Egypt: News

30 May 2024


Israeli military seizes control of Gaza-Egypt border corridor

The Israeli military has announced its seizure of the "Philadelphi Corridor," which is a strategic 14-kilometer-long strip along the Gaza-Egypt border.

29 May 2024


Globe-trotting adventures: World culture fiction for teens

Fiction that explores different cultures and countries serves as a window to the world for teens, enabling them to immerse in diverse traditions, grasp global perspectives, and nurture empathy.

29 May 2024


Globetrotting adventures: Around-the-world mysteries

Reading mysteries from around the world is not just exciting; it's a unique way to explore different cultures and places without leaving your home.

09 May 2024


Your guests will love this Lebanese falafel recipe

Falafel, with its crispy shell and richly spiced interior, is a Middle Eastern classic.

08 May 2024

Travel And Tourism

Dive into Alexandria's underwater mysteries with these travel recommendations

Alexandria, Egypt, is not just a city with a rich history on land but also beneath the sea.

08 May 2024

Travel And Tourism

Glide through Egypt's golden deserts on a sandboard

Sandboarding in the Egyptian deserts offers an exhilarating experience that combines the thrill of surfing with the majestic beauty of vast, golden landscapes.

07 May 2024

Benjamin Netanyahu

Why has Israel rejected 3-phase ceasefire deal accepted by Hamas

The Israeli government, led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, has rejected a ceasefire agreement that had been accepted by Hamas.

06 May 2024


Hamas agrees to ceasefire after 7-month war with Israel 

Hamas, on Monday, accepted the ceasefire plan proposed by Egypt and Qatar amidst an ongoing seven-month conflict with Israel in Gaza.

03 May 2024

Travel And Tourism

Soaring above Luxor, Egypt: A hot air balloon adventure

Luxor, Egypt, is akin to an open-air museum, with its ancient temples and tombs flanking the Nile's banks.

29 Apr 2024


Gaza: Israeli airstrikes kill 13 in Rafah

Israeli airstrikes on three houses in the southern Gaza city of Rafah killed at least 13 people, medical personnel said on Monday.

09 Apr 2024

Travel And Tourism

Cairo's pharaonic wonders you should include in your itinerary

Cairo, the expansive capital of Egypt, serves as a portal to the ancient realm of pharaohs.

05 Apr 2024


6 months of Israel-Hamas conflict: What has changed

On October 7, a group of Hamas terrorists breached the seemingly impenetrable "Iron Wall" to enter Israel, where they killed around 1,139 people.

25 Mar 2024

Travel And Tourism

Unveiling Luxor's timeless Egyptian splendor

Luxor, Egypt, stands as an open-air museum boasting a treasure trove of ancient Egyptian history.

23 Mar 2024


UN chief to visit Egypt-Gaza border amid rising tensions

United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is slated to visit Egypt's border with Gaza on Saturday to push for a ceasefire in the war-hit region, Reuters reported, citing his spokesperson.

15 Mar 2024


Siwa Oasis: A travel guide to Egypt's hidden desert gem

Siwa Oasis lies secluded in Egypt's vast Western Desert, offering a peaceful escape from the lively cities.

04 Mar 2024

Travel And Tourism

Take a virtual journey through timeless history of Cairo, Egypt

Cairo, the vibrant capital of Egypt, stands as a testament to ancient civilizations and modern vitality.

03 Mar 2024


Ceasefire in Gaza possible within 24-48 hours: Hamas

A top Hamas official said on Sunday that a ceasefire in Gaza could be reached within "24 to 48 hours" if Israel agrees to the Palestinian terror group's demands, according to AFP.

19 Feb 2024


Israel sets March deadline for Rafah offensive: Report

A member of Israel's war cabinet, Benny Gantz, has warned Hamas that unless the Palestinian terror group frees all hostages held in Gaza by March 10, an offensive will be launched in Rafah, the BBC reported.

05 Feb 2024


Best Hollywood movies based on Egyptian mythology 

Mythologies and folklore have always intrigued us and over the years, Hollywood has brought them to life on screen.

