Saint Catherine

Egypt to witness significant decline in temperature Sunday, Monday

Sat, 18 Dec 2021 - 03:11 GMT

Egyptian Meteorological Authority expected a significant decrease in temperature to be recorded Sunday across the country.

Egypt to witness significant decline in temperature Sunday, Monday

Sat, 18 Dec 2021 - 03:11 GMT

Egyptian Meteorological Authority expected a significant decrease in temperature to be recorded Sunday across the country.

Egypt to witness cold weather Tuesday; Saint Catherine records -2 °C

Mon, 15 Feb 2021 - 03:34 GMT

Active winds are expected on northwestern coasts, while warm weather will be witness in South Sinai.

Memory of the day: British army besieges King Farouk in Abdeen Palace

Thu, 04 Feb 2021 - 03:09 GMT

On February 4, many important events that changed the world map took place.

In Video: Floods hit Saint Catherine for 2nd time in a week

Mon, 07 Sep 2020 - 05:45 GMT

Floods hit Saint Catherine city for the second time in a week.

EPA calls on members to allocate publication to the public library in South Sinai

Thu, 02 Jul 2020 - 03:32 GMT

The Egyptian Publishers Association, headed by Said Abdo, called on all member publishing houses to provide some publications for a non-profit public library in Saint Catherine, South Sinai.

Egypt prepares for winter, works to finish flood control projects

Thu, 25 Oct 2018 - 10:24 GMT

The Ministry installed more than 25 emergency units in West Delta near the critical areas to avoid the recurrence of the 2015 floods.

10K cubic meters of water collected from Saint Catherine floods

Sun, 02 Sep 2018 - 04:20 GMT

The flood is the first wave to hit the country this year, according to the Egyptian Meteorological Authority's statement on Friday.

Saint Catherine to host world peace forum in Sept.

Sun, 26 Aug 2018 - 12:12 GMT

A world peace forum will be held in Saint Catherine city in South Sinai in September, said Awqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa on Sunday.

Learn about planned Egyptian Large Optical Telescope

Wed, 03 Jan 2018 - 03:35 GMT

The Egyptian Large Optical Telescope (ELOT) and an astronomical observatory will be established in Upper Egypt within the next 10 years.

Saint Catherine Monastery closes for 2 days

Sun, 31 Dec 2017 - 06:49 GMT

Saint Catherine’s Monastery is to close for two days; January 5 to 6, 2018.

South Sinai in blue

Sun, 24 Dec 2017 - 12:15 GMT

It seems blue paints some of South Sinai’s natural landscapes, from the Blue Hole to the Blue Desert.

The view from the top of St. Catherine's is definitely different

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 - 10:00 GMT

Egypt is home to plenty of dusty trails, mountain tops and high summits to hike and see amazing views.

Hike mountains around St. Catherine for amazing view

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 - 11:07 GMT

Egypt is home to plenty of dusty trails, mountain tops and high summits to hike and see amazing views.

Saint Catherine receives 1,295 tourists in a single day

Sun, 26 Nov 2017 - 03:15 GMT

More than 1,295 tourists visited Saint (St.) Catherine, Sinai, on Sunday, and more are expected.

St. Catherine hosts Assembly of Religions for Peace

Sat, 30 Sep 2017 - 07:46 GMT

The city of Saint Catherine in the South Sinai hosted the closing ceremony of the Assembly of Religions for Peace on Friday.

Enjoy the best hikes with EcoTravel

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 - 10:00 GMT

We mostly visit areas of pure nature; please take nothing except photos and leave nothing except footprints.

People of Egypt: Salima el-Gebaly, woman against norms

Sat, 02 Sep 2017 - 01:37 GMT

Salima El-Gebaly is the first woman to obtain a secondary school certificate in the Bedouin community in Egypt

Enjoy Eid in the valleys of Sinai

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 - 09:42 GMT

On the second and third days of Eid al-Fitr (Monday-Tuesday), Ecotravel is planning a hiking trip through Saint Catherine’s valleys for LE 750 ($46) per person.

Egyptian wild berries – catch them while you can

Sun, 18 Jun 2017 - 09:06 GMT

Berries are nature’s best candy, but are only available for a few months a year, ranging from April to June, depending on the location of the tree.

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