Crowds of tourists throng pyramids of Giza in Egypt despite roadside bombing two days earlier claiming lives of three tourists. This attack comes as Egypt's tourism sector began to recover after years of instability.
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.
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 decline in the value of the Egyptian pound, and the cost of travel and accommodation, going to Saudi Arabia in order to perform the Haj Pilgrimage has become increasingly costly for most Egyptians.
The Egyptian Ministry of Finance announced on Thursday that for the first time in 15 years, Egypt has a surplus in its budget. It is to be noted that primary budget figures do not factor in interest payments on government debt.