Statuettes made of sugar are traditionally sold for celebrations of the Prophet Mohammed's birthday in Cairo, Egypt.
In the decade since President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi seized power, Egypt has built dozens of motorways that zigzag across Cairo -- crushing entire neighborhoods, precious green spaces and historic grave sites.
In a time of dire economic trouble, Egyptians are holding fast to the Ramadan tradition of charity, with both donors and those in need pinning hopes on holiday generosity.
Entrepreneurial young Egyptians are helping combat their country's huge plastic waste problem by recycling junk-food wrappers, water bottles and similar garbage that usually ends up in landfills or the Nile.
Portraits by Turkish artist Deniz Sagdic on display at a venue in the COP27 convention complex in Egypt's Red Sea resort city of Sharm el-Sheikh.
orld leaders gathered Monday for climate talks in Egypt facing pressure to deepen cuts in emissions and financially back developing countries already devastated by the effects of rising temperatures.
An installation dubbed "Secrets of Time" by Tunisian artist El Seed at the Giza Pyramids Necropolis during the second edition of the Art d’Égypte exhibition "Forever is Now."
On Egypt's Red Sea coast, fish swim among thousands of newly planted mangroves, part of a program to boost biodiversity, protect coastlines and fight climate change and its impacts.
It's one of the 20th century's most iconic photos: British archaeologist Howard Carter inspecting the sarcophagus of Tutankhamun in 1922 as an Egyptian member of his team crouches nearby shrouded in shadow.
For decades, Egyptians have dreamed of bringing back some of the glories of their ancient civilization scattered across museums and private collections across the world.
Residents of a Nile island in greater Cairo woke up in recent weeks to find officials taking measurements of their houses -- a final step before enforcing demolition orders.
As US President Joe Biden visits the Middle East this week, one issue on the table will be the status of two small Red Sea islands that are uninhabited but of key strategic value.
An embroiderer sews a verse from the Holy Koran with gold thread onto a replica of Kiswa, the cloth used to cover the Kaaba at the Grand Mosque of Mecca, for sale to tourists at al-Hussein historic district of Cairo, Egypt.
Dozens of vibrantly colored floating homes have for decades dotted the banks of the River Nile, rare havens of leafy seclusion in the Egyptian capital's hustle and bustle -- but maybe not for much longer.
A troupe of whirling dervishes performs the traditional "tanoura" (skirt) dance at the medieval Sultan al-Ghuri Complex built in 1505 in Cairo, Egypt.