Finding serenity in an ancient Cairo mosque

Apr 16, 2016

Finding serenity in an ancient Cairo mosque

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Amid Cairo’s cramped mass of humanity and traffic, with its incessant honking and haggling, visitors will be hard-pressed to find some solitude. However, if you’re willing to go off the beaten tourist track a bit, serenity can be found. The expansive Mosque of Ahmed ...

Nile ferry crash claims at least 15; cargo boat skipper held

Jul 23, 2015

Nile ferry crash claims at least 15; cargo boat skipper held

At least 15 people including two children were killed after a cargo boat collided with a ferry on the Nile on Wednesday, hospital, security and political sources said. Egyptian police have arrested the captain of the cargo boat after the crash north of the ...

Policeman killed in bomb blast on central Cairo bridge

Apr 6, 2015

Policeman killed in bomb blast on central Cairo bridge

A bomb blast on a bridge leading to an upscale neighborhood in central Cairo killed a policeman and wounded at least two passers-by on Sunday, hours after Egyptian security forces killed the leader of an extremist group that claimed responsibility, police said. An Associated ...