Egypt's prosecution jails 3 people for harassing female tourist downtown Cairo

Thu, 27 Apr 2023 - 11:25 GMT

Egypt's public prosecution on Thursday ordered that three people be held in custody for harassing a foreigner in downtown Cairo.

Egypt's TSFE reveals plan for former headquarters of Interior Ministry in downtown Cairo

Tue, 28 Mar 2023 - 01:30 GMT

The Sovereign Fund of Egypt (TSFE) announced Wednesday signing a contract with Aya for Real Estate Development.

Egyptian Armed Forces sterilize commercial areas of Old Cairo, Downtown

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 - 01:59 GMT

During curfew hours, the Egyptian Armed Forces sterilized sites and streets that are subject to visitor density in Downtown and Old Cairo neighborhoods.

Video: 1st ride of Cairo’s 1st electric bus running from Downtown to 5th Settlement

Sun, 22 Dec 2019 - 01:50 GMT

The electric vehicle is dubbed City Bus.

'Fe Qalbi Ontha Ebreya' to stage Romance Theatre Aug.17

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 10:00 GMT

The play is based on Tunisian author Khawla Hamdi's novel.

'Sekketak Khadra' launched to spread cycling culture in Egypt

Tue, 31 Jul 2018 - 01:24 GMT

“SekketakKhadra” (Your Path is Green) has been launched to transform Egypt into a greener and more bike friendly city.

In pics: Paris at heart of Cairo’s Downtown

Wed, 02 May 2018 - 03:24 GMT

The renovation of Shereifen Street is part of the major Khedive Cairo Development project, which started in 2012.

D-CAF links world together through art in its upcoming packed edition

Sat, 03 Mar 2018 - 09:25 GMT

D-Caf announces its ambitious program for its seventh edition in a recent press conference

“Zobaida” musical show to stage in downtown Cairo

Thu, 25 Jan 2018 - 08:00 GMT

The Choir Project will be presenting their musical performance show “Zobaida: Beyond the Horizon” on Tuesday at the Jesuit Cultural Center in downtown Cairo

Bridal photoshoot takes place in Downtown Cairo

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 - 03:05 GMT

The photographer captured the transition of the young woman before and after she found love. Hence, the label #HerMetamorphosis

Street vendors occupying historic site surroundings removed

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 - 12:40 GMT

The vendors had occupied the streets and blocked the roads crippling the movement of vehicles and pedestrians.

NBE reopens one of its oldest branches after renovation

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 - 05:14 GMT

The renovation aims to cope with the latest developments in the banking field so that the branch can best serve its customers.

‘Zat Makan’ traces Mekkawi Said’s passion for Downtown

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 - 07:38 GMT

Documentary film “Zat Makan” examines the relationship between Downtown and Mekkawi Said.

Taghreedet al-Baga’a’ author Mekkawi Said dies at 61

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 - 08:55 GMT

Egyptian prominent author Mekkawi Said died at the age of 61.

Cairo’s Queen of Fried Potatoes

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 - 11:38 GMT

A few meters away from Talaat Harb St. in Cairo’s Downtown, Um Amira fries up some of the best chips in town.

Make this street your next destination

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 - 11:09 GMT

Change your plan for once. Delete all existing restaurants and cafes from your GPS. Register a new one: Mohamed Bek Al-Alfy Street.

Groppi Reawakened

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 - 04:00 GMT

Egypt’s iconic landmark tea house and café Groppi is being renovated by non-other than interior designer masterminds Alchemy Design Studio.

British Museum to host modern Egypt project

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 - 04:14 GMT

A Modern Egypt project curated by Mohamed El Shahed at the British Museum in London will feature pieces such as posters of downtown Cairo.

Experience–Art Ambience, new concept in Breaking Walls Festival

Sat, 02 Sep 2017 - 05:06 GMT

The Experience [El Tagroba] – Art Ambience is a new concept adapted by Breaking Walls Festival that will be introduced from September 8 to September 16.

‘1980 w Enta Talea’ play to display on Eid al-Adha

Sun, 27 Aug 2017 - 11:18 GMT

‘1980 w Enta Talea’ (‘1980 and Onwards’), a successful play will be performed on the second day of Eid al-Adha.