Standing at any point in the deserts of Aswan and looking out across the vast expanse of sand that stretches out toward the horizon in all directions, the vastness, the seeming emptiness, it is hard to imagine that this is the staging ground of a slow brewing war.
On Sunday evening, a train loaded with sugar cane derailed in the Nagaa al-Ikhsas area of al-Busailiya in Edfu, north of Aswan, as it collided with a house.
Four French tourists and one Belgian were among 10 people killed in a bus crash Wednesday in Egypt, whose travel industry is only just emerging from years of political upheaval and the Covid-19 pandemic.
Ayman Mohammad was dreaming of his return to the land of his ancestors, Nubia, which Nubians, who were forcibly displaced from it decades ago, call the Land of Gold, as he followed the rare visit of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to his Nubian village, Gharb Seheyl, on the banks of …
An Egyptian prisoner drowned on Saturday after torrential rainwater up to three metres flooded his cell in Aswan. Three security guards who attempted to save the detainees also died.
Scorpions with a venomous sting have killed three people and injured 450 others in Aswan Egypt after heavy storms on Friday bought them onto streets and into homes.
The people of Nubia in Egypt’s Aswan governorate have been awaiting the payment of compensation for the damage they suffered about a century ago from the inauguration of the Aswan Low Dam (the first Aswan dam) — currently known as the Aswan reservoir — in 1902 and later the construction …
A cruise ship on Egypt’s Nile River with over 150 tourists and local crew was put under quarantine on Saturday in the southern city of Luxor, as 45 people on board tested positive for the new coronavirus, authorities said.
Nubian activists vowed to fight to obtain the right of return to their historical villages in southern Egypt after the government said it would compensate those forced to leave the villages.
Despite an outstanding motion for his recusal, Judge Mahmoud Abdeen presided over a trial session on November 4 in a case in which 32 Nubian activists are being tried on protest-related charges.