Hanan Fayed

EU's need for supply diversification another building block in Egypt's 'energy hub'

Wed, 15 Jun 2022 - 05:57 GMT

The Russian-Ukrainian conflict has brought Egypt and the European Union even closer together, as its Commissioner Ursula Von Der Leyen described the North African country as a “trustworthy partner” in its Wednesday visit to Cairo and thus would be one of the EU’s energy suppliers.

The Princess of Biology and her bodyguards: presentation of private tuition as a culture

Sun, 15 May 2022 - 04:49 GMT

The “Princess of Biology” is in hot water after a picture of her surrounded by four bulky bodyguards circulated on social media as she was headed to a famous theater to in Cairo to perform in a “scientific play” for hundreds of students.

Egyptian governorate competitiveness index launched, 27 customized plans for each one

Wed, 11 May 2022 - 12:48 GMT

A governorate competitiveness index has been launched to monitor the efficacy of economic policies in every governorate, contributing to comprehensive development and integration at the national level.

Sisi applauds el-Ekhteyar series for showing 'real events,' recalls Muslim Brotherhood's Khairat al-Shater's threats

Tue, 03 May 2022 - 01:09 GMT

Sisi thanked the cast of el-Ekhteyar (the choice) series for showing “a glimpse” of the sacrifices and efforts made by police and army officers and documenting the events of the turbulent times Egypt witnessed from 2012 to the few years following the 2013 ouster of the Muslim Brotherhood regime.

Sisi emphasizes antiquities at Hussein Mosque preserved, welcomes India's Bohra Sultan

Wed, 27 Apr 2022 - 11:14 GMT

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi emphasized on Wednesday that no antiques or monuments inside al-Hussein Mosque in Old Cairo were tampered with during the renovation of the historic temple.

Egypt, UAE sign 2 memoranda of understanding on green hydrogen plants in Suez Canal economic zone

Mon, 25 Apr 2022 - 05:37 GMT

Two memoranda of understanding were signed by Egypt and UAE on Sunday to develop green hydrogen plants in the economic zone of Suez Canal.

Film My Design: A platform for Egyptian designers and filmmakers to tell stories, be seen from near and far

Sun, 06 Mar 2022 - 12:15 GMT

The second edition of Film My Design (FMD), the first festival of its kind in Egypt and MENA, kicked off in January, presenting an opportunity for designers, architects, and filmmakers in the region to collaborate, inspire, receive training, and win prizes. Most importantly, it is an opportunity for them to be seen by the public.

Access program launched by US embassy to teach English, life skills to 160 underprivileged Egyptian children

Tue, 15 Feb 2022 - 01:50 GMT

Access Program of the U.S. embassy in Cairo was launched Monday, taking 160 young Egyptian students in a two-year journey of learning English and other skills essential for their character building.

New German FM sets human rights as basis for ties, Egypt highlights role in curbing illegal immigration, terrorism

Sat, 12 Feb 2022 - 06:28 GMT

The German foreign minister has emphasized human rights as a basis for cooperation during her Saturday visit to Egypt, while her Egyptian counterpart highlighted Cairo’s significant role in curbing illegal immigration and terrorist infiltration into Europe.

Mourned by all Egyptians and portrayed in pop culture, this is Abdel-Salam Mahgoub

Tue, 01 Feb 2022 - 06:43 GMT

General Mohamed Abdel-Salam al-Mahgoub has been mourned by all of Egypt after his passing on Monday at 86 years old after many years of military and civil service, as well as sensational espionage.

Police release videos of con artists in 'leaked' phone call that alleged corruption in Egyptian presidency

Mon, 13 Dec 2021 - 03:15 GMT

The Ministry of Interior has released videos of people who were in a phone call that was “leaked” by a Muslim-Brotherhood Youtuber to show alleged corruption in state-funded projects, whereas they were scamming each other and impersonating non-existent presidential advisors, according to investigations.

Egypt's House of Representatives debates penalizing men who marry twice without informing first wife

Wed, 24 Nov 2021 - 01:39 GMT

The House of Representatives is debating means to limit marital polygamy as the public have strongly expressed mixed opinions about the controversial issue.

Egypt’s Sisi sends careful but strong message against justifying domestic violence by popular Islamic scholar

Thu, 04 Nov 2021 - 04:53 GMT

For decades, politicians have avoided any comments on “men of religion” to avoid risking their positions.

US artists perform at Cairo Jazz Festival amid growing jazz culture in Egypt

Tue, 02 Nov 2021 - 11:40 GMT

For a long time, the iconic picture of Louis Armstrong playing the trumpet at the Pyramids in 1961 was “jazz” for Egyptians. During a time of political doubts, jazz probably did not meet the best reception, unlike today.

V4 to advocate Egypt at EU, call for release of aid, border protection technology to Cairo as it counters illegal migration

Wed, 13 Oct 2021 - 12:28 GMT

The Visegrád Group (V4) leaders have shown immense support for Egypt, adopting all of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi’s proposals and vowing to persuade the European Union to do the same.

Pics: Law drafted to tow away Egypt's abandoned cars, ending decades-long phenomenon

Sun, 03 Oct 2021 - 12:22 GMT

All abandoned vehicles in Egypt will be towed without permission from owners in six months after the relevant draft law is passed by the House of Representatives.

Egypt and Cyprus summit: An ambitious Eastern Mediterranean alliance

Sun, 05 Sep 2021 - 11:11 GMT

An Egyptian-Cypriot summit in Cairo on Saturday represented a new leap in relations between the two Mediterranean countries, cementing an Eastern Mediterranean alliance.

List: Egypt's parliament approves $1.1B in loans, $140.7 in grants in first session of second legislative term

Tue, 10 Aug 2021 - 05:32 GMT

Egypt’s House of Representatives approved 28 international agreements during the first session of the second legislative term, which all tackled infrastructure, SMEs, and governance aspects at roughly $1.1 billion in loans and $140.7 million in grants.

Everyone knows Security Council won't do much on GERD issue. So why is it a strategic move by Egypt, Sudan, and an irritating one for Ethiopia?

Thu, 08 Jul 2021 - 02:15 GMT

“What do we expect from the Security Council?... The answer is nothing. Then why are Egypt and Sudan there?... To do the right thing. We did everything and the world is watching," said talk show host Amr Adib.

Ministry of Youth adopts 3 initiatives by students in US-sponsored Nation Builders program

Thu, 17 Jun 2021 - 08:00 GMT

The Ministry of Youth will adopt three initiatives that will be presented as prototypes by young Egyptian students who participated in the Nation Builders program sponsored by the U.S. embassy in Cairo.

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