Dania Akkawi

Permanent higher committee for human rights to be established in Egypt

Sat, 01 Sep 2018 - 06:30 GMT

The Egyptian government approved a draft resolution regarding the formation of a permanent higher committee for human rights during a meeting on Wednesday.

Chairman of MLCU given membership in the National Council of Payments

Thu, 30 Aug 2018 - 01:04 GMT

The National Payment Council was created as a way to encourage digital payments, thus reducing informal financial transactions.

Disney live shows return to Egypt

Wed, 29 Aug 2018 - 01:36 GMT

Disney Live shows will return to Egypt according to a press conference held by the Minister of Tourism Rania Al Mashat yesterday under the auspices of the Ministries of Tourism, Investment and International Cooperation.

Organ donation hoped to become new culture in Egypt

Wed, 29 Aug 2018 - 12:56 GMT

Sheikh Khalid al-Gendy, a member of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, announced that he will be attending Sherif al-Gazar’s funeral and that he too wants to have his organs donated, after death, so that people in need may benefit.

Parents request schools for the blind in every area

Wed, 29 Aug 2018 - 10:36 GMT

A number of parents are asking the Minister of Education, Tarek Shawki, to establish a school or classroom for students with special needs in each residential area.

6 sentenced to death over attacking police ambush

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 - 12:24 GMT

The Criminal Cairo Court ruled on Tuesday, that six individuals were found guilty of encroaching and attacking a special police unit and will be executed for their crimes.

Street children need to be helped, not ignored

Sun, 26 Aug 2018 - 12:04 GMT

Although several charity organizations collect money for such purpose, it is not always clear cut or certain that the money reaches those in need.

6 astronomical phenomena to expect in the next few days

Sun, 26 Aug 2018 - 08:49 GMT

Over the next few days, Egyptian skies and much of the Arab region will witness six astronomical phenomena.

Have you been to the underwater museum in Dahab yet?

Sat, 25 Aug 2018 - 12:38 GMT

Far away from the crowded city, there are underwater newly-made statues to attract tourism not only on land, but also under the sea in Dahab.

Egypt plants pumpkin for the first time in 4 governorates

Thu, 23 Aug 2018 - 03:12 GMT

Alongside a national campaign, Egypt is starting to place importance on planting pumpkin this year in several governorates

Turkish airlines will send direct flights to Luxor in 2019

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 - 01:22 GMT

Turkish airlines announced on Friday that it would start sending flights to Luxor directly.

Turkish police release Hisham Abdullah despite Interpol terror list

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 - 10:16 GMT

The Turkish police released Hisham Abdullah, Al-Sharq’s Egyptian TV host, after five days of arrest despite the memorandum submitted to the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) that places Abdullah on the list of terrorists.

How come Zamzam’s well is never depleted?

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 11:48 GMT

The well miraculously gave out water when Ibrahim’s son, Ismail, was thirsty and crying in the desert with his mother, Hajar.

7 things to do in Egypt during Eid El-Adha

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 11:25 GMT

Whether you are in Cairo or Sahel, there are things to do and places to go during this Eid El-Adha. After a long month of work, you have earned yourself some free time, so get packing and get going.

Medical tragedy takes place in Menoufia

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 - 02:17 GMT

A medical tragedy took place in Menoufia during a "purity operation" (circumcision) and caused a child to lose his manhood due to gangrene.

International Youth Day in Egypt

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 - 11:30 GMT

USAID is partnering with UNICEF and the Ministry of Youth and Sports to promote youth employment and female empowerment in celebration of International Youth Day.

The museum of Sohag in numbers

Sun, 12 Aug 2018 - 02:50 GMT

The word ‘museum’ means a place of art and archeology. The Museum of Sohag is a landmark in the history of its citizens in Sohag, not only for one generation but it has been so for three successive generations – for 30 years.

Egypt’s new traffic laws seek to curb car accidents

Sun, 12 Aug 2018 - 10:18 GMT

47.2 percent of road accidents are due to privately-owned cars. Out of a total of 17,200 car accidents in 2017, 8,814 privately-owned cars caused them.

Mystery of Bishop Epiphanius' Death Solved

Sun, 12 Aug 2018 - 09:18 GMT

The investigation team concluded that the murder of Bishop Epiphanius was committed by Isaiah Macarius with the help of Valtawa al-Maqari, who tried to commit suicide after Isaiah’s arrest.

Family Terrorism: How terrorists recruit nowadays

Thu, 09 Aug 2018 - 10:12 GMT

What this means is that to recruit more individuals, terrorist organizations will try to spread within family frameworks.