Latest in Tag: 2017 Highlight

Latest in Tag: 2017


People go the cinema during celebrations for Eid Al-Adha (Photo by Hassan Ibrahim)

39 Egyptian films produced in 2017

Egyptian cinema industry witnessed a very successful year in 2017, with 39 films produced, compared to 26 films in 2016, which makes 2017 the highest film production record since 2011 revolution. The films achieved a total revenue of EGP 237m. The highest film yields went for Ahmed Ezz’s “El Khaleya” which means the cell, with …

Daily News Egypt

1,055 terrorist attacks took place in 2017, resulting in 6,123 fatalities 

The death toll from global terrorism-related attacks accounted for approximately 6,123 fatalities in 2017, including the Friday Rawda mosque attack in Egypt, according to data from the “terrorist attacks map”, a collaboration between the Esri Story Maps team and PeaceTech Lab, made to present a chronology of terrorist attacks around the globe. However, despite the …

Mohamed Samir

AFCON 2017: Burkina Faso meet Egypt in semifinal full of contrasts

Burkina Faso may look like the surprise name in the last four of the African Nations Cup but they deserve their place with the big boys. Egypt though are record seven-times winners, writes Mark Meadows in Libreville.The Stallions of Burkina Faso have never reached a World Cup finals. They keep their powder dry for the …

Deutsche Welle

2017 will not be the year tourism to Egypt improves: experts

According Russian transport minister Maxim Sokolov, Russia will resume its flights to Egypt in 2017. The minister’s announcement comes at a time when Egypt’s tourism market is in a state of atrophy and starved for foreign capital and experts agree that, while the return of the Russian market would aid in tourist numbers, 2017 will …

Hisham Salah

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