Hanan Fayed

Police release videos of con artists in 'leaked' phone call that alleged corruption in Egyptian presidency

Mon, 13 Dec 2021 - 03:15 GMT

The Ministry of Interior has released videos of people who were in a phone call that was “leaked” by a Muslim-Brotherhood Youtuber to show alleged corruption in state-funded projects, whereas they were scamming each other and impersonating non-existent presidential advisors, according to investigations.

Egypt's House of Representatives debates penalizing men who marry twice without informing first wife

Wed, 24 Nov 2021 - 01:39 GMT

The House of Representatives is debating means to limit marital polygamy as the public have strongly expressed mixed opinions about the controversial issue.

Egypt’s Sisi sends careful but strong message against justifying domestic violence by popular Islamic scholar

Thu, 04 Nov 2021 - 04:53 GMT

For decades, politicians have avoided any comments on “men of religion” to avoid risking their positions.

US artists perform at Cairo Jazz Festival amid growing jazz culture in Egypt

Tue, 02 Nov 2021 - 11:40 GMT

For a long time, the iconic picture of Louis Armstrong playing the trumpet at the Pyramids in 1961 was “jazz” for Egyptians. During a time of political doubts, jazz probably did not meet the best reception, unlike today.

V4 to advocate Egypt at EU, call for release of aid, border protection technology to Cairo as it counters illegal migration

Wed, 13 Oct 2021 - 12:28 GMT

The Visegrád Group (V4) leaders have shown immense support for Egypt, adopting all of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi’s proposals and vowing to persuade the European Union to do the same.

Pics: Law drafted to tow away Egypt's abandoned cars, ending decades-long phenomenon

Sun, 03 Oct 2021 - 12:22 GMT

All abandoned vehicles in Egypt will be towed without permission from owners in six months after the relevant draft law is passed by the House of Representatives.

Egypt and Cyprus summit: An ambitious Eastern Mediterranean alliance

Sun, 05 Sep 2021 - 11:11 GMT

An Egyptian-Cypriot summit in Cairo on Saturday represented a new leap in relations between the two Mediterranean countries, cementing an Eastern Mediterranean alliance.

List: Egypt's parliament approves $1.1B in loans, $140.7 in grants in first session of second legislative term

Tue, 10 Aug 2021 - 05:32 GMT

Egypt’s House of Representatives approved 28 international agreements during the first session of the second legislative term, which all tackled infrastructure, SMEs, and governance aspects at roughly $1.1 billion in loans and $140.7 million in grants.

Everyone knows Security Council won't do much on GERD issue. So why is it a strategic move by Egypt, Sudan, and an irritating one for Ethiopia?

Thu, 08 Jul 2021 - 02:15 GMT

“What do we expect from the Security Council?... The answer is nothing. Then why are Egypt and Sudan there?... To do the right thing. We did everything and the world is watching," said talk show host Amr Adib.

Ministry of Youth adopts 3 initiatives by students in US-sponsored Nation Builders program

Thu, 17 Jun 2021 - 08:00 GMT

The Ministry of Youth will adopt three initiatives that will be presented as prototypes by young Egyptian students who participated in the Nation Builders program sponsored by the U.S. embassy in Cairo.

Tunisia’s Saeid firmly supports Egypt’s water rights, discusses ‘new means of cooperation’ with Sisi

Sat, 10 Apr 2021 - 01:59 GMT

The leaders of Egypt and Tunisia on Saturday emphasized “identical views” on regional issues, promising “wider horizons and new means of cooperation.”

Royal Parade reminds people of MENA of their ancient heritage, showcasing Egypt's cultural impact on region

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 - 03:07 GMT

Egypt’s Golden Parade has had strong ripples in the entire region of the Middle East and North Africa, reigniting national feelings in many countries in the area.

12 things photographers should heed to, according to Cairo Photo Week photographers

Wed, 31 Mar 2021 - 12:15 GMT

In mid-March, Photopia held the largest photo festival in the MENA region. Cairo Photo Week hosted dozens of workshops and exhibitions, connecting many photographers in the region. Egypt Today interviewed a group of prominent American photographers that the U.S. embassy in Cairo invited to the event and here are some of their best advice.

Cairo Photo Week: Photographers give voice and find inspiration in Egypt

Tue, 30 Mar 2021 - 05:39 GMT

Photopia, a prominent photography school in Egypt, organized the largest photo festival in the Middle East and North Africa in Mid-March. We interviewed U.S. photographers invited by Photopia and the U.S. embassy to learn about their experience in Egypt as well as their advice.

Cairo Photo Week kicks off, US and French ambassadors visit exhibitions

Thu, 11 Mar 2021 - 09:16 GMT

Cairo Photo Week festival kicked off Thursday with the US and French ambassadors visiting the exhibitions organized by the Egypt-based photography hub Photopia.

Why is there a slum called the "Manor of Camel Jockeys" and why did it change into "the City of Hope?"

Thu, 18 Feb 2021 - 11:57 GMT

It would be strange for a non-Egyptian that an area in Cairo called the Manor of Camel Jockeys had its name changed due to the notoriety of its original name. How did the Manor of Camel Jockeys get such a bad reputation, prompting the renaming into the City of Hope?

Sisi didn’t disappoint Egyptians insulted by French cartoons, but to them it is more than condemnation

Tue, 08 Dec 2020 - 06:39 GMT

President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi did not disappoint Egyptians insulted by the latest French cartoons when he held a joint Monday press conference with his counterpart. But a presser can only last for so long.

Sisi-Macron presser: Many agreements, two heated disagreements

Tue, 08 Dec 2020 - 01:26 GMT

Presidents Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and Emmanuel Macron highlighted many aspects of agreement in a press conference in Paris Monday, while a few topics remain contested.

Video: Unlikely standup comedy reveals Egyptians' love for Quran Karim radio station

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 - 12:15 GMT

An old video of a stand up comedian making fun of the radio veterans at al-Quran al-Karim station that dates back to January resurfaced on social media, sparking outrage.

Video: Egyptian anti-mercenary maneuver at strategic western border forces hostile submarines away, takes over beach-head

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 - 02:48 GMT

Hasm 2020 maneuver continued Saturday in the face of foreign threats coming from Libya, with the Egyptian chief of staff witnessing an amphibious drill in the Western Desert against atypical surface targets, different marine artillery fire was opened on hostile submarines in their areas of operation using depth charge antisubmarine warfare weapon, forcing them to escape without any threat to the marine formation.

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