Author Archives: Expat Cairo

Border troops destroy 23 underground fuel tanks

Egypt Independent Border Guard troops destroyed 23 underground fuel tanks containing 140,000 liters of diesel oil.   Military Spokesperson Ahmed Mohamed Ali said on Facebook that the troops, in collaboration with the armed forces’ engineering authority, discovered 23 tanks filled … read more

ElBaradei sworn in as Egypt’s vice president

Former director of the UN’s nuclear agency Mohamed ElBaradei was sworn in as vice president of international relations on Sunday before Egyptian interim President Adly Mansour at presidency headquarters in Cairo.     Nobel peace prize winner ElBaradei was initially … read more

US embassy to reopen in Cairo

After having been intermittently closed over the past two weeks against the backdrop of growing political unrest in Egypt, the US embassy in Cairo will reopen Monday.   The embassy announced the resumption of routine US citizen services on its … read more