Egypt

August 6, 2001

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The saga of several former Egyptian lawmakers accused of corruption dragged on Sunday, as the Egyptian State Higher Security Court convened to hear th

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Egyptian banks and exchange companies on Sunday began applying a new exchange rate set by the Egyptian Central Bank in hopes of eliminating the curren

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There are about 20,000 Sudanese refugees living in Cairo, and about 3000 in Alexandria, who are seeking refuge from the political unrest and the compu

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Nearly six decades after it was smuggled out of the country, Egyptian officials brought home a Pharaonic limestone tablet that had been on display at

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By Jon Pattee Senior English Editor Albawaba.com -- Amman  Egypt appears to have hit on the time-tested tactic of gay-bashing to distract a restless p

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Egyptian men’s volleyball team has been chosen as one of the best 16 by the International Federation. The teams will compete in a friendly tournament

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Zamalek has been contacted by Sao Paulo and other Brazilian and European clubs showing interest in friendly matches with the Egyptian club during Janu

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Egypt’s youth basketball team won its match against Qatar Sunday 79-64 in the world cup finals in Japan.

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FIFA will meet on August 31 to discuss a complaint by Egypt regarding its match against Algeria last month. Egypt demands a re-match.

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The number of Arab tourists in Egypt is falling due to high prices, complicated procedures and poor treatment, not to mention obnoxious taxi drivers,

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An Egyptian court on Sunday threw out a decision by the press association to revoke the membership of Mamdouh Mahran, the editor charged with inciteme

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The Egyptian play Mandil Al Helo (The Pretty Lady’s Handkerchief), directed by Nader Salah Eddin, began its run August 1 at the Floating Theatre in Cairo.

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Palestinian actor Abdul Rahman Abul Qasem recently won the prize for Best Actor at the 7th Cairo Festival for Radio and TV.

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Egypt’s government censors have rejected a foreign company’s request to distribute an album by the Israeli singer Dana International.

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Egyptian actor Jamil Rateb is gearing up to direct his first flick, Asfoor Al Shaware’ (Street Bird).