• Newspapers The best English-language newspaper is the Daily News Egypt ( The leading government paper Al Ahram ( is also available online in English.
  • Magazines The monthly Egypt Today ( covers social and economic issues.
  • Radio BBC World Service is on the Middle East shortwave schedule, broadcasting from Cyprus. See 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.