Highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.
Muslims around the world are celebrating the Eid al-Fitr holiday, a time for family and feasting, to mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan and its daytime fasting.
Photos by Amr Nabil They take off at first light, reinforced wicker baskets filled with people, heading into the skies over Luxor, Egypt.
Photos by Amr Nabil A donkey has leapt to fame in a small Egyptian village by defying her species’ well-known stubbornness and jumping hurdles on command.
The end of Ramadan is marked by intense worship as Muslims seek to have their prayers answered during “Laylat al-Qadr” or “the Night of Destiny.”
Each month The Associated Press management honors photographers for outstanding photo coverage while on assignment.
Photos by Amr Nabil Essam Sayed works in a time-honored profession — one that employs him for one month a year. He is a second-generation “mesaharati,” which loosely translates from Arabic as “dawn caller.”
Photos by Amr Nabil Many visitors to Cairo are familiar with the whirling dervishes — the stylized spinning dancers who perform across the city at cultural centers, cruise ships, hotels and weddings.
Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, who for the past 10 months has been the most powerful figure in Egypt, is the country’s newly elected president following the military ouster last year of the country’s first democratically elected leader, Islamist Mohamed Morsi, a retired military commander. The election was extended after reports of low voter turnout that threatened toContinue reading “Egypt Election 2014”