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Prophet Muhammad’s birthday anniversary occurs for two times in 2015

Prophet Muhammad’s birthday anniversary occurs for two times in 2015

“We’re witnessing a one of a kind phenomena that haven’t occurred for a long time, as prophet Muhammad’s birthday celebrations coincide with the birth of Christ (Christmas) for 2015”, said the Egyptian head of Astronomy department in National Research Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics, Ashraf Tadros. The “Mawlid” or Prophet Muhammad’s birthday anniversary occurred in January […]

Cairo airport free of cigarette smell thanks to Korean company

Cairo airport free of cigarette smell thanks to Korean company

A South Korean company donated two cigarette smoke purifiers to Cairo International Airport on Tuesday 15th December. The Korean agency for promoting trade and investment announced that the Korean company “airtech21” held the ceremony for the donation event in Cairo’s international airport. The device is composed of a special colander to remove tar, nicotine, and toxic gases, […]

UNICEF fights violence against children in Egypt

UNICEF fights violence against children in Egypt

Many children in Egypt are being subjected to violence at the hands of those who are supposed to protect and nurture them, according to a detailed study carried out in 2013 by the Center for Development Studies for the National Council for Childhood and Motherhood and UNICEF. This violence is often normalized by the adult perpetrators and even […]

Egypt Presidential Election 1 Day Ahead

Egypt Presidential Election 1 Day Ahead

An Egyptian man holds up his shoe, a sign of insult, at a poster of presidential candidate Ahmed Shafik during a protest in Cairo, Egypt on Friday, June 15, 2012. Shafik is broadly perceived as an extension of the regime of Hosni Mubarak. On Thursday, Egypt’s Supreme Constitutional Court dissolved the Parliament, an act perceived […]

Egyptians Get Angry With Verdict Against Mubarak

Egyptians Get Angry With Verdict Against Mubarak

An Egyptian protester waves a national flag as he sits on a tree during a demonstration in Tahrir Square to protest against the mixed verdict against former leader Hosni Mubarak and his aides, in Cairo, Egypt, late Monday, June 4, 2012. <AP/NEWSis> news@theasian.asia

Presidential Race Gets Heated In Egypt

Presidential Race Gets Heated In Egypt

Supporters of Egyptian presidential candidate Ahmed Shafiq chant slogans under a banner with his photos and Arabic writing which reads “D. Ahmed Shafiq, Egypt’s president ,” during a rally in Tanta, about 90 Kilometers (56 miles) north of Cairo, Egypt, Friday, May 11, 2012. <AP/NEWSis> news@theasian.asia

Bloody Scene Of Violence In Egypt

Bloody Scene Of Violence In Egypt

An Egyptian medic helps a wounded man during clashes outside the Defense Ministry in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, May 2, 2012. Clashes erupted on Wednesday between assailants and mostly Islamist protesters gathered outside the Defense Ministry in the Egyptian capital, leaving several people dead and many wounded, security officials said. <AP/Newsis> news@theasian.asia

Egytians Protest Against Ruling Military

Egytians Protest Against Ruling Military

  CAIRO — Egyptian protesters attend Friday prayers during a rally in Tahrir Square, Cairo, Egypt Friday, April 20, 2012. Tens of thousands of protesters packed Cairo’s downtown Tahrir Square on Friday in the biggest demonstration in months against the ruling military, aimed at stepping up pressure on the generals to hand over power to […]

Egypt’s Orthodox Church Head Dies

Egypt’s Orthodox Church Head Dies

CAIRO, Egypt, – Egyptian Christian Copts mourn the death of Pope Shenuda III in a massive funeral ceremony in Egypt, Cairo, March 17, 2011. Head of Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church Pope Shenuda III died on Saturday at the age of 89, state TV reported. <Phoro: Xinhua/Amru Salahuddien> news@theasian.asia

Pelosi Meets Hussein Tantawi in Egypt

Pelosi Meets Hussein Tantawi in Egypt

Visiting U.S. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (L) talks with chief of Egypt’s ruling Supreme Council of the Armed Forces Hussein Tantawi in Cairo, Egypt, capital of March 15, 2012. <Photo: Xinhua/U.S. Embassy in Egypt> news@theasian.asia  

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