Sherin Reda or to attack her with accusations of defaming Islam, after her bold statement on a TV program criticizing the loudspeakers used for the Azan (call to prayer in Islam). The actress expressed ...
MARSA MATROUH, Egypt - 25 December 2017: As many as 295 Egyptians have returned home from Libya via Salloum crossing over the past 24 hours, Matrouh security chief ... Meanwhile, travel procedures for 1,270 persons, including 362 Egyptians and 908 Libyans, have been finalized, he noted.
Cairo - 25 December 2017: At the most festive time in the year, Egyptians from all religions celebrate the Christmas alongside Christians, some of them ... Egyptians look at Santa Claus toys in a Christmas decoration shop, on the eve of Christmas, while the capital is on high security alert, in Cairo, Egypt ...
Forced marriage in rural areas, especially in Upper Egypt, has become so rampant that several women and civil institutions launched campaigns to raise awareness about the dangers of such practices. Reuters/Amr Abdallah Dalsh. The Giza Pyramids are pictured behind the Nile River, houses and ...
In the spring of 1915, in the dry, heavy heat of the Egyptian desert, an expedition of archaeologists unearthed the final resting place of a man and his wife. The team--made jointly of representatives from Harvard University and the Museum of Fine arts, Boston--made their discovery in a place called Deir ...


 

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