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Nadeen Ebrahim

Netflix to debut its first Egyptian original series 'Paranormal'

Nov 03 2020

CAIRO Netflix Inc will on Thursday debut its first Egyptian television series "Paranormal," a major step in the streaming service's Middle Eastern strategy. | Video

With tourists slow to return, Egypt's resorts and ancient sites face tough winter

Sep 18 2020

CAIRO At the Pyramids of Giza, just a handful of tourists walks among the ancient wonders. Twelve people showed up to admire Luxor's towering colonnades the day it reopened this month. At Egypt's Red Sea resorts, visitor numbers are well below previous years.

Cairo's Tahrir Square gets a contested makeover

Aug 10 2020

CAIRO Egypt's government has revamped Tahrir Square, dotting the space occupied nearly a decade ago by throngs of anti-regime protesters with Pharaonic monuments and private security guards.

Cairo's cafes that never sleep forced to close early

Jul 30 2020

CAIRO Looking at his half-deserted cafe in central Cairo, once bustling with customers day and night, Essam Ali thinks of cutting his losses and closing for good.

A bridge too close: Cairo flyover angers residents

May 19 2020

CAIRO If Osama Fayez reaches out from his balcony he can touch a flyover that is cutting a swathe through a densely populated area of Giza, across the Nile from central Cairo. | Video

Some Egyptians pack streets for Ramadan shopping despite coronavirus threat

May 06 2020

CAIRO In the heart of Egypt's capital, shoppers pack sweet shops and grocery stores to stock up for fast-breaking during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, shrugging off fears about the new coronavirus.

Egypt reports first coronavirus fatality as German tourist dies

Mar 08 2020

CAIRO Egypt reported its first fatality from the coronavirus on Sunday, with the Health Ministry saying a 60-year-old German tourist, who had arrived in the country seven days ago and was taken to hospital in the Red Sea resort of Hurghada, had died.

Egypt tries to protect tourism after coronavirus outbreak on cruise ship

Mar 08 2020

CAIRO Egypt is rushing to protect its important tourism sector and reassure travellers it is safe to visit after an outbreak of the coronavirus on a cruise ship on the River Nile.

Egypt tries to protect tourism after coronavirus outbreak on cruise ship

Mar 08 2020

CAIRO, March 8 Egypt is rushing to protect its important tourism sector and reassure travellers it is safe to visit after an outbreak of the coronavirus on a cruise ship on the River Nile.

Egypt's population nears 100 million, putting pressure on resources and jobs

Jan 31 2020

CAIRO Sitting in her sister's apartment on a noisy Cairo street, Rania Sayed one day hopes to leave a city that is becoming more congested as Egypt's population ticks up to 100 million, a milestone it will pass next month.

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