News about Egypt

March 12, 2017

Egypt, EU launch new phase of strategic partnership: Foreign ministry

The Egyptian foreign minister’s visit to Brussels has launched a new phase of strategic partnership between Egypt and the European Union, paving the way for an […]
March 12, 2017

Searching for Life Quality? Cairo, Alexandria Just Made It to Africa’s Top 10 Cities

According to a Swiss study published Tuesday, Egypt’s Mediterranean city of Alexandria comes third while the capital Cairo ranks seventh when it comes to quality of […]
March 12, 2017

Egyptian researchers turn shrimp shells into biodegradable plastic

Researchers at Egypt’s Nile University are developing a way to turn dried shrimp shells that would otherwise be thrown away into thin films of biodegradable plastic […]
March 2, 2017

Mostafa el-Abbadi, Champion of Alexandria’s Resurrected Library, Dies at 88

Mostafa A. H. el-Abbadi, a Cambridge-educated historian of Greco-Roman antiquity and the soft-spoken visionary behind the revival of the Great Library of Alexandria in Egypt, died […]