605 hotels, resorts able to receive tourists in 21 Egyptian cities

Sat, 25 Jul 2020 - 05:02 GMT

The hotels and resorts are located in 21 Governorates all over Egypt: South Sinai, North Sinai, Red Sea, Matrouh, Alexandria, Suez, Greater Cairo, Qena ,Luxor , Aswan, Damietta, Fayoum, Beheira, Port Said, Dakahlia, Ismailia, Minya, Assuit, Sohag, Beni Suef and El Wadi El Gedid.

EGP 150 mln allocated to withstand COVID-19 impact on Qena, Sohag: minister

Sat, 02 May 2020 - 02:30 GMT

The allocation aims to secure medical equipment for the fever and isolation hospitals as well as the intensive care units in the Qena and Sohag governorates.

Egyptian Armed Forces sterilize main venues in 4 Upper Egyptian governorates

Sun, 19 Apr 2020 - 12:56 GMT

The Egyptian Armed Forces sterilized main venues in four Upper Egyptian governorates as well as Cairo and Hurghada city.

Child killed, three injured in Qena due to bad weather

Thu, 12 Mar 2020 - 02:11 GMT

A total of 31 trees and 16 electricity towers and a minaret of a mosque have fallen, while 5 houses collapsed in the governorate.

Medhat Saleh to perform in Dandara Festival's opening ceremony

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 - 01:56 GMT

Famed Egyptian singer Medhat Saleh and prominent band Black Theama are set to perform at the opening ceremony of Dandara Festival on Feb. 27.

Dendera Music Festival kicks off on Feb. 27

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 - 12:28 GMT

The Dendera Music Festival will be hosted in Dendera Temple, Qena Culture Palace and South Valley University.

Qena farewells Major killed in fire exchange with criminals

Sat, 02 Nov 2019 - 01:19 GMT

On Saturday, a funeral launched from Sedi Abdel Rahman el-Qenany Mosque for the killed Major Ahmed Fekry.

The future of investment lies in Upper Egypt

Tue, 29 Oct 2019 - 03:30 GMT

Mega projects established in Upper Egypt can be a beacon of hope for smaller ones.

Hot, humid weather in Cairo during Wednesday daytime

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 - 04:27 GMT

Meteorologists predict mild weather for Egypt’s northern coasts today and hot weather with humidity in Cairo and Lower Egypt during the daytime.

MSMEDA funds 588 projects in July: Qena governor

Sun, 11 Aug 2019 - 08:53 GMT

This came as part of the governorate's efforts, in cooperation with the MSMEDA, to help young graduates start their own business and find their path to entrepreneurship.

Tribal Marriages: A tradition more powerful than law, voiceless victims deprived of life

Thu, 27 Dec 2018 - 01:05 GMT

Tales of young girls who have no saying over their own body, life, or future.

Solar-powered irrigation: A solution to water management in Upper Egypt

Wed, 26 Dec 2018 - 09:06 GMT

Solar-powered irrigation has begun to be introduced to the agriculture in Egypt, a positive step toward developing the renewable energy industry.

PM hails volume of construction in New Qena city

Thu, 27 Sep 2018 - 11:52 GMT

The prime minister made a tour of housing, facilities and infrastructure projects and listened to an explanation on work progress at these projects.

One killed, seven injured in road accident on Qena-Safaga road

Thu, 30 Aug 2018 - 01:52 GMT

One person was killed and seven others were injured on Thursday when a private car overturned at Kilo 25 on Qena-Safaga Road.

Four children, a woman killed in Qena building collapse

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 - 10:08 GMT

Five dead bodies were pulled out from the collapsed building, and the civil defense forces are still searching for more victims.

From 'futuwwa' to an old man, what batons stand for in Qena

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 - 12:01 GMT

"God have mercy on the time of young manliness (Futuwwa)" this is what Sabri Sayed, a batons salesman says to passers-by while selling batons in Qena.

UPDATED: 55 injured after 3 train cars derailed in Giza - Health Min

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 - 02:01 GMT

At least 34 people were injured after three train cars derailed near Giza, causing the rest of the carriages to overturn on Friday, according to the Ministry of Health.

2018 African Mountain Bike Championship to kick off in Egypt

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 - 07:00 GMT

The 2018 African Mountain Bike continental Championship (MTB) will kick off Saturday at Wadi Degla protectorate

Policeman killed, 2 others injured in raid on hideouts in Qena

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 - 09:50 GMT

A policeman, named Mohamed Ragab, was killed Tuesday in a fire exchange with outlaws in a security raid at Hamra Doum Village in Qena.

Girl wins first case against harasser in Upper Egypt

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 - 11:00 GMT

Qena Criminal Court decided past Thursday to sentence ‘Islam. Sh’ to three years in prison, to mark the first convict to a sexual harassment in Upper Egypt