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Thursday, May 26, 2022



FIFA punishes Senegal for fan disorder, lasers at Salah

May 02, 2022 4:26 pm

Salah’s face was a blur of vivid green light when he prepared to take his penalty, which he blasted over the bar. Senegal went on to win the shootout in Dakar in March with Salah's Liverpool teammate Sadio Mané scoring the decisive spot kick.

In Egypt’s big Ramadan TV drama, the President is the hero

May 02, 2022 2:19 pm

The government-produced hit Ramadan TV series “The Choice 3” purports to truthfully chronicle the 2013 rise to power of el-Sissi, Egypt’s authoritarian president, but critics say it is a rewriting of history.

Explained: Why laser pointers are in the spotlight after Egypt's controversial World Cup playoff defeat

March 31, 2022 7:54 am

During Egypt’s World Cup qualifier playoff against Senegal, spectators aimed laser beams at Mohamed Salah as he stepped up to take a penalty. He completely missed the target and the North African side lost 3-1 via tie-breaker to Senegal.

Sentenced for a selfie: Middle East police target LGBTQ+ phones

March 08, 2022 6:49 am

An in-depth study of court files by researcher Afsaneh Rigot found police forces in Tunisia, Egypt, and Lebanon are increasingly relying on digital tools to identify, entrap and prosecute LGBTQ+ people.

You can now travel to these countries without an RT-PCR test

March 05, 2022 6:59 pm

If you are itching to travel and see the world again, here are some of the countries that are perfect to add to your list

Travel diaries: Hina Khan is vacationing in Egypt; check out the famous places she visited

February 22, 2022 2:17 pm

Hina is currently vacationing in Egypt, visiting some famous places in the country and setting serious travel goals

AFCON 2022: Senegal beat Egypt in penalty shoot-out to win maiden title

February 07, 2022 9:06 pm

Mané drilled the decisive penalty in a shootout into the bottom left corner to beat Salah and Egypt in Sunday's final in Cameroon and make up for missing a penalty early in the game.

'We're in trouble:' U.S. envoy warns countries off track on climate goals

January 24, 2022 10:58 pm

Kerry told the event that he is concerned about the recent uptick in the use of coal globally and about plans to build new coal plants without carbon capture technology.

African Cup: Tough day for Mohamed Salah's Egypt, Riyad Mahrez's Algeria at African Cup

January 12, 2022 9:24 am

The results threw some of the pre-tournament predictions out the window as early as Day 3 at the African Cup in Cameroon.

CT scan helps digitally unwrap mummy of pharaoh Amenhotep I

December 28, 2021 5:46 pm

Thirty amulets or jewellery pieces made of gold, quartz, and beads were found in the mummy.


Suez Canal: One of world's most vital waterways reopens after cargo ship refloated by tugboats

March 30, 2021 3:40 pm

A flotilla of tugboats, helped by the tides, wrenched the bulbous bow of the skyscraper-sized Ever Given from the canal's sandy bank, where it had been firmly lodged since March 23.

Russian plane crashes in Egypt's Sinai region, all 224 passengers killed

October 31, 2015 9:12 pm

A Russian passenger plane with 224 people aboard crashed in Egypt's Sinai region on Saturday

Egypt police thwart suicide attack near ancient Karnak temple; two dead

June 11, 2015 7:25 pm

Militants tried to attack the ancient temple of Karnak in southern Egypt on Wednesday, with a suicide bomber blowing himself up and two gunmen battling police.


Egypt pardons 100 prisoners including three journalists

October 23, 2015 10:51 am

Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has pardoned 100 prisoners, including three Al-Jazerra journalists.