Choral event in Cairo mourns Japanese disaster victims

Mar 13, 2017

Choral event in Cairo mourns Japanese disaster victims

A choral event was held Sunday in Cairo to mourn victims of the March 11, 2011, Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami. The event was attended by about 200 people, including Egyptian students studying Japanese as well as Japanese nationals living in Egypt. After ...

Cairo University to open new institute for Japan studies

Jan 27, 2017

Cairo University to open new institute for Japan studies

Cairo University will establish an institute for Japan studies in February for a broad spectrum of research in both arts and sciences, as well as to serve as a “bridge” to deepen understanding about Japan, university officials said. The institute’s launch is in line ...

Dec 26, 2016

Egypt detains Al-Jazeera reporter for 15 days over 'fake news'

Egypt has ordered the detention for 15 days of an Al-Jazeera journalist accused of incitement and fabricating news, a prosecution official said Sunday. It was the latest move against the Qatar-based broadcaster which Egypt accuses of supporting the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood of ousted President ...

Cutting-edge tech virtually unwraps Egyptian mummies

/ Dec 8, 2016

Cutting-edge tech virtually unwraps Egyptian mummies

The hidden secrets of Egyptian mummies up to 3,000 years old have been virtually unwrapped and reconstructed for the first time using cutting-edge scanning technology in a joint British-Australian exhibition. Three-dimensional images of six mummies from between 900 B.C. and A.D. 140 to 180 ...