Banque Misr to open representative office in Somalia

Wed, Apr. 26, 2017
NBE, Misr Bank meeting with somali businessmen

Banque Misr plans to open a representative office in Somalia to enhance bilateral economic and trade relations between Cairo and Mogadishu, Banque Misr’s chairman, Mohamed el-Etreby said Wednesday in a meeting with a number of Somali businessmen in Cairo

Iraqi forces seize ancient site of Hatra from IS

Wed, Apr. 26, 2017

Iraqi forces seizes the UNESCO-listed ancient site of Hatra

Exploring the history of Egyptian surrealists in Seoul

Wed, Apr. 26, 2017

Sharjah Art Foundation is moving its Egyptian surrealist art exhibition, which features more than 160 pieces by 30 artists, to the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Seoul, South Korea (MMCA). The exhibition will be shown at the MMCA April

Saudi novelist declared International Prize for Arabic Fiction winner

Wed, Apr. 26, 2017

Saudi Arabian novelist Mohammed Hassan Alwan was declared the winner of the 10th International Prize for ¬Arabic Fiction for his novel “A Small Death.”

The ultimate Umrah packing list

Wed, Apr. 26, 2017

Egyptians’ Umrah trips started at the beginning of the Islamic month of Ragab earlier in April and will last until the end of Ramadan, expected to be around June 24. Packing for the holy pilgrimage is a bit different from other trips

Azza Fahmy Goes to El Gouna Thursday

Wed, Apr. 26, 2017

Premier luxury Egyptian jewelry house Azza Fahmy Jewelry is partnering with El-Gouna Beach Polo Silver Cup event.

Egypt on Celluloid

Tue, Apr. 25, 2017

With the earliest film projections using a Lumière Brothers’ cinematograph at the Toussoun Exchange in Alexandria on November 15 1896, Egypt witnessed the birth of filmmaking and screenings in their formative days, and quickly helped the industry grow bec

Visiting with Loula

Mon, Apr. 24, 2017

Tucked away in Alexandria’s bustling commercial Ibrahimiya district Loula’s nail spa offers manicures, pedicures and a slice of history.