China sees drop in imported coronavirus cases but local infections rise

China reported fewer new coronavirus cases on Thursday that involved travellers arriving from abroad, but said locally transmitted infections rose, with the capital Beijing seeing new local cases for the first time in more than three weeks. To prevent a rebound of the epidemic as business activity resumes, an increasing number of Chinese provinces have […]

Egypt receives shipment of preventive medical supplies, COVID-19 testers from China

Minister of Health Hala Zayed announced Thursday that Egypt received a shipment of preventive medical supplies and coronavirus testers as a gift from China. Zayed said that the shipment comes as part of the deep and interdependent relations between both countries, and to enhance ways of cooperation to combat the spread of COVID-19. In the […]

1st batch of Egyptian returnees from US to leave quarantine Friday

“The quarantine period for the first group of Egyptians who returned from the United States will end on Friday; they will then be headed to Cairo,” according to a Health Ministry source. An EgyptAir flight will be transferring the Egyptians from the quarantine in Marsa Alam, in Red Sea governorate, to Cairo Airport on Friday, […]

Egypt reports slight decrease in coronavirus death rate

The death rate for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Egypt decreased from 7.5% to 7.3%, data published by the Health Ministry revealed, as Egypt on Wednesday reported five deaths, the country’s lowest count in April so far. The death toll since the novel virus emerged in Egypt now stands at 183, based on the latest […]

Egypt announces full ban on public gardens, suspends public transportations during Sham el-Nessim holiday

Egyptian Prime Minister Mustafa Madbouli announced Tuesday, complete closure of public gardens and beaches next Monday, which markes Sham el-Nessim holiday. During a press conference, Madbouli said that all public transportation will be suspended during the day, including Cairo Metro and National Railways. “We understand the Egyptians desire to celebrate the holiday; however, these decisions […]

The Wadi El-Gedid Museum

The Wadi El Gedid Museum   The Supreme Council of Antiquities established the Museum of El Wadi El Gedid to display the historical treasures of the area. It is located in the New Valley in Egypt. The museum consists of three floors: a ground floor, and two upper floors. The ground floor has a large foyer […]

The Beni Suef Museum

The Beni Suef Museum houses artifacts related to the history of the region, an important agricultural center known especially for textile production. Artifacts from nearby pharaonic sites such as Abusir and Heracleopolis Magna (Ihnasya el-Medina) are housed on the first floor, while the second floor is devoted to displays of Coptic and Islamic objects from […]

The Tanta Museum

The Tanta Museum Due to the historical significance of El Gharbeya Governorate and its fundamental role in Egyptian history throughout different periods of history, Egyptian authorities decided to establish a museum in the city of Tanta, the capital of El Gharbeya in 1913. It is one of the oldest museums of Egypt. The former town hall of Tanta […]

The Malawi Monuments Museum

The Malawi Monuments Museum houses a collection of artifacts from the nearby sites of Tuna al-Gebel and Hermopolis. Among the objects on display are a number of animal mummies and statues associated with the worship of the god Thoth.   Hours Of Operation   Sat-Tues & Thur: 9am-2pm Fri: 9am-noon   Ticket Cost   Egyptian: […]

Mahmoud Khalil Museum

The Mahmoud Khalil Museum is one of the most interesting and remarkable art museums in Egypt. Together with the modern art museum in the Opera House, the Mahmoud Mukhtar Museum, and the Gezira art center, Mahmoud Khalil Museum is notable because of the unique selection of artworks that it hosts. The museum is located in […]