Egypt

2000-years old Egyptian mummies with golden tongues found in Alexandria

The information was made public by the authorities on Wednesday (February 3). The mission was undertaken by an Egyptian-Dominican archaeological team working in the Alexandria region. The team has been working in the Alexandria region for many years.

Feb 04, 2021, 23:10 PM IST

Woman gets trolled for marrying lover 45 years younger than her, trolls say anything for a visa

The couple got married in Egypt in November last year.

Jan 07, 2021, 13:07 PM IST

Snakes on your back and face! This spa offers snake massage - Watch

The Cairo-based spa offers a snake massage to its customers in which snakes of different sizes crawl on the backs and faces of people who want to relax. 

Dec 30, 2020, 11:39 AM IST

Egypt: Model, photographer arrested over pyramid photoshoot wearing revealing ancient costume

The Egyptian police have arrested a fashion photographer for disrespect after he shot pictures of a fashion model in a revealing ancient costume at the Pyramid of Djoser.

Dec 03, 2020, 08:23 AM IST

Millionaire woman beggar, who owns five buildings, arrested in Egypt

The Egyptian woman beggar was reportedly a wheelchair user and used to beg citing her physical paralysis, but eyewitnesses claimed that she was seen walking on foot after begging.

Oct 31, 2020, 17:36 PM IST

Soccer star Faiza Heidar becomes first woman to coach a men's pro team in Egypt

Heidar has been signed up by the fourth division side Ideal Goldi, based in Giza.

Oct 27, 2020, 23:05 PM IST

How the discovery of 2600-year-old mummies can revive Egypt's tourism industry

At a time when Egypt is desperately looking for ways to boost its tourism industry, a stunning discovery has been made in the land of pharaohs. It is learnt that some mummies believed to be almost 2,600 years old have been found in Egypt. 

Oct 07, 2020, 12:35 PM IST

Pope Francis calls for dialogue between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan over Nile dam

He was giving his Angelus message for Assumption Day, the most important Catholic feast dedicated to the Virgin Mary.

Aug 15, 2020, 18:26 PM IST

Egyptian women get 2 years in prison for TikTok dance videos

The women were also fined 300,000 Egyptian pounds (nearly $19,000) each for violating the values and principles of the Egyptian family, inciting debauchery and promoting human trafficking, according to a statement from the public prosecutor.

Jul 28, 2020, 13:12 PM IST

11 people drown at rocky beach in northern Egypt

The tragedy unfolded at a beach in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria, when a young boy ran into the sea and began having difficulties.

Jul 11, 2020, 09:00 AM IST

Egyptian belly-dancer Sama el-Masry awarded three-year jail term for 'inciting debauchery' on social media

Popular Egyptian belly-dancer, Sama el-Masry, was awarded three-year imprisonment and fined 300,000 Egyptian pounds (£15,000) on Saturday (June 27) for inciting debauchery and immorality through her posts on social media.

Jun 28, 2020, 13:09 PM IST

Unique cemetery dating back to el-Sawi era discovered in Egypt amid coronavirus crisis

Egypt has succeeded in making a major archaelogical discovery amid coronavirus COVID-19 crisis as the country's Supreme Council of Antiquities discovered a unique cemetery dating back to the el-Sawi era, known as the 26th Dynasty.

May 28, 2020, 07:36 AM IST

Sukhoi Su-35 set to join Egyptian Air Force as Russia begins production as per deal

Sukhoi Su-35, which Russia claims has several 5th Generation features, has been in service with the country's Aerospace Force since February 2014. A 30mm internal cannon along with 12 hard points to carry various missiles and bombs makes the Su-35 a formidable multirole fighter.

May 25, 2020, 12:44 PM IST

Egypt prepares for partially reopening hotels for local tourism

The official added that those hotels have to meet the conditions and implement the measures approved by the cabinet in accordance with the guidelines of the World Health Organization.
 

May 15, 2020, 09:55 AM IST

Egypt closes archaeological sites, mosques, churches amid coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak

Egyptian authorities have shut down archaeological sites, mosques and Coptic churches to avoid the spread of the coronavirus which has so far infected 294 people and killed 10 others in the country so far.

Mar 22, 2020, 11:49 AM IST

Egypt suspends football activities amid COVID-19 fears

Earlier in the day, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi decided to suspend school and university classes across the country for two weeks due to concerns about the spread of the novel coronavirus.
 

Mar 15, 2020, 20:40 PM IST

At least 16 Indians injured in bus accident in Egypt

A bus carrying 16 Indian tourists met with an accident near Ain Sokhna in Egypt, the Indian Embassy in Cairo said on Saturday. The mission posted a tweet saying that embassy officials are present at hospitals in Suez city and Cairo. The mission also attached two helpline numbers.

Dec 29, 2019, 06:51 AM IST

Belgium Tour like preparatory test before final exam: PR Sreejesh

The goalkeeper feels India's tour to Belgium from September 26 to October 3 will make the team sharp and ready for the Olympic Qualifiers to be held on November 1 and 2 in Bhubaneswar. 

Sep 11, 2019, 16:08 PM IST

Englishman Stuart Baxter resigns as South Africa football coach

His decision comes just weeks after South Africa reached the quarter-finals of the Cup of Nations in Egypt, bundling out the hosts in the last 16.

Aug 02, 2019, 15:53 PM IST

Africa Cup of Nations: Herve Renard quits as Morocco coach after an early exit

Morocco were among the pre-tournament favourites with Renard seeking to claim an unprecedented third Cup of Nations title with three different countries - after successes with Zambia (2012) and Ivory Coast (2015).

Jul 22, 2019, 00:59 AM IST