• Middle East OnlineThe family of an Al-Jazeera reporter detained in Egypt since August and on hunger strike since January 21 said on Wednesday his health is deteriorating and called for his release.Abdullah Elshamy, a journalist for the pan-Arab satellite news network, was arrested on August 14 when police dispersed supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi at the massive Rabaa Al-Adawiya
  • Jewish ChronicleHamas and Fatah have signed a groundbreaking reconciliation deal, amid the breakdown of the Palestinian Authority’s peace talks with Israel.Representatives from the groups announced the deal today after a meeting in the Gaza Strip.After years of hostility between the two parties following the 2007 split, they now plan to form an interim unity government within five weeks.
  • Egypt’s main market index, the EGX30, rose slightly Wednesday trading, pushed by gains in the telecoms sector. The EGX30 rose by 0.31 percent to reach 8294.88 points.The telecoms sector pushed the market up for the second consecutive day after Global Telecom Holding resolved a long-standing dispute with the government of Algeria by selling to that government 51 percent of its subsidiary,
  • The Egyptian Football Association (EFA) has turned down Zamalek's request to be awarded a walkover victory over Petrojet in the Egyptian Premier League.Group B leaders Petrojet defeated Cairo giants Zamalek 4-2 after totally outplaying their illustrious opponents, repeatedly exposing their defensive frailties. They could have won by a bigger margin had they not wasted a flurry of goal-scoring
  • Aswan security forces have arrested two suspects in connection to tribal clashes that took the lives of 26, leaving the number of arrested at 31, Al-Ahram Arabic website reported.The clashes, which also injured 56, occurred between the Arab clan Bani Helal and Nubian Daboudiya tribes and were reportedly started over the harassment of a girl followed by offensive graffiti from both sides.Seventeen
  • Former interior minister Mahmoud Wagdy gave his testimony on Wednesday in the trial of deposed president Mohamed Morsi on charges of breaking out of Wadi Al-Natroun prison during the January 2011 uprising.Wagdy, who was appointed by former president Hosni Mubarak 11 days prior to his ouster, claimed that "Egyptian borders were raided from Gaza" and that "factions on four-wheeled vehicles and
  • Cairo's Nasr City misdemeanours court on Wednesday sentenced 10 students and three professors from Al-Azhar University to three years prison for illegal protesting.Al-Azhar University has been the scene of ongoing violent clashes between supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi and security forces since the start of the academic year last August.Tens of students have received prison sentences
  • World-renowned Egyptologist and former antiquities minister Zahi Hawass is under investigation by Egypt's authorities on charges of illicit gains, Al-Ahram's Arabic news website reported on Wednesday.The superstar archaeologist and former secretary-general of the Egyptian Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) has been accused by officials at the council of illegally acquiring a fortune of some $14
  • A court has fined a controversial belly dancer LE10,000 and the ordered the confiscation of broadcasting equipment after she was found to have run an unlicensed television channel.Sama El-Masry was arrested in a raid on Sunday.She has been in the limelight since she began releasing amateur videos mocking Islamists during the rule of president Mohamed Morsi.In January, she launched her own
  • A Cairo court on Wednesday sentenced 29 supporters of ousted Islamist prison Mohamed Morsi to three years in prison for illegal demonstrations and rioting last December, judicial sources said.The verdict comes in connection to protests that the Morsi loyalists have staged since his ouster in July.The court said the 29 had attempted to hold a sit-in in Tahrir Square before being dispersed by
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Day Experience

Bedouin Safari in the Sinai

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A New Definition of Technicolor Mountains, deserts, pristine beaches and crystal clear waters all come together to form the magical landscapes one can witness in the Sinai Peninsula, especially in Dahab. A Bedouin Safari is the only and most exciting way to explore the heart of the Sinai desert.

Alexandria Opera House

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Also known as the Sayed Darwish Theatre, since it has been named after the famed Egyptian singer and composer who put music to the Egyptian anthem “Bilady, Bilady, Bilady”, the Alexandria Opera House is a small but amazing cultural venue of the Pearl of the Mediterranean. In 2000,

Abu Al-Abbas Al-Mursi Mosque

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Abu Al-Abbas Al-Mursi is Alexandria’s largest mosque; with a cream coloured façade, four great domes, arabesque designs and a high minaret, the mosque is a beautiful sight. Built in 1775 to commemorate the life of an Andalusian Sheikh that was buried on the site, it is one of the

Al-Azhar Mosque

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And the World's Oldest University Located at the heart of Islamic Cairo, the Al-Azhar complex, mosque and university, does not only house the oldest university in the world but it is also the place where the graduation black gowns originated from. The costume worn by students all around the

Abu-Simbel Temples

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A UNESCO World Heritage Site Prepare to be blown away by the magnificence of these temples. They are undisputedly one of the world's most breathtaking monuments, and Egypt’s second most visited touristic site, the Pyramids of Giza being on the top of the list. The relocation of the

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The people & culture

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The people : Egypt is home to a multicultural society. Ethnic Egyptians constitute 95% of Egypt's total population whereas Egypt's minorities include Nubians, Berbers (Siwa Oasis), Bedouins, Arabs, Turks, and Greeks, additionally to small tribal communities: the Bejas and Doms. The former

Before Your Trip

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Embarking on a trip to Egypt is an exciting experience as there is almost no end to the possible activities and sights that await you. Whether you are heading to the sandy location of the Great Pyramids or the underwater cities of coral in the Red Sea, there are a number of things you should

The Country

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The Country :   Dating back to 1958, the current flag of the Arab Republic of Egypt is the country’s symbol of independence. The flag consists of three superposed rectangles, black white and red, each having a specific significance, and bears at its centre a golden eagle, the

When & Where To Go ?

