Egypt: Thursday, Sunday off-days for public employees on New Hjri year, 1952 revolution anniversary

Sun, 16 Jul 2023 - 05:38 GMT

The 20th of July 2023 and the 23rd of July will be considered official holidays on the occasion of the New Hijri Year [Islamic Year] and the anniversary of the 1952 revolution, respectively, according to a statement by the Ministry of Manpower.

How to read Tunisian scene after enforcement of Constitution's Article 80

Tue, 27 Jul 2021 - 11:24 GMT

A decade of failure following the Arab Spring in 2011.

Egypt’s First Lady congratulates Egyptians, armed forces on anniversary of 23rd of July Revolution

Fri, 23 Jul 2021 - 10:11 GMT

Egypt’s First Lady Intissar el-Sisi congratulated the Egyptians and armed forces on the occasion of the glorious anniversary of the 23rd of July Revolution.

All Cairo parks will be open to visitors for free Thursday marking June 30 Revolution anniversary

Wed, 30 Jun 2021 - 03:41 GMT

Governor of Cairo Major General Khaled Abdel Aal released a decision to open all parks Thursday for free to citizens, marking the anniversary of June 30 Revolution.

PM greets President Sisi on July Revolution anniv.

Tue, 21 Jul 2020 - 01:07 GMT

Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouli sent on Tuesday a cable to President Abdel Fattah El Sisi to greet him on the 68th anniversary of the July 23rd revolution.

Profile: Egypt's fourth president Hosni Mubarak dies at 91

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 - 12:20 GMT

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak passed away at the age of 91 on Tuesday after a struggle with illness.

Iconic Tahrir Square to be turned into ‘tourist destination’

Fri, 18 Oct 2019 - 01:07 GMT

A pharaonic obelisk will be transferred to the square.

Sudanese military chief thanks Egypt for backing Sudanese people

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 - 08:40 GMT

Head of Sudan's Transitional Military Council Lt. Gen. Abdel Fatah al-Burhan on Sunday thanked Egypt for its support of his country and the choices of the Sudanese people.

Sisi: 2011 uprising wrong medicine for wrong diagnosis

Thu, 11 Oct 2018 - 02:06 GMT

Abdel Fatah al-Sisi stated that 2011 revolution was "a wrong medicine for a wrong diagnosis" during his speech on Thursday, Oct. 11

Exiled Syrian artist draws torture to 'continue the revolution'

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 - 10:37 GMT

Exiled Syrian artist draws torture to 'continue the revolution'.

Authorities arrest Mubarak's sons in preparation for Oct. 20 trial

Sat, 15 Sep 2018 - 11:22 GMT

he Cairo Criminal Court ordered the arrest of Alaa and Gamal Mubarak, the sons of former President Mohamed Hosni Mubarak, alongside three others on Saturday

In-depth look at Egypt's June 30 Revolution

Sat, 30 Jun 2018 - 09:33 GMT

Five years after the ouster of Brotherhood-affiliated President Mohamed Morsi, Egyptians have taken to the streets again celebrating the June 30 revolution.

UPDATE: Why Lebanon deported Saad Eddin Ibrahim

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 - 05:38 GMT

Lebanon deported Egyptian-American academic Saad Eddin Ibrahim to Egypt over visiting Tel Aviv earlier this year.

Safwan Masri to discuss his recent book in Cairo

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 - 08:51 GMT

Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo hosts a lecture by Safwan Masri about his book "Tunisia: An Arab Anomaly" on Tuesday May 10.

When art is a brilliant storyteller

Fri, 02 Mar 2018 - 08:45 GMT

Mostafa Jacoub is a Syrian artist based in the U.S. who depicts what has been happening in Syria since the beginning of the revolution through his art.

Iranian artist brings personal memories back to life

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 - 01:18 GMT

Setareh Shahbazi is an Iranian digital artist whose art is based on blending old family photographs and blending them with numerous and diverse surroundings.

Saad Eddin Ibrahim says ready to visit Israel again

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 - 05:57 GMT

Saad Eddin Ibrahim ready to visit Israel once again if invited.

Saad Eddin Ibrahim says he's been visiting Israel for 20 years

Thu, 04 Jan 2018 - 11:46 GMT

Saad Eddin Ibrahim's interview with Israeli channel "Makan".

Saad Eddin Ibrahim under fire for visiting Tel Aviv

Thu, 04 Jan 2018 - 01:25 GMT

A group of students staged a walkout in protest of Ibrahim's willingness to address an Israeli audience.

Iran's uprising: The 1979 scenario

Wed, 03 Jan 2018 - 03:01 GMT

Protests in Iran continued through the New Year's first week.