Hanan Fayed

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.

Int'l, regional entities hasten to urge deal before Ethiopia unilaterally fills massive dam

Wed, 24 Jun 2020 - 03:39 GMT

The U.S. has reaffirmed its support for “a fair and equitable agreement that balances the interests” of Ethiopia and the two downstream nations, while the Arab League said the water security of Egypt and Sudan are integral to the Arab national security.

Yoga teachers in Egypt create a silver lining for the quarantine

Sun, 24 May 2020 - 06:40 GMT

Online yoga booms as people practice social distancing, and virtual yoga might well continue to be popular after the lockdown.

Here’s why Egypt is one of 2 MENA areas maintaining S&P credit rating amid COVID-19

Sat, 18 Apr 2020 - 04:42 GMT

Standard and Poor’s decision to maintain Egypt’s BB long and short term foreign and local currency sovereign credit ratings with a “stable outlook” on the future of the economy reflects international institutions’ confidence in the country’s ability to po

Egypt applies for 8th world heritage site with Natrun Valley

Mon, 24 Feb 2020 - 08:00 GMT

For the first time in 17 years, Egypt has applied the Natrun Valley monastery complex to the UNESCO World Heritage List in hopes it becomes the eighth site of the country's.

She hikes: What it is like to climb Egypt's 10 highest peaks

Tue, 07 Jan 2020 - 01:46 GMT

She began by following her passion in exploring unbeaten tracks in South Sinai, climbing the lesser known mountains, and then mounting Egypt's tallest 10 peaks in the span of 18 months. Finally, she embarked on organizing hiking trips in the rugged landsc

Interfaith Forum delegations arrive at religion hub St. Catherine

Fri, 11 Oct 2019 - 01:58 GMT

St. Catherine Airport received Friday delegations participating in the Interfaith Forum, hosted in the South Sinai city with sites holy to the three Abrahamic religions.

Will France foil Muslim Brotherhood’s plan to take over?

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 - 02:04 GMT

The MB has existed in France for decades, but since the heavy financial and political support the group has enjoyed for many years now, France has witnessed a spate of Islamist violence, prompting the authorities to counter the radicalization spiral inste

Game of Thrones: where could it have been filmed in Egypt?

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 - 10:02 GMT

Compelling pictures of where Game of Thrones could have been shot in Egypt

The British Council in Egypt celebrating 80 Years

Sat, 08 Dec 2018 - 10:26 GMT

The first-ever British Council was established in Egypt 80 years ago and has come a long way in promoting cooperation between Egypt and the UK. We look back at the decades of successful partnership.

Sisi expresses concern over weight issues among young Egyptians

Tue, 06 Nov 2018 - 10:10 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi expressed concerns over the weight of young Egyptians during a Monday World Youth Forum session on “future leaders.”

Design for social impact gathers professionals to make a change

Sat, 03 Nov 2018 - 01:20 GMT

A design workshop at a co-working space in Maadi, Cairo, brought 15 participants of different backgrounds and professions at one table, helping each other with varied projects.

Mahraganat: Egyptian ghetto meets Western electronic

Tue, 09 Oct 2018 - 08:00 GMT

How does electro chaabi keep evolving in Egypt?

Former Archbishop of Canterbury: Open up the world through religion

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 - 01:48 GMT

In an exclusive interview in Cairo, Former Archbishop of Canterbury Lord Carey speaks with Egypt Today, calling on religious leaders to open up to the world and inviting pilgrims to visit Egypt and walk in the footsteps of the Holy Family.

Curious case exhibits of Muslim Brotherhood’s Hassan Malek

Fri, 18 May 2018 - 09:19 GMT

Cairo Criminal Court has held six sessions thus far only to unseal the curious exhibits of the case of the Muslim Brotherhood’s businessman Hassan Malek

Novelist Ahmed Naji fined LE 20K over sexually loaded chapter

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 - 04:46 GMT

Novelist Ahmed Naji was fined LE 20,000 for publishing “indecent text that violates public modesty” due to a chapter from his novel “Using Life”.

Sisi reveals military budget, future hopes in interview

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 - 11:33 GMT

Sisi said that people should not spread feelings of hopelessness, claiming that it will eventually turn into a reality.

Alexandrian catacombs: A look into Hellenistic past

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 - 10:30 GMT

Luxor and Aswan are known for Pharaonic tombs, but Alexandria also has a share of the glory, although its monuments are low-profile, even among Egyptians.

Documentaries show independence of US and Egyptian women

Sat, 03 Mar 2018 - 10:50 GMT

When “Dream, Girl,” a documentary film featuring female entrepreneurs in New York, was screened in Cairo last December, the majority of the attendees were male. However, that did not bother director Erin Bagwell.

Indian-American novelist Akhil Sharma mistaken for Arab by 'racists'

Tue, 27 Feb 2018 - 11:31 GMT

“It felt a bit like being erased,” Indian-American novelist Akhil Sharma says of being mistaken for an Arab by racists.