US announces over $15 Bln in trade, investments with African countries

Thu, 15 Dec 2022 - 02:27 GMT

“The US-Africa Business Forum is about connections and our shared future. Today, I announced over $15 billion in two-way trade and investment commitments, deals, and partnerships to advance shared priorities,” Biden took to Twitter, adding “Africa’s prosperity is essential to a better future for all of us.”

Egypt’s President Sisi attends dinner for African leaders in Washington

Thu, 15 Dec 2022 - 11:49 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi attended a dinner for African leaders participating in the US-African summit in Washington, which was held by US President Joe Biden, Youm7 reported on Wednesday.

Memory of the day: Italian sailor Amerigo Vespucci discovers America in 1497

Mon, 10 May 2021 - 01:25 GMT

On May 10, many important events took place.

Red Hot Chili Peppers to perform for 1st time in Egypt on Mar. 15

Mon, 11 Mar 2019 - 01:17 GMT

The American rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers will perform for the first time in Egypt at Giza's Pyramids on Friday, March 15.

Grey’s Anatomy’s Season 14 breaks female Muslim stereotype

Thu, 28 Jun 2018 - 09:00 GMT

The star of Grey’s Anatomy’s season 14, Sophia Ali (known as Dhalia Qadri), managed to break the Muslim “hijabi” stereotype in Western television.

Yvonne Rainer's 'Privilege' to screen at Cimatheque

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 - 03:33 GMT

Yvonne Rainer's politically insightful 1990 film "Privilege" will be screening at Cimatheque on April 15 and again on April 17.

‘The Big Flip’ constructs path to reversed gender roles

Sun, 11 Mar 2018 - 08:23 GMT

“The Big Flip” is a documentary film directed by the American filmmaker Izzy Chan, in which she documented the stories of four different American families where the woman is the main breadwinner.

David Byrne brings cheer with vision of US 'utopia'

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 - 09:59 GMT

David Byrne brings cheer with vision of US 'utopia'

Happy Birthday Drew Barrymore

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 - 06:35 GMT

Today is the birthday of Hollywood darling Drew Barrymore. Egypt Today lists ten of her best films

Stallone denies false death report, 'still punching'

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 10:27 GMT

Sylvester Stallone, acclaimed Hollywood star of "Rocky" fame, has confirmed that the latest rumors of his death are false

Cult Sci-fi 80's series 'V' to become big-budget movie trilogy

Sun, 11 Feb 2018 - 02:23 GMT

The classic science-fiction TV series "V", about mankind's encounter with supposedly peaceful alien visitors, will be returning as a big-budget movie trilogy.

Remembering Philip Seymour Hoffman

Fri, 02 Feb 2018 - 05:00 GMT

February 2 is the sad day the world lost a unique, talented actor; Philip Seymour Hoffman. Egypt Today honors his life and career

Alaskan 'sunrise' girl sheds light on how humans populated Americas

Thu, 04 Jan 2018 - 10:33 GMT

Scientists said on Wednesday a study of six-week-old baby's genome indicated there was just a single wave of migration into the Americas across a land bridge

Celebrating the 'godmother of punk music', Patti Smith

Sat, 30 Dec 2017 - 05:59 GMT

December 30 marks the birthday of the ‘godmother of punk music’, Patti Smith. Egypt Today looks at the life of this rebellious rock icon.

Happy Birthday Jake Gyllenhaal

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 - 05:48 GMT

December 19 is the birthday of Hollywood star Jake Gyllenhaal. Egypt Today celebrates his life and films.

Kirk Douglas, Hollywood Golden Age icon, turns 101

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 - 04:38 GMT

Legendary Hollywood icon and philanthropist Kirk Douglas turns 101 today, December 9. Egypt Today celebrates the immense achievements of his long life and career.

Best of Britney Spears

Sat, 02 Dec 2017 - 06:03 GMT

December 2 is the birthday of superstar diva Britney Spears, one of the world’s most popular pop stars. Egypt Today looks at her life and ten of her best songs.

Today in History: Mark Twain is born

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 - 01:52 GMT

November 30 is the birthday of celebrated American writer Mark Twain, the author of ‘The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn’ and other beloved classics.

Celebrating the fiery talent of Scarlett Johansson

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 - 08:16 GMT

November 22 is the birthday of Hollywood actress Scarlett Johansson, a fiery young talent who has already done so much. Egypt Today looks at some of her best roles yet.

Remembering the King of Hollywood, Clark Gable

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 - 04:17 GMT

Egypt Today remembers the life of Hollywood Golden age legend Clark Gable, who died on November 16, 1960.