Salah wrote: "My sincere condolences to the victims of the Abu Sefein Church, with my best wishes for a speedy recovery for all the injured."
Hegab works as a secondary teacher and has two sons and started practicing sports at the age of 22 years. She said that she wants to be an inspiration to other women in the society.
The 26-year-old triumphed over her Greek rival 7-5, 6-3, also achieving her first ever top 10 win. "It means a lot for my country," Sherif said.
Like a growing number of coastal cities, the Egyptian resort of Hurghada this year decided to fight back against the mountains of plastic trash polluting the world's oceans.
Hawass, who has appeared in dozens of documentaries about ancient Egypt, is himself a star attraction for a luxury archaeological tour organised by an operator based in Poland.
Egypt unveiled a cache of 75 wooden and bronze statues and five lion cub mummies decorated with hieroglyphics at the Saqqara necropolis near the Giza pyramids in Cairo.
The sweet smell of candies wafts through downtown Cairo's historic Bab al-Bahr street as the Muslim Prophet Mohammad's birthday, known as "Al Mawlid Al Nabawi", draws near.
Abdel Rehim Saeid, 35, applies the ancient Pharaonic technique, known as the "fiery towel."
Alaa al-Habashi was looking for ingredients for a Ramadan feast when he stumbled on an Ottoman-era mansion being used as a slaughterhouse and butcher's shop in Cairo's historic Islamic district.
The city, Egypt's second-largest, is surrounded on three sides by the Mediterranean and backs up to a lake, making it uniquely susceptible to the rise in sea levels caused by global warming and the melting of the polar ice caps.