18 Dec 2023

Travel And Tourism

Ancient marvels: A glimpse into the cities of bygone eras

Exploring the world's historic cities is like turning the pages of an enormous history book. Every city tells stories of victories, setbacks, cultural breakthroughs, and tales of the human spirit.

UN prepares for Gaza ceasefire vote as Israel bombing continues

The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) is reportedly gearing up to vote on an urgent humanitarian ceasefire in the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas in Gaza.

05 Dec 2023


Nowhere safe: UN after Israel extends war to southern Gaza

Israel has intensified its fight against Hamas in Gaza as its forces pushed further into the strip's southern region.

02 Nov 2023


Hamas official vows to repeat October 7 attack, eliminate Israel

Ghazi Hamad, a top-ranking Hamas official, has reportedly lauded the October 7 attack on Israel and pledged to continue such offensives until the Jewish country is completely eradicated.

01 Nov 2023


Egypt opens Rafah border crossing for first time, hundreds escape

Scores of foreign and dual passport holders escaped Gaza on Wednesday as Egypt opened the Rafah border crossing for the first time since the Israel-Hamas war began on October 7.

30 Oct 2023


Largest aid shipment reaches Gaza since Israel-Hamas war started: Report

Nearly three dozen trucks reportedly entered Gaza on Sunday carrying the largest aid shipment since the start of the war between Israel and the Palestinian terror group Hamas.

29 Oct 2023

Narendra Modi

Modi, Egypt president discuss West Asia turmoil amid Israel-Hamas war

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on Saturday regarding the humanitarian situation and deteriorating security in West Asia amid the ongoing war between Israel and Hamas.

22 Oct 2023


Israel to intensify airstrikes on Gaza ahead of ground invasion

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said on Saturday that it plans to intensify airstrikes on Gaza, governed by the Hamas terror group, ahead of a potential ground invasion, AFP reported.

21 Oct 2023


Israel-Hamas war: Rafah border opens, aid trucks allowed into Gaza

Egypt has opened the humanitarian aid corridor via the Rafah border crossing with Gaza, per Reuters.

21 Oct 2023

Justin Trudeau

Canada: Justin Trudeau jeered in mosque over Israel-Hamas conflict

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faced an unfriendly crowd at a mosque in Toronto, Canada, on Friday over his response to the Israel-Hamas war, The Toronto Sun reported.

'Let Gaza Live': US Capitol building stormed by protesters

Amidst the ongoing Israel-Hamas war, hundreds of protesters gathered in the Cannon Rotunda of the United States Capitol Hill building on Wednesday.

19 Oct 2023


Israel-Hamas war: Egypt agrees to open Gaza aid corridor

Egypt announced the creation of a "sustainable" humanitarian corridor, allowing aid to reach Gaza via the Rafah border crossing, NDTV reported.

17 Oct 2023


Urgent access needed to deliver aid in Gaza, says WHO

As the Israel-Hamas war continues, the World Health Organization (WHO) has sought urgent access to Gaza to deliver crucial aid and medical supplies.

15 Oct 2023


Israeli forces ordered to capture Gaza City, destroy Hamas leadership

Israel has ordered its forces to seize Gaza City and destroy Hamas's current leadership, following the surprise attack by the terrorist group that killed 1,300 people and stunned Israel, The New York Times reported.

13 Oct 2023


Israel tells people to evacuate Gaza, Hamas says stay put

Israel's military "ordered" people to evacuate Gaza City and move further south into the Gaza Strip ahead of a ground offensive to eradicate Hamas, the Associated Press reported.

How does Hamas get weapon supply despite strict blockade

Palestinian terror group Hamas launched a surprise attack on Israel on Saturday using high-grade weapons.

11 Oct 2023


Israel kills Hamas military chief's family members in airstrike

Israeli airstrikes in the Gaza Strip overnight reportedly struck Hamas military chief Mohammad Deif's father's home in the Al-Furkan neighborhood of the region.

09 Oct 2023


Israel ignored warnings of 'something big': Egypt official

An Egyptian intelligence official has claimed that Israel ignored multiple warnings from Egypt about a major impending attack by the Palestinian militant group Hamas, Associated Press reported.

