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Pharaoh's Ancient Chapel Found in Egypt

Researchers have made an impressive find in Cairo: part of a chapel built by a pharaoh some 2,300 years ago, reports. That pharaoh was King Nectanebo I, whose reign lasted from 379 to 360 BC, reports. The chapel, part of a temple site in the...

Hillary Wins Hill-Larious Endorsement from Snooki!

Snooki, who ‘needs her bches’, endorses Hillary in today’s must read: #OhHillNo #Hillary2016 #NoNoNoNoNo — Joe Cairo ™ (@Joecairo29) April 13, 2015 Ok so I’m not even going to start with politics, because I have no idea what I’m … Continue reading ?

Ship collision delays traffic in Suez Canal: sources

CAIRO (Reuters) - Two container ships collided in Egypt's Suez Canal early on Saturday, delaying traffic through a vital global trade route for several hours, sources in the canal authority said.

The oldest Hebrew Cairo Geniza fragment in Cambridge?

GENIZA FRAGMENT OF THE MONTH (NOVEMBER 2010): The oldest Hebrew fragment in the Collection? T-S NS 3.21.... The scroll, of which two parts have been found in the T-S Collection, T-S NS 3.21 and a small piece T-S NS 4.3, contains only the book of Genesis, so it may have been a Genesis scroll rather than the whole Torah. Show More Summary

These Artists Staged a “Wheelchair Invasion” of Cairo’s Streets

If you were around Downtown Cairo recently, you might’ve caught sight of a wheelchair caravan wheeling through the city. The spectacle, called Mission Roosevelt, was part of a performance for the Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival staged by the artists who founded and make up the Tony Clifton Circus. Show More Summary

Former Yemen president Saleh says will not leave country

CAIRO (Reuters) - Former Yemen president Ali Abdullah Saleh said he would not leave the country in a post on his official Facebook page on Friday, contradicting reports in the Gulf Arab media that he sought a safe exit.

SS City Of Cairo: $50 Million Treasure Recovered From WWII Shipwreck

The SS City of Cairo came to rest on the bottom of the South Atlantic Ocean in 1942. Although the ship was carrying an estimated 2,000 chests filled with silver coins, the specific location of the wreckage remained a mystery. NearlyShow More Summary

Sister says imprisoned U.S-Egyptian just an 'idealistic guy'

CAIRO (Reuters) - From her home in Washington DC, Hanaa Soltan said she felt an overwhelming sense of grief when an Egyptian court condemned her father to death and her U.S-Egyptian brother to life in jail for involvement in the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood.

Bomb kills soldier, wounds another in Egypt's Sinai: sources

CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian soldier was killed and another wounded on Thursday when a bomb targeted an armored vehicle in the Northern Sinai, medical and security sources said, the latest in a wave of violence in a region hit by an Islamist insurgency.

Deepest-Ever Salvage Gets WWII Wreck's Silver

The deepest salvage operation in history has brought back a haul of coins that Britain planned to use to fund the fight against Nazi Germany 73 years ago. The SS City of Cairo was carrying 100 tons of silver rupees from India in November 1942 when it was hit by...

Turkey’s ‘Terrorist’ Brotherhood

3 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

While Cairo hands down death sentences, Ankara allows the Brotherhood to open TV stations. A close look at a rivalry shaping many Mideast conflicts.

Egypt: There Is No Time Like the Present

This past October, amidst fear-based cries from all sides as to why I shouldn't, I left for Egypt for 10 days with one of my favorite travel partners. The itinerary was just what you would expect: Cairo and the Pyramids, a trip down the Nile, Luxor and its environs; a trip of one fabulous, mind-boggling ruin after another. Show More Summary

Egypt to demolish headquarters of Mubarak's old party

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's cabinet on Wednesday ordered the demolition of an abandoned, burnt-out building that had housed the headquarters of former President Hosni Mubarak's political party, which was disbanded four years ago.

Egypt archaeologists find ancient prayer space built by King Nectanebo I

3 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Archaeologists excavating an ancient temple site in Cairo have discovered part of a chapel used by a pharaoh about 2,300 years ago, Egypt’s antiquities ministry said on Tuesday. The discovery was made at a site in the ancient Pharaonic capital of Heliopolis, today a sprawl of working and...

Record Breaking Deep Sea Dive Reveals Treasure Worth $50m

It's November 1942 and the SS City of Cairo passenger steamboat ship is sailing from Bombay to England carrying around 100 tons of silver coins belonging to the UK Treasury. It's the middle of the Second World War and the ship is torpedoed by a German submarine and sinks with its bounty on board. The silver rupees lost forever.

Cairo Hospital Sources Deny 'Fake' Reports of Mubarak Death

A source in the Cairo military hospital "Al Maadi" has denied media reports of the death of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.

Bomb in north Egypt kills two military academy students: government official

CAIRO (Reuters) - Two students from an Egyptian military academy were killed and three wounded on Wednesday when a bomb targeting a minibus exploded in the northern city of Kafr al-Sheikh, a spokesman for the health ministry said.

Discounts fail to lure oil buyers as Libya seeks to bypass Tripoli

CAIRO/BENGHAZI (Reuters) - Libya's official government, holed up in the east after being forced to flee the capital, is struggling to sell crude oil under a new system it has devised in an attempt to bypass a rival administration in Tripoli.

Egypt upholds Islamist ex-presidential candidate's jail term: sources

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's highest civilian court on Tuesday upheld a seven-year jail term for an Islamist politician and ex-presidential candidate convicted of falsifying official documents, his lawyer and judicial sources said.

Egypt imposes life jail penalty for cross-border tunnel use

CAIRO (Reuters) - People who dig and use cross-border tunnels in Egypt could face a maximum penalty of life in jail, state news agency MENA said on Sunday, citing amendments to the penal code targeting activity in the frontier area near the Gaza Strip.

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