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Egypt’s first female rally driver pushes women to go faster Cairo - Egypt’s first female rally driver, Yara Shalaby, wants to pave the way for women to follow in her footsteps as a race-car driver and crush prejudices in a conservative society. Shalaby has ... Wednesday 23-08-2017 05:36 PM 104 years since the theft that brought the Mona Lisa to fame Cairo - Monday, August 21 marks the 104th anniversary of Mona Lisa’s theft by Italian handyman Vincenzo Peruggia in 1911. In 1911, the Mona Lisa was not as famous as it is today because it ... Monday 21-08-2017 08:57 PM Egyptian Embassy in Italy invites Art Without Borders artists Rome - Sherif El Gammal, Consul of Egypt in Rome invited the Egyptian group, Art Without Borders, to the Egyptian Embassy in Rome. The group had their first exhibition in Rome on August 12. ... Monday 21-08-2017 07:13 PM Thousands of Copts celebrate birth of Virgin Mary on high alert Cairo - Thousands of Copts celebrated the birth of the Virgin Mary amidst high security measures on Sunday morning. For the second week, thousands of Copts continued celebration of the birth of ... Monday 21-08-2017 11:33 AM World Heritage Committee praises efforts to preserve Historic Cairo Cairo - The UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee (WHC) praised on Tuesday the progress achieved by Egypt in preserving Historic Cairo, and proposed recommendations for the preservation efforts. In ... Saturday 19-08-2017 09:44 PM Women of Al Nour Wal Amal Orchestra: A vibrant plethora of musicians, talents, personalities Cairo - Al Nour Wal Amal Chamber Orchestra for the blind and visually impaired woman musicians has just returned from their 31st international tour during which they performed in Hong Kong and ... Saturday 19-08-2017 09:14 PM Ancient tombs unearthed in Minya, says official Cairo - An Egyptian archaeological mission of the Antiquities Ministry has discovered ancient tombs and ruins of a residential area dating back to the Coptic era in El Bahnasa city in the Upper ... Friday 18-08-2017 10:26 PM Free tour to a group of archaeological areas Cairo - The cultural development and the archaeological awareness department affiliated to the Ministry of Antiquities, Islamic Art Museum, the Egyptian Association for Arabesque Art, Sayyda Zeinab ... Friday 18-08-2017 07:24 PM Bibliotheca Alexandrina collaborates with Misr Public Libraries to fight extremism Cairo - Director of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA), Dr. Mostafa El-Feki, announced that the BA has started holding a number of courses on Arab and Islamic Culture at different branches of Misr ... Wednesday 16-08-2017 10:18 PM 3 Ptolemaic tombs discovered in Minya Cairo - Three tombs were discovered during excavation work carried out at al-Kamin al-Sahrawi area, south east of Samalout town in Minya Governorate, the Antiquities Ministry announced Tuesday. ... Tuesday 15-08-2017 10:08 PM ‘Alwanat Al Minya’ to hold the first ballet performance in upper Egypt Cairo - Alwanat Al Minya– or Colours of Minya– Arts and Culture Institute to hold the first ballet performance in Upper Egypt with the efforts of 50 male and female dancers. The performance is ... Tuesday 15-08-2017 08:37 PM 86-year-old Egyptian wins bronze medal for swimming Budapest - 86-year old Egyptian Essam Nasser won the bronze medal at the international 800-meter freestyle swim race in the 85 to 89-year-old category at the 2017 FINA World Masters Championships in ... Tuesday 15-08-2017 01:21 PM “Despacito” Singer Visits Egypt, Performs in North Coast Cairo - Puerto Rican singer Luis Fonsi, whose hit song “Despacito” has reached billions of views on YouTube and has become one of the most viewed videos on the internet, performed in Egypt’s coastal ... Monday 14-08-2017 01:02 PM See the beauty of Cairo's Al-Azhar Park Cairo - With funds from the Aga Khan Trust for Culture, what had been a mountain of garbage, amassed over centuries, was in 2005, almost miraculously, transformed into the city’s first (and only) ... Sunday 13-08-2017 09:42 PM Bodybuilder breaks neck, dies after botched back flip Saturday 12-08-2017 03:02 PM