Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry headed on Sunday evening to Davos, Switzerland to take part in the World Economic Forum's (WEF) annual meeting extending from 22-26 May.
Climate to conflict, Davos' post-COVID return has full plate
Egypt launches National Strategy for Climate Change 2050 ahead of COP27
Five priorities on climate change
Point-blank: Sinai, Morsi, and the MB
In the politically and meteorologically hot summer of 2013, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas arrived in Cairo on an unscheduled visit to meet with president Mohamed Morsi. I had the opportunity to interview Abbas in his hotel afterwards.
A shared project for Egypt and Sudan
Exactly 100 years ago, Sudanese army officer Ali Abdel-Latif advocated national independence for Sudan and its unity with Egypt
Five priorities on climate change
The COP27 meeting on climate change to be hosted by Egypt in Sharm El-Sheikh in November should focus on five main priorities, writes Mahmoud Mohieldin as the UN Climate Change High-Level Champion for Egypt
The Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA) announced that starting Monday, Egypt will witness an increase in temperatures between 2 to 4 degrees Celsius nationwide.
For years, global trade has been facing major challenges that were magnified in 2020 due to the onset of the coronavirus pandemic that affected the global economy.
War in Ukraine
Russian forces pursued their bombardment of frontline Ukrainian cities on Sunday, seeking to gain military momentum as Kyiv's diplomatic counter-offensive targeted the world's business and political elite gathering in Davos.
An Israeli court on Sunday sentenced six Palestinian inmates to five years in prison for tunnelling out of their cell last year and escaping from a high-security facility in the biggest prison break of its kind in decades.
AC Milan won their first Serie A title in 11 years on Sunday after beating Sassuolo 3-0 to snatch the crown from local rivals Inter Milan.
Follow Ahram Online's coverage of Spain La Liga matches of the 2021/2022 season (20 / 22 May)
Arts & Culture
Performed at Cairo’s Rawabet Art Space on five consecutive evenings between 13 and 17 May, Every Brilliant Thing invited the audience to approach depression in a joyous and hopeful manner.
Egyptian indie-folk singer Shereen Abdo and her band will be performing in a free-entry concert at the Maq‘ad of Sultan Qaitbey (MASQ) on Saturday 28 May.
Architectural work at the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) is scheduled for completion by the end of June and interior finishes by the end of September, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced on Monday.
The Egyptian-German archaeological mission has uncovered original reliefs and engravings on the walls and ceilings of Temple of Esna in Luxor, Upper Egypt during ongoing restoration work.
In celebration of the first anniversary of the opening of the two archaeological museums at Cairo International Airport, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced on Monday that museum visitors will be able to enter free of charge on 18 May.
To mark the 25th anniversary of the inauguration of the Mummification Museum in Luxor, the museum offered free guided tours to Egyptian visitors on Saturday 7 May.
Under the slogan ‘Drums, Dialogue for Peace’, the 9th edition of the International Festival for Drums will open on Saturday night at Beir Youssef Theatre at Saladin’s Citadel at 8pm.
This morning Egypt bids goodbye to an icon of folk theatre, renowned director Abdel-Rahman El-Shafaai. The director of the Nile Troupe for Traditional Instruments passed away yesterday at the age of 83.
“The ‘sirah’ (‘life story’) of a person outlives them,” goes the Egyptian proverb that highlights the importance of the legacy one leaves behind.
As free as the curlew bird that greets her and her audience every time she sings on stage, Tunisian diva Ghalia Benali broke from the typical time constrains of songs, chanting only long poems of her choice during her latest concert in Cairo.
On the 208th anniversary of Norway’s Constitution Day, the country’s ambassador in Egypt expressed her pleasure to see innovative cooperation between Egypt and Norway towards a just transition to a renewable and sustainable future ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference 2022 (COP27).
Scientists who have monitored numerous outbreaks of monkeypox in Africa say they are baffled by the disease’s recent spread in Europe and North America.
Global reform efforts to better ward off new pandemic threats have been slow and fragmented, leaving the world as unprepared as when COVID-19 first surfaced, a report warned.
On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Slovenia and Egypt, Slovenia’s Ambassador in Egypt Mateja Prevolsek held a reception party at the Seasons Country Club located on the Alexandria Desert Road on 12 May.
The American University in Cairo Press, has recently released “Ottoman Cairo” book by late author Chahinda Karim. The book was published posthumously.
A writer who penned a piece titled "How To Murder Your Husband" is on trial in the United States for...killing her husband.
Nadi El Mohebin (Lovers Club) by Sobhi Moussa, (Cairo: Samaa Publishing House, 2021).
The Sheikh Zayed Book Award (SZBA) has announced the winners for its 16th edition across seven categories on Tuesday.
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