In Egypt, illiteracy rates down but problem remains
20.1% of Egyptians are now considered illiterate, down from 25.9% in 2013.
Egypt’s Nation’s Future Party seeks to build on youth vote
Former French culture minister picked to head UNESCO
Qatar, Egypt set for UNESCO standoff
Fatah, Hamas reach agreement in Palestinian reconciliation talks
Egypt’s mosques: A study in art and faith
As Egypt celebrates October War anniversary, Cairo-Tel Aviv ties in focus
Egypt militant group Hasm adopts terror tactics
Era of political Islam is over, say ex-Brotherhood figures
Sisi hails Palestinian unity as chance for ‘peace’
Lebanese band denounces Egypt 'witch-hunt'
17 men go on trial for homosexuality in Egypt
Egyptian officials in Gaza on eve of Palestinian unity talks
Urgent action needed for water sustainability in MENA
Egyptian court hands fresh life sentence to Muslim Brotherhood leader
Egypt in air strike on suspected weapons traffickers
EU to take at least 50,000 refugees from Africa, Middle East
IMF satisfied with Egypt's 'bold' reforms
Hamas-Fatah reconciliation process shows growing Egyptian influence in region
Seven arrested in Egypt for raising rainbow flag at concert
Egyptian ‘world’s heaviest woman’ dies in Abu Dhabi
Sisi calls for peace, co-existence in Mideast
Trump expects Gulf dispute to be resolved quickly
Sisi meets Netanyahu at UN
Cairo facing calls to increase Sinai military presence
Egypt court upholds life sentence against Morsi
Egypt condemns 7 terrorists to death
Sheikh Tamim says Qatar ready to talk to end Gulf crisis
Qatari sovereign fund CEO says ‘business as usual’ despite isolation
Tunisia eyes West African markets to make up for economic downturn in Maghreb, Europe
Egypt seeks to renew interest in Sinai’s religious sites
Dahshur pyramids set the standards for Egypt’s ancient architecture
Qatar says ‘illegal’ blockade attempt to force it into trusteeship
Sinai blast kills Egyptian brigadier general, three policemen
Egypt forms new response force to tackle terror threats in Africa
Hamas’s shift to Tehran rings alarms in Cairo
Egyptian security forces kill 10 suspected militants
Saudi to keep pressuring Qatar until demands met
After Tunisia, gender equality inheritance debate grips Egypt
Egypt dig unearths 3,500 year old tomb
Arab craft glitters through generations in Columbia
Arab tradition of crafting fine jewellery taught to Spaniards which took it to isolated Mompox where generations of goldsmiths maintain ancient method.
Egypt's wheat supply bears the brunt of angry inspectors
Traders say ban on expenses-paid foreign trips has backfired as inspectors are now rejecting cargoes at Egyptian ports on arbitrary, unpredictable grounds.
Central Egypt cave captivates visitors
With an area of 700 sq. metres and 15 metres deep, Wadi Sannur Cave displays rock formations of different shapes and colours moulded over millions of years.
North Africa’s thriving pop art showcased in London
The exhibition showcases an unseen perspective of the North African cultural scene.
Young talent sweeps Egypt into World Cup
Many of Egypt's international football stars, who have steered the team into Russia 2018, were not even born when Pharaohs last played in World Cup.
More than 60% of Middle East and North African region’s population lives in areas with high or very high water stress.
Artists transform poor Nile Delta village into open air museum
'This is how art can turn from an elitist thing into something that changes the lives of the poor.', Egyptian artist Abdel Wahab Abdel Mohsen.
Innovative project stimulates children’s imagination
The project stresses the importance of reading and listening to stories in the formation of children’s consciousness and in stimulating their imagination.
Amr Moussa’s memoirs make waves across the Middle East
Moussa has been a fixture of Egyptian and Arab diplomacy for five decades, having close personal relationships with many Arab leaders.
Egypt carpet-making village is an unusual tourist attraction
In village of Haraniya, homes have been turned into small factories where residents spend their days knotting materials into carpets and rugs.
Coptic Church tries to cope with rising divorce demands
In 2015, there were 250,000 divorces in the country compared to 89,000 in 2014.