Easter

Beaches unprecedentedly empty during Egypt’s ‘Sham El-Nessim’ holiday

Mon, 20 Apr 2020 - 02:16 GMT

Tougher restrictions have been imposed during this day to limit people’s mobility amid the coronavirus crisis.

Sisi greets Christians on Easter

Sat, 18 Apr 2020 - 03:04 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi has greeted Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark on the occasion of Easter.

PM extends Easter greetings to Pope Tawadros II, Egyptian Copts

Fri, 17 Apr 2020 - 09:37 GMT

In a cable, the premier wished all Egyptian Copts a happy Easter, according to a statement from the cabinet on Friday.

Egypt’s gov. approves new laws amid COVID-19 crisis including draft law to establish tourism, antiquities fund

Thu, 16 Apr 2020 - 06:49 GMT

Egypt’s Cabinet approved number of decisions and draft laws during its weekly meeting, Tuesday, including a draft law to establish tourism and antiquities fund.

Egypt announces full ban on public gardens, suspends public transportations during Sham el-Nessim holiday

Thu, 16 Apr 2020 - 04:51 GMT

Egyptian Prime Minister Mustafa Madbouli announced Tuesday, complete closure of public gardens and beaches next Monday, which markes Sham el-Nessim holiday.

Sisi: Egyptian state to firmly face violations harming nation, citizens

Thu, 16 Apr 2020 - 02:45 GMT

Sisi hailed people’s “steadfastness” and solidarity with the state authorities to implement the precautionary measures against the novel COVID-19.

Banks, bourse are off two days on Easter

Wed, 15 Apr 2020 - 10:50 GMT

In a statement, the bank added that work will resume in the banking sector on Tuesday.

Sisi wishes Egypt’s Christians happy Easter

Sun, 12 Apr 2020 - 03:47 GMT

The president sent congratulatory cables to the head of the Armenian Orthodox Church in Cairo, the head of the Armenian Catholic Church.

Hisham Abbas rocks in his latest concert celebrating Sham el Nessim

Tue, 30 Apr 2019 - 03:45 GMT

Singer Hisham Abbas performed a concert on Monday, April 29 celebrating Sham el-Nessim in one of the clubs of New Cairo, in the presence of a large number of audience.

Pope Tawadros II leads Easter Mass

Sat, 27 Apr 2019 - 09:50 GMT

Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Marks Diocese on Saturday led the Easter Mass at the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Abbassiya.

Sri Lankan attacks part of scheme using religions in kindling wars: Al-Azhar

Sat, 27 Apr 2019 - 05:00 GMT

The terrorist attack in Sri Lanka is part of a plan that uses religions to stir conflict, Al-Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed al-Tayeb said Saturday.

Parl't speaker greets Pope Tawadros on Easter

Fri, 26 Apr 2019 - 12:29 GMT

He expressed hope that prosperity and development would prevail in Egypt

Parl't speaker greets Pope Tawadros on Easter

Fri, 26 Apr 2019 - 12:29 GMT

He expressed hope that prosperity and development would prevail in Egypt

Catholic Center for Cinema to celebrate Easter on March. 20

Thu, 07 Mar 2019 - 12:36 GMT

Some of the symbols who play a constructive role in enlightening the Egyptian society will be honored.

Easter Island mayor concedes Moai statue might be better left in British Museum

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 - 03:25 GMT

Easter Island mayor concedes Moai statue might be better left in British Museum.

In pics: Egyptians celebrate Sham El-Nessim

Mon, 09 Apr 2018 - 03:57 GMT

The Ministry of Interior deployed women police in the areas where crowds gather nationwide, particularly in Cairo, to prevent harassment cases.

Your guide to packing the perfect picnic

Mon, 09 Apr 2018 - 10:09 GMT

Planning to head to a park today? Here is all you need to know about what to pack, an easy and fast Herring recipe, and a few other delicious alternatives, if you are not a Renga fan.

In pics: El-Tayyib sends ‘peace message’ on Easter at Cathedral

Sun, 08 Apr 2018 - 11:33 GMT

Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark Diocese received Sunday Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Ahmed el-Tayyib, who extended his Easter greetings and spoke about religious unity.

Amb. participates in Egyptians' celebrations of Easter in London

Sun, 08 Apr 2018 - 10:52 GMT

Egypt's Ambassador to the UK, Nasser Kamel, was keen to take part in the Easter celebrations of the Egyptian Church in London and extended Easter greetings to the Egyptian Copts in London.

President Sisi greets Pope Tawadros on Easter

Sat, 07 Apr 2018 - 08:36 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Saturday greeted Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Diocese on the Easter.

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