The Egyptian Museum in Cairo now has a Friends group. Friends of the Egyptian Museum aims to offer support to the management of the Egyptian Museum, Cairo, and to cooperate with the Ministry of State for Antiquities Affairs to achieve...Show More Summary
When Egyptians took to the streets to overthrow an oppressive government in 2011, the world was on their side. But in the two years that followed, as Arab Spring turned to Arab Winter, and Egyptians fell under the rule of the oppressive new government of Mohammed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood, the world has looked away. Show More Summary
Two separate attempts to smuggle historic (Graeco-Roman and Ottoman) coins were foiled at Cairo Airport on Wednesday, one in, the other out of the country: The Antiquities Unit Bureau and the Antiquities and Tourism Police stopped a passenger carrying a Graeco-Roman gilded coin. Show More Summary
The interviews with Yasmine el-Shazly (see the post above) contain two snippets about the events of 28th January 2011 which I think are significant. In one interview at the end of April, she was asked a question and there is a moment of quick thinking on the topic of the Museum's security cameras inside the galleries were "not working". Show More Summary
MOSCOW/CAIRO (Reuters) - Russia-focused telecoms firm Vimpelcom's talks to sell a controlling stake in its Algerian mobile business Djezzy to Algeria are at a delicate stage but have not failed, a source with knowledge of the discussions said on Wednes...
(CAIRO) — Six Egyptian policemen and a border guard kidnapped by suspected militants in the volatile Sinai Peninsula last week were freed by their captors Wednesday after successful mediation, the country’s military spokesman said. The...Show More Summary
Barack Obama hasn’t had a lot of good news of late on the foreign policy front. His non-plan for Syria is under fire from all sides. His non-strategy for the Arab Spring has drawn near daily criticism on Benghazi and Cairo to Iran and Bahrain. Show More Summary
First-of-a-kind event will rally global tech community around a common goal: creating technical solutions that help refugees find lost family Three weekend challenges in Cairo, Egypt; San Francisco, USA; and Nairobi, Kenya Winners to...Show More Summary
Arab Idol finalist Mohammed Assaf managed to get out of Khan Younis refugee camp to Cairo and has has drawn comparisons to the late Egyptian nightingale Abdel Halim Hafez; Mahmoud Abbas has called him to say he has made Palestine and the Arab world proud; his poster is hanging in homes, restaurants and stores all across Palestine...
The Sakkara Country Club makes a great bookend to a vacation in Cairo, following a tour of the Egyptian Museum, Islamic Cairo and other central city sites. Few tourists know about the place, but we're sharing the secret with you.
(Paul Mirengoff) In the days after the Benhazi attack, the State Department scurried to cover up its failure to heed warnings of such attacks while the White House scurried to cover up the fact that that attacks were the work of al Qaeda-linked terrorists of the sort President Obama supposedly had largely vanquished. Show More Summary
Hundreds of President Mohammed Morsi's opponents rallied peacefully in the streets of Cairo denouncing his rule.
Photos of Cairo's most recent contemporary art project, a collection of fiberglass donkeys situated at art galleries around the city.
Egyptian political activist Ahmed Douma smiles as he stands behind dock bars during his trial in Cairo on May 13, 2013 on charges of insulting president Mohamed Morsi in a TV interview. By Khaled Desouki/AFP/Getty Images.
On Friday, we wrote about the arrest of Egyptian activist Ahmed Maher, who was detained at Cairo International Airport as he returned from a series of meetings with officials and speaking engagements in the United States. The Daily News...Show More Summary
With all the attention the Obama administration’s lies about the Benghazi terrorist attack are, at long last getting, an aspect of the scandal remains under-examined: the assumption that the anti-Islamic video so tirelessly touted by...Show More Summary
Coptic Easter has come and gone. For arcane reasons, Copts, the Christian sect indigenous to Egypt, celebrate the holiday on a different date than western Christians, and last Sunday they did so in the typical Egyptian fashion. Coptic...Show More Summary
Supported by Ford Foundation and the British Council, Cluster has recently launched the Cairo Urban Initiatives Platform (CUIP), the first resource of its kind in Egypt. Written by ???? ???? · Translated by Mohamed Adel · View original post [ar] · comments (0) Share: Donate · facebook · twitter ·...
Former Egyptian president to face court again over complicity in deaths of protesters during revolution in 2011.
Egyptian activist Ahmed Maher, a co-founder of the April 6 Youth Movement, was arrested at the Cairo International Airport on Friday, according to Egyptian press reports. He was returning o Egypt from a 13-day trip to the United States...Show More Summary