Researchers have made an impressive find in Cairo: part of a chapel built by a pharaoh some 2,300 years ago, Phys.org reports. That pharaoh was King Nectanebo I, whose reign lasted from 379 to 360 BC, daijiworld.com reports. The chapel, part of a temple site in the...
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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.
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
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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...
While Cairo hands down death sentences, Ankara allows the Brotherhood to open TV stations. A close look at a rivalry shaping many Mideast conflicts.
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
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.
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...
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.
A source in the Cairo military hospital "Al Maadi" has denied media reports of the death of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.
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.
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.
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.
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.