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Information Resource Center


IRC Cairo

If you need information about the United States, you have come to the right place!

The Information Resource Center is part of the Public Affairs Section and is the U.S. Embassy’s public library and outreach center.

  • We have books, films and documentaries, magazines and research databases – all about the United States.   Search our IRC Library Catalog
  • We offer programs and activities, such as a weekly English Conversation Club, film festivals, book clubs, seminars, technology workshops and more. Check out the monthly IRC Event Calendar (PDF 209 KB).
  • Anyone can come to the IRC; it’s open to the public.  Become an IRC member today!

Information Resource Center (IRC)
Public Affairs Section, U.S. Embassy
5, Tawfik Diab St., Garden City, Cairo, Egypt

Tel : (20-2) 2797-3133
Fax: (20-2) 2797-3400
E-mail :

Note: The IRC cannot answer questions about visas. For visa information, please visit

Comics Empowering Women

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    To celebrate Women’s History Month, the Information Resource Center (IRC), U.S. Embassy Cairo, publishes this comic on Women’s empowerment.

    Throughout February and March 2013, Egyptian comic artist Mohamed Wahba, led a workshop on drawing comics at the IRC.

    This special edition compiles the results of the workshop (stories and drawings) from eight promising young artists.

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