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It is one of millions and that is why we occasionally take for granted, that a beautiful and tranquil ride on the Nile is always just within reach of our fingertips.
Abdeen Palace complaint office a mix of emotion and bureacucracy
This is the time of year when droves of wooden carts descend upon every available metre of sidewalk space, hawking their equally delicious-looking wares.
The book is not just a boring academic read either, even casual readers will benefit from its flowing style replete with short anecdotes that inject liveliness and background into the sometimes sweeping generalisations Peterson makes.
The senior Hamas member was the assistant to another Hamas official killed in an elaborate operation in Dubai two years ago that gained international notoriety
Israel is in breach of the UN Convention on the Rights of Children by violating the rights of Palestinian children according to report backed by the United Kingdom Foreign Office
Reports of a mob gathered around Nile City Towers complex in downtown Cairo claim that the crowd is threatening violence if the Towers are opened for business today.
The playing had not only turned upbeat but almost comical, with Guillen himself smiling widely and tapping his feet to the rhythm. His fingers flew deftly up and down the neck of the guitar, every so often lingering a moment to deliver a particularly powerful note.
Managers detained during industrial action
The Israeli Defense Force will deploy radar systems along the border with Egypt, similar to those used in the Gaza Strip and Lebanon
It is no secret that the job president-elect Mohamed Morsi has undertaken, reforming Egypt’s long stagnant economy into a working one, will be fraught with hardship.
Hurdles are ever-present, such as a tense relationship with the all-but-ruling military council and countless social problems.
It is a source of great joy to me that Egyptian poets can master culture to such a degree and yet not be alienated from the unique smell of foul sandwiches.
Saudi Arabia, the last of three countries to deny women the ability to participate in the Olympic Games, has finally relented. After pressure from the International Olympic Committee to allow women to compete, the Saudi Embassy in London announced its decision, saying “it wished to reaffirm its support for the sublime meanings reflected by Olympic …
The Turkish government carried out several aerial strikes deep in northern Iraq between June 22 and 24, in retaliation for several Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) attacks days before, the government conceded recently. In a statement released by the Turkish government on Sunday, officials noted most of the targets were in the Qandil region, and that …
Palestinian group Hamas has agreed to a new cease-fire with Israel. The announcement comes after a cease-fire brokered Wednesday was violated by both sides, resulting in the deaths of many Palestinians, including a little boy, and the wounding of one Israeli worker. The previous cease-fire had been almost immediately compromised by the Israelis and the …
Members of Boko Haram, a Nigerian Islamic militant group that recently had three of its leaders named ‘foreign terrorists’ by the US, attacked a prison in Yobe state, leaving four guards dead and freeing 40 inmates. Yobe state police commissioner Patrick Egbuniwe said two of the attackers were killed in the shootout, but their bodies were …
Morsi joins the pantheon of Egyptian rulers, but will he measure up?
Turkey, long considered the Arab ideal, has issues of its own
They’ve taken a successful musical, removed all semblance of plot, introduced hunky actors instead of veteran musicians, and still, somehow, impossibly, it’s better than watchable. It’s actually good
Harfoush founded The Jazz Society along with Amr Falah, Director of the Cairo Jazz Festival, back in March 2009. The duo began piquing interest in jazz music with basic workshops, lectures and screenings.
Tensions have been steadily mounting in Egypt, providing an atmosphere akin to a tinderbox of opinions and accusations, but just who is holding the match, and what might spark it, is impossible to pinpoint with so many hot button issues, and polarising figures, consuming the minds of the Egyptian public. It could most easily be …
The Muslim Brotherhood Freedom and Justice Party will pursue legal action against Al-Dostour Newspaper, charging the daily with slander, libel and defamation for an article alleging the FJP was planning to assassinate nearly 200 public officials.
Egyptians have managed to bring down a deeply-ingrained autocratic regime and set up what is proving to be a relatively close democratic presidential election, all in the hours people normally watch television before going to bed. Workers by day, fighters of injustice by night; the protesters are truly the collective Batman of the revolutionary world.
The novel is not action-packed in the conventional sense of the word, nor does graphic detail seem to be Ali’s style. Rather, its beauty lies in the simple philosophy that characterizes Saladin and the narrator’s meetings, the voice of dissent and skepticism that is one of Saladin’s wives and all the other tiny details that slot together into a rich mosaic of this often-misunderstood era.
Turkish military and Kurdish militants from the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) clashed near the border of Iraq leaving eight Turkish soldiers dead and at least 16 others wounded,Turkish officials said. The incident is the bloodiest clash over the contentious Kurdish region in recent months. It was reported by Reuters that the attacks were launched in …
Guacamole, quesadillas and burritos – The Daily News Egypt takes a taste of Gringo’s
Former MP Al-Katatni is rumoured to have met with SCAF, Muslim Brotherhood refutes claims.
Long under scrutiny for allegedly taking part in illegal money transfers, Arab International Bank becomes a recognised entity.
With hilarious, well-crafted songs that expertly incorporate everything from politics to moustaches and aubergines, one would think the dynamic duo spent hours meticulously writing and rewriting every word to ensure the lyrics were perfect. Not so. True to their name, the band simply gets high on body fat and writes.