The Egyptian Museum Makes it to UNESCO World Heritage Sites’ Tentative List

The Egyptian Museum Makes it to UNESCO World Heritage Sites’ Tentative List Credit: Diego Delso, delso.photo, License CC-BY-SA The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)’s World Heritage Committee has added Cairo’s Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square to its World Heritage Tentative List, announced the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities earlier this …

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In Photos: A Stroll Through the Mosque of Ibn Tulun

In Photos: A Stroll Through the Mosque of Ibn Tulun Photo courtesy of Omneya El Naggar. For journalist, political scientist, and avid photographer Omneya El Naggar, excursions into historical, cultural, and natural corners with her camera is an essential part of life in Egypt. Whether in her hometown of Alexandria, Cairo, or other less …

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Egyptologist Zahi Hawass Announces Discovery of Lost ‘Golden’ City in Luxor

Egyptologist Zahi Hawass Announces Discovery of Lost ‘Golden’ City in Luxor Image courtesy of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities. Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced on Thursday that an Egyptian mission under the supervision of Egyptologist Dr. Zahi Hawass discovered a city – dubbed the Rise of Aten – which had been …

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5 Initiatives Promoting Sex Positivity in the Middle East and North Africa

5 Initiatives Promoting Sex Positivity in the Middle East and North Africa In recent months, Instagram has become the social media network of choice for Arab and North African women seeking to raise awareness about issues of gender inequality in the region, with sexual violence against women being the most discussed topic. This gave …

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أماكن مصر السياحية بين يديك

أماكن مصر السياحية بين يديك إذا قمت بزيارة موقعًا سياحيًا في مصر، فستعرف وقتها قدر المعاناة التي تواجه أي زائر، بدءًا من شراء التذاكر والتجول بين البائعين إلى استكشاف التاريخ وراء الآثار التي تنظر إليها ومعرفة القصة التي تكمن وراءها، لذلك فإن التجول بدون مرشد سياحي قد يكون أمرا شاقًا، هذا في حالة إمكانية …

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Egyptian Oranges Hit Japanese Shores

Egyptian Oranges Hit Japanese Shores The Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation, Mohamed El Quseir, revealed yesterday that the first shipment of Egyptian-grown oranges has reached Japanese shores. Despite Japan having some of the strictest regulations for agricultural imports in the world, involving quarantines and an outright ban on certain fruits and vegetables entering …

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Kinshasa Talks on Nile Dam End With No Progress: FM Shoukry

Kinshasa Talks on Nile Dam End With No Progress: FM Shoukry Sameh Shoukry at a press conference in Berlin in January 2016 (Axel Schmidt/AFP/Getty Images) Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said on Tuesday that the latest round of talks in Kinshasa regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) ended with no progress. In an …

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Meet the Egyptian Foodies Making Hawawshy and Kebda in the Alps

Meet the Egyptian Foodies Making Hawawshy and Kebda in the Alps Shakshuka in the Alps. Photo courtesy of ElRaye2 Kitchen. Sherif and Diaa are two 30-year-old Egyptians living in Germany. With one working at a multinational software company and the other as a satellite assembly engineer, one wouldn’t be quick to think this is …

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