Hend Safwat

How Egypt’s top 5 governorates got their names

Sun, Sep. 2, 2018

Egypt has twenty-seven governorates. We live and travel within these governorates, but we rarely think about how these governorates got their names. We will explore the meaning of some Egyptian governorates’ names and who named them.

Egypt’s FM heads to Washington ahead of Sisi’s visit to US

Sun, Aug. 5, 2018

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry will head to Washington on Monday morning in preparation for President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi's upcoming visit to the US.

Top 5 famous stories of Egypt’s sculptures within Cairo thoroughfares

Wed, Jul. 25, 2018

Cairo thoroughfares contain around 26 stunning statues and sculptures commemorating Egyptian role models.

Pope Tawadros leads Mass at 2nd largest church in Rome

Sun, Jul. 1, 2018

The church of Saint Paul Apostle was erected during the fourth century AD; it also is one of the four major churches in Rome.

Most controversial driver in Egypt, who is he?

Fri, Jun. 29, 2018

In the last few years, road accidents have become a serious problem in Egypt. Egypt loses about 12,000 lives to road accidents annually.

Benzema posts photos of Egypt’s flag during his vacation in Hurghada

Wed, Jun. 6, 2018

karim Benzema leaves Egypt on Wednesday morning, after spending his annual vacation in the Egyptian Red Sea coastal cities of Hurghada and Marsa Alam.

Stories behind 9 of Egypt’s colloquial proverbs

Wed, May. 16, 2018

Nine idioms you may encounter in Egypt and the stories behind them.

Pics: Military museums open for free on Sinai Liberation day

Wed, Apr. 25, 2018

Egypt’s Armed Forces announced that the entrance to military museums would be for free on Wednesday.