Media

  • Newspapers The best English-language newspaper is the Daily News Egypt (www.dailynewsegypt.com). The leading government paper Al Ahram (http://english.ahram.org.eg) is also available online in English.
  • Magazines The monthly Egypt Today (www.egypttoday.com) covers social and economic issues.
  • Radio BBC World Service is on the Middle East shortwave schedule, broadcasting from Cyprus. See www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice for details. In Cairo, European program 95.4FM/557AM runs news in English at 7.30am, 2.30pm and 8pm. Nile Radio 104.2FM (104.2kHz) has English-language pop music.
  • TV If your hotel room has satellite TV, you'll have access to a range of English-language TV news. The most commonly available are CNN, BBC World and Al Jazeera English.