Nobel Prize

Naguib Mahfouz Museum to open free-of-charge to the public starting Aug. 27

Tue, 23 Aug 2022 - 10:54 GMT

This decision came to celebrate the 16th passing anniversary of Egypt’s Nobel laureate Naguib Mahfouz.

Nobel Prize celebrates Ronald Ross: 125 years since discovery of relationship between mosquitoes & malaria

Sun, 21 Aug 2022 - 01:07 GMT

On August 20, 1897, Ronald Ross, a Nobel laureate, discovered the relationship between mosquitoes and the transmission of malaria.

What did Swiss chemist Richard Ernst contribute to humanity?

Mon, 15 Aug 2022 - 01:25 GMT

The Nobel Prize celebrated the 89th birth anniversary of the Swiss chemist Richard Ernst, who was born on August 14, 1933.

Nobel Prize Laureate Harvey Alter hails Egypt for combating hepatitis C

Sun, 05 Jun 2022 - 01:18 GMT

Alter and two other scientists were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine in 2020 for the discovery of hepatitis C virus.

Sinai Liberation: the land freeing that was carried out over a decade by war and peace

Mon, 25 Apr 2022 - 03:37 GMT

After the war, Egypt was left with a long way ahead to free such precious territory.

Nobel Prize commemorates legendary Irish poet Seamus Heaney on his birth anniversary

Thu, 14 Apr 2022 - 01:00 GMT

The Nobel Prize commemorated the birth anniversary of the legendary Irish poet Seamus Heaney, who was born on April 13, 1939.

Royal Swedish Academy prepares to hold awards ceremony of 2021

Mon, 29 Nov 2021 - 01:03 GMT

The Royal Swedish Academy is preparing to celebrate the Nobel Prize winners for 2021 from December 6 to December 11.

Royal Swedish Academy to announce winner of Nobel Prize in Literature for 2021 on Oct. 7

Thu, 07 Oct 2021 - 11:35 GMT

October 7 coincides with the birth anniversary of the award's founder, Alfred Nobel.

Royal Swedish Academy to announce winner of Nobel Prize in Literature for 2021 on October 7

Mon, 04 Oct 2021 - 01:31 GMT

October 7 coincides with the birth anniversary of the award's founder, Alfred Nobel.

Egypt's Women's Cinema Club celebrates 109th birth anniversary of legendary Naguib Mahfouz on Dec. 21

Sun, 20 Dec 2020 - 03:45 GMT

The National Cinema Center is organizing a special celebration for the 109th anniversary of the birth of the great writer Naguib Mahfouz on December 21.

WFP wins Nobel Peace Prize for fight against 'hunger as a weapon of war'

Fri, 09 Oct 2020 - 11:42 GMT

"With this award, we wish to turn the world's eyes to the millions of people who face hunger and food poverty," Berit Reiss-Andersen, chair of the committee, announced in Oslo.

Nobel Prize commemorates laureate, femtosecond flash inventor Ahmed Zewail

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 - 08:25 GMT

The scientist worked at the University of California, Berkely but moved to the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena in 1976.

Swedish Academy defends choice for 2019 Nobel literature prize

Fri, 18 Oct 2019 - 10:47 GMT

The Swedish Academy has defended its decision to award the 2019 Nobel Prize for Literature to Austrian writer Peter Handke, saying he had made provocative comments but had not supported bloodshed.

Naguib Mahfouz’s 'Midaq Alley' screens in Mexican Cinema

Sat, 13 Oct 2018 - 10:39 GMT

The movie was the acting debut of Hollywood star Salma Hayek. It was granted a total of 49 awards.

Congolese Mukwege, Iraq's Murad win 2018 Nobel Peace Prize

Fri, 05 Oct 2018 - 09:53 GMT

The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2018 to Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad

Nobel prize in literature may be cancelled in 2018

Fri, 27 Apr 2018 - 02:26 GMT

Nobel prize in literature may be cancelled in 2018.

It's a man's world: Women scarce in Nobel Prize annals

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 - 06:00 GMT

The Nobel Prize statistics are dour reading for women, who've been awarded only one of every 20 prizes.

“Zokak el Madak” novel transfers to a play

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 - 04:53 GMT

Egyptian producer Yousry el Sharkawy received the copyrights to turn Naguib Mahfouz’s novel “Zokak el Madak” into a play.

El Sawy Culture Wheel hosts photograph exhibition

Sat, 04 Nov 2017 - 11:11 GMT

The photography exhibition “Ahlam Fatret Al Naqaha” [Healing Period Dreams] by the In Focus Photographers team will be hosted at El Sawy Culture Wheel from November 11 to November 19.

Note with Einstein's theory on life auctioned for $1.3 million

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 - 08:05 GMT

Strapped for cash in a Tokyo hotel, Albert Einstein wrote his take on life on a note and handed it to the bellboy instead of a tip.