This week, the Egyptian Museum in Cairo's Tahrir Square has celebrated its 116th anniversary, in a move set to reassure that the national tourist attraction's popularity will not want with the opening of the Grand Egyptian Museum.
Cairo's Islamic quarter, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1979 often referred to as historic Cairo, boasts over 600 listed monuments. The task to patch up decades of dilapidation in the quarter is immense on Egypt.
Cairo University President sees that his primary objective is to lay the foundations for the university to lead the intellectual battle against extremism and terrorism. Fighting extremism requires an overreaching overhaul of the intellectual traditions and processes of entire populations.
The Iraqi Foreign Minister, Ibrahim al-Jaafari and the Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry met in Cairo to discuss the two countries relations. Egyptian FM stressed on his country' support for Iraq's stability and safety.
Ahead of FIFA World Cup, a team of Egyptian street children play in their own tournament in Russia and demonstrate their potential in the sport. The football tournament held in Russia targets street-connected and homeless children from 20 countries.