The Nile, the life giver of ancient, medieval and modern Egypt is running dry. The world’s longest river, the Nile has watered and nourished Egypt with silt from deep in Africa for millennia.
Egyptians go to the polls today, for the third day, in a referendum on constitutional changes which will grant President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi the possibility to remain in power until 2030. Without the amendments he would leave office in 2022. A general-become-field marshal, he stepped into the breach after the army, with popular approval, ousted Muhammad Morsi who had been elected to the top job in 2012.
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.
Egypt exported 172.8 billion cubic feet (cu ft) of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in 45 shipments from its Idku plant in the 2018-2019 financial year, state-owned company EGAS said in its annual report.
Egypt has closed schools and universities in Cairo and companies saw only skeletal staff show up at work after heavy rains pummeled parts of the country’s capital the previous day, causing massive traffic jams and flooding many key roads.
Egypt’s economy is forecast to grow 5.5 per cent in the fiscal year that began on July 1 as Cairo wraps up an IMF-backed economic reform programme. According to a Reuters poll, the economy
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.
An Egyptian train conductor who forced two poor street vendors without tickets to jump off a moving train, leading to the death of one of the youths, has been arrested, authorities said on Tuesday.
The headline seasonally adjusted IHS Markit Egypt Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) — a composite gauge designed to give a single-figure snapshot of operating conditions in the non-oil private sector economy — rose