Film critic Lisa Nesselson speaks to Eve Jackson about the week's film news, including first-time director Omar El Zohairy's award-winning Egyptian feature "Plumes", or "Feathers". They also discuss iconic French director Cedric Klapisch’s ballet drama "En Corps", or "Rise", as well as Belgian director Fabrice Du Welz’s "Inexorable" and Jean Renoir's restored 1939 classic "The Rules of the Game".
16 Oct 2021
Egyptian female soccer coach, Farida Salem, started her own academy to help aspiring women footballers achieve their dreams and challenge stigma and social boundaries in a male-dominated sport.
23 Sep 2021
With just a knife, brush and pencil, 30-year-old Egyptian sculpture artist Ibrahim Belal is a master of his tools, creating miniature sculptures of the most prominent Pharaonic and Egyptian landmarks at his home in the city of Rashid, in the Beheira Governorate, some 300 kilometres south of Cairo. He dreams of creating one of the first first museum's of miniature sculptures in the Middle East.
14 Aug 2021
Yasmine al-Ajdar,, a 31-year-old Egyptian woman showed how the sport of kickboxing had helped her improve her fitness and confidence, without forcing her to take off her niqab.
18 Jun 2021
Enthusiasts of ancient Egypt can now take home replicas of famous artifacts and statues made available through the first of its kind factory in the country to be sold at the recently inaugurated Egyptian museum of civilization.
12 Mar 2021
German, French, Egyptian and Jordanian leaders hailed Libya's vote to establish a unified leadership as a chance to stabilize the country. The move could pave the way to a resolution to the nearly decade-long conflict.
23 Feb 2021
The 66-year-old has been accused of passing on information to the Egyptian secret service when he worked at the German federal government's press office.
28 Dec 2020
Egypt is wary of Turkey's continued support for the internationally recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) and continued instability in the region.
21 Feb 2019
Egyptian authorities have executed nine men convicted over the 2015 killing of the country's chief prosecutor, a prison source and a lawyer said on Wednesday
25 Apr 2018
Egyptians are ecstatic after two-goal Egyptian Mohamed Salah helped Liverpool take a big step towards the Champions League final with a 5-2 win over AS Roma in their semi-final, first leg at Anfield on Tuesday (April 24).
21 Apr 2017
The "world's heaviest woman" has shed half her weight -- around a quarter of a tonne in the two months, she's been in India for treatment.