Egypt: 300 holidaymakers to be evacuated after British couple died in hotel at Red Sea resort hotel

London-based tour operator Thomas Cook said Thursday it will evacuate 300 tourists from Steigenberger Aqua Magic Hotel in Hurghada, a province near the Red Sea, after a British couple died in unclear circumstances. John and Susan Cooper, from Burnley, Lancashire, Read more

Egypt and Russia keen to resume flights

At the end of his two day visit to Egypt, Speaker of the Russian Parliament Sergey Naryshkin said he was hopeful that flights between the two countries would resume soon. He said he had a thorough discussion with President Sisi Read more

Egypt: $32 million to improve security at tourism resorts

Egypt announced Thursday injection of additional $32 million to improve security in tourism resorts and archeological sites across the country following two attacks on tourists in January. Egyptian Minister of Tourism Hisham Zaazou announced the series of measures including installation Read more