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When to go ? The best time to visit Egypt depends on where you want to go. Generally speaking, winter (December to February) is the tourist high season and summer (June to August) is the low season in all parts of the country except on the coasts, and to a lesser degree in Cairo. Hotel prices

About Ancient Egypt

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Ancient Egyptian history is a long and complex one with more than 3,000 years of details.  Throughout these 3,000 years, ancient Egyptians lived under about 30 dynasties, with each dynasty being based on the lineage of the kings/pharaohs.  Throughout all these years, the

What To Do ?

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From iconic pyramids and medieval bazaars, to natural beauty and a vibrant contemporary culture, Egypt is a land packed with captivating treasures. The pyramids at Giza - the sole survivors of the seven ancient wonders - the lotus-columned Temples of Luxor and Karnak, sunrise across the Valley of

During Your Trip

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Most of Egypt tourists describe their trip to Egypt as an overwhelming experience: the culture, the nature, the sights, the history, the people, the lifestyle, the cuisine… It is truly a unique experience and for it to be perfect, there are some things you need to know. Whether

Where to Eat


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Aqua Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza, 1089 Corniche El Nil, Garden City Down Town 2791 68 76   Highlights: Sushi buffet (Tues.) Lobster & caviar night (Thur.)

La Maison Blanche

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The First Mall, 35 El Giza St., 2nd FloorGiza 3570 02 10 / 05  Category: International, Ethnic Cuisine: French Opening hours: 1PM - 12:30AM Price range:

Dar El Amar Terrace

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 Dar El Amar Terrace Oasis Boutiques, Sheraton Bldgs.Heliopolis 017 310 99 99  Category: Middle Eastern, Oriental Cuisine: Lebanese Opening hours: Noon - 3AM

Lan Tania

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 Lan Tania Fairmont Heliopolis & Towers, Cairo, Uruba St.Heliopolis 2267 77 30 / 40  Highlights: Open kitchen Category: Far Eastern & Asian Cuisine: Thai

35 Lounge Bar

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  35 Lounge Bar 35 El Giza St. (beside The First Mall Entrance) Giza 3573 85 00   Highlights: Sushi Category: International, Ethnic Cuisine:


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Africano 10 Mohamed El Mahdy St. (off Nabil El Wakkad St.), Ard El Golf Heliopolis 2414 70 78   Highlights: "Hatari" paella Category:

Abou El Sid

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    Abou El Sid Citystars, Omar Ibn El Khattab St., Phase 1, 6th Floor Heliopolis 2480 22 31   Highlights: Themed décor Category: Middle Eastern,

Oak Grill

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Conrad Cairo, 1191 Corniche El NilDown Town 2580 84 40  Highlights: Oak-smoker oven Category: International, Ethnic Cuisine: Grill Opening hours:

Buddha Bar

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  Buddha Bar Sofitel Cairo El Gezirah, 3 El Thawra Council St. Down Town 2737 37 37   Highlights: Sushi Category: Far Eastern & Asian

Where to Stay

Iberotel Luxor

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Description Location. Iberotel Luxor is located in Luxor, close to Luxor Temple, Luxor Museum, and Karnak. Nearby points of interest also include Colossi of Memnon and Ramesseum.

Mercure Romance Alexandria

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Description Location. Mercure Romance Alexandria is located in Alexandria, close to Stanly Bridge, Royal Jewellery Museum, and Alexandria University. Additional area points of

Havana Hotel Cairo

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Description Location. Havana Hotel Cairo is located in Giza s Giza - Pyramids neighborhood, close to Cairo Tower, Coptic Museum, and Egyptian Museum. Nearby points of interest also

Sheraton Cairo Hotel Towers amp Casino

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Description Location. Sheraton Cairo Hotel, Towers & Casino is located in Giza s Giza - Pyramids neighborhood, close to Cairo Opera House, Cairo Tower, and Egyptian Museum. Nearby

Menfi Beach Resort

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Description Location. Menfi Beach Resort is located on the beach in Menfi and attractions in the region include Selinunte. Property Features. This Menfi property has a private

Il Vigneto Resort

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Description Location. Il Vigneto Resort is located in Menfi and local attractions include Selinunte. Hotel Features. Il Vigneto Resort features a restaurant. Room service is available during limited hours.

King Hotel Dokki

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Description Location. King Hotel Dokki is located in Giza s Giza - Pyramids neighborhood, close to Cairo Opera House, Cairo Tower, and Egyptian Museum. Nearby points of interest

The Karvin Hotel

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Description Location. The Karvin Hotel is located in Cairo s Heliopolis neighborhood, close to City Stars, Cairo International Stadium, and Egyptian Presidential Palace. Nearby

Basma Hotel Aswan

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Description Location. Basma Hotel Aswan is located in Aswan, close to Nubian Museum, Unfinished Obelisk, and Mausoleum of the Aga Khan. Nearby points of interest also include

Cairo Moon Hotel

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Description   Location. New Cairo Moon Hotel is located in Cairo, close to Egyptian Museum, Museum of Islamic Art, and Coptic Museum. Nearby points of interest also include Khan el-Khalili and Cairo Tower. Hotel Features. The hotel serves a complimentary breakfast. New Cairo