Since civil war erupted in Syria in 2011, thousands of refugee families have created a Little Damascus in the October 6 suburb in Egypt's capital, Cairo. A growing number of Syrian drinks peddlers are exploiting a niche in the Cairo market.
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.
Cairo - Egyptian puppeteer, Mohamed Fawzi Bakkar's passion is not about pulling strings: he connects with his creations and hopes to bring the traditional art back to the fore. He draws inspiration from average Egyptians as well as famous celebrities.
Due to the massive waste problems that many cities in the Middle East face, some entrepreneurs have began upcycling, a term used to describe using waste products to make useful recycled items. Arab Upcycling start-ups often stress the social good that comes of supporting them.
After the appointment of two new female ministers on Thursday, the current Egyptian cabinet is made up of 8 female ministers. This results in a quarter of the Egyptian cabinet being occupied by female ministers.