21 Sep 2023

Travel And Tourism

Things to do in Egypt: Bookmark these offbeat experiences

Egypt is one country in the world that is on almost everyone's travel wishlist.

20 Sep 2023


Must-try vegetarian dishes in Egypt

If you are a vegetarian and are planning a trip to Egypt, you won't have to struggle for survival in this stunning country.

02 Sep 2023

Princess Diana

Mohamed Al-Fayed, whose son died with Princess Diana, passes away

Mohamed Al-Fayed, the former owner of Harrods department store and Fulham Football Club, died aged 94, his family said on Friday (local time), per Reuters.

25 Jun 2023

Narendra Modi

PM Modi conferred with Egypt's highest state honor—'Order of Nile'

On the second day of his two-day state visit to Egypt, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was conferred with the country's highest state honor—Order of the Nile—on Sunday.

25 Jun 2023

Narendra Modi

Watch: Egyptian woman sings 'Yeh Dosti' for Modi in Egypt

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Egypt on his maiden state visit on Saturday, and as he arrived at a hotel in Cairo, he was welcomed by rousing chants of "Modi, Modi" and "Vande Mataram."

25 Jun 2023

Narendra Modi

Everything about PM Modi's packed day 2 schedule in Egypt

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to meet Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi on Sunday as he kicks off the packed day two schedule of his maiden state visit to Egypt.

24 Jun 2023

Narendra Modi

PM Modi arrives in Egypt to elevate trade, defense ties 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Cairo, Egypt, on Saturday for a two-day state visit to the country after his maiden state visit to the United States concluded.

24 Jun 2023

Narendra Modi

Egypt to offer India exclusive spot in Suez Canal zone

After his maiden state visit to the United States, Prime Minister Narendra Modi departed for his first visit to Egypt on Saturday.

17 Apr 2023


Sudan: Nearly 100 people dead in RSF v/s army clashes

Per a release from the doctors' union, the number of casualties due to the intense clashes between the regular army and paramilitaries in Sudan has increased to at least 97, with many more injured.

22 Mar 2023


Ramzan 2023: 5 series to watch this holy month

The holy month of Ramzan is here. The one that's filled with prayers, fasting, the time spent with family during iftar, and all those lip-smacking delicacies, too.

06 Mar 2023

Travel And Tourism

Common tourist mistakes to avoid in Egypt

Egypt is a country with a rich cultural heritage, and it is important to be aware of the social norms and etiquette when visiting or interacting with Egyptians.

26 Jan 2023

Republic Day

Republic Day: How are foreign dignitaries selected as chief guests

India celebrated its 74th Republic Day today in Delhi with Egypt President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi as the chief guest. The ceremonial parade was kicked off by a marching contingent of 144 soldiers, representing the main wings of the Egyptian Armed Forces for the first time.

26 Jan 2023

Republic Day

India marks 74th Republic Day, first parade on Kartavya Path

For the first time, India will mark its 74th Republic Day today with a grand parade on Kartavya Path, the revamped colonial-era ceremonial boulevard previously called the Rajpath.

25 Jan 2023

Narendra Modi

PM Modi, El-Sisi discuss trade, defense ties amid global concerns 

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met PM Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Wednesday amid the changing global dynamics following the Russia-Ukraine war and COVID-19 pandemic, ANI reported.

18 Oct 2022


New documentary series features Egyptologist's 'dream discovery' of sarcophagus

Every archaeologist has the fantasy of making one such discovery in their life that tells us something important about our past.

15 Sep 2022

Travel And Tourism

5 things to take back home from your Egypt trip

Popularly known for its ancient treasures, rich history, golden sand beaches, stunning architecture, and natural therapies, Egypt is a destination that must be on your bucket list.

26 Aug 2022

Travel And Tourism

Planning a trip to Egypt? Check out these unique hotels

Blessed with ancient treasures, remarkable architecture, vast golden deserts, natural therapies, and stunning beaches, Egypt is an unconventional tourist spot that has a lot more to offer than you expect.

02 Aug 2022

Osama Bin Laden

Who was al-Zawahiri, al-Qaeda chief killed in US drone strike?

The United States has killed al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri in a drone strike—carried out by the Central Intelligence Agency—in Kabul on Sunday.