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The pools form the InterContinental Resort

The greens of Taba Heights

Taba Heights’ championship golf course recently hosted the annual Pro Am Invitational Golf Tournament. Daily News Egypt went to have a look

Fady Salah

The main pyramid at Saqqara photographed in 1993 Sara Abou Bakr

Djoser’s dilemma

Archaeologists are worried that renovations may cause the Djoser pyramid to collapse while the Antiquities Authority has assured the public that the pyramid is in safe hands

Fady Salah

The breathtaking Sinai desert 'Lady' Colleen Heller

Nuweiba: The land of beauty, hospitality and peace

One of the best things about Nuweiba is the different ways you can experience the beauty of the land. Tourists and travellers who are looking for a unique holiday off the beaten path could not find a better location. In the area called The Dunes every budget is accommodated for, from three to five star hotels to bamboo huts on the sea’s edge. Once you have made your choice of where to stay you will begin your experience and adventure with tribal people who understand the art of hospitality like no other

Daily News Egypt

Sun, sand, sea and dance: Hurghada

The budding dance community on the Egyptian Red Sea is becoming more popular as the host for small, exotic, inexpensive dance getaways for both the experienced and the novice dancer. And the close proximity of Hurghada to Europe and other Middle Eastern countries and the relatively cheap travel packages makes it an excellent spot for a holiday where you can dance to your heart’s delight.

Daily News Egypt

Kitesurfing on the Red Sea

The contrast of the intense blues of the ocean with the rich rusts and ochres of the sand and the vivid reds, browns and purples of the distant mountains are a visual feast no kiter soon forgets, even more so with ones’ senses heightened by carving through the blue lagoons powered only by the wind.

Daily News Egypt

New touristic housing project in 6th of October City

By Alaa El-Saman Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Arab Group for Investment and Development, Badr Rabie, announced a new tourist resort project that will be built on 22 acres to include 75 villas in 6th of October City after an Ernst and Young study. Each of the project’s 75 villas will occupy …

Daily News Egypt

Russia calls on US to probe WikiLeaks documents

MOSCOW: Russia on Thursday called on the United States to carry out a detailed investigation into allegations contained in leaked Iraq war documents published by the whistleblowing website WikiLeaks. "The US authorities bear the responsibility to conduct a thorough, independent and transparent investigation of all the reports that have appeared in the media," the Russian …

AFP

Solidarity of Sounds pairs a good cause with great music

This week, a full house at Cairo Jazz Club grooved along to Paolo Palopoli’s Mediterranean-influenced Neapolitan jazz/funk fusion, Jordanian acoustic rock band SALAM, and DJ Masters @ Funk and percussionist Seif Khirfan at Solidarity of Sounds, a benefit concert organized in cooperation with Italian NGO Voica World and the Canossa Centers. The proceeds of the …

Daily News Egypt

Mob storms Kuwaiti TV station critical of rulers

An armed mob stormed the offices of a privately owned Kuwaiti TV station and destroyed its equipment after the channel aired shows critical of the country’s ruling family, employees said Monday. At least 100 people wielding guns and knives broke into Scope TV’s studios on Sunday, cameraman Fahad Al-Rashed said. "They forced us off the …

AP

Iraq PM visits Syria in bid to stay in power

DAMASCUS: Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri Al-Maliki held talks Wednesday with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus after a year-long row as he seeks to win support for his bid to remain in power. The meeting between the two leaders got under way soon after Maliki arrived in the Syrian capital in the morning, the official …

AFP

Muslim Brotherhood accuses police of new pre-election crackdown

CAIRO: Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood on Tuesday accused the government of cracking down ahead of November’s parliamentary election, as police arrested at least 28 members of the Islamist group. The Brotherhood, which fields independent candidates to skirt a ban on religious parties, said on its website that police arrested 11 members of the group in the …

AFP

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