Monday, Feb. 27, 2017 | Youssra el-Sharkawy, Contributor
A women's international film festival in Aswan put Upper Egypt and ordinary women in the spotlight.
Monday, Feb. 27, 2017 | Omar al-Naghy, Contributor
Tourists flock each year to Egypt's Aswan governorate to witness a rare solar alignment phenomenon at the Abu Simbel temple, where the sun's rays strike the statue of Pharaoh Ramses II.
Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 | Shahira Amin, Contributor
Tensions have emerged in the relationship between Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Al-Azhar, with the former promoting reform that the latter finds unacceptable, rejecting governmental influence on religion.
Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 | Salwa Samir, Contributor
An Egyptian NGO in 6th of October City is making efforts to prevent Syrian children from dropping out of school.
Friday, Feb. 24, 2017 | Amira Sayed Ahmed, Contributor
In a groundbreaking move, Egypt's Ministry of Religious Endowments has appointed 144 female preachers to deliver sermons to all-female congregations.
Friday, Feb. 24, 2017 | Amr Mostafa, Contributor
Although tension has been high between Egypt and Saudi Arabia in the past few months, signs of cooperation are emerging over the development of Sinai and other common interests.
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