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Palestinians wait for travel permits to cross into Egypt through the Rafah border crossing after it was opened by Egyptian authorities for humanitarian cases, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip December 10, 2016. (AFP/Said Khatib)
December 10, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
As usual, on the rare occasions the border is open for the Israeli-blockaded Gaza Strip, hundreds of Palestinians gathered near the border, hoping for a chance to make it through.
Egyptian emergency services carry a wounded victim at the site of a bomb attack next to a police checkpoint in the western Talibiya district of the capital Cairo on December 9, 2016. (AFP/Stringer)
December 10, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
It came hours after another explosion in Giza killed six.
Egyptian security forces check a body at the site of a bomb attack next to a police checkpoint in the western Talibiya district of the capital Cairo on December 9, 2016. (AFP/Stringer)
December 09, 2016 - 15:49 GMT
In October, the group claimed responsibility for an attack that killed a policeman in northwest Cairo.
The parents of killed Italian student Giulio Regeni unveil a banner reading 'Truth for Giulio Regeni'. (AFP/File)
December 08, 2016 - 11:15 GMT
Regeni, who was doing postgraduate research into Egyptian trade unions, was last seen by friends on Jan. 25. His body, showing signs of extensive torture, was found in a ditch on the outskirts of Cairo on Feb. 3.
Women's rights advocate Azza Soliman, also the director of the Center of Egyptian Women Legal Assistance (CEWLA), was arrested by security forces from her home. (AFP/File)
December 08, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Reason for detention not known but Egyptian human rights groups say they are subject to worst clampdown ever.
The alternative rock band began in October, according to their official Facebook page, with the aim of spreading the spirit of Coldplay’s music. (Ahram)
December 08, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
That sounds like a fun.
The harsh current economic circumstances forced Al-Ahram printing services to raise costs as most of the materials used in the printing operation are imported and must be paid for in dollars. (AFP/File)
December 07, 2016 - 12:30 GMT
The decision to raise printing prices by up to 80 percent will have a catastrophic effect on Egypt's print media, some of whom have called on the government to lift customs duties related to the print industry.
We didn't know she had it in her.
December 07, 2016 - 10:35 GMT
We didn't know she had it in her.
Wonderland Weekend: Enter 2017 with a big bang at El Gouna. (Pinterest)
December 07, 2016 - 09:38 GMT
Wonderland Weekend: Enter 2017 with a big bang at El Gouna.
The People's Bank of China said the move was aimed at promoting trade and investment and maintaining financial stability in both countries. (AFP/File)
December 07, 2016 - 08:50 GMT
Egypt's central bank has signed a deal with the People's Bank of China for a three-year bilateral currency swap valued at 18 billion yuan.
Many have shared images of the loving gesture (Twitter)
December 06, 2016 - 11:56 GMT
The declaration of love has got Egyptians talking.
The ongoing downtrend evident in Emirates NBD’s survey highlights that there will be no quick fixes to Egypt’s economic difficulties, even following the EGP devaluation earlier in the month. (Shutterstock)
December 06, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Business output fell substantially in November with companies citing poor economic conditions, high prices and shortages of some raw materials.
Noor Kadry and Eslam Ebraheem as Lamis ElHadidy and Amr Adib. (Screenshot)
December 05, 2016 - 20:14 GMT
They were very impressed by the impersonations, to say the least.
Mohamed Morsi is currently serving out three lengthy jail terms on charges of
December 05, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
They have urged the UN to investigate the 'rights violations to which he is being subjected.'
Naguib Sawiris is the eldest son of Onsi Sawiris and brother of Samih and Nassef. (Twitter)
December 05, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
In a surprise move, Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris has announced that he will step down as CEO of Orascom Telecom Media and Technology Holding as of 1 January 2017.
Whilst airfare is only 40 percent of the total trip cost, food, transportation, and accommodation are much more important. (File photo)
December 05, 2016 - 11:37 GMT
Distinguishing between seasons, knowing the cost of living and chasing the airfare rather than the destination can stretch your